equine influenza


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equine influenza

n
(Veterinary Science) vet science a respiratory disease of horses, caused by the Orthomyxoviridae type A virus, characterized by a fever and persistent cough
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TSX: BNC), a research-based, technology-driven Canadian biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it has increased its supply of Equimune(R)IV to Australia in order to be able to respond to anticipated increased demand as a result of that continent's equine influenza outbreak.
This group of products includes the Company's heartworm diagnostic products, equine influenza vaccine, allergy products, feline vaccines and other such products for the companion animal health market.
vaccine utilizes a modified live equine influenza virus that can grow only at the cooler temperatures found in the horse's nasal passages and upper airways, where it induces a potent immune response.
All 6 canine isolates had 5 conserved amino acid substitutions that differentiated them from contemporary equine influenza viruses (Table 3).
Previously, outbreaks of hemorrhagic pneumonia caused by equine influenza virus (H3N8) were noted in racing dogs, and a human influenza virus (H3N2) was isolated from dogs (15,16).
We retrospectively demonstrated that an outbreak of severe respiratory disease in a pack of English foxhounds in the United Kingdom in September 2002 was caused by an equine influenza A virus (H3N8).
Heska Corporation (Nasdaq: HSKA), today announced the recent issuance of a patent covering its equine influenza vaccine, Flu Avert(TM) I.
THE value of mandatory vaccination against equine influenza was highlighted in a report on the 2007 outbreak in Japan by Tomio Matsyumura, one of the chief researchers at the Japan Racing Association's equine research institute.
equine influenza virus [H3N8] caused disease predominantly in small groups of dogs of particular breeds, including greyhounds [13]).
These include rabies, canine distemper, feline leukemia, equine influenza, avian influenza and avian Newcastle disease.
Despite being held up due to equine influenza restrictions, she arrived at Watership Down in November.
The two highlights of 1999 for Heska were the approval by the USDA of its proprietary equine influenza vaccine, Flu Avert(TM) I.
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