actinobacillus

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actinobacillus

(ækˈtɪnəʊbəˌsɪləs)
n, pl -cilli (-ˈsɪlaɪ)
a bacillus causing disease in animals
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Glanders, also known as malleus (named for its devastating effect on horses), farcy (Latin for sausage which describes the cutaneous lesions associated with this form of the disease), and droes, is an acute to chronic infectious disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia mallei (formerly known as Pseudomonas mallei and Actinobacillus mallei) and one of the oldest known diseases (it was first described by Hippocrates in 425 B.C.).

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