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Related to dourine: Trypanosoma equiperdum


A contagious disease of horses, asses, and mules caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma equiperdum, which is transmitted during copulation.

[French, from Arabic darina, mangy (said of a female camel), feminine of darin, dirty, from darina, to be dirty; see drn in Semitic roots.]
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(Veterinary Science) an infectious venereal disease of horses characterized by swollen glands, inflamed genitals, and paralysis of the hindquarters, caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma equiperdum contracted during copulation
[C19: from French, from Arabic darina to be dirty, scabby]
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The aforementioned clinical, hematological and postmortem findings helped to differentiate babesiosis from trypanosomiasis (surra), equine infectious anemia, purpura hemorrhagica, equine viral arteritis, equine ehrlichiosis, leptospirosis, red maple leaves poisoning and dourine (Radostits et al., 2007; Alanazi et al., 2012).
After proving to be free of equine infectious anemia (EIA), dourine, glanders, African horse sickness, and S.