equine distemper


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equine distemper

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(Veterinary Science) another name for strangles
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Noun1.equine distemper - an acute bacterial disease of horses characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes
distemper - any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
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-Brian Okinda Deadly disease hits Niger donkeysA contagious bacterial infection known as "equine strep throat" has killed more than 4,000 donkeys in northern Niger since early December, raising fears that it could spread to other parts of the continent."Of the 8,392 donkeys affected by equine distemper or equine strep throat, more than half succumbed since the infection appeared in the first 10 days of December," said the regional authorities in Agadez.
Equine distemper, also commonly called as Strangles is a highly contagious disease affecting upper respiratory tract along with lymphadenitis in equines.
But the ERA said it was aACAyextremely unlikely' the case of equine distemper originated in the UAE.

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