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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Because EIV H7N7 has not been isolated since the late 1970s and the Eurasian strain of H3N8 has not been seen since 2007 (8,11), OIE suggests omitting these from equine influenza vaccines.
The statement went on: "Trainers had been advised on January 25 that, due to the concerning situation in Europe where outbreaks have occurred in vaccinated horses, and an unprecedented number of cases in unvaccinated non-thoroughbreds in Britain, all horses which have not had a vaccination against equine influenza within the last six months should receive a booster vaccination.
Equine influenza is a highly infectious disease of horses, mules and donkeys.
The British Horseracing Authority expects to decide on Thursday evening whetherracingcan go ahead on Friday following the outbreak of equine influenza.
Equine influenza remains a substantive threat to the equine industry and a deeply neglected area of research in Pakistan.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province of Pakistan experienced an extensive epidemic of equine influenza (EI) in October 2015 in equine population.
The diseases include Avian Influenza, Babesiosis, Black Quarters, Blue Tongue, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow), Bovine Tuberculosis (BTb), Bovine Viral Diarrhea, Buffalo Pox/Cow Pox, Camel Pox, Contagious Bovine Pleuro-pneumonia, Contagious Caprine Pleuro-pneumonia, Equine Influenza, Foot and Mouth Disease, Haemorrhagic Septicaemia, Rabies, Scrapie, Sheep and Goat Pox, Strangles.
according to a report by a private media outlet.The diseases include Avian Influenza, Babesiosis, Black Quarters, Blue Tongue, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow), Bovine Tuberculosis (BTb), Bovine Viral Diarrhea, Buffalo Pox/Cow Pox, Camel Pox, Contagious Bovine Pleuro-pneumonia, Contagious Caprine Pleuro-pneumonia, Equine Influenza, Foot and Mouth Disease, Haemorrhagic Septicaemia, Rabies, Scrapie, Sheep and Goat Pox, Strangles.
It's thought this strain developed from an equine influenza that jumped from horses to dogs.
The institute capacity on equine health is also recognized with three OIE International twining projects on equine piroplasmosis, glanders and equine influenza. NRCE has made pioneering efforts and characterized six indigenious equine breeds (Marwari, Kathiawari, Spiti, Zanskari, Manipuri and Bhutia) phenotypically and genotypically using microsatellite techniques.
Eighty-five samples were collected in 2012 from horses with signs of a respiratory infection in Kostanaiskaya, Almatinskaya, and Zhambylskaya oblasts under the Republican Science-and-Technology Program "Epizootiological monitoring of the territory of Kazakhstan, Central Asian and Neighboring Countries for Equine Influenza".
Their duties involve horse identification, equine influenza vaccine status, pre and post-race sample collections for drug analysis as well as health and suitability to race examinations.
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