equine infectious anemia

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Related to equine infectious anemia: Equine influenza, Equine viral arteritis

equine infectious anemia

A viral disease in horses marked by progressive anemia, a staggering gait, and fever.

e·quine in·fec·tious a·ne·mi·a

(ē'kwīn in-fek'shŭs ă-nē'mē-ă)
A worldwide disease of horses and other equids, caused by equine infectious anemia virus marked by general debility, remittent fever, staggering gait, progressive anemia, and loss of flesh; it is transmitted by bloodsucking insects and by contact, oral infection, or the use of unsterilized syringes and needles.
Synonym(s): swamp fever (1) .
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The horse entered the state with a current health certificate and a negative Equine Infectious Anemia test.
All horses should be protected from Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), Sleeping Sickness, Rabies and West Nile Virus," Petty continued.
ATLANTA -- Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin announced today that four horses in Chattooga County tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia and have been euthanized.
These products include drug delivery systems, cosmetics-related technologies, saliva collectors, dental Airbrator, the bioven anti-inflammatory, and an equine infectious anemia rapid test.
Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) Director Dan Wyant today announced that revised testing requirements to prevent the transmission of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) were recently enacted by the Michigan Legislature and signed into law by Governor Engler.

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