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.
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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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A review of techniques for the serologic diagnosis of equine infectious anemia. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, v.5, n.1, p.137-141, 1993.
Equine infectious anemia in 2014: live with it or eradicate it?
Frequency of equine infectious anemia in the State of Acre, Brazil, from 1986 to 1996.
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Characterization and mutational studies of equine infectious anemia virus dUTPase.
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Serodiagnosis of equine infectious anemia by agar gel immunodiffusion and ELISA using a recombinant p26 viral protein expressed in Escherichia coli antigen.
Is a diagnostic system based exclusively on agar gel inmunodiffusion adequate for controlling the spread equine infectious anemia? Vet.
T lymphocytes during febrile periods in horses experimentally infected with equine infectious anemia virus.
Standardization and validation of an agar gel immunodiffusion test for the diagnosis of equine infectious anemia using a recombinant p26 antigen.
The award was given in recognition of the work done to combat the threat of Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) last year.

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