infectious anemia


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in·fec·tious a·ne·mi·a

anemia developing as a complication of infection; probably results from depressed formation and short survival of erythrocytes and abnormal iron metabolism.

in·fec·tious a·ne·mi·a

(in-fekshŭs ă-nēmē-ă)
Blood disorder developing as a complication of infection; probably results from depressed formation and short survival of erythrocytes and abnormal iron metabolism.
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The incidence of infectious animal and food-borne diseases, such as brucellosis and equine infectious anemia, remains high.
Recently, the state veterinarian of Tennessee warned horse owners of four equine infectious anemia cases, reporting that the infected horses came from western Tennessee.
EIA stands for Equine Infectious Anemia, also occasionally known as "swamp fever.
THE quarantine restrictions in force at Cologne racecourse since October 1 following an outbreak of equine infectious anemia, or swamp fever, were finally lifted yesterday after tests taken earlier this week proved negative, writes David Conolly-Smith.
Tashjian long maintained miniature horses on his farm in West Boylston and advocated for research into equine infectious anemia, an incurable infectious disease in horses.
Chapters address lentivirus tropism and disease, macrophages in HIV-1 infection, intracellular mechanisms for lentiviral restriction, simian-HIV and simian immunodeficiency virus models of HIV disease, host and viral determinants of feline immunodeficiency virus cell tropism and pathogenicity, equine infectious anemia virus and its pathogenesis, the bovine lentivirus infections, and lentivirus coinfections and superinfections, among other topics.
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte MG, Brazil) has patented a method and kit for detecting antibodies in clinical samples of animals infected with equine infectious anemia virus using the immunodiagnosis with the recombinant viral antigen p26.
Animal virus infections that defy vaccination: equine infectious anemia, caprine arthritis-encephalitis, maedi-visna, and feline infectious peritonitis.
Other scientists, however, have maintained that the virus's structure and behavior in the body put it in a group of slow-acting, untreatable viruses called lentiviruses, a family that includes the equine infectious anemia virus (EIAV).
The memo includes activities such as vaccinations, testing, and applying official ear tags for programs for every livestock species, ranging from brucellosis to scrapies to equine infectious anemia," Kennedy noted.

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