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Glanders

A bacterial disease characterized by fever, coughing, nasal discharge and sometimes the development of nodules underneath the skin. It can cause death in days or months. Glanders is most common in horses and similar animals but can be contracted by humans. It was used in biological warfare during both world wars.
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Key words: Seroprevalence, Complement fixation tests, Equidae, glanders.
No new cases have been reported since two horses were put down after testing positive for glanders last September and evidence showing Bahrain was glanders-free was sent to the EU more than two months ago.
He said no other zoo inhabitant had glanders and all were in good health.
The use of oxytetracycline reportedly delayed the Strauss reaction (orchitis), while chlorteteracycline was the most promising antibiotic among teteracylines in the treatment of experimental glanders (Nemato et al.
Glanders is believed to have been deliberately spread by the Central Powers in World War I to infect Russian horses and mules in Eastern Europe resulting in the slowing of troop, supply, and artillery convoys.
In 2004, an outbreak of glanders in horses was reported to the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) by the United Arab Emirates.
Everything we do before cutting a thread on tubing and during machining is aimed at eliminating any possibility of a mistake--simply because these are high-value added products for our customers," explains Glanders.
The Germans used glanders against US horses and mules during World War I.
It's almost embarrassing - they say, `Here come the Glanders again,' ' said Art Glander, who has kids at Thurston Middle and Ridgeview Elementary.
Category B - Brucellosis, Q fever, ricin toxin from castor beans, Glanders, epsilon toxin of Clostridium perfringens, and enterotoxin B of Staphylococcus)
Popovic is the Subject Matter Expert for anthrax, brucellosis, melioidosis, and glanders for the National Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Network and runs the BSL-3 laboratory designed and established to develop expertise in isolation, identification, rapid diagnosis, and molecular subtyping of B.
Serodiagnosis of equine piroplasmosis, dourine and glanders using an arrayed immunoblotting method.