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HORSE MALARIA [1 record]

Record 1 2005-09-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Animal Diseases
  • Horse Husbandry
  • Horse Racing and Equestrian Sports
DEF

A widespread, contagious, virus disease of horses and mules characterized by dullness, rapid breathing, weakness of the hind legs, loss of appetite, swollen eyelids, intermittent fever, dropsy, frequent urination, diarrhea, general weakness, loss of the blood's ability to coagulate, emaciation, anemia, and death.

OBS

Equine infectious anemia: Term adopted by the DTSD-Agriculture (CULSEC).

OBS

According to Baillère's Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary, pernicious anaemia has not been reported in animals.

OBS

Veterinary medicine.

Key term(s)
  • malarial fever

French

Domaine(s)
  • Maladies des animaux
  • Élevage des chevaux
  • Courses hippiques et sports équestres
DEF

Maladie infectieuse, contagieuse, inoculable, spéciale aux équidés (surtout au cheval) due à un virus spécifique de la famille des Retroviridae, proches des virus visna-maedi.

OBS

Elle se caractérise par une fièvre généralement rémittente, avec abattement, anémie sanguine, troubles circulatoires.

OBS

[...] si l'animal survit il reste quand même porteur de ce virus. Le test de Coggins vise à repérer les animaux porteurs.

OBS

Terme adopté par le Comité d'uniformisation linguistique de la DSTM-Agriculture (CULSEC).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Enfermedades de los animales
  • Cría de ganado caballar
  • Carreras de caballos y deportes ecuestres
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