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Background: Streptococcus equi ssp. equi causes characteristic clinical signs that are most severe in young horses, including fever, purulent nasal discharge, and lymph node abscessation in the head region. Hypothesis/Objectives: Clinical, serologic, and microbiologic factors related to...

Author(s)
Tscheschlok, L.; Venner, M.; Steward, K.; Böse, R.; Riihimäki, M.; Pringle, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2018, 32, 1, pp 459-464
Abstract

The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of equine strangles and to identify associated risk factors for this disease through a cross-sectional study of nasal swabs. Nasal swabs (n=1010) from healthy equines (absence of nasal discharge, lymphadenopathy and cough) from 341 farms were...

Author(s)
Libardoni, F.; Machado, G.; Gressler, L. T.; Kowalski, A. P.; Diehl, G. N.; Santos, L. C. dos; Corbellini, L. G.; Vargas, A. C. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2016, 104, pp 53-57
Abstract

During medical management of mild colic in a 12-year-old Quarter Horse, mid-gestation mare, unilateral purulent nasal discharge from the right nostril was noted. Endoscopic examination revealed guttural pouch empyema. Culture was positive for Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis and negative for ...

Author(s)
DeLoache, P.; Whelchel, D.; Beetz, R.; Carter, J.; Eichelberger, A.; Pusterla, N.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2018, 30, 2, pp 76-79
Abstract

Background: Pathogens are frequently implicated in equine respiratory disease. In Ethiopia, respiratory disease is a frequent cause for presentation at veterinary clinics and a priority concern for users of working horses. However, there is little existing literature on possible aetiologies....

Author(s)
Laing, G.; Christley, R.; Stringer, A.; Aklilu, N.; Ashine, T.; Newton, R.; Radford, A.; Pinchbeck, G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2018, 50, 6, pp 793-799
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Streptococcus equi subsp. equi which is a Gram-positive bacteria causes strangles a highly contagious disease that affects the respiratory system of the horse. The disease is characterized by fever, nasal discharges and enlargement of the lymph nodes in the head and upper neck region. This study...

Author(s)
Lee YoungWoo; Jeong HyeonWoo; Lee KyoungKap
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2017, 34, 2, pp 132-134
Abstract

This is the first paper in a two-part series that reviews strangles. Strangles is a highly contagious bacterial disease of horses involving the upper respiratory tract and the lymph nodes of the head and neck. The disease is caused by Streptococcus equi subspecies equi and is arguably the most...

Author(s)
Hewetson, M.
Publisher
Suomen Eläinlääkäriliitto, Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Suomen Eläinlääkärilehti, 2014, 120, 7, pp 452-457
Abstract

A four-year-old pony was presented for investigation of weight loss, pyrexia, multicentric lymph node enlargement and mucopurulent nasal discharge. The pony came from an area endemic for Streptococcus equi subspecies equi (strangles) hence metastatic strangles was suspected initially. Multiple...

Author(s)
Gustafsson, K.; Jahns, H.; Lee, A.; Duggan, V. E.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2016, 4, 1, pp e000310
Abstract

Objective - To evaluate predictor variables for and complications associated with Streptococcus equi subsp. equi infection (strangles) in horses. Design - Retrospective case-control study. Animals - 108 horses with strangles (cases) and 215 horses without strangles (controls). Procedures - Medical...

Author(s)
Duffee, L. R.; Stefanovski, D.; Boston, R. C.; Boyle, A. G.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2015, 247, 10, pp 1161-1168
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the following lesser characterised respiratory viruses: Equine herpesvirus 2, Equine herpesvirus 5 (EHV-2, EHV-5), equine rhinitis A (ERAV) and B (ERBV) viruses, equine adenovirus type 1 (EAdV-1) and their frequency in nasal secretions of horses with...

Author(s)
Pusterla, N.; Mapes, S.; Wademan, C.; White, A.; Hodzic, E.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2013, 172, 12, pp 315
Abstract

Strangles, which is caused by Streptococcus equi ssp. equi, is one of the major infectious respiratory diseases in horses. Knowledge of isolates from different areas of the world is important for investigating the different strains of the disease. In contrast to many other countries, currently...

Author(s)
Tonpitak, W.; Sornklien, C.; Wutthiwithayaphong, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2016, 38, pp 30-32

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