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A 7-year-old Quarter Horse mare was presented for severe left hindlimb oedema and nonweightbearing lameness that was progressive over approximately 48 h. The mare subsequently developed marked and worsening oedema, immune-mediated haemolytic anaemia (IMHA), myositis and myocarditis. The marked...

Author(s)
Trimble, A. C.; Delph, K. M.; Beard, L. A.; Davis, E. G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2019, 31, 5, pp 230-235
Abstract

Streptococcus equi equi is the causative agent of the common equine disease "strangles". Strangles is a contagious disease which is usually characterized by the sudden onset of high fever, starting 3 to 14 days after exposure. The fever is followed by abscess formation in the lymph nodes of the...

Author(s)
Weltrich, N.; Borsnick, R.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2020, 36, 2, pp 107-113
Abstract

A Belgian draft horse stallion presented with classical signs of purpura haemorrhagica: oedema of the distal limbs, ventral abdomen and head, ecchymotic haemorrhage of mucous membranes, epistaxis, fever, lethargy, reluctance to move, and anorexia. Serum chemistry revealed a highly elevated...

Author(s)
Dujardin, C. L. L.
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Houten, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2011, 136, 6, pp 422-426
Abstract

Streptococcus equi subspecies (ssp.) equi infection (strangles) remains one of the most frequently diagnosed and costly infectious diseases of horses. Large breeding herds, where a disease outbreak competes for personnel and financial resources needed for foaling management, present a special...

Author(s)
Christmann, U.; Pink, C.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 3, pp 138-143
Abstract

Strangles, caused by the Gram-positive bacteria Streptococcus equi subspecies equi (S. equi), is a highly contagious upper respiratory infection in horses. The infection is transmitted by inhalation or direct contact with mucopurulent discharge from an infected animal, resulting in fever,...

Author(s)
Boyle, A. G.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2017, 29, 3, pp 149-157
Abstract

Twenty clinically healthy draught horses (Group 1, control) and nine draught horses with purpura haemorrhagica (Group 2) were investigated for haemostasis parameters. The prothrombin time (PT), partial activated thromboplastin time (APTT) and fibrinogen were determined in both groups. Using the...

Author(s)
Mircean, M.; Giurgiu, G.; Mircean, V.; Boros, Z.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Buletinul Universității de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară Cluj-Napoca, Seria Medicină Veterinară, 2006, 63, pp 333-336
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A bay coloured five years old male horse was presented with primary complaint of swelling on neck, right abdomen and hind limbs. The horse had problem in taking feed and water due to rigidity of neck muscles. Laboratory examination revealed neutrophilic leucocytosis, normocytic normochromic...

Author(s)
Gupta, D. K.; Dhaliwal, P. S.; Naimi Chand; Bansal, B. K.
Publisher
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Ahmedabad, India
Citation
Intas Polivet, 2013, 14, 1, pp 169-171
Abstract

The medical records of 53 horses with purpura haemorrhagica were reviewed. Seventeen of them had been exposed to or infected with Streptococcus equi, nine had been infected with Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis, five had been vaccinated with S. equi M protein, five had had a respiratory infection ...

Author(s)
Pusterla, N.; Watson, J. L.; Affolter, V. K.; Magdesian, K. G.; Wilson, W. D.; Carlson, G. P.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2003, 153, 4, pp 118-121
Abstract

During the period of investigation (March 1998 to January 1999), 11 diseased horses were clinically diagnosed as having purpura haemorrhagica disease. These cases were previously infected by Streptococcus equi. They were parasitic free. Erythrogram including measurement of the red cell distribution ...

Author(s)
Zaitoun, A. M.; Ali, H. S.; Abdelall, T. S.
Citation
Assiut Veterinary Medical Journal, 1999, 41, 81, pp 200-207
Abstract

During a strangles outbreak within a herd of minature horses, a six week old foal developed acute onset clinical signs of sepsis and neurological deficits. The foal was euthanized and submitted for post-mortem at the Animal Health Laboratories, Guelph Ontario. Gross post-mortem examination noted...

Author(s)
Henderson, B.
Publisher
PAGEPress Publications, Pavia, Italy
Citation
Veterinary Science Development, 2011, 1, 1, pp e12

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