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IP International Journal of Medical Microbiology and Tropical Diseases


Swamp Fever in Horse: A Brief Overview


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Author Details : Subha Ganguly, Rajesh Wakchaure

Volume : 2, Issue : 3, Year : 2016

Article Page : 79-80


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Abstract

Swamp fever also known as equine infectious anemia is a viral disease of horses. The etiology belongs to the family Retroviridae and is transmitted by blood sucking insects and mosquitoes. Different strains of the virus have common group specific antigens, but subtypes have different glycoproteins. The disease occurs in Americas, Europe, South Africa and in Middle and far East Russia.

Keywords:
Horse, Swamp fever, Viral disease

How to cite : Ganguly S, Wakchaure R, Swamp Fever in Horse: A Brief Overview. IP Int J Med Microbiol Trop Dis 2016;2(3):79-80

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