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an acute bacterial disease of horses characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes

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Analysis of immunoreactivity to a Streptococcus equi subsp.
Key Words: Streptococcus equi subspecies equi, bacterial meningitis, meningitis in the elderly
Evaluate the clinical presentation and outcomes of patients with Streptococcus equi zooepidemicus infection
Group C streptococci are commonly isolated from animals and include the species Streptococcus equisimilis, Streptococcus zooepidemicus, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, and Streptococcus equi.
It can cause difficulty with swallowing and breathing, and lead to death if the bacterium streptococcus equi spreads to other parts of the horse's body.
The new tests developed with and validated by the VLA target three different common bacterial infections: Streptococcus equi, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Dissemination of the superantigen encoding genes seeL, seeM, szeL and szeM in Streptococcus equi subsp.
To the Editor: Streptococcus equi belongs to the pyogenic group of streptococci and to group C of the Lancefield classification.
With the help of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, he and other researchers have been able to compare the DNA of the virulent bacterium Streptococcus equi, which causes strangles, with that of the closely related but generally harmless Streptococcus zooepidemicus.
Microbiologic testing for conventional viral and bacterial agents did not show any important pathogens except Streptococcus equi subsp.
Transmission of streptococcus equi infections requires fairly close contact between infected and susceptible animals.
The company said in a statement that evidence of the strangles bacterium, streptococcus equi, was discovered in the horses, and they will be auctioned separately on Tuesday.
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