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a destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans

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No new cases have been reported since two horses were put down after testing positive for glanders last September and evidence showing Bahrain was glanders-free was sent to the EU more than two months ago.
He said no other zoo inhabitant had glanders and all were in good health.
Dr Currie said Melioidosis was very similar to the Glanders bacteria, which was used as a biological weapon in WWI.
In less than 10 minutes, the ECBC's Sherlock Bioterrorism Library can be used to identify extracts from anthrax, brucellosis, glanders, tularemia, melioidosis, plague, and 15 "challenge" organisms.
With this in mind, difficult decisions, at times, need to be made and none more so than this year, when we have had to suspend horses from Brazil due to an outbreak of glanders.
Burkholderia mallei is a gram-negative bacterium causing glanders and farcy in solipeds (1, 2).
Following a period of testing and evaluation and success in threading tubing in production, Hunting Energy Services has ordered two more Okuma LOC650s for its plant in Calgary, Ron Glanders, manager of technical support for its facilities, tells T&P.
3) The Germans used anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) and glanders (Pseudomonas mallei) against the horses and mules of the US Army and its Allies in World War I.
Iraq was busy brewing veritable swimming pools full of anthrax, tularemia, glanders, bubonic plague, as well as smaller amounts of other agents.
It's almost embarrassing - they say, `Here come the Glanders again,' ' said Art Glander, who has kids at Thurston Middle and Ridgeview Elementary.
Popovic is the Subject Matter Expert for anthrax, brucellosis, melioidosis, and glanders for the National Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Network and runs the BSL-3 laboratory designed and established to develop expertise in isolation, identification, rapid diagnosis, and molecular subtyping of B.
Category B - Brucellosis, Q fever, ricin toxin from castor beans, Glanders, epsilon toxin of Clostridium perfringens, and enterotoxin B of Staphylococcus)
Bioterrorists don't need rare pathogens like smallpox or glanders to inflict misery.
Other possible bioterrorist agents and diseases covered by the protocol include brucellosis, cholera, glanders, plague, tularemia, Q-fever, smallpox, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, viral encephalitis, viral hemorraghic fever, botulism, ricin, T-2 mycotoxins, and Staphylococcus enterotoxin B.
Doctor Glanders illuminates a map of the dark side of the moon - its rilles & furrows & lunar seas.