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

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Around 10% of strangles victims can continue to carry the bacteria whilst appearing outwardly healthy.
The ERA issued a statement in response to an article in the Racing Post, which stated that one of trainer Marco Botti's horses was confirmed as having contracted strangles after returning from competing in the Dubai World Cup Carnival.
Strangles infected horses, naturally and experimentally, depicts a great deal of change in hematological parameters, such as total and differential leukocytic counts (Hamlen et al.
Following confirmation of two cases of strangles in Newmarket last month, Kirk was concerned when one of his string started displaying worrying symptoms.
A spate of strangles cases has caused rising panic in North Wales this year - with Llandudno Riders Association cancelling its summer show in Glan Conwy tomorrow amid reports of a case nearby.
This data can then be used to assess the impact strangles has on the equestrian industry and promote the aims of the new code.
Animal welfare groups are hoping to raise pounds 250,000 to develop an effective vaccine against strangles - a common respiratory disease that kills up to 10 per cent of afflicted horses and can be an "economic disaster" for stables.
This curt attaches itself to a political cause, but parasitically strangles it.
NEWMARKET was at the centre of a health scare last night after the BHA confirmed a case of the highly infectious equine disease strangles in a horse trained by William Jarvis.
HORSE riders have cancelled their annual summer show after a suspected outbreak of strangles.
Short strangles are best suited for investors expecting minimal volatility from an underlying stock.
THE Animal Health Trust has developed a new diagnostic test for the respiratory disease strangles, which will allow early identification of horses exposed to the highly infectious bacterium, it announced yesterday.