Search Results for: Glanders

Keeping Glanders at Bay

Considering that North America has been free of glanders for more than 50 years, many practitioners and horse owners are, understandably, not familiar with the clinical signs of the disease. As evidenced by the recent importation of an infected horse from Brazil to Germany (see sidebar), this unfamiliarity in countries free of the disease can make it easy for it to slip

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Georgia Receives Grant for Glanders Vaccine Development

Researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA) have received a three-year $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a vaccine to protect against glanders and melioidosis, diseases caused by pathogens that pose potential

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Glanders Reported in Brazil

A horse in the southeastern portion of Brazil has tested positive for glanders. This disease has not occurred in this area of the country since 1968. A report on the case was released by the

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