Strangles: taking steps towards eradication.

  title={Strangles: taking steps towards eradication.},
  author={Andrew Waller},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  volume={167 1-2},
Strangles, caused by the host adapted Lancefield group C bacterium Streptococcus equi sub-species equi (S. equi), is one of the oldest recognised infectious diseases of horses and continues to cause significant welfare and economic cost throughout the world. The ability of S. equi to establish sub-clinical persistent infections primarily in the guttural pouches of convalescent horses has been instrumental to its success. However, the implementation of simple control measures that permit the… CONTINUE READING

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