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Journal March 2011 (Vol 33, No 3)

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Streptococcus equi subspecies equi Infection (Strangles) in Horses by Ashley G. Boyle , DVM, DACVIM

1. Which is not an accurate method of confirming a diagnosis of current S. equi subsp equiinfection in horses?
2. Which is/are a clinical sign(s) of strangles?
3. What is the definitive method of determining S. equi subsp equi carrier status?
4. What is the most effective method for controlling a strangles outbreak?
5. What is the incubation period for strangles?
6. S. equi subsp equi
7. A 3-year-old Thoroughbred gelding presents with chronic colic, intermittent fever, and chronic weight loss. Blood work reveals anemia, hyperproteinemia characterized by hyperglobulinemia, and hyperfibrinogenemia. The horse had clinical strangles 3 months before presentation. This gelding most likely has
8. The preferred antimicrobial for treating S. equi subsp equi infection is
9. Which vaccination precaution(s) should be followed when using the intranasal vaccine against S. equi subsp equi?
10. What is the recommended protocol for releasing a farm from quarantine?
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