Equine Grass Sickness Linked to Clostridium Botulinum

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A new study completed at the University of Liverpool in the United Kingdom and funded by The Home of Rest For Horses has revealed that grass sickness is strongly associated with low antibody levels to the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The findings might lead to routine vaccination against the bacterium in U.K. horses.

Grass sickness was first identified around 100 years

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