Gallium to Control R. equi Foal Pneumonia

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In order to survive, R. equi requires iron from the foal's body to replicate and survive. Researchers at Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine recently examined the use of a semi-metal (gallium) that mimics iron as a means to disrupt R. equi's replication process. They concluded that gallium does interfere with R. equi's uptake of iron, which, in turn,

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