New Strangles Test Offered by UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

The UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, formerly the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center, is offering a new test for the disease-causing bacteria of equine strangles, Streptococcus equi subspecies equi, that differentiates between vaccine-related and wild-type infections. Strangles is a highly contagious infection of the upper respiratory tract and lymph nodes. Affected horses di

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