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Glanders

Glanders

(Science: veterinary) a highly contagious and very destructive disease of horses, asses, mules, etc, characterised by a constant discharge of sticky matter from the nose, and an enlargement and induration of the glands beneath and within the lower jaw. It may transmitted to dogs, goats, sheep, and to human beings.

Origin: From gland.


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... http://archive.greenpeace.org/geneng/reports/bio/rhizsummary.pdf http://www.answers.com/glanders&r=67 RMBPC-2.

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by Skytroll
Sun Oct 15, 2006 7:47 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

mrcpvis, Most likely this one. http://cmgm.stanford.edu/biology/long/ Look at picture on right, these stay alive in soil. I wonder if glanders is related to this? Skytroll

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by Skytroll
Sun Oct 15, 2006 6:39 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... are immunosuppressed. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is occasionally a pathogen of plants, as well. Pseudomonas mallei causes a disease in horses known as glanders. It is a true parasite, since it is unable to survive in nature in the absence of its host. The primary focus of infection is the lungs. The ...

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by Skytroll
Sat Sep 09, 2006 5:30 am
 
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Got Fibers???

... Any thoughts? Thank you for the link Tamtam. “One species, P. (Burkholderia) mallei, is an exception to this rule. This bacterium is the agent of glanders in horses, mules, and donkeys. P. (Burkholderia) mallei is not found living saprophytically, and it is considered to be the only pseudomonad ...

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by Sabrina
Tue Sep 05, 2006 2:24 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... and SKYTOLL, I FOUND THIS FOR YOU: Burkholderia Outbreaks Flagellin P-based PCR detected Burkholderia mallei in equine glanders outbreak June 27th, 2006 Flagellin P-based PCR detected Burkholderia mallei from an equine glanders outbreak in the United Arab Emirates. According ...

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by London
Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:40 pm
 
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