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Second report on horse-sickness

Koch, Robert

Second report on horse-sickness

presented to the Legislative Council, 1904

by Koch, Robert

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Published by Argus in Salisbury .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African horse sickness.

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Southen Rhodesia.

    Statementby Robert Koch.
    ContributionsSouthern Rhodesia. Legislative Assembly.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18545405M

    Clinical signs AHSV displays itself in the form of four diseases: cardiac form, pulmonary form, mixed form, and horse sickness fever [ 34 ]. Larvae do not carry the virus, and long, cold winters are sufficient to break epidemics in nonendemic areas. The vast majority of affected horses that survived were back to full health by the following spring. This outbreak resulted in the deaths of approximately 1, animals [ 11 ].

    The vaccine is used widely in horses in endemic areas. This is the primary viraemia which leads to infection of the lungs and lymphoid tissues. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. The vast majority of affected horses that survived were back to full health by the following spring.

    The horse may NOT race until it has received both vaccinations. The equids most severely affected by the virus are horses, ponies, and European donkeys; mules are somewhat less susceptible, and African donkeys and zebra are refractory to the devastating consequences of infection. The disease, which is not usually fatal to indigenous zebra herds, is often fatal in horses. The sudden appearance of red-hued waters in the Nile could have been caused by a red algae bloom, which appears when certain conditions enable a type of microscopic algae to reproduce in such great numbers that the waters they live in appear to be stained a bloody red.


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Absyrtusa Greek veterinarian from CEdescribed a disease in the horse population having the general characters of influenza, which the report mentions as the earliest clear record of equine influenza in Second report on horse-sickness book lower animals.

The midge which spreads AHS is already in Britain, and there have been recent UK outbreaks of bluetongue in sheep which is related to the AHS virus, proving that it could exist in our climate. Veterinarians recommend at least one week of rest for every day that the fever persists with a minimum of three days' rest.

Epidemiology is dependent on host-vector interaction, where cyclic disease outbreaks coincide with high numbers of competent vectors.

African donkeys and zebras very rarely display clinical symptoms, despite high virus titres in blood, and are thought to be the natural reservoir of the virus. The city then began to buy steam-powered equipment. Clinical Signs[ edit ] Equine influenza is characterized by a very high rate of transmission among Second report on horse-sickness book, and has a relatively short incubation time of one to three days.

A report published July 12, in Scientific American described Second report on horse-sickness book shower of frogs which darkened the air and covered the ground for a long distance," following a recent rainstorm. Diagnosis[ edit ] Presumptive diagnosis is made by characteristic clinical signs, post mortem lesions, and presence of competent vectors.

Such a vaccine would then be considered valid for one year. Clinical signs AHSV displays itself in the form of four diseases: cardiac form, pulmonary form, mixed form, and horse sickness fever [ 34 ].

This biblical scourge is reminiscent of a real plague known as rinderpest, an infectious and lethal viral disease that decimated populations of cattle and other ruminants across Africa and Europe from the 18th through the late 19th centuries.

Additionally, some carnivores such as dogs, can become infected via ingestion of contaminated meat. The disease, which is not usually fatal to indigenous zebra herds, is often fatal in horses.

That's because frogs typically eat insects; without them, the fly population could have exploded, Stephan Pflugmacher, a climatologist Leibniz Institute for Water Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin, said in a television special about the plagues that aired on the National Geographic Channel in Lice Image credit: Shutterstock The third plague, lice, could mean either lice, fleas or gnats based on the Hebrew word Keenim.

In recent years, Bluetongue virus, an Orbivirus similar to African horse sickness, which also utilises Culicoides spp. If a toxic algal bloom led to the first plague, and a pile of dead frogs followed, it's not surprising that a swarm of insects of some sort would have followed.

It is recommended that horses be vaccinated against equine influenza annually, and competition horses that travel frequently be given a booster every six months as they are at higher risk of contracting the virus. It roughly translates to a "mixture," and over the years, rabbis had interpreted that word to mean either wild animals, hornets or mosquitoes, or even wolf-like beasts that prowl in the night, according to biblical commentary found in the Exodus Rabbah ; Tanchuma, Va'eira There is no cure for the disease, but annual vaccination provides immunity.

All the streetcar horses and major livery stables were affected within only three days. The disease affects horses, ponies, and European donkeys most severely; mules are somewhat less affected, and African donkeys and zebra are refractory to the devastating consequences of infection [ 1 - 4 ].

The Science of the 10 Plagues

Journal of the South African Veterinary Association. Racing was not cancelled. If your veterinarian suspects AHSV there are virological methods that Second report on horse-sickness book be used to test for the virus.

A blood test may be taken that when tested may show AHSV antigens present in the blood. Be on the lookout for your Britannica newsletter to get trusted stories delivered right to your inbox. Related Topics. In zebra, this period may be extended to approximately 40 days post-infection [ 4 Second report on horse-sickness book, 131833 ].

History at your fingertips Sign up here to see what happened On This Day, every day in your inbox! It was not untilwhen a monovalent vaccine was administered to more thansusceptible animals, that the outbreak was controlled [ 2022 ].

To reduce the chance of transmission it is recommended that in areas where the virus is endemic horses are kept in insect-proof stables, particularly from dusk to dawn as this is when the insects that can cause transmission are most active.Review on the Epidemiology of African Horse Sickness 1Enyiew AlemnewAlamerew,2Andualem Yimmerand 3Habtamu Addis Debre Birhan Agricultural Research Center, Livestock Research Directorate gmail: [email protected] Abstract: African horse sickness (AHS) virus causes a non-contagious, infectious, arthropod-borne disease of.

African Horse Sickness season report African Horse sickness virus is divided into 9 serotypes that are known to be circulating in South Africa. The map (Figure 4) illustrates the location of the laboratories or practices that detected each serotype, 22% of these results are linked to SR1 reports.

Progress Made Toward New African Horse Sickness Vaccine. The new vaccine could have a big impact on the movement of horses in and out of South Africa.Oct 06,  · WHAT NOT Pdf DO ABOUT VACCINE REACTIONS.

years past, at least in my experience. Ask pdf veterinarian what his or her recommendations are, and, if you want a second opinion, follow up with a call to a local or regional veterinary college, and ask to speak to a medicine specialist there.

David Ramey, DVM, is available for appointments.Progress Made Toward New African Horse Sickness Vaccine. The new vaccine could have a big impact on the movement of horses in and out of South Africa.The ebook annual Horse Show, for which horses have been entered, is to go ahead ebook weekend despite an outbreak of African horse sickness in parts of the province.

The deadly African horse sickness, which has restricted the movement of horses to South Africa in recent years, was a cause for concern when considering the stallion's future.