equine infectious anemia


: a serious sometimes fatal disease of horses that is caused by a retrovirus of the genus Lentivirus (species Equine infectious anemia virus) and is marked by intermittent fever, depression, weakness, edema, and anemia

called also swamp fever

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“Equine infectious anemia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/equine%20infectious%20anemia. Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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