encephalomyelitis encephalomyelitis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of the brain and spinal cord

Usage(s):

  1. In Massachusetts alone 200 horses died, victims of equine encephalomyelitis.
  2. More detailed studies of the boy's tissues now show that he died of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, a rare disease of the brain and spinal cord, easily confused with polio.
  3. A vaccine against this disease, which is also called equine encephalomyelitis and blind staggers, is made from the brains of infected horses.

News

  1. N.C. veterinarians say equine disease can be avoided

    RALEIGH — North Carolina's top veterinarian is urging equine owners to talk to his local colleagues about an effective vaccination protect horses from Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis.
    on August 5, 2013     Source: Rocky Mount Telegram

  2. NC veterinarians say equine disease can be avoided

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's top veterinarian is urging equine owners to talk to his local colleagues about an effective vaccination protect horses from Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis.
    on August 4, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  3. North Carolina Veterinarians Say Equine Disease Can Be Avoided

    North Carolina's top veterinarian is urging equine owners to talk to his local colleagues about an effective vaccination protect horses from Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis.
    on August 4, 2013     Source: WITN 7 North Carolina

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