glanders glanders

Definition(s):

  • (n) a destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans

Usage(s):

  • Runners-up: melioidosis, a glanders-like Oriental disease; glanders.

News

  • HHS awards grant for antibiotic to fight melioidosis, glanders

    Jun 25, 2013 (CIDRAP News) – The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today it is awarding a $16.8 million contract to a Swiss company to help develop a new antibiotic to treat melioidosis and glanders, which are classified as potential bioterrorism threats.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

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