metritis metritis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of the lining of the uterus (of the endometrium)

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  • The danger: a newly discovered venereal disease known as CEM (for contagious equine metritis), which infected at least 21 mares and five top stallions, created bitter dissension .

News

  • First metritis vaccine protects dairy cows

    ( Cornell University ) Cornell scientists have created the first vaccines that can prevent metritis, one of the most common cattle diseases. The infection not only harms animals and farmers' profits, but also drives more systemic antibiotic use on dairy farms than any other disease.The new vaccines prevent metritis infection of the uterus from taking hold and reduce symptoms when it does, a ...
    on April 16, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

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