glanders : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans
- Runners-up: melioidosis, a glanders-like Oriental disease; glanders.
- He died there (1924) of glanders contracted by nursing a stray puppy.
News & Articles
- 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.
June 25, 2013 - Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy