Glanders - GLANDERS Bacteria zoonotic Used in WWI on horses...

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Bacteria – zoonotic Used in WWI on horses   considered a bioterrorist weapon Incubation = 2-6 weeks Causes : Emaciation Skin lesions Lesions in the nose and lungs Fever Animals end up dying of pneumonia Transmitted : Contact with exudates Can be aerosolized Infected animals = carnivores (eat infected carcasses) Prevention :
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course AVS 332 taught by Professor Launer during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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