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|Portuguese to English translations [PRO]|
Tech/Engineering - Livestock / Animal Husbandry
|Portuguese term or phrase: peste|
|peste equina africana|
|(African Horse) Plague|
According to the site below, which is a US government/military website (the Defense Threat Reduction Agency), the disease is known by one of two names, one of which being the "African Horse Plague." :-)
a tick-borne virus, that causes disease in horses, mules and donkeys. Also known as African Horse Plague. It is a disease of horses, mules and occasionally donkeys that is more prevalent in the summer and autumn, attaining its height at the end of the autumn. Approximately nine days after the first frost of the season, the occurrence of the disease suddenly ceases. There are four types of the disease that can be clinically identified: Horse Sickness Fever, pulmonary form; cardiac form; or mixed form.
Note added at 3 days 7 hrs 2 mins (2005-06-22 01:09:38 GMT)
Another (longer) option might be the \"African Horse Sickness Virus\"
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|peste equina africana |
African Horse Sickness (AHS)
In this case, it cannot be translated as plague, since "peste equina africana" has a particular translation in English.
From Latin Pestis Equorum
German => Perdesiekte
Spanish => La Peste Equina
African horse sickness (AHS), a disease transmitted by an arthropod-borne virus, affects Equidaes in areas endemic for certain Culicoides midges or gnats. African horse sickness virus (AHSV) is an infectious, life-threatening, viscerotropic virus that can cause disease characterized by fever, vascular leakage, and a high rate of mortality.
The Project - from White Horse Equine Ethology Project
In 1988 southern Spain suffered an outbreak of Peste Equina (African Horse
Sickness) which virtually destroyed the trekking business. ...
www.equine-behavior.com/TheProject.htm - 34k
AFRICAN HORSE SICKNESSAfrican horse sickness appears to be endemic in tropical regions of ... African horse sickness is a noncontagious disease, and the virus was the first shown ...
www.vet.uga.edu/vpp/gray_book/FAD/ahs.htm - 28k - Cached - Similar pages
African horse sicknessAfrican horse sickness. Published on the Web by the Office International des ... This fact sheet on African horse sickness, a highly fatal and infectious ...
vetgate.ac.uk/browse/cabi/ 1a81c50de59928f5ecef5f2ee98ea676.html - 14k - 16 Jun 2005 - Cached - Similar pages
African horse sickness virusPrepared by Professor Corrie C Brown, DVM, PhD, University of Georgia, this case simulation demonstrates the occurrence of African horse sickness virus. ...
vetgate.ac.uk/browse/cabi/ aea935640df0ff259db4ba494cbf468c.html - 10k - 16 Jun 2005 - Cached - Similar pages
African Horse SicknessAfrican Horse Sickness is a severe disease caused by a virus but spread by ... There are four syndromes that can be seen with African Horse Sickness; ...
www.usyd.edu.au/su/rirdc/articles/disease/AHS.htm - 3k -