Clinical signs include fever, heavy nasal discharge, and swollen or enlarged lymph nodes in the neck and throatlatch. Affected animals may also stop eating and have a dull aspect.
Strangles has a 1% mortality rate. Mortality is lower in cases without complications than it is in cases of bastard strangles. The disease is very contagious and morbidity is high. Precautions to limit the spread of the illness are necessary and those affected are normally isolated. An isolation period of 6 weeks is usually necessary to ensure that the disease is not still incubating before ending the isolation.
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Other articles related to "signs, sign":
... In antique papyri, pentagrams, together with stars and other signs, are frequently found on amulets bearing the Jewish names of God, and used to guard ... Curiously the hexagram is not found among these signs. 31, 112) at Paris and London there are twenty-two signs side by side, and a circle with twelve signs, but neither a pentagram nor a hexagram ...
... White's song "Jordan Shore," adding sharp signs to express the raised sixths, apparently reflecting (Cobb, p ... version appeared in 1936 Denson edition, but in the 1966 edition the sharp signs were removed ... revision it consistently uses natural signs to specify the raised sixth ...
... In Western tropical astrology, there are always 12 astrological signs thus, each of the four elements is associated with 3 signs of the Zodiac which are always located exactly 120 degrees ... Beginning with the first sign Aries which is a Fire sign, the next in line Taurus is Earth, then to Gemini which is Air, and finally to Cancer which is Water ... This cycle continues on twice more and ends with the twelfth and final astrological sign, Pisces ...
... For this reason, British road signs no longer use all capital letters ... a special font was designed for motorway signs ... See Road signs in the United Kingdom ...
... Road signs in the United Kingdom conform broadly to European norms, though a number of signs are unique and direction signs omit European route numbers ... There is a vast range of signs in use on British roads, from directional sign posts, to signs warning of possible hazards ahead, and regulatory signs instructing motorists to perform certain actions ...
Famous quotes containing the word signs:
“The signs look better. The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea. Thanks to the great North-West for it. Nor yet wholly to them.... The job was a great national one.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“Superfluous lags the veteran on the stage,
Till pitying Nature signs the last release,
And bids afflicted worth retire to peace.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)
“But I will harden Pharaohs heart, and I will multiply my signs and wonders in the land of Egypt.”
—Bible: Hebrew, Exodus 7:3.