Streetlamp Lucozade (orange_fell) wrote in little_details,
Streetlamp Lucozade

[ANON POST] Swamp Fever in Horses

This seems like it should be an easy detail to find, but I've searched my old Pony Club manuals and the "Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook," as well as Wikipedia and other online sources to no avail.

I'm aware of the various symptoms of equine infectious anemia (aka swamp fever), but I can't find what actually kills the horse in the end. Fever? Irregular heartbeat? Either? I know they're often euthanized before that point because of the risk of infection, but I can't find what kills them if they aren't.

Setting is roughly modern day US, but it's not super relevant.
Tags: ~animals: horses, ~veterinary care

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