Expert group to advise on control of equine infectious diseases

May 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/8/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 19, p575
Academic Journal
The article reports on the formation of a group of veterinarians to be able to create preventive and management guidelines of major equine infectious diseases in Great Britain.


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