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Surveillance of Equine Strangles (SES) is a new project based at the Animal Health Trust.

Our laboratory network collates data from UK diagnostic laboratories on positive diagnoses of Strangles.

Navigating this site

  • This site analyses Strangles diagnoses for a period selected in the INPUTS section

  • Click on the menu button (top-left) to open/close the navigation pane

  • Each tabbed section evaluates a different component of the available data

  • Updating the date range and UPDATING ANALYSIS will influence the outputs in all analysis tabs

  • Info boxes within sections will assist in interpreting information

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Strangles diagnoses definition

For the purposes of the analysis depicted in this website a Strangles diagnosis refers to an individual horse that has laboratory result(s) confirming Strangles. A single diagnosis may include multiple sample events/dates as long as consecutive sampling did not occur more than 3 months apart. A single sampling event may also include different samples being taken. While every effort is made to consolidate data accurately, laboratory based surveillance is reliant on information supplied on submission forms and this information can sometimes be incomplete.

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Type of diagnostics performed

Reason for sampling

Signalment

Diagnoses date curve

Premises type

Most common samples taken

Breeds affected

Most affected regions

Locations map

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Affected region list

Clinical signs reported - alone and in combination

Evaluating this graphic

  • This graph shows the clinical signs that have been reported for Strangles diagnoses

  • Clinical signs are collated from all sampling events that each diagnosis is associated with (see home screen)

  • The graph at the left shows the 5 clinical signs that are most frequently associated with diagnoses

  • The graph on top shows the clinical signs that are reported together most often, with the linked dots below the graph indicating the associated combination

  • Note that when one clinical sign is indicated in the top graph alone (i.e. no linking lines) this means that this clinical sign was reported alone and not in combination with any others for the diagnoses made

  • For mobile users this graph is best viewed in landscape orientation