Problem

Glanders

Other Names:
Farcy
Nature:

An infectious disease found in animals and man with an acute or chronic course caused by the glanders bacillus, or Malleomyces mallei, or Malleus. The sources of the infection are domestic animals. Glanders begins with chills, fever, and pain in the muscles and joints. Numerous pustules, which subsequently develop into ulcers, appear on the skin, especially on the face. They then develop in the internal organs. Hospitalization is imperative. The outcome is often fatal in its acute form.

Related Problems:
Melioidosis
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Medicine Specific diseases
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Date of last update
06.05.2019 – 20:51 CEST