Volume 19, Number 7—July 2013
Transmission of Streptococcus equi Subspecies zooepidemicus Infection from Horses to Humans
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Carol E. Snarey, MA, Technical Writer/Editor, Emerging Infectious Diseases. Disclosure: Carol E. Snarey, MA, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Charles P. Vega, MD, Health Sciences Clinical Professor; Residency Director, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Irvine. Disclosure: Charles P. Vega, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Disclosures: Sinikka Pelkonen, Susanne B. Lindahl, Päivi Suomala, Jari Karhukorpi, Sakari Vuorinen, Irma Koivula, Tia Väisänen, Jaana, Tiina Autio, and Tamara Tuuminen have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.