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Canine Disease
Sudden deaths in greyhounds due to canine haemorrhagic pneumonia
  1. Simon Gower1 and
  2. Richard Payne2
  1. 1Veterinary Director and Chair of the Veterinary Sub Committee
  2. 2Vice-Chair of the Veterinary Sub Committee GBGB, Procter House, 1 Procter Street, London WC1V 6DW
  1. E-mail: simon.gower{at}

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THE disease surveillance programme operated by the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has identified a small outbreak of canine haemorrhagic pneumonia (CHP) in a single kennel of racing greyhounds in the Sheffield area.

We wish to draw colleagues' attention to this uncommon disease. In about 50 per cent of cases Streptococcus equi zooepidemicus can be …

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