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Equine Wellness: Pythiosis
Equine Wellness: Pythiosis Pythiosis- commonly known as swamp cancer, Florida leeches or kunkers- is an infection caused by Pythium insidiosum. Pythium insidiosum is an oomycete, meaning that it is not a true fungus or mold but is actually an aquatic pathogen. It was first identified in 1901, and has been described in numerous continents