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Etiological agent of Equine Infectious Anemia and its characteristics

Retroviridae
RNA; enveloped

2

how is EIA transmitted

by blood feeding insects (mechanical vectors); usually stable fly and horse fly;
can also be transmitted iatrogenically
transmitted thru placenta or thru milk

3

persistence of EIA

persists in leukocytes of infected animals for life