Improving mycoplasmosis control using PCR technology
Mycoplasmosis, caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG), M. synoviae (MS), M.
meleagridis (MM) and M. iowae (MI), is a wide spread disease affecting poultry
production all over the world. International poultry breeding companies are
making a great effort to eradicate mycoplasma from their primary breeding
stocks. Nevertheless, the control of mycoplasmosis in parent breeders and
poultry production flocks still remains a problem in some
This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 18 number 7. To view the article online simply click on the link below.
Keywords: health, poultry disease, mycoplasma, gallisepticum, synoviae, meliagridis, iowae, parent breeders
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