Background update:Dec 7, 2007

Newcastle disease revisited

The attention of the world's poultry producers has been dominated by avian influenza during the past five years, obscuring the significance of Newcastle disease (NCD) as a widespread and economically significant infection. NCD can be present clinically in a number of forms, generally classified as velogenic viscerotropic, moderately pathogenic with respiratory signs or a mild respiratory condition.

Keywords: NCD,. Newcastle Disease,  poultry health, OIE
Source: World Poultry magazine. Issue 22.12


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