Background update:Jan 11, 2008

Avian metapneumovirus - an elusive pathogen of chickens (Part 1)

After being recognised to be the cause of a disease of economic importance in turkey  production, avian metapneumovirus became known in other poultry species as well. The virus is of importance in some parts of the world where it is unknown in other. What does the virus do to the bird?

Keywords: Avian metapneumovirus, health, immunity
Source: World Poultry magazine. Issue. 23.4

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