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Title: Influence of Marek's disease virus infection on the haematogram of broiler chickens
Contributor(s): Islam, A Fakhrul  (author); Walkden-Brown, Steve William  (author)orcid ; Groves, P J (author); Colditz, I  (author)
Publication Date: 2004
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/4319
Abstract: Marek's disease virus (MDV) infection in chickens is very common. We report the effects of MDV infection with a very virulent Australian isolate on various haematological parameters of broiler chickens. Packed cell volume (PCV), total erythrocyte count and the haemoglobin concentration were reduced by MDV infection. PCV was reduced the most. HVT vaccination provided limited or no protection against these MDV-induced effects. These data confirm that MDV induces pathological effects on myeloid as well as lymphoid cells. As PCV is simple to measure and depression occurs early in infection, it may provide an additional diagnostic tool for evaluating MDV status.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: 16th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 9th - 11th February, 2004
Conference Details: 16th Annual Australian Poultry Science Symposium, Sydney, Australia, 9th - 11th February, 2004
Source of Publication: Proceedings of the Australian Poultry Science Symposium, v.16, p. 93-96
Publisher: Australian Poultry Science Symposium & Poultry Research Foundation & World's Poultry Science Association, Australian Branch
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
ISSN: 1034-6260
1034-3466
Field of Research (FOR): 070712 Veterinary Virology
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 830309 Poultry
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: E1 Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/6382329?selectedversion=NBD7527026
http://www.vetsci.usyd.edu.au/apss/documents/2004/APSS2004-islam-pp93-96.pdf
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