Hany Ellakany
Professor and vice dean
Field consultation for broilers, layers, and breeders with an experience in the laboratory diagnosis of poultry viral, bacterial, fungal or parasitic diseases by modern and traditional techniques.
Professor and vice dean
Article published the July 2, 2020
INTRODUCTIONCoccidiosis, caused by protozoa of the genus Eimeria, is one of the most important parasitic diseases in chickens and is characterized by intestinal lesions, blood loss, body weight loss, a poor feed conversion ratio (FCR), increased susceptibility to other microorganisms and mortality1. Seven species of Eimeria that infect chickens cause hemorrhagic (E. tenella, E. necatrix and E. bru ...
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Article published the December 18, 2019
BackgroundLow pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) subtype H9N2 virus is widespread worldwide, being endemic in poultry populations in Asia and the Middle East. The first isolation of H9N2 virus in Egypt was obtained from the apparently healthy commercial bobwhite quail flock (A/quail/Egypt/113413v/2011/H9N2) in May 2011 [17]. Later on, the virus was isolated from commercial broiler, broiler breeder ...
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Article published the January 2, 2019
IntroductionThe ban on use of antibiotics as growth promoters in EU since 2006 endorsed the finding of alternative to antibiotics in farm animal nutrition (Attia et al., 2006; 2012; El-Deek et al., 2011). Thus, search for effective alternatives to antibiotics in intensive animal production is a very important topic, considering not only the impact in animal welfare but also in human health. Antibi ...
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Article published the July 17, 2018
1. INTRODUCTIONAvian nephritis virus (ANV) is an etiological agent of growth retardation of young chickens by causing interstitial nephritis (Imada et al., 1979). Antibodies against ANV have been found in chicken and turkey flocks in the UK and Japan, suggesting a broad distribution (Nicholas et al., 1988; Takase et al., 2000).It is originally considered to be a picornavirus, was later characteriz ...
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Article published the June 12, 2018
1. INTRODUCTIONAvian influenza virus (AIV) infects different types of birds, including chickens, causing respiratory or systemic diseases that vary in severity and cause heavy losses to the poultry industry in the world (Goudrazi et al., 2013). This disease is caused by type A influenza virus that belong to family Orthomyxoviridae. To date, 18 H subtypes have been recognized (H1 to H18) and 11 N s ...
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Article published the April 12, 2018
1. INTRODUCTION:Gallibacterium anatis is now considered to be an important bacterial disease responsible for decreased egg production in commercial layers, since it causes pathological changes in the reproductive tract and causes also respiratory manifestations in commercial broilers (Bojesen et al., 2003).Gallibacterium was recently established as a new genus within the family Pasteurellaceae Poh ...
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Article published the March 26, 2018
IntroductionBacterial arthritis in poultry commonly occurred after septicemia or localized infection to the joints is reported to be associated with many bacterial agents including Erysipelothrix, Listeria, Mycoplasma, Staphylococcus, and Escherichia (Mohan et al., 2002).Arthritis is most commonly caused by Staphylococcus aureus (McNamee and Smyth, 2000), and sometimes involved Escherichia coli (C ...
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Article published the August 1, 2016
This article was originally published in Journal of World's Poultry Research (2015). Vol. 5(2): 21-28.IntroductionNecrotic Enteritis (NE) is a worldwide disease caused by Clostridium Perfringens, which is a ubiquitous anaerobic bacterium that is readily found in soil, dust, feces, feed, poultry litter and intestinal contents (Opengart and Songer, 2013). The disease is of an increasing importance e ...
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