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Article published the August 29, 2011:

Serological survey on avian pneumovirus infection in commercial poultry farms in Saudi Arabia

Introduction Avian pneumovirus (APV) is the causative agent of turkey rhinotracheitis (TRT) and swollen head syndrome (SHS) in turkeys and chickens, respectively (Buys et al., 1989). The APV belongs to the fam...
Author/s :
Abdullah Alkhalaf
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1278 2
Article published the August 29, 2011:

Use of an organic acid (Activate® wd) as field intervention to reduce Salmonella spp. in broiler chickens

Introduction Salmonella have been recognized as leading bacterial causes of human gastroenteritis in the United States. In 2009, The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) of Centers for Dise...
Author/s :
Andres Montoya
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717 0
Article published the August 29, 2011:

Use of Antibiotics in Veterinary Medicine, a Hazard to Human Medicine?

One of our most effective strategies to combat bacterial infections is rapidly becoming ineffective: more and more bacteria are developing resistance against commonly used antibiotics. This is a worrysome devel...
Author/s :
Trudy Wassenaar
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1564 11
Article published the August 29, 2011:

Salmonella control in the food chain. (Part 1)

Part I: Are you doing enough to control Salmonella? Salmonella ranks among the world´s biggest threats to health. In the United States alone, it is thought to be responsible for around 378 deaths and an ...
Author/s :
Christian Lückstädt
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714 12
Article published the August 23, 2011:

Practical Applications of Formaldehyde and Organic Acids in Control of Enteric Pathogens in Feed and Drinking Water

Introduction Intestinal colonization and shedding of pathogenic bacteria in animal feces is an important issue in both human food safety and animal health. Animal feed due to its composition provides a favorab...
Author/s :
Anas Ahmad Khan
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8071 20
Article published the August 1, 2011:

Immunosuppression in poultry causes and control

Immune system in poultry Immune system combats the antigens and ensures the good health status of the bird. It identifies almost all disease causing agents, from viruses to parasitic worms and differentiates t...
Author/s :
Zaib Ur Rehman
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2924 14
Article published the July 29, 2011:

Infectious Bursal Disease (Gumboro) in Commercial Broilers

Infectious bursal disease (IBD) is an acute and highly contagious viral infection of immature chickens. IBD is characterized by destruction of lymphocytes in the bursa of Fabricius (BF) and to a lesser extent i...
Author/s :
Gary Butcher
Statistics:
545 1
Article published the June 21, 2011:

Sudden Death Syndrome in Broilers

ABSTRACT Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is a condition in which fast growing broiler chicks die suddenly with no apparent causes. It has developed in to a major problem for broiler industry in many parts of the w...
Author/s :
Dr. Sheikh Adil HamidTufail Banday
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21671 46
Article published the June 8, 2011:

An Outbreak of Marek´s Disease in Broiler Chickens: Epidemiological, Clinical and Anatomopathological Aspects

Summary Marek´s disease, even if it is an infectious disease noted for a long time, continues to be loss/making in the farms of broiler chickens, although there are vaccines, which are administrated in ...
Author/s :
Ionica Fodor
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1917 3
Article published the June 7, 2011:

Microsatellite mapping of QTLs affecting resistance to coccidiosis (Eimeria tenella) in a Fayoumi × White Leghorn cross

Abstract Background: Avian coccidiosis is a major parasitic disease of poultry, causing severe economical loss to poultry production by affecting growth and feed efficiency of infected birds. Current cont...
Author/s :
Dr. Marie-Hélène Pinard van der LaanPaul Rault
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1670 2
 
 
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