A survey of avian paramyxovirus type 1 infections among backyard poultry in New Zealand.


AIMS To determine the presence and the pathotype of avian paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1), as well as the prevalence of APMV-1 antibodies, among backyard flocks of poultry in selected New Zealand locations. METHODS Archival pooled (n = 162) tracheal and cloacal swabs collected from backyard poultry were tested for the presence of APMV-1 RNA by real-time and… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2013.785915

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