AA amyloidosis in vaccinated growing chickens.

  title={AA amyloidosis in vaccinated growing chickens.},
  author={Tomoaki Murakami and Yasuo Inoshima and Emiko Sakamoto and Hideto Fukushi and Hiroki Sakai and Tokuma Yanai and Naotaka Ishiguro},
  journal={Journal of comparative pathology},
  volume={149 2-3},
Systemic amyloid-A (AA) amyloidosis in birds occurs most frequently in waterfowl such as Pekin ducks. In chickens, AA amyloidosis is observed as amyloid arthropathy. Outbreaks of systemic amyloidosis in flocks of layers are known to be induced by repeated inflammatory stimulation, such as those resulting from multiple vaccinations with oil-emulsified bacterins. Outbreaks of fatal AA amyloidosis were observed in growing chickens in a large scale poultry farm within 3 weeks of vaccination with… CONTINUE READING

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