Amyloid arthropathy in chickens.

  title={Amyloid arthropathy in chickens.},
  author={Wil J. M. Landman},
  journal={The Veterinary quarterly},
  volume={21 3},
The present paper presents an overview of current knowledge of amyloid arthropathy in chickens, and covers the pathogenesis of amyloidosis in general and in birds, field cases reported, and the studies performed to assess the amyloidogenicity of various agents compared to that of Enterococcus faecalis. An animal model of amyloid arthropathy is presented, as are studies on the pathogenesis of arthropathic and amyloidogenic E. faecalis infections in brown layers. The review concludes with a… CONTINUE READING

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