An Unusual Outbreak of Chlamydiosis in Commercial Turkeys Involving the Nasal Glands.

@article{Shivaprasad2015AnUO,
  title={An Unusual Outbreak of Chlamydiosis in Commercial Turkeys Involving the Nasal Glands.},
  author={H. L. Shivaprasad and Silvia Carnaccini and Mark C Bland and R. 315 Abdul Aaziz and Robert B. Moeller and K Laroucau},
  journal={Avian diseases},
  year={2015},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={315-22}
}
An unusual outbreak of chlamydiosis was diagnosed in 15,000, 13-wk-old organically grown turkeys housed in a semiconfinement housing system. The disease was characterized by unilateral or bilateral swelling above the eye due to mild-to-severe inflammation of the nasal glands in 3%-5% of the birds. Except for a slight drop in feed and water consumption, the birds did not exhibit any respiratory signs, morbidity, and mortality. Chlamydiosis in the turkeys was confirmed by immunofluorescence… CONTINUE READING