An experimental infection model for Escherichia coli egg peritonitis in layer chickens.

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The present study describes an experimental infection model for avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC)-induced egg peritonitis in layer chickens. First, a pilot study which consisted of two separate experiments was carried out to compare two routes of inoculations of APEC to induce peritonitis and to examine if the presence of egg yolk in the peritoneum… (More)

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@article{Kariyawasam2014AnEI, title={An experimental infection model for Escherichia coli egg peritonitis in layer chickens.}, author={Subhashinie Kariyawasam and Atul S. Chaudhari}, journal={Avian diseases}, year={2014}, volume={58 1}, pages={25-33} }