An inactivated avian polyomavirus vaccine is safe and immunogenic in various Psittaciformes.

@article{Ritchie1996AnIA,
  title={An inactivated avian polyomavirus vaccine is safe and immunogenic in various Psittaciformes.},
  author={Branson W Ritchie and Frank D. Niagro and Kenneth Latimer and Nancy Pritchard and Raymond P. Campagnoli and Phil D. Lukert},
  journal={Vaccine},
  year={1996},
  volume={14 12},
  pages={
          1103-7
        }
}
The safety and immunogenicity of adjuvanted and nonadjuvanted inactivated avian polyomavirus vaccines, administered either intramuscularly or subcutaneously (s.c.), were evaluated in a group of mixed species Psittaciformes. In 233 vaccinates representing species of macaws, cockatoos, conures, and parrots, gross reactions were limited to small scab formation at the s.c. injection site in three African grey parrots. Both vaccines stimulated a virus neutralizing (VN) antibody response… CONTINUE READING