Co-occurrence of Mycoplasma Species and Pigeon Herpesvirus-1 Infection in Racing Pigeons ( Columba livia).

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Oropharyngeal swab samples were collected from 438 live racing pigeons ( Columba livia), with and without signs of respiratory disease, that were housed in 220 lofts in 3 provinces in the western part of the Netherlands. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was used to identify Mycoplasma species and pigeon herpesvirus-1 (PHV-1) from the samples. In 8.6% of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1647/2016-243

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@article{Hellebuyck2017CooccurrenceOM, title={Co-occurrence of Mycoplasma Species and Pigeon Herpesvirus-1 Infection in Racing Pigeons ( Columba livia).}, author={Tom Hellebuyck and Stephan Goebel and Frank Pasmans and Connie Adriaensen and An Martel}, journal={Journal of avian medicine and surgery}, year={2017}, volume={31 4}, pages={351-355} }