Economically Important Non-oncogenic Immunosuppressive Viral Diseases of Chicken—Current Status

@article{Balamurugan2006EconomicallyIN,
  title={Economically Important Non-oncogenic Immunosuppressive Viral Diseases of Chicken—Current Status},
  author={Vinayagamurthy Balamurugan and Jag Mohan Kataria},
  journal={Veterinary Research Communications},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={541-566}
}
Immunosuppressive viral diseases threaten the poultry industry by causing heavy mortality and economic loss of production, often as a result of the chickens' increased susceptibility to secondary infections and sub-optimal response to vaccinations. This paper aimed to present an up-to-date review of three specific economically important non-oncogenic immunosuppressive viral diseases of chickens, viz. chicken infectious anaemia (CIA), infectious bursal disease (IBD) and hydropericardium syndrome… CONTINUE READING