Evidence for widespread epistatic interactions influencing Marek's disease virus viremia levels in chicken.

Abstract

Marek's disease (MD), a T cell lymphoma induced by the Marek's disease virus (MDV), is the main chronic infectious disease concern threatening the poultry industry. Enhancing genetic resistance to MD in commercial poultry is an attractive method to augment MD vaccines, which is currently the control method of choice. In order to implement this control… (More)

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