Histomonosis in poultry: previous and current strategies for prevention and therapy*

  title={Histomonosis in poultry: previous and current strategies for prevention and therapy*},
  author={Dieter Liebhart and Petra Ganas and Tarik Sulejmanovi{\'c} and Michael Hess},
  journal={Avian Pathology},
  pages={1 - 18}
ABSTRACT Histomonosis is a parasitic disease of poultry with worldwide prevalence. The disease can cause morbidity and mortality in chicken and turkey flocks entailing severe economic losses. In the first half of the last century, there was a high demand to control histomonosis as the turkey industry was severely affected by the disease. Consequently, numerous chemical compounds were tested for their efficacy against Histomonas meleagridis with varying outcomes, that are summarized and… 

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