Local and systemic immune responses following infection of broiler-type chickens with avian Metapneumovirus subtypes A and B.

@article{Rautenschlein2011LocalAS,
  title={Local and systemic immune responses following infection of broiler-type chickens with avian Metapneumovirus subtypes A and B.},
  author={Silke Rautenschlein and Ye Htut Aung and Christine Haase},
  journal={Veterinary immunology and immunopathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={140 1-2},
  pages={
          10-22
        }
}
Infections with avian Metapneumovirus (aMPV) are often associated with swollen head syndrome in meat type chickens. Previous studies in turkeys have demonstrated that local humoral and cell-mediated immunity plays a role in aMPV-infection. Previous experimental and field observations indicated that the susceptibility of broilers and their immune reactions to aMPV may differ from turkeys. In the presented study local and systemic immune reactions of broilers were investigated after experimental… CONTINUE READING
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