Newcastle disease outbreaks in domestic fowl and turkeys in Great Britain during 1997.

@article{Alexander1998NewcastleDO,
  title={Newcastle disease outbreaks in domestic fowl and turkeys in Great Britain during 1997.},
  author={Dennis J. Alexander and Howard Morris and W J Pollitt and Cicely Sharpe and R L Eckford and Roger Sainsbury and Leonard Mansley and Richard E Gough and Graham Parsons},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1998},
  volume={143 8},
  pages={209-12}
}
Between January 6 and April 23, 1997, 11 outbreaks of Newcastle disease were confirmed in Great Britain, four in broiler chickens and seven in turkeys. Although the viruses isolated gave intracerebral pathogenicity indices in day-old chicks between 1.65 and 1.95, the clinical signs of disease in field infections were variable and not always associated with high mortality, especially in turkeys. Epidemiological investigations indicated that the majority of the outbreaks occurred as a result of… CONTINUE READING

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