Pigeon herpes encephalomyelitis: A review

  title={Pigeon herpes encephalomyelitis: A review},
  author={H. H. Tantawi},
  journal={Veterinary Research Communications},
Pigeon herpes encephalomyelitis (PHE) is a peracute nervous disease of pigeons caused by a herpesvirus. The virus has a direct predilection for the central nervous system, causing neurologic signs,with high mortality. The disease was first described in Iraq,where the virus was first isolated by Tantawi et a1.(1978). The disease has been observed earlier… CONTINUE READING