Reovirus-induced tenosynovitis in chickens: the effect of breed.

Abstract

The effect of breed of chicken on infection with an arthrotropic avian reovirus strain R2 was studied by oral or footpad inoculation of 1-day-old chicks of the following breeds: (1) specific pathogen-free (SPF) light-hybrid, (2) commercial White Leghorn egg-layer, and (3) commercial Ross I broiler, and observed to 12 weeks of age. Although most inoculated… (More)

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