Serologic and virologic survey for evidence of infection with velogenic Newcastle disease virus in Chinese duck farms.

A serologic and virologic survey was performed to determine the prevalence and distribution of Newcastle disease virus (NDV) infection in Chinese duck flocks. NDV infection was detected in nine of the 12 sampled farms throughout the two geographic regions covered by the survey. The percentage antibody positivity among the 406 serum samples was 35.7%. Three… CONTINUE READING