Studies of turkey herpesvirus viremia in two strains of vaccinated chickens strain difference and effects of vaccine dose.


Turkey herpesvirus (HVT) viremia was studied at 3-week intervals through 21 weeks of age in individual chickens of experimental (WSU-VS) and commercial strains (C-WL) of White Leghorns vaccinated with graded doses of HVT. HVT viremia was consistently detectable in all WSU-VS birds through 21 weeks postvaccination (PV) regardless of vaccine dose employed… (More)