Susceptibility and possible role of doves in transmission of Newcastle disease in Egypt.

@article{Sabban1982SusceptibilityAP,
  title={Susceptibility and possible role of doves in transmission of Newcastle disease in Egypt.},
  author={M. S. Sabban and A. Zied and A. Basyouni and S. Nadiem and N. Barhouma and Y. Habashi},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe B. Journal of veterinary medicine. Series B},
  year={1982},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={
          193-8
        }
}
  • M. S. Sabban, A. Zied, +3 authors Y. Habashi
  • Published 1982
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe B. Journal of veterinary medicine. Series B
Summary Doves proved susceptible to the velogenic viscerotropic Newcastle disease virus, showing nervous symptoms, congestion of the internal organs and shed the virus. The virus was transmitted from doves to susceptible in-contact chickens and vice versa. Out of 140 faecal swabs collected from free-flying doves captured from different localities in Egypt, 15 were positive to virus isolation and two blood samples gave high HI titres. The viruses isolated were of the velogenic… Expand