Turkey coryza: toxin production by Bordetella avium.

  title={Turkey coryza: toxin production by Bordetella avium.},
  author={Richard B. Rimler},
  journal={Avian diseases},
  volume={29 4},
Twelve strains of Bordetella avium representing isolates from turkeys in the United States, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the Republic of South Africa were tested for toxin production. Sterile filtered sonicates from 9 of 12 strains contained a toxin that was lethal for 7-to-10-day-old poults. Mice were also susceptible to the lethal effects of the… CONTINUE READING