fowlpox

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fowlpox

a slow-spreading disease of fowl and turkeys caused by the avian poxvirus and characterized by pox lesions on the skin of the head, and on the neck in turkeys. Involvement of eyelids causes lacrimation and accumulation of caseous material in the conjunctival sac. Lesions may also be present in the mouth, esophagus and upper respiratory tract. Transmitted by mosquitoes or by contact.
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Histological examination of the fowl pox lesions will show cytoplasm inclusions.
This fact helps in differentiating fowl pox from infectious Laryngotracheitis, Vitamin A deficiency.
Infection may be diagnosed by serological means various test have been used to detect fowl Pox specific antibodies.