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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Recombinant fowlpox viruses inducing protective immunity against Newcastle disease and fowlpox viruses.
Some grade 2 toxicities were seen at higher doses of recombinant fowlpox granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor, but there were no significant toxicities (J.
Fowlpox is endemic in Mozambique and commonly reported.
Evaluation of recombinant fowlpox virus expressing infectious bronchitis virus S1 gene and chicken interferon- gene for immune protection against heterologous strains.
A recombinant fowlpox virus vaccine expressing key protective Mycoplasma gallisepticum antigens could facilitate in the prevention both of fowlpox virus and M.
The first license issued by the USDA for a poultry product was in 1918 to the University of California, Berkeley, for fowlpox vaccine.
Bureau of Agriculture performed necropsies and attributed these deaths to a mixed infection of fowlpox and colibacillosis.
We included both inactivated and recombinant fowlpox virus expressing H5 (rFPV-H5) vaccine studies that used specific-pathogen-free chickens where outcomes against the H5N1 or H5N2 AI viruses were measured.
Fowlpox has been reported worldwide as a mild to severe poultry disease (1).
Although the etiology of the carcinoma in this case may have been secondary to chronic focal trauma, the possibility of a latent or chronic form of fowlpox should be considered in the pathogenesis of the lesion
The ELISA or hemagglutination inhibition assay was used to test serum samples (N = 38) for antibodies against avian influenza virus, infectious bursal disease virus, fowlpox virus, and Newcastle disease virus.
Although domestic poultry had long been assumed to be the most likely source of the virus in Hawaii, the 2 or more genetically distinct variants of the virus circulating in native forest birds are distinct from fowlpox and have strong similarities to canarypox.