hydropericardium

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hydropericardium

 [hi″dro-per″ĭ-kahr´de-um]
an abnormal collection of fluid in the pericardial cavity.

hy·dro·per·i·car·di·um

(hī'drō-per'i-kar'dē-ŭm),
A noninflammatory accumulation of fluid in the pericardial sac.

hydropericardium

hy·dro·per·i·car·di·um

(hī'drō-per'i-kahr'dē-ŭm)
A noninflammatory accumulation of fluid in the pericardial sac.

hydropericardium

An accumulation of fluid in the membranous bag (pericardial sac) that surrounds the heart. See also PERICARDITIS.

hydropericardium

an excess of transudate in the pericardial cavity. The cardiac shadow is enlarged and distorted on radiography; its size encroaches on the area over which lung sounds can normally be heard.

hydropericardium syndrome
sudden death in chickens with hydropericardium and acute hepatocytic necrosis; caused by group I avian adenovirus, possibly in association with chicken anemia virus infection. Called also hydropericardium-hepatitis syndrome, inclusion body hepatitis-hydropericardium syndrome, Angara disease.
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The hydropericardium syndrome and inclusion body hepatitis in domestic fowl.
Characterization of avianadenovirus type-4 causing hydropericardium syndrome in broilers in Karachi, Pakistan.
Among viral diseases, Newcastle disease (ND), hydropericardium syndrome (HPS) and infectious bursal disease (IBD) are the three most prevalent ones in Pakistan, inflicting heavy economic losses (Beenish et al.
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D), Infectious bursal disease (Gumboro) and Hydropericardium syndrome disease (HPS) respectively.
coli, Chronic Respiratory Disease (CRD), Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD), Hydropericardium Syndrome (HPS), and New Castle Disease (ND) also described by Yunus et al(2008).
Effects of Salinomycin on cell-mediated immunity of broiler chickens against Hydropericardium Syndrome and New Castle disease viruses.
Development and evaluation of montanide-adjuvanted vaccines for the protection of chickens against inclusion body hepatitis- hydropericardium syndrome Pakistan.
Even though various serotypes of fowl adenovirus (FAV) produce inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) in broiler chicks, along with hydropericardium syndrome, popularly called Litchi heart disease or Angara disease, has recently been reported in some countries in Asia and America (Shane, 1996; Abe et al.
Hydropericardium syndrome (HPS) is common even in the commercial broilers that are vaccinated using locally prepared HPS virus infected liver homogenate (HPS-LH) vaccine.