(MD), caused by a highly contagious cancer-causing herpesvirus, affects the poultry industry throughout the world.
"It's not just getting the vaccine, the second part of the control of Marek's disease
is the sanitation of the coop.
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The miR-147 was induced upon Toll-like receptor stimulation and functioned as a negative regulator of TLR-associated signaling events in murine macrophages and it was up-regulated when chickens were infected with Marek's disease
(2008) Transcriptional profiling of Marek's disease
virus genes during cytolytic and latent infection.
is caused by a highly contagious herpesvirus that primarily affects young adult chickens.
The diagnostic data supports the finding that Marek's disease
is the most commonly diagnosed disease throughout California.
No neural involvement was present, while in Marek's disease
neural involvement is a conspicuous feature (Halliwell, 1971).
Protection of chickens against very virulent infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) and Marek's disease
virus (MDV) with a recombinant MDV expressing IBDV VP2.
For example, only Marek's disease
virus (MDV), a cancer-causing virus of poultry, accounts for 2 billion losses worldwide.
The owners also noted that a few birds might have succumbed to Marek's disease
several years previously; however, a definitive diagnosis was never obtained on these suspect cases.
Venugopal K The importance of MHC for Rous sarcoma virus and Marek's disease
virus some Payneful considerations.