avian leukosis


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avian leukosis

(1) Marek’s disease. 
(2) See Avian leukosis-sarcoma virus group.
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Occurrence of avian leukosis virus subgroup J in commercial layer flocks in China.
Isolation and characterization of emerging subgroup J avian leukosis virus associated with hemangioma in egg-type chickens.
Examples of such contamination include simian virus in early polio vaccines grown on monkey kidney cells and avian leukosis virus (ALV) in yellow fever vaccines propagated in chick embryos (1).
Molecular characteristics and pathogenicity of an avian leukosis virus isolated from avian neurofibrosarcoma.
Lack of relationship between infection with avian leukosis virus and the presence of COFAL antigen in chick embryos.
Rosales, a veterinary medical officer with Ross Breeders, Inc., of Elkmont, Alabama, says infections are now occurring in younger chickens and spreading faster than any other avian leukosis virus (ALV) known before.
(11) The most common viruses associated with lymphoma in poultry are Marek's disease virus, avian leukosis virus, and reticuloendotheliosis virus.
Most avian round cell tumors reported are lymphoid, largely because of viral infections that induce lymphoid neoplasia and other hematopoietic neoplasias in domestic poultry, namely Marek's disease virus and the leukosis/sarcoma group of viruses known as avian leukosis virus, and reticuloendotheliosis virus.
(13-15) Additionally, mesotheliomas have been induced in chickens by several viruses, most notably a strain of avian leukosis virus.
(22) Rubin et al (23) established chickens tolerant to avian leukosis and showed that chronically viremic hens could infect their eggs with avian leukosis virus.
In both cases, test results were negative for Marek's disease virus, avian leukosis virus, and reticuloendotheliosis virus.