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PART 2: Respiratory diseases in chickens of non-viral origin

The first article of this two part series (published in WP 17/11) described various respiratory diseases of viral origin. Respiratory diseases can cause considerable economic damage. Treatment of affected flocks is often a problem. Therefore it is necessary to fully understand the clinical symptoms, methods of detection and prevention as well as treatment. In this part various non-viral causes of the disease are described.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 17 number 12. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: health, disease, mycoplasma, diagnosis



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