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New studies on enteric and immunosuppressive viruses

Enteric viral infections resulting in stunting syndrome have been subjected to intensified research as the erosive impact is recognised in both broiler and turkey production worldwide. New studies presented at the 2007 Southern Conference of Avian Diseases, held prior to the IPE in Atlanta, provided additional insight into the effect and interaction of enteric viruses.

Keywords: Astrovirus, enteric virus, immunosuppression, poultry health

Source: World Poultry magazine. Issue 23.3


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