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Update Date: [2013-11-05]

NO.: 21
 
Reportno.

AHRI report No.21

Topic

THE INCIDENCE AND PATHOLOGIC CHANGES OF MAREK'S DISEASE IN TAIWAN FROM 1982 TO 1985

Department

Taiwan Animal Health Reseaxdi Institute

Author S.Y. YangS.H, Lee;Y.S. Lu;Y.L Lee*IJ. TsaiD.F. UnMJ. KwangLee;Y.H.
Summary

Duriugthepericd 1982to 1985 inTaiwan, 68 of 473 chick cases (14.38%) were diagrosei as Maith disease (MD) at Taiwan Provincial Research bstimte for Animal Health. The incidence of MD was estha]ly high (over 25%) in 1985 .The morbidity was quite variable (1-40%),The age of inf chicken was about 5-38 weeks .Lymphokltumors of liver, spleen, goventriculus, kidney, inlesthe, heart, lung, skeletal muscle and cx>mb were mc6t freuenily seen . The disease cccurral in Taiwan might keen refenerl to as acute form by the preponderance of visceral lymphoid tumors.

Keyword

Marek &seaseLymphoidftmors visceral lymphoid tumors