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Update Date: [2013-11-13]

NO.: 33
 
Reportno.

AHRI report No.33

Topic

Isolation of Newcastle Disease viruses from Wild and Pet Birds in Taiwan in 1995-1996

 

Department

Taiwan Animal Health Research frisutue

Author Cheng M.C,*nF, Lin)’LJ. Lif,P, Lion
Summary

The goal of this investgation was to evidence the pet and wild birds infeoti or carried ND viruses aft the Newcastle disease (NO) outbreak m chicken in Taiwan in 1995. Samples collected from animal hospital, canary hJer, birds gaxt wild birds ernes-gency hospital, r&eing pigeons and pigeon kar az 242 samples were gotten from fresh faae, ckacal swabs or organs of deai birds, Bird specieses included wild birds 91, pittacines 17, pigeons 64 canaries 58 and other pet birds 10 samples. Each of the sample emulsion was incnilaal into specifc pathogen he chicken emh-ycG to isolate viruses. Useing hemagglutinanon test, electhc microscopy and NO hemaglutination inliibility test to identify NOV. Finally 2 NOV were isolati from one pGittacine and one pgeOn. Isolati viruses were velogenic viscerotropic Newcastle disease viruses identically.

 

Keyword

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