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NO.: 40
 
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AHRI report No.40

Topic

Epidemiological Investigation and Pathological changes of the Diseases of Geese and Ducks in Taiwan in 2004

 

Department Animal Health Research hstituie, Cunal of Agriculture
Author Shu-Hwae L& Kwok-Rong Tsai, Kuo-Hui Chang Che-Tun Hong Jen-Chieli Author Chang MSShiuliL YPingChen, Yu-ThnLiu, Li-HsuanChen, WastonH.T. Song
Summary

Totally 76 cases of gese and ducks were collected from 21 wateifowl farms, Among 54 cases of ducks, 49 were obtained from? farms and 5 from duck aItth, Twenty-two cases of geese came from S farms. Result of the epidemiology, pathology and mircobiology revealed:

1. Duck viral hepatitis and infetious serositis were the evalent diseases in ducklings ulumarY younger than 2 eks of age.

2. Axnyloidosis was dorninaed in breeding and egg- laying ducks, and followed by salpingitis. Among the gcxDse diseases, gcxse viral enleritis was predominant in the geese younger than 2 weks of age, and followed by infectious serc6itis (IS). Some cases of IS were complicated with colibaciflcGis, Result of this investigation were similar to those of previous study in 2(02,

Keyword

MOs, genetically inorlified organisms, ABSL-3, animal biosafety level 3, animal house.