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Turkey Meningo-Encephalitis: A General Review
Vol. 20, No. 1 (Jan. - Mar., 1976), pp. 135-138
Published by: American Association of Avian Pathologists
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1589481
Page Count: 4
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Turkey meningo-encephalitis (TME), a neuro-paralytic disease of the adult turkey caused by an Arbovirus, was described in 1960 in Israel, and not yet reported elsewhere. The seasonal outbreaks caused a high morbidity and a mortality up to 80%. A tendency toward spread has been found in the last two years. The TME virus was attenuated successfully by adapting it to a new host, the Japanese quail, and a vaccine prepared with this attenuated virus is effective in immunizing turkeys to the disease.
Avian Diseases © 1976 American Association of Avian Pathologists