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Fowlpox Virus in the Sudan
Gaffar Elamin, M. H. Tageldin and S. H. Babiker
Vol. 24, No. 3 (Jul. - Sep., 1980), pp. 763-770
Published by: American Association of Avian Pathologists
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1589813
Page Count: 8
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A virulent fowlpox virus was isolated from a natural outbreak of the disease in the Sudan. The virus was used for experimental transmission of the disease to susceptible chickens. Scarification and intravenous methods were used to infect one-month-old chickens. Scarification induced typical pox lesions at 5-7 days postinoculation, whereas intravenous injection induced only swelling of combs or wattles, at 10-11 days postinoculation, although neutralizing antibodies against fowlpox virus were detected 2, 3, and 4 weeks postinoculation. The histopathological features of the pox lesions obtained in both natural and experimental infection were described.
Avian Diseases © 1980 American Association of Avian Pathologists