Veterinary Science & Technology

ISSN: 2157-7579

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Nesradin Yune

School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine,

  • Research Article
    Update on Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Control Technique of Newcastle Disease
    Author(s): Nesradin Yune and Nejash AbdelaNesradin Yune and Nejash Abdela

    Newcastle disease is an acute, contagious viral disease of birds. It is one of the most important diseases which cause great economic loss in poultry industry. The virus that cause Newcastle disease is grouped under family Paramyxoviridae in the genus Avulavirus and species avian paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1) or Newcastle disease virus. Based on their virulence Newcastle disease virus can be divided in to viscerotropic, neurotropic, mesogenic and lentogenic strain. Although avian paramyxovirus type 1(APMV-1) can affect many species of birds including wild birds, Chickens are highly susceptible to the disease. The objectives of this paper were to highlight the epidemiology, diagnostic technique and control measures involved in Newcastle disease. Newcastle disease is currently distributed throughout the world including Central and South America, Asia, Middle East and Africa. APMV-1 can .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7579.1000429

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