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Pox in ostriches.

Authors
  • Perelman, B
  • Gur-Lavie, A
  • Samberg, Y
Type
Published Article
Journal
Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1988
Volume
17
Issue
3
Pages
735–739
Identifiers
PMID: 18766730
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Clinical signs suggesting pox were observed in a flock of ostrich chicks (Struthio camelus), 10 to 60 days old. The disease was confirmed by isolation of the agent from affected ostriches and reproduction of typical pox lesions in turkeys. Further infection of young ostriches was prevented by vaccination with fowl pox vaccine.

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