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- Takada, Ayato, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Avian pathology 2018 v.47 no.3 pp. 300-313
- Infectious bursal disease virus; amino acid substitution; chickens; financial economics; genome; genotype; gizzard; immunosuppression; infectious bursal disease; live vaccines; nucleotide sequences; phylogeny; poultry industry; proventriculus; virulence; virulent strains; Zambia
- ... Infectious bursal disease (IBD) is a highly contagious, immunosuppressive disease of chickens and causes substantial economic losses to the poultry industry globally. This study investigated the genetic characteristics and pathological lesions induced by IBD viruses (IBDVs) that were associated with 60 suspected outbreaks in chickens during 2015–2016 in Lusaka Province, Zambia. Nucleotide sequence ...