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- Montiel, Enrique, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Avian pathology 2016 v.45 no.6 pp. 606-615
- Mardivirus; atrophy; broiler chickens; histopathology; immunosuppression; lymphoma; maternal immunity; vaccination; vaccines; virulence; viruses
- ... Marek’s disease virus (MDV) is a herpesvirus that induces lymphomas and immunosuppression in chickens. MDV-induced immunosuppression (MDV-IS) is divided into two phases: early-MDV-IS occurring mainly in chickens lacking maternal antibodies (MAb) against MDV and associated with lymphoid organ atrophy; and late-MDV-IS occurring once MDV enters latency and during tumour development. Our objectives we ...