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- AZAM, T., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- World's poultry science journal 2016 v.73 no.1 pp. 17-28
- Mycoplasma gallisepticum; Mycoplasma meleagridis; Mycoplasma synoviae; anti-infective agents; apoptosis; bacteria; byproducts; cell walls; chickens; cytokines; drug therapy; eggs; epithelial cells; flocks; hydrogen peroxide; immune evasion; immunologic techniques; mycoplasmosis; pathogens; polymerase chain reaction; progeny; superoxide anion; toxins; turkeys; vaccination
- ... Avian mycoplasmas occur in a wide variety of birds including commercial poultry. The most important mycoplasmas in chickens and turkeys are Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG), M. synoviae (MS), and M. meleagridis. Additionally, M. iowe (MI) is an emerging pathogen in turkeys, but appears to pose little issues for chickens. Pathogenic mechanisms include adherence to host target cells, release of toxins, ...