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Novel Paramyxovirus Associated with Severe Acute Febrile Disease, South Sudan and Uganda, 2012

Novel Paramyxovirus Associated with Severe Acute Febrile Disease, South Sudan and Uganda, 2012 | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
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Virology Journal | Full text | Prevalence of avian paramyxovirus type 1 in Mallards during autumn migration in the western Baltic Sea region

Newcastle disease virus (NDV) is the causative agent of the Newcastle disease, a severe disease in birds associated with substantial economic losses to the poultry industry worldwide. Sweden is situated along the Western European waterfowl flyway and applies a non-vaccination policy combined with directives of immediate euthanisation of NDV infected flocks. During the last decades there have been several outbreaks with NDV in poultry in Sweden. However, less is known about the virus prevalence in the wild bird population including waterfowl, a well-established reservoir of avian paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1), the paramyxovirus serotype that include pathogenic NDV.

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