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Surveillance of Marek's disease virus in migratory and sedentary birds in Hokkaido, Japan

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Title: Surveillance of Marek's disease virus in migratory and sedentary birds in Hokkaido, Japan
Authors: Murata, Shiro Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Hayashi, Yuko Browse this author
Kato, Ayumi Browse this author
Isezaki, Masayoshi Browse this author
Takasaki, Sarah Browse this author
Onuma, Misao Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Osa, Yuichi Browse this author
Asakawa, Mitsuhiko Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Konnai, Satoru Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Ohashi, Kazuhiko Browse this author →KAKEN DB
Keywords: Marek's disease virus serotype 1
Prevalence
Migratory birds
Sedentary ducks
Geese
meq gene
Issue Date: Jun-2012
Publisher: Elsevier
Journal Title: The Veterinary Journal
Volume: 192
Issue: 3
Start Page: 538
End Page: 540
Publisher DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2011.07.006
PMID: 21908212
Abstract: Marek's disease virus serotype 1 (MDV-1) strains cause malignant lymphoma in chickens. MDV-1 has been previously reported to be widespread in white-fronted geese (Anser albifrons); however, the prevalence of MDV-1 in other wild birds has not been determined. In this study, we investigated the prevalence of MDV-1 in various wild birds in Hokkaido, Japan. The MDV-1 genome was widespread in geese and ducks, but was not detected in other birds. MDV-1 was detected in both sedentary and migratory species. These results suggest that, in Japan. MDV-1 is widespread in wild goose and duck populations, and that resident ducks may be significant carriers and reservoirs of MDV-1.
Type: article (author version)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2115/49802
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Submitter: 村田 史郎

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