Chlamydia psittaci in turkeys: pathogenesis of infections in avian serovars A, B and D.

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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At 7 days of age, 4 groups, each of twenty specific pathogen free turkeys kept in isolation units were inoculated by aerosol with the Texas Turkey strain (avian Chlamydia psittaci serovar D), strain 92/1293 (avian Chlamydia psittaci serovar D), strain 8⅘5 (avian Chlamydia psittaci serovar A) or strain 89/1326 (avian Chlamydia psittaci serovar B). A fifth group of 4 specific pathogen free turkeys were sham inoculated controls. At daily intervals for 10 days and then twice weekly up to 34 days post infection, one bird in each group was killed and the target tissues and cells for replication…

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