Vickers, Mary Lynne Department of Veterinary Science, Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington,Kentucky.
Last reviewed:August 2020
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A viral infection that affects the digestive, intestinal, and respiratory tracts and the neurological system of birds. The causative agent is an enveloped ribonucleic acid (RNA) virus that is classified as a paramyxovirus. See also: Paramyxovirus
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