Emergence of a novel avian pox disease in British tit species.

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Becki Lawson; Shelly Lachish; Katie M Colvile; Chris Durrant; Kirsi M Peck; Mike P Toms; Ben C Sheldon; Andrew A Cunningham;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3504035, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040176
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology | Veterinary Pathology | Veterinary Science | Veterinary Diseases | Veterinary Virology | Infectious Disease Epidemiology | Ornithology | Medicine | Small Animals | Epidemiology | Q | R | Population Biology | Animal Types | Science | Spatial Epidemiology | Veterinary Epidemiology | Environmental Epidemiology | Zoology | Wildlife
    mesheuropmc: viruses | virus diseases

Avian pox is a viral disease with a wide host range. In Great Britain, avian pox in birds of the Paridae family was first diagnosed in a great tit (Parus major) from south-east England in 2006. An increasing number of avian pox incidents in Paridae have been reported ea... View more
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