Brazilian avian metapneumovirus subtypes A and B: experimental infection of broilers and evaluation of vaccine efficacy

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Márcia B. dos Santos; Matheus C. Martini; Helena L. Ferreira; Luciana H.A. da Silva; Paulo A. Fellipe; Fernando R. Spilki; Clarice W. Arns; (2012)
  • Publisher: Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal (CBPA)
  • Journal: Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira (issn: 1678-5150)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0100-736X2012001200008
  • Subject: proteção vacinal | Metapneumovirus aviário | replicação in vivo | Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100
    mesheuropmc: animal structures

Avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) is a respiratory pathogen associated with the swollen head syndrome (SHS) in chickens. In Brazil, live aMPV vaccines are currently used, but subtypes A and, mainly subtype B (aMPV/A and aMPV/B) are still circulating. This study was conducted... View more
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