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

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Santos,Márcia B. dos; Martini,Matheus C.; Ferreira,Helena L.; Silva,Luciana H.A. da; Fellipe,Paulo A.; Spilki,Fernando R.; Arns,Clarice W.;
  • Publisher: Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal (CBPA)
  • Journal: Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira (issn: 1678-5150)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0100-736X2012001200008
  • Subject: in vivo replication | proteção vacinal | VÍRUS DE RNA | Metapneumovirus aviário | vaccine protection | VACINAS | replicação in vivo | Avian metapneumovirus | Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100 | DOENÇAS DO SISTEMA RESPIRATÓRIO EM ANIMAL
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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