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African Journal of Biomedical Research
Ibadan Biomedical Communications Group
ISSN: 1119-5096
Vol. 3, No. 3, 2000, pp. 193-194
Bioline Code: md00054
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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African Journal of Biomedical Research, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2000, pp. 193-194

 en Short communication - SURVEY FOR ANTIBODIES TO NEWCASTLE DISEASE VIRUS IN CATTLE EGRETS, PIGEONS AND NIGERIAN LAUGHING DOVES
O. A. FAGBOHUN, D.O. OLUWAYELU, A.A. OWOADE, & F.O. OLAYEMI

Abstract

Antibodies to Newcastle disease virus (NDV) were detected in 20% of 15 serum samples of cattle egrets ( Ardeola ibis check for this species in other resources ), 16.7% 30 sera samples of Nigeran laughing doves ( Streptopelia senegalensis check for this species in other resources ) and none from sera of 30 pigeons ( Columba livia check for this species in other resources ) screened for antibodies to NDV using haemagglutination-inhibition (HI) test.

Keywords
Newcastle disease virus, antibody, pigeons, cattle egrets, doves

 
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