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Current status and control policy of avian diseases in Shaanxi.

Abstract

In an epidemiological survey of fowl diseases in Shaanxi, China, the infective diseases which seriously affected the poultry industry were identified and a combined method for prevention and treatment was developed. The diseases included Newcastle disease, Marek's disease, fowl pox, infectious bursal disease, infectious bronchitis, infectious laryngotracheitis, egg drop syndrome-1976, salmonellosis, colibacillosis, chronic respiratory disease, avian viral arthritis, and a syndrome characterized by difficulty in egg laying.