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What is Mareck's disease -- nervous system?

What is Mareck's disease -- nervous system?

  • Mareck's disease -- nervous system: A viral disease that affects poultry - it is very contagious and is a herpes virus. The virus tends to affect the nerves and cause tumors in internal organs. Poultry may be unable to lay eggs or may even die. Young birds are more susceptible than older birds with death most common between the ages of 8 and 20 weeks. The virus may attack the nervous system and result in paralysis or it may attack the visceral system and cause tumors in the internal organs. Some birds may die without any obvious symptoms.

Mareck's disease -- nervous system: Introduction

Types of Mareck's disease -- nervous system:

Broader types of Mareck's disease -- nervous system:

How serious is Mareck's disease -- nervous system?

Prognosis of Mareck's disease -- nervous system: Most cases end in death. It's highly contagious nature may be devastating in commercial operations. Birds may become infected and not develop symptoms but may be carriers of the virus for months - the virus can spread from these birds to unvaccinated birds.
Complications of Mareck's disease -- nervous system: see complications of Mareck's disease -- nervous system

What causes Mareck's disease -- nervous system?

Causes of Mareck's disease -- nervous system: see causes of Mareck's disease -- nervous system

What are the symptoms of Mareck's disease -- nervous system?

Symptoms of Mareck's disease -- nervous system: see symptoms of Mareck's disease -- nervous system

Complications of Mareck's disease -- nervous system: see complications of Mareck's disease -- nervous system

Mareck's disease -- nervous system: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mareck's disease -- nervous system.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mareck's disease -- nervous system.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mareck's disease -- nervous system: Veterinarian ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mareck's disease -- nervous system.
Treatments for Mareck's disease -- nervous system: see treatments for Mareck's disease -- nervous system

Name of Mareck's disease -- nervous system

Main name of condition: Mareck's disease -- nervous system

 

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