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What is Mareck's disease -- visceral?

What is Mareck's disease -- visceral?

  • Mareck's disease -- visceral: 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 -- visceral: Introduction

Types of Mareck's disease -- visceral:

Broader types of Mareck's disease -- visceral:

How serious is Mareck's disease -- visceral?

Prognosis of Mareck's disease -- visceral: 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 -- visceral: see complications of Mareck's disease -- visceral

What causes Mareck's disease -- visceral?

Causes of Mareck's disease -- visceral: see causes of Mareck's disease -- visceral

What are the symptoms of Mareck's disease -- visceral?

Symptoms of Mareck's disease -- visceral: see symptoms of Mareck's disease -- visceral

Complications of Mareck's disease -- visceral: see complications of Mareck's disease -- visceral

Mareck's disease -- visceral: Testing

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

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mareck's disease -- visceral.

How is it treated?

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

Name of Mareck's disease -- visceral

Main name of condition: Mareck's disease -- visceral

 

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