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What is Newcastle Disease?

What is Newcastle Disease?

  • Newcastle Disease: A type of virus (paramyxovirus) that can infect many mammals, birds and humans. It most commonly affects poultry. Human infections can cause a mild illness and is generally only seen in poultry workers. There has been growing interest in using this virus to kill cancer cells.
  • Newcastle Disease: An acute febrile, contagious, viral disease of birds caused by an AVULAVIRUS (NEWCASTLE DISEASE VIRUS). It is characterized by respiratory and nervous symptoms in fowl and is transmissible to man causing a severe, but transient conjunctivitis.
    Source - Diseases Database

Newcastle Disease: Introduction

Types of Newcastle Disease:

Broader types of Newcastle Disease:

How serious is Newcastle Disease?

Complications of Newcastle Disease: see complications of Newcastle Disease

What causes Newcastle Disease?

Causes of Newcastle Disease: see causes of Newcastle Disease

What are the symptoms of Newcastle Disease?

Symptoms of Newcastle Disease: see symptoms of Newcastle Disease

Complications of Newcastle Disease: see complications of Newcastle Disease

Can anyone else get Newcastle Disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Newcastle Disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Newcastle Disease

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Newcastle Disease: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Newcastle Disease.
Treatments for Newcastle Disease: see treatments for Newcastle Disease
Research for Newcastle Disease: see research for Newcastle Disease

Name and Aliases of Newcastle Disease

Main name of condition: Newcastle Disease

Other names or spellings for Newcastle Disease:

Avian paramyxovirus type 1 Source - Diseases Database


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