Clinical Traits and Pathology of Newcastle Disease Infection and Guidelines for Farm Visit and Differential Diagnosis

  • Calogero Terregino
  • Ilaria Capua


The main body of evidence regarding the clinical aspects of avian paramyxovirus type 1 (APMV-1) infection has been collected from poultry, mainly chickens. Based on the occurrence and severity of clinical manifestation. (1984) identified five viral pathotypes (Table 9.1). The clinical manifestations of this disease are highly variable and there are no lesions or signs that can be considered pathognomonic (McFerran and McCracken 1988).


Newcastle Disease Virus Newcastle Disease Infectious Bursal Disease Virus Nervous Sign Chicken Anaemia Virus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Calogero Terregino
    • 1
  • Ilaria Capua
    • 2
  1. 1.OIE/FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle, Disease and Avian InfluenzaIstituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle VenezieLegnaro, PadovaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle VenezieLegnaro, PadovaItaly

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