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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Marek's Disease - Past Successes and Future Concerns

Author
item Witter, Richard

Submitted to: Proceedings of Northeast Conference on Avian Diseases
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: June 11, 2003
Publication Date: August 31, 2003
Citation: WITTER, R.L. MAREK'S DISEASE - PAST SUCCESSES AND FUTURE CONCERNS. PROCEEDINGS OF NORTHEAST CONFERENCE ON AVIAN DISEASES. 2003. p. 1-2.

Technical Abstract: Marek's disease (MD), a herpesvirus induced neoplastic disease of primarily chickens, is approaching its 100th year of recorded history. Many reports have been published, most of them since 1970 after elucidation of its etiology and production of the first vaccines. This paper reviews briefly some past accomplishments and addresses issues yet to be resolved and what one can expect in the future.

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