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Animal Reproduction and Physiology
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 1993;6(2): 249-251.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5713/ajas.1993.249    Published online June 1, 1993.
Chicken mycoplasmosis in Bangladesh
H. R. Biswas, H. Khatun, A. H. M. Mustafa, A. H. Miah, M. M. Hoque, M. L. Rahman
Abstract
A total of 4,800 chicken sera from Broiler, Layer, and Local chicken were tested to detect the presence of Mycoplasma gallisepticum (Mg) antibody by Rapid Serum Plate and Tube Agglutination Test. Positive cases recorded in this study were 945 (27%) in Broiler, and 436 (36.7%) in layer chicken sera and no. M. gallisepticum antibody could be seen in the local chicken sera. It is evident from the present findings that Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection has been prevailing in this country in improve breeds of chickens.
Keywords: Mycoplasma; Chicken; Serodiagnosis


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