Verminous encephalitis in commercial chickens.

J. A. Richardson, K. R. Kazacos, H. L. Thacker, A. S. Dhillon, R. W. Winterfield

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An outbreak of fatal encephalitis in four-week-old chickens is described. The causal agent was shown to be Baylisascaris procyonis, the common roundworm of raccoons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)498-503
Number of pages6
JournalAvian diseases
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Food Animals
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)


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