In both cases, test results were negative for Marek's disease virus, avian leukosis virus, and reticuloendotheliosis virus.
What does MD stand for?
MD stands for Marek's Disease (chicken virus)
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- Mandarina Duck
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- Mando Diao (band)
- Manic Depression
- Manipulative Deception
- Manning Document
- Manoeuvre Demand
- Manufacture Discontinued (AT&T)
- Manufacturer Defined
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Select achievements include the first- and the next-generation Marek's disease vaccines, identification of avian leukosis virus (ALV) as the cause of lymphoid leukosis, DNA-based technology to determine ALV susceptibility of chickens, and more sensitive assays to screen live-virus vaccines for contamination with ALV.
Selection for resistance to Marek's disease (MD) is one of the successful selection experiments in chickens (Cole, 1968).
Comparison of blood and feather pulp (FP) samples for the diagnosis of Marek's disease (MD) and for monitoring Marek's diseases vaccination in chickens (serotypes 2 and 3 vaccines) by real time-PCR was evaluated.
It was for an in-the-shell vaccination technique against Marek's disease.
Embrex is best known for its Inovoject(R) system, now used to vaccinate more than 80 percent of the poultry raised in North America against Marek's disease.
Although drugs and vaccines can adequately control some diseases, other diseases, such as infectious bursal disease, Marek's disease and now Salmonella enteritis, simply cannot be adequately controlled by these measures.
Coussens conducted research on the molecular biology of Marek's disease virus, an oncogenic alpha-herpesvirus.