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A Field Report on Mycoplasma Gallisepticum Infection in Chicken

M.Jeevana Latha and M.K.Srikanth

College of Veterinary Science, Mamnoor, Hanamkonda Dstrict, Telangana State -506166

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal October 2020 : 97 (10) - pages 27 to 29
(Received: August, 2021, Accepted: September, 2021)


A disease in a commercial broiler farm was diagnosed as Chronic Respiratory Disease caused by Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) based on symptoms of dullness, depression, reduced weight and ocular and nasal discharges. Post mortem lesions viz. cheesy exudates in air sacs, pericarditis, perihepatitis and haemorrhagic spleen also lead to confirmation of the MG infection.

Key Words: Commercial Broiler Chicken, Field Report, Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection

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