Determination of antibodies against the Newcastle disease virus in psittacine birds in captivity in the Parque de las Leyendas

Claudia I. Shirnabukuro, Eliana A. Icochea

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Abstract

© 2000 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. All rights reserved. Sera from 255 apparently nonnal birds pertaining to 16 species ofthe Psittacifonnes order, at Parque de las Leyendas Zoo in Lima were tested for the presence ofNewcastle Disease antibodies. The hemagglutination-inhibition test was used for detecting antibodies against Paramyxovirus serotype 1. Ali ofthe birds tested negative, suggesting that they have not been exposed to the Newcastle Disease virus and did not comprise a Paramyxovirus-1 reservoir at the moment that this study was done.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)152-156
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2000

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