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Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences

Year: 2003  |  Volume: 6  |  Issue: 11  |  Page No.: 959 - 962

Measuring the Frequency of Gumboro Disease in Poultry Based on Sample Submission from Different Farms Diagnostic Protocol Used in Central Disease Investigation Laboratory Dhaka, Bangladesh

M. H. Rashid, M. Atikuzzaman, M.A. Rahman, M.A. Hoque and M.Y.E. Chowdhury


The present study was carried out during a period of four months at Central Disease Investigation Laboratory, Dhaka with the primary aim to measure the frequency of Gumboro in poultry based on sample submission and diagnostic protocol they have been using for poultry disease surveillance. The birds >30 days had a more frequency of Gumboro and the mortality was also comparatively higher in these group (15.66 risk ratio and 4.65 rate ratio). BV 300 strain was affected at a relatively higher rate and among the production group layer was evidenced to be more susceptible than broiler to IBD infection.

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