A Study on Hyderopericardium Syndrome Virus in Chicken

  • Cardoso Simone
Keywords: Chicken, Hydropericardium Syndrome, Adenoviruses, ELISA


Fowl adenoviruses cause many disease conditions like inclusion body hepatitis, hydropericardium
syndrome respiratory disease, tenosynovitis, impaired growth, reduced egg production, aplastic anemia, atrophy
of bursa and thymus enteritis and conjunctivitis in poultry and other birds. All eleven serotypes of FAdV have
been isolated from natural infections of poultry and other birds and strains of FAdV4 cause hyderopericardium
syndrome in chicken.