Duck Virus Hepatitis (DVH)

Duck Virus Hepatitis (DVH)


A highly contagious and fatal viral infection of ducklings with hepatitis being the predominant feature. Mortality rates approach 100%. Ducks are the only naturally susceptible species. Not recorded in New Zealand.

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