Marble Spleen Disease of Pheasants (MSD)

Marble Spleen Disease of Pheasants (MSD)


Abstract

MSD is an acute adenovirus disease of pheasants characterized by nonlymphoproliferative hyperplastic splenic enlargement and sudden mortality (5-15%) apparently caused by anoxia following acute pulmonary oedema usually in 4 to 8 months old birds.

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