Reticuloendotheliosis (RE)

Reticuloendotheliosis (RE)


A range of lymphoproliferative diseases caused by a group of oncoviruses which are distinct from the leucosis - sarcoma viruses. Natural outbreaks reported in turkeys, ducks and Japanese quail but not in domestic poultry where serious outbreaks have only been caused by RE virus contamination of avian viral vaccines.

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