Submitted to: Meeting Proceedings
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: September 25, 2004
Publication Date: September 25, 2004
Citation: Fadly, A.M. 2004. Marek's disease: current status and strategies for prevention and control. Proceedings of the 6th Scientific Conference of the Egyptian Veterinary Poultry Association, Sept. 25-27, 2004, Cairo, Egypt. p. 7-8. Technical Abstract: Mareks disease (MD), an economically important lymphoproliferative disease of primarily chickens, is caused by an alphaherpesvirus. This paper is primarily focused on: a) current strategies for diagnosis and control of MD; b) need for continued research efforts; and c) future strategies for better control of the disease.