Occurrence of Chicken Parvovirus Infection in Poland



Karolina Tarasiuk*, Grzegorz Woźniakowski, Elżbieta Samorek-Salamonowicz
National Veterinary Research Insitute, Department of Poultry Viral Diseases, 24-100 Pulawy, Poland


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* Address correspondence to this author at the National Veterinary Research Insitute, Department of Poultry Viral Diseases, 24-100 Pulawy, Poland; Tel: 0048 81 889 3032; Fax: 0048 81 886 2595; E-mail: ktarasiuk@piwet.pulawy.pl


Abstract

The aim of the foregoing study was the determination of the occurrence of parvovirus in chicken flocks from different regions of Poland during 2002-2011. The material used for this study originated from chickens showing clinical symptoms of stunting and emaciation. For the quick detection of genetic material of the viruses in field samples, real-time PCR was applied. The conducted study implied on the occurrence of parvoviral infections in Poland in approximately 18% of investigated chicken flocks. However, their exact role remains still unknown.

Keywords: Chickens, Chicken parvovirus, Disease survey, Poland, Real-time PCR, Samples..