3. Avian Paramyxovirus Infections

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén2,3,
  2. J. Paul Duff4 and
  3. Anna Meredith5
  1. Erhard F. Kaleta Dr Med Vet, Dr Vet Med H.C.

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch3

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Kaleta, E. F. (2012) Avian Paramyxovirus Infections, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 3

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 5

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Clinic for Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442



  • avian paramyxovirus infections;
  • APMV of Order Mononegavirales, Paramyxoviridae, Genus Avulavirus;
  • NDV highly virulent, epidemics and high morbidity;
  • ND in free-living birds, geographic distribution, three virus sources;
  • virulent APMV1, as notifiable epizootics;
  • saliva/faeces of ND-affected domestic poultry, high in NDV;
  • ND outbreaks in poultry/virus isolations in birds of prey;
  • virulent NDV strains and systemic infections;
  • blocking ELISA, in various modifications adopted;
  • APMV1 strains, accidental in humans, painful conjunctivitis


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