Aspergillosis in fowls

Asthana, R. P. (1944) Aspergillosis in fowls Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B, 20 (2). pp. 43-47. ISSN 0370-0097

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1. A severe and fatal outbreak of Aspergillosis was reported from several places in the Central Provinces. 2. Young birds are most liable to an acute infection, but the older individuals are more resistant. 3. Symptoms of the disease are given. 4. Aspergillus fumigatus has been isolated from the heart and cutaneous blood, lungs and other organs of sick birds, eggs and poultry feed. 5. A detailed microscopic study of the organism is given. 6. Besides fowls the fungus has been found pathogenic to human beings, goats and rats. 7. Eggs from sick birds hardly ever hatched out and Aspergillus fumigatus has been isolated from most of them.

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