"Marek Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A transmissible viral disease of birds caused by avian herpesvirus 2 (HERPESVIRUS 2, GALLID) and other MARDIVIRUS. There is lymphoid cell infiltration or lymphomatous tumor formation in the peripheral nerves and gonads, but may also involve visceral organs, skin, muscle, and the eye.
- Marek Disease
- Marek's Disease
- Mareks Disease
- Fowl Paralysis
- Fowl Paralyses
- Paralyses, Fowl
- Paralysis, Fowl
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Marek Disease" by people in Profiles.
Cloning of a very virulent plus, 686 strain of Marek's disease virus as a bacterial artificial chromosome. Avian Dis. 2013 Jun; 57(2 Suppl):469-73.
Multiple infection of chickens and turkeys with avian oncogenic viruses: prevalence and molecular analysis. Acta Virol. 1999 Apr-Jun; 43(2-3):136-42.
Genetically controlled resistance to virus infections of the central nervous system. Prog Med Genet. 1985; 6:241-76.