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Poultry diseases of viral origin causing neoplasia and production losses: an overview.

Subha Ganguly*, Rajesh Wakchaure, Praveen Kumar Praveen, Avinash Kumar, Subhash Sharma


The economically important neoplastic diseases of poultry are caused by viruses. These diseases are responsible for economic loss due to both mortality and depressed performance. Marek's disease virus (MDV), avian sarcoma virus (ASV) and avian leukosis virus (ALV) are prevalent throughout the world and demands control strategies for implementation.


Economic losses; Neoplasia; Poultry diseases

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