Volume 13, Number 10—October 2007
Super-Sentinel Chickens and Detection of Low-Pathogenicity Influenza Virus
|Infection type†||No. chickens
|Water||Water + interferon‡||Total|
*Represents 4 independent trials.
†Overtly infected birds were mixed with uninfected sentinel cage mates, the latter to become infected naturally.
‡Recombinant chicken interferon-α at 2,000 U/mL (5).
§No. positive birds/total no. receiving treatment, scored by agar gel precipitin or hemagglutination inhibition tests.