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Volume 20, Number 1—January 2014

Avian Hepatitis E Virus in Chickens, Taiwan, 2013

Ingrid W.-Y. Hsu and Hsiang-Jung TsaiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (I.W.-Y. Hsu, H.-J. Tsai); and Council of Agriculture, New Taipei City, Taiwan (H.-J. Tsai)

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Table 1

Results of avian hepatitis E antibody testing in serum samples from chickens, Taiwan, 2013*

Type of chicken, mean age, wk No. flocks tested No. (%) positive No. chickens tested No. (%) positive
Breeders, 43.9 41 39 (97.22) 857 294 (34.31)
Layers, 53.1 20 19 (95.00) 469 244 (52.03)
Total, 47.1 61 58 (95.08) 1,326 538 (40.57)

*ELISA was used to test samples for antibody.

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