Study on <i>Mycoplasma gallisepticum</i> in chickens in selected areas of Bangladesh

Authors

  • SR Barua MS student, Department of Microbiology and Hygiene, BAU, Mymensingh
  • AM Prodhan Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Pahartali, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • S Islam Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Pahartali, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • S Chowdhury Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Pahartali, Chittagong, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjvm.v4i2.1299

Keywords:

Mycoplasma, seroprevalence, rapid serum plate agglutination

Abstract

The present study was aimed to determine the sero-prevalence of Mycoplasma gallisepticum in chickens in two selected areas; Lohagara and Satkania Upazila of Chittagong district. The study was conducted from July to October 2004 that was based on Rapid Serum Plate Agglutination (SPA) test. The serological test was done on 400 samples which revealed prevalence of Mycoplasma gallisepticum were 53% in broiler and 73% in layer at Lohagara, where as 46% in broiler and 60% in layer at Satkania Upazilla.

Key words: Mycoplasma, seroprevalence, rapid serum plate agglutination

DOI = 10.3329/bjvm.v4i2.1299

Bangl. J. Vet. Med. (2006). 4 (2): 141-142

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