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Author Rudd, Matthew Francis

Title Virulence determinants of infectious bursal disease virus / by Matthew Francis Rudd
Published [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2003


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Description xviii, 196 leaves : illustrations ; 30 cm
Summary The study aimed to identify putative virulence determinants for the exotic poultry pathogen infectious bursal disease virus. Results suggest that three specific amino acids in viral protein 2 influence viral pathogenicity, and as a consequence these were exploited for the development of two new molecular diagnostic assays that are currently undergoing evaluation
Notes Submitted to the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Deakin University
Thesis (Ph.D.)--Deakin University, Victoria, 2003
Bibliography Bibliography: leaves 146-196
Subject Molecular virology.
Poultry -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
Poultry -- Virus diseases.
Genre/Form Academic theses.
Author Deakin University. School of Biological and Chemical Sciences
Deakin University. Faculty of Science and Technology.