Studies on the development of autoantibodies in chickens following experimental reovirus infection.
MR Islam, RC Jones, DF Kelly, A Al-Afaleq
Avian Pathology | Published : 1990
Sera from chickens after experimental oral or foot-pad infection with an avian arthrotropic reovirus were examined for the presence of autoantibodies. Antinuclear antibodies and low levels of anti-collagen antibodies were observed in a proportion of samples, but rheumatoid factor was not detected.