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Lymphoproliferative Disease (LPD)
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A Type C retrovirus infection of turkeys with low morbidity and high mortality.
- Loss of weight.
- Persistent low mortality.
- Enlargement of abdomen, liver or bursa.
- May be asymptomatic.
- Focal tumours, especially in enlarged spleen.
History, age, lesions, cytology. Differentiate from Reticuloendotheliosis.
Good hygiene, all-in/all-out production, control arthropods, in future eradication.