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Vol. 12, Special Issue 10 (2023)

Pathology of inclusion body hepatitis-hydropericardium syndrome in a local fowl of Assam

Author(s):
Dr. Nayanjyoti Pathak, Dr. Biswajit Dutta, Dr. Purabi Deka, Dr. Sanjib Khargharia, Dr. Pallabi Pathak, Dr. Dwipjyoti Mahanta, Dr. Anjan Jyoti Nath, Dr. Aditya Baruah and Dr. Manoj Kumar Kalita
Abstract:
Inclusion body hepatitis-hydropericardium syndrome (IBH-HPS) is a viral disease caused by group I Adenovirus usually seen in young broilers. Post-mortem examination of a local male fowl aged 3 months was conducted in the Department of Veterinary Pathology, with clinical history of greenish diarrhoea, twisting of neck, anorexia, ruffled feathers, drowsiness etc. Gross lesions were recorded as haemorrhages in the intestine and proventriculus. Liver appeared enlarged and pale in colour with areas of necrosis. Heart showed characteristic hydropericardium lesion due to which it looked like a leechi fruit appearance. Microscopically liver section showed congestion, dilatation of capillaries, degeneration and necrosis of hepatocytes and deposition of fat droplets. There were presence of basophilic intranuclear inclusion bodies in some of the hepatocytes.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Nayanjyoti Pathak, Dr. Biswajit Dutta, Dr. Purabi Deka, Dr. Sanjib Khargharia, Dr. Pallabi Pathak, Dr. Dwipjyoti Mahanta, Dr. Anjan Jyoti Nath, Dr. Aditya Baruah and Dr. Manoj Kumar Kalita. Pathology of inclusion body hepatitis-hydropericardium syndrome in a local fowl of Assam. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(10S): 1957-1959.
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