infectious coryza

infectious coryza
infectious coryza n an acute infectious respiratory disease of chickens that is caused by a bacterium of the genus Haemophilus (H. paragallinarum syn. H. gallinarum) and is characterized by catarrhal inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nasal passages and sinuses frequently with conjunctivitis and subcutaneous edema of the face and wattles and sometimes with pneumonia

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infectious avian coryza an acute respiratory disease of chickens characterized by nasal discharge, sneezing, and edema of the face, and caused by Haemophilus paragallinarum. Infection of the lower respiratory tract sometimes occurs.

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