African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5181

Short Communication

Screening of rural scavenging birds for the presence of detectible protective Newcastle disease antibodies in some selected rural communities of Plateau State

Anthony N. Egbuji
  • Anthony N. Egbuji
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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John O. Ibu
  • John O. Ibu
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
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Ismali A. Shittu
  • Ismali A. Shittu
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Echeonwu, G. O. N.
  • Echeonwu, G. O. N.
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Enura L. Uwanibe
  • Enura L. Uwanibe
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Dauda Bwala
  • Dauda Bwala
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Joshine Kiagama
  • Joshine Kiagama
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Evelyn Dung
  • Evelyn Dung
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Davou Nyam
  • Davou Nyam
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Chinemerem Obene
  • Chinemerem Obene
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Adamu Kwanga
  • Adamu Kwanga
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Fatima Mukaila
  • Fatima Mukaila
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Haruna Dagwong
  • Haruna Dagwong
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Sati Lokason
  • Sati Lokason
  • National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria.
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Nicodemus Useh
  • Nicodemus Useh
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
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Jude Rabo
  • Jude Rabo
  • University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 16 November 2016
  •  Accepted: 11 January 2017
  •  Published: 07 October 2017

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