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Table 4 Clinical signs and gross lesions of SPF chickens and geese infected with different NDV strains

From: Lack of detection of host associated differences in Newcastle disease viruses of genotype VIId isolated from chickens and geese

Strains Clinical signs first evident No. leisions/total Mortalitye Main clinical signs Salient gross lesions
     SPF chickens  
Herts/33 2 dpi 12/12 8/8 severe depression, lethargy, ruffled feathers, eyelid edema, diarrhea, open-mouth breathing Spleen, Atr; Intestene, Hem; Proventriculus, Hem; Pancreas, Nec; Thymus, Hem; Larynx and trachea, Hem;
ZJ1 2 dpi 12/12 8/8 severe depression, lethargy, ruffled feathers, eyelid edema, diarrhea, open-mouth breathing Spleen, Nec; Intestene, Hem + Nec; Proventriculus, Hem; Pancreas, Nec; Thymus, Hem; Larynx and trachea, Hem;
JS-5-05-Go 2 dpi 12/12 8/8
XJ-2/97 2 dpi 12/12 8/8
JS-3-05-Ch 2 dpi 12/12 8/8
     Geese  
Herts/33 4 dpi 12/12 4/8 morderate depression, diarrhea, crouch, nasal discharge, eyelid edema Spleen, Atr; Intestene, Hem, Proventriculus, Ed + Hem; Pancreas, Nec;Thymus, Hem; Larynx and trachea, Hem;
ZJ1 3 dpi 12/12 5/8 morderate to severe depression, diarrhea, crouch, nasal discharge, eyelid edema Spleen, Nec; Intestene, Hem + Nec; Proventriculus, Ed + Hem; Pancreas, Nec; Thymus, Hem; Larynx and trachea, Hem;
JS-5-05-Go 3 dpi 12/12 6/8
XJ-2/97 3 dpi 12/12 5/8
JS-3-05-Ch 3 dpi 12/12 6/8   
  1. e Four birds scheduled sampled at 2 and 4 dpi in each group were reduced. Art, Atrophic; Nec, necrosis; Ed, edema; Hem, hemorrhage.