Allan, W.H. and R.E. Gough (1974a). A standard haemagglutination inhibition test for Newcastle disease (1) A comparison of macro and micro methods. The Veterinary Record 95: 120-123.
Allan, W.H. and R.E. Gough (1974b). A standard haemagglutination inhibition test for Newcastle disease (2) Vaccination and challenge. The Veterinary Record 95: 147-149.
Bensink, Z. and P. Spradbrow (1999). Newcastle disease virus strain I-2 - a prospective thermostable vaccine for use in developing countries. Veterinary Microbiology 68: 131-139.
Reed, L.J. and Muench, L.H. (1938). A simple method of estimating fifty percent endpoints. American Journal of Hygiene 27: 493-497.
Tu, T.D., K.V. Phuc, N.T.K. Dinh, D.N. Quoc and Spradbrow, P.B. (1998). Vietnamese trials with a thermostable Newcastle disease vaccine (strain I-2) in experimental and village chickens. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 34: 205-214.
Alexander D.J., Ed.1988. Newcastle Disease. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston/Dordrecht/London.
Allan, W.H., J.E. Lancaster, et al. (1978). Newcastle Disease Vaccines Their Production and Use. Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Mowat, N. and M. Rweyemamu, Eds. (1997). Vaccine Manual The production and quality control of veterinary vaccines for use in developing countries. FAO Animal Production and Health Series No 35. Rome, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Murphy F.A., F.C.M., Bishop D.H.L, Ghabrial S.A., Jarvis A.W., Martelli G.P., Mayo M.A., Summers M.D., Ed. (1995). Virus Taxonomy, Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses Sixth Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. Wien, Springer-Verlag.
Spradbrow, P.B. (1987). In Newcastle Disease in Poultry. A new food pellet vaccine. J.W. Copland editor. Canberra, ACIAR: pp 12-18 Newcastle Disease - An Overview.
ACIAR has published a series of publications relating to the control of Newcastle disease in village chickens. A detailed laboratory manual will be published in the near future. For information about ACIAR publications visit the ACIAR website at http://www.aciar.gov.au
Two of these publications that can be accessed and downloaded from the ACIAR website are:
Alders, R. and P. Spradbrow, (2001) Controlling Newcastle Disease in Village Chickens, A Field Manual. ACIAR Monograph No 82, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra.
Alders, R., dos Anjos F., Bagnol B., Fumo A., Mata B. and Young M., (2002) Controlling Newcastle Disease in Village Chickens, A Training Manual. ACIAR Monograph No 86, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra.
Reed, R.D.D. Holmes et al, (1998). Practical Skills in Biomolecular Sciences, Longman. Harlow, England ISBN 0582298261 (June 2002).
Seidman, L.A. and Moore, C.J. (2000) Basic Laboratory Methods for Biotechnology, Textbook and Laboratory Reference. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall ISBN: 0-13-795535-9 A comprehensive reference and textbook. Especially useful are the units on maths, preparation of laboratory solutions and general safety in the laboratory.
Burleson F.G., T.M. Chambers and D.L. Wiedbrauk (1992) Virology: a laboratory manual. Academic Press San Diego, Sydney ISBN 0121447308 Useful chapters on quantal virus assays including protocols for calculating LD50 and ELD50.
ASEAN 1998 Livestock Publication Series No 2, Public Information Unit, the ASEAN Secretariat, 70A JI. Sisingamangaraja, Jakarta 12110, Indonesia.
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ASEAN homepage: http://www.aseansec.org/
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Manual of ASEAN Standards for Animal Vaccines
Manual of ASEAN Rules and Proceedings for the Registration of Animal Vaccines
Manual of ASEAN Accreditation Criteria for Animal Vaccine Testing Laboratories
Manual of ASEAN code of practice for the Commercial Storage, Transportation and Handling of Animal Vaccines
Office International des Epizooties. An intergovernmental organization with 158 member countries that collects veterinary scientific information.
Home page: http://www.oie.int/
The OIE publishes a Manual of Standards for Diagnostic Tests and Vaccine. This is recommended reading and can be downloaded at http://www.int/eng/notmes/mmanual/a_summry.htm
Rural poultry in developing countries. A website sponsored by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research and the University of Queensland http://www.vsap.uq.edu.au/ruralpoultry
Websites with information about general laboratory safety
University of Calgary
University of California
University of Sydney
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The European Pharmacopoeia
Procedures for avian vaccines
Information about bacteriological media
Difco Laboratories have combined with BD Biosciences