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Newcastle Disease

 

 

 

AETIOLOGY

Virus family Paramyxoviridae, genus Rubulavirus

Temperature:  Inactivated by 56C/3 hours, 60C/30 min
pH:  Inactivated by acid pH
Chemicals:  Ether sensitive
Disinfectants:  Inactivated by formalin and phenol
Survival:  Survives for long periods at ambient temperature, especially in faeces


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