Skip to main content

TableĀ 1 Organ samples used in this study

From: The 60S ribosomal protein L13 is the most preferable reference gene to investigate gene expression in selected organs from turkeys and chickens, in context of different infection models

Animal type/species Day of life
1 4 7 14 21 28 35 38 49
Healthy SPF layer chickens x n.d. n.d. x n.d. x x x x
H. meleagridis-infected SPF layer chickens n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. x x x
Healthy turkeys x n.d. n.d. x n.d. x x x x
H. meleagridis-infected turkeys n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. x x n.d.
Healthy SPF broiler chickens n.d. x x n.d. x n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d.
Fowl aviadenovirus-infected SPF broiler chickens n.d. n.d. x n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d. n.d.
  1. From different groups, spleen, liver, caecum and caecal tonsil were sampled in between 1st and 49th day of life.
  2. x: sampling of three birds.
  3. n.d.: not done.