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Table 3 Summary of histopathological lesions observed in 5 birds/group euthanized between 3 and 5 dpc

From: Fowl adenovirus (FAdV) fiber-based vaccine against inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) provides type-specific protection guided by humoral immunity and regulation of B and T cell response

  Liver Pancreas Bursa of Fabricius
Lymphoid infiltration Necrosis Virus-positive hepatocytes (IHC) Lymphoid infiltration Necrosis Lymphoid depletion Necrosis
Vaccin./hom. chall. 0/5 0/5 0/5 1/5 0/5 0/5 0/5
Chall. contr. -8a 5/5 1/5 5/5 4/5 2/5 1/5 1/5
Neg. contr. 0/5 0/5 xa 0/5 0/5 0/5 0/5
  1. a Not performed.