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The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. Formerly known as Imperial Council of Agricultural Research, it was established on 16 July 1929 as a registered society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 in pursuance of the report of the Royal Commission on Agriculture. The ICAR has its headquarters at New Delhi.

Journal Article

Journal article

Confirmation of an outbreak of chicken infectious anaemia in organised poultry farm by polymerase chain reaction  [2005]

Verma, S.; Katoch, R.C.; Mahajan, A.; Sharma, M.; et al.


The clinico-pathological picture of the disease by PCR alongwith specific RE pattern of the PCR amplified product and the experimental reproduction of the disease confirmed the disease outbreak in Himachal Pradesh was due to chicken infectious anaemia virus. Keeping in view the economical importance of CIA worldwide poultry farmers need to be educated about the various aspects of this disease,


Indian Veterinary Journal (India)

ISSN : 0019-6479