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avian bornaviruses in north american gulls.avian bornaviruses, recently described members of the family bornaviridae, have been isolated from captive parrots and passerines as well as wild waterfowl in which they may cause lethal neurologic disease. we report detection of avian bornavirus rna in the brains of apparently healthy gulls. we tested 439 gull brain samples from 18 states, primarily in the northeastern us, using a reverse-transcriptase pcr assay with primers designed to detect a conserved region of the bornavirus m gene. nine b ...201525973630
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