OMIA:001169-9031 : Ascites in Gallus gallus (chicken)

In other species: turkey , dog , taurine cattle , cockatiel

Categories: Homeostasis / metabolism phene

Possibly relevant human trait(s) and/or gene(s) (MIM number): 208300 (trait)

Links to MONDO diseases: No links.

Mendelian trait/disorder: no

Mode of inheritance: Multifactorial

Considered a defect: yes

Key variant known: no

Cross-species summary: Excess abdominal fluid

Genetic engineering: Unknown
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing

Cite this entry

Nicholas, F. W., Tammen, I., & Sydney Informatics Hub. (2022). OMIA:001169-9031: Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals (OMIA) [dataset].


Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.

2022 Lee, K.P., Anthony, N.B., Orlowski, S.K., Rhoads, D.D. :
SNP-based breeding for broiler resistance to ascites and evaluation of correlated production traits. Hereditas 159:9, 2022. Pubmed reference: 35090566. DOI: 10.1186/s41065-022-00228-x.
2021 Wang, M.S., Zhang, J.J., Guo, X., Li, M., Meyer, R., Ashari, H., Zheng, Z.Q., Wang, S., Peng, M.S., Jiang, Y., Thakur, M., Suwannapoom, C., Esmailizadeh, A., Hirimuthugoda, N.Y., Zein, M.S.A., Kusza, S., Kharrati-Koopaee, H., Zeng, L., Wang, Y.M., Yin, T.T., Yang, M.M., Li, M.L., Lu, X.M., Lasagna, E., Ceccobelli, S., Gunwardana, H.G.T.N., Senasig, T.M., Feng, S.H., Zhang, H., Bhuiyan, A.K.F.H., Khan, M.S., Silva, G.L.L.P., Thuy, L.T., Mwai, O.A., Ibrahim, M.N.M., Zhang, G., Qu, K.X., Hanotte, O., Shapiro, B., Bosse, M., Wu, D.D., Han, J.L., Zhang, Y.P. :
Large-scale genomic analysis reveals the genetic cost of chicken domestication. BMC Biol 19:118, 2021. Pubmed reference: 34130700. DOI: 10.1186/s12915-021-01052-x.
2020 Parveen, A., Jackson, C.D., Dey, S., Tarrant, K., Anthony, N., Rhoads, D.D. :
Identification and validation of quantitative trait loci for ascites syndrome in broiler chickens using whole genome resequencing. BMC Genet 21:54, 2020. Pubmed reference: 32434464. DOI: 10.1186/s12863-020-00859-x.
2019 Al-Zahrani, K., Licknack, T., Watson, D.L., Anthony, N.B., Rhoads, D.D. :
Further investigation of mitochondrial biogenesis and gene expression of key regulators in ascites- susceptible and ascites- resistant broiler research lines. PLoS One 14:e0205480, 2019. Pubmed reference: 30870420. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205480.
Hasanpur, K., Nassiri, M., Hosseini Salekdeh, G. :
The comparative analysis of phenotypic and whole transcriptome gene expression data of ascites susceptible versus ascites resistant chickens. Mol Biol Rep 46:793-804, 2019. Pubmed reference: 30519813. DOI: 10.1007/s11033-018-4534-8.
2018 Dey, S., Parveen, A., Tarrant, K.J., Licknack, T., Kong, B.C., Anthony, N.B., Rhoads, D.D. :
Whole genome resequencing identifies the CPQ gene as a determinant of ascites syndrome in broilers. PLoS One 13:e0189544, 2018. Pubmed reference: 29293530. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189544.
2016 Liu, P., Yang, F., Zhuang, Y., Xiao, Q., Cao, H., Zhang, C., Wang, T., Lin, H., Guo, X., Hu, G. :
Dysregulated expression of microRNAs and mRNAs in pulmonary artery remodeling in ascites syndrome in broiler chickens. Oncotarget , 2016. Pubmed reference: 27791988. DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.12888.
2014 Krishnamoorthy, S., Smith, C.D., Al-Rubaye, A.A., Erf, G.F., Wideman, R.F., Anthony, N.B., Rhoads, D.D. :
A quantitative trait locus for ascites on chromosome 9 in broiler chicken lines. Poult Sci 93:307-17, 2014. Pubmed reference: 24570451. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2013-03359.
2013 Kalmar, I.D., Vanrompay, D., Janssens, G.P. :
Broiler ascites syndrome: Collateral damage from efficient feed to meat conversion. Vet J , 2013. Pubmed reference: 23628419. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.03.011.
Wideman, R.F., Rhoads, D.D., Erf, G.F., Anthony, N.B. :
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (ascites syndrome) in broilers: a review. Poult Sci 92:64-83, 2013. Pubmed reference: 23243232. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2012-02745.
2012 Bamidele, O., Van As, P., Elferink, M.G. :
Molecular characterization of the leptin receptor gene as a candidate gene in the pulmonary hypertension syndrome in broiler chickens. Pak J Biol Sci 15:1187-90, 2012. Pubmed reference: 23755410.
Closter, A.M., van As, P., Elferink, M.G., Crooijmanns, R.P., Groenen, M.A., Vereijken, A.L., Van Arendonk, J.A., Bovenhuis, H. :
Genetic correlation between heart ratio and body weight as a function of ascites frequency in broilers split up into sex and health status. Poult Sci 91:556-64, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22334730. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2011-01794.
Kause, A., van Dalen, S., Bovenhuis, H. :
Genetics of ascites resistance and tolerance in chicken: a random regression approach. G3 (Bethesda) 2:527-35, 2012. Pubmed reference: 22670223. DOI: 10.1534/g3.112.002311.
2010 Hamal, K.R., Wideman, R.F., Anthony, N.B., Erf, G.F. :
Differential gene expression of proinflammatory chemokines and cytokines in lungs of ascites-resistant and -susceptible broiler chickens following intravenous cellulose microparticle injection. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 133:250-5, 2010. Pubmed reference: 19698998. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetimm.2009.07.011.
van As, P., Elferink, M.G., Closter, A.M., Vereijken, A., Bovenhuis, H., Crooijmans, R.P., Decuypere, E., Groenen, M.A. :
The use of blood gas parameters to predict ascites susceptibility in juvenile broilers. Poult Sci 89:1684-91, 2010. Pubmed reference: 20634524. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2009-00430.
2009 Closter, A.M., van As, P., Groenen, M.A., Vereijken, A.L., van Arendonk, J.A., Bovenhuis, H. :
Genetic and phenotypic relationships between blood gas parameters and ascites-related traits in broilers. Poult Sci 88:483-90, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19211516. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2008-00347.
Druyan, S., Shinder, D., Shlosberg, A., Cahaner, A., Yahav, S. :
Physiological parameters in broiler lines divergently selected for the incidence of ascites. Poult Sci 88:1984-90, 2009. Pubmed reference: 19687285. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2009-00116.
2008 Baghbanzadeh, A., Decuypere, E. :
Ascites syndrome in broilers: physiological and nutritional perspectives. Avian Pathol 37:117-26, 2008. Pubmed reference: 18393088. DOI: 10.1080/03079450801902062.
Druyan, S., Hadad, Y., Cahaner, A. :
Growth rate of ascites-resistant versus ascites-susceptible broilers in commercial and experimental lines. Poult Sci 87:904-11, 2008. Pubmed reference: 18420980. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2008-00003.
2007 Druyan, S., Cahaner, A. :
Segregation among test-cross progeny suggests that two complementary dominant genes explain the difference between ascites-resistant and ascites-susceptible broiler lines. Poult Sci 86:2295-300, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17954577. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2007-00018.
Druyan, S., Ben-David, A., Cahaner, A. :
Development of ascites-resistant and ascites-susceptible broiler lines. Poult Sci 86:811-22, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17435013.
Druyan, S., Shlosberg, A., Cahaner, A. :
Evaluation of growth rate, body weight, heart rate, and blood parameters as potential indicators for selection against susceptibility to the ascites syndrome in young broilers. Poult Sci 86:621-9, 2007. Pubmed reference: 17369531.
Pavlidis, H.O., Balog, J.M., Stamps, L.K., Hughes, J.D., Huff, W.E., Anthony, N.B. :
Divergent selection for ascites incidence in chickens. Poult Sci 86:2517-29, 2007. Pubmed reference: 18029797. DOI: 10.3382/ps.2007-00134.
2006 Navarro, P., Visscher, PM., Chatziplis, D., Koerhuis, AN., Haley, CS. :
Segregation analysis of blood oxygen saturation in broilers suggests a major gene influence on ascites. Br Poult Sci 47:671-84, 2006. Pubmed reference: 17190674. DOI: 10.1080/00071660601077931.
2005 Cisar, CR., Balog, JM., Anthony, NB., Donoghue, AM. :
Differential expression of cardiac muscle mitochondrial matrix proteins in broilers from ascites-resistant and susceptible lines. Poult Sci 84:704-8, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15913181.
de los, SF., Tellez, G., Farnell, MB., Balog, JM., Anthony, NB., Pavlidis, HO., Donoghue, AM. :
Hypobaric hypoxia in ascites resistant and susceptible broiler genetic lines influences gut morphology. Poult Sci 84:1495-8, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16206574.
De Smit, L., Tona, K., Bruggeman, V., Onagbesan, O., Hassanzadeh, M., Arckens, L., Decuypere, E. :
Comparison of three lines of broilers differing in ascites susceptibility or growth rate. 2. Egg weight loss, gas pressures, embryonic heat production, and physiological hormone levels. Poult Sci 84:1446-52, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16206567.
Decuypere, E., Hassanzadeh, M., Buys, N., Buyse, J. :
Further insights into the susceptibility of broilers to ascites. Vet J 169:319-20, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15848778. DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2004.04.015.
Geng, AL., Guo, YM. :
Effects of dietary coenzyme Q10 supplementation on hepatic mitochondrial function and the activities of respiratory chain-related enzymes in ascitic broiler chickens. Br Poult Sci 46:626-34, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16359119. DOI: 10.1080/00071660500273292.
Hassanzadeh, M., Gilanpour, H., Charkhkar, S., Buyse, J., Decuypere, E. :
Anatomical parameters of cardiopulmonary system in three different lines of chickens: further evidence for involvement in ascites syndrome. Avian Pathol 34:188-93, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16191701. DOI: 10.1080/03079450500096372.
Pakdel, A., Bijma, P., Ducro, BJ., Bovenhuis, H. :
Selection strategies for body weight and reduced ascites susceptibility in broilers. Poult Sci 84:528-35, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15844807.
Pakdel, A., van Arendonk, JA., Vereijken, AL., Bovenhuis, H. :
Genetic parameters of ascites-related traits in broilers: correlations with feed efficiency and carcase traits. Br Poult Sci 46:43-53, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15835251. DOI: 10.1080/00071660400023805.
Pakdel, A., van Arendonk, JA., Vereijken, AL., Bovenhuis, H. :
Genetic parameters of ascites-related traits in broilers: effect of cold and normal temperature conditions. Br Poult Sci 46:35-42, 2005. Pubmed reference: 15835250. DOI: 10.1080/00071660400023938.
Tona, K., Kemps, B., Bruggeman, V., Bamelis, F., De Smit, L., Onagbesan, O., De Baerdemaeker, J., Decuypere, E. :
Comparison of three lines of broiler breeders differing in ascites susceptibility or growth rate. 1. Relationship between acoustic resonance data and embryonic or hatching parameters. Poult Sci 84:1439-45, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16206566.
2004 De Smit, L., Tona, K., Bruggeman, V., Arckens, L., De Baerdemaeker, J., Decuypere, E. :
Comparison of egg weight loss during incubation, growth rate, hematocrit and heart weights of broilers from three lines differing in ascites susceptibility. Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 69:101-4, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15560198.
Geng, A., Guo, Y., Yuan, J. :
Effects of dietary L-carnitine and coenzyme Q10 supplementation on performance and ascites mortality of broilers. Arch Anim Nutr 58:473-82, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15732580. DOI: 10.1080/00039420400020009.
Geng, AL., Guo, YM., Yang, Y. :
Reduction of ascites mortality in broilers by coenzyme Q10. Poult Sci 83:1587-93, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15384911.
Hassanzadeh, M., Fard, MH., Buyse, J., Bruggeman, V., Decuypere, E. :
Effect of chronic hypoxia during embryonic development on physiological functioning and on hatching and post-hatching parameters related to ascites syndrome in broiler chickens. Avian Pathol 33:558-64, 2004. Pubmed reference: 15763722. DOI: 10.1080/03079450400013188.
2003 Luger, D., Shinder, D., Wolfenson, D., Yahav, S. :
Erythropoiesis regulation during the development of ascites syndrome in broiler chickens: a possible role of corticosterone Journal of Animal Science 81:784-90, 2003. Pubmed reference: 12661659.
2002 Deeb, N., Shlosberg, A., Cahaner, A. :
Genotype-by-environment interaction with broiler genotypes differing in growth rate. 4. Association between responses to heat stress and to cold-induced ascites Poultry Science 81:1454-1462, 2002. Pubmed reference: 12412909.
Luger, D., Shinder, D., Yahav, S. :
Hyper- or hypothyroidism: its association with the development of ascites syndrome in fast-growing chickens General & Comparative Endocrinology 127:293-299, 2002.
McMillan, I., Quinton, V.M. :
Selection strategies for limiting the increase in ascites while increasing growth in broilers Poultry Science 81:737-744, 2002. Pubmed reference: 12079037.
Pakdel, A., Van, Arendonk, J.A.A., Vereijken, A.L.J., Bovenhuis, H. :
Direct and maternal genetic effects for ascites-related traits in broilers Poultry Science 81:1273-1279, 2002. Pubmed reference: 12269603.
Sato, T., Tezuka, K., Shibuya, H., Watanabe, T., Kamata, H., Shirai, W. :
Cold-induced ascites in broiler chickens and its improvement by temperature-controlled rearing Avian Diseases 46:989-996, 2002. Pubmed reference: 12495062.
2001 de Greef, K.H., Janss, L.L.G., Vereijken, A.L.J., Pit, R., Gerritsen, C.L.M. :
Disease-induced variability of genetic correlations: Ascites in broilers as a case study Journal of Animal Science 79:1723-1733, 2001. Pubmed reference: 11465359.
Luger, D., Shinder, D., Rzepakovsky, V., Rusal, M., Yahav, S. :
Association between weight gain, blood parameters, and thyroid hormones and the development of ascites syndrome in broiler chickens Poultry Science 80:965-971, 2001. Pubmed reference: 11469663.
Moghadam, H.K., McMillan, I., Chambers, J.R., Julian, R.J. :
Estimation of genetic parameters for ascites syndrome in broiler chickens Poultry Science 80:844-848, 2001. Pubmed reference: 11469643.
2000 Balog, J.M., Huff, G.R., Rath, N.C., Huff, W.E. :
Effect of dietary aspirin on ascites in broilers raised in a hypobaric chamber Poultry Science 79:1101-1105, 2000. Pubmed reference: 10947177.
Mallia, J.G., Barbut, S., Vaillancourt, J.P., Martin, S.W., McEwen, S.A. :
A dark, firm, dry-like condition in breast meat of roaster chickens condemned for ascites, valgus-varus deformity and emaciation Canadian Journal of Animal Science 80:45-49, 2000.
McGovern, R.H., Feddes, J.J.R., Robinson, F.E., Hanson, J.A. :
Growth, carcass characteristics, and incidence of ascites in broilers exposed to environmental fluctuations and oiled litter Poultry Science 79:324-330, 2000. Pubmed reference: 10735197.
Wideman, R.F., French, H. :
Ascites resistance of progeny from broiler breeders selected for two generations using chronic unilateral pulmonary artery occlusion Poultry Science 79:396-401, 2000. Pubmed reference: 10735208.
Wideman, R.F. :
Cardio-pulmonary hemodynamics and ascites in broiler chickens [Review] Avian & Poultry Biology Reviews 11:21-43, 2000.
1999 Buys, N., Scheele, C.W., Kwakernaak, C., Decuypere, E. :
Performance and physiological variables in broiler chicken lines differing in susceptibility to the ascites syndrome: 2. Effect of ambient temperature on partial efficiencies of protein and fat retention and plasma hormone concentrations British Poultry Science 40:140-144, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10405051. DOI: 10.1080/00071669987980.
Buys, N., Scheele, C.W., Kwakernaak, C., van, der, Klis, J.D., Decuypere, E. :
Performance and physiological variables in broiler chicken lines differing in susceptibility to the ascites syndrome: 1. Changes in blood gases as a function of ambient temperature British Poultry Science 40:135-139, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10405050. DOI: 10.1080/00071669987971.
Currie, R.J.W. :
Ascites in poultry: recent investigations [Review] Avian Pathology 28:313-326, 1999.
McGovern, R.H., Feddes, J.J.R., Robinson, F.E., Hanson, J.A. :
Analysis of right ventricular areas to assess the severity of ascites syndrome in broiler chickens Poultry Science 78:62-65, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10023748.
Neubert, E., Huppke, S., Grundel, G. :
Determination of beta-adrenoceptors in myocard of different strains of chickens - A study for clarification of the frequent occurrence of sudden death syndrome and ascites in male broiler chickens [German] Berliner und Munchener Tierarztliche Wochenschrift 112:180-185, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10399405.
Olkowski, A.A., Korver, D., Rathgeber, B., Classen, H.L. :
Cardiac index, oxygen delivery, and tissue oxygen extraction in slow and fast growing chickens, and in chickens with heart failure and ascites: a comparative study Avian Pathology 28:137-146, 1999.
Wideman, R.F., French, H. :
Broiler breeder survivors of chronic unilateral pulmonary artery occlusion produce progeny resistant to pulmonary hypertension syndrome (ascites) induced by cool temperatures Poultry Science 78:404-411, 1999. Pubmed reference: 10090268.
1998 Buys, N., Buyse, J., Hassanzadehladmakhi, M., Decuypere, E. :
Intermittent lighting reduces the incidence of ascites in broilers - an interaction with protein content of feed on performance and the endocrine system Poultry Science 77:54-61, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9469751.
Grashorn, M.A., Bessei, W., Thiele, H.H., Seemann, G. :
Inheritance of troponin T levels in meat-type chicken Archiv fur Geflugelkunde 62:283-286, 1998.
Julian, R.J. :
Rapid growth problems: Ascites and skeletal deformities in broilers Poultry Science 77:1773-1780, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9872578.
Kranen, R.W., Veerkamp, C.H., Lambooy, E., Vankuppevelt, T.H., Veerkamp, J.H. :
The effect of thermal preslaughter stress on the susceptibility of broiler chickens differing with respect to growth rate, age at slaughter, blood parameters, and ascites mortality, to hemorrhages in muscles Poultry Science 77:737-744, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9603363.
Maxwell, M.H., Robertson, G.W. :
Uk survey of broiler ascites and sudden death syndromes in 1993 British Poultry Science 39:203-215, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9649872. DOI: 10.1080/00071669889132.
Ocampo, L., Cortez, U., Sumano, H., Avila, E. :
Use of low doses of clenbuterol to reduce incidence of ascites syndrome in broilers Poultry Science 77:1297-1299, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9733115.
Olkowski, A.A., Classen, H.L., Kumor, L. :
Left atrio-ventricular valve degeneration, left ventricular dilation and right ventricular failure - a possible association with pulmonary hypertension and aetiology of ascites in broiler chickens Avian Pathology 27:51-59, 1998.
Olkowski, A.A., Classen, H.L. :
Progressive bradycardia, a possible factor in the pathogenesis of ascites in fast growing broiler chickens raised at low altitude British Poultry Science 39:139-146, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9568312. DOI: 10.1080/00071669889529.
Salyi, G., Glavits, R. :
Ascites syndrome in broiler chickens [Review] [Hungarian] Magyar Allatorvosok Lapja 120:419-426, 1998.
Shlosberg, A., Bellaiche, M., Berman, E., Perk, S., Deeb, N., Neumark, E., Cahaner, A. :
Relationship between broiler chicken haematocrit-selected parents and their progeny, with regard to haematocrit, mortality from ascites and bodyweight Research in Veterinary Science 64:105-109, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9625465.
Shlosberg, A., Bellaiche, M., Berman, E., Bendavid, A., Deeb, N., Cahaner, A. :
Comparative effects of added sodium chloride, ammonium chloride, or potassium bicarbonate in the drinking water of broilers, and feed restriction, on the development of the ascites syndrome Poultry Science 77:1287-1296, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9733114.
Terzich, M., Quarles, C., Goodwin, M.A., Brown, J. :
Effect of poultry litter treatment(r) (plt(r)) on death due to ascites in broilers Avian Diseases 42:385-387, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9645331.
Wideman, R.F., Wing, T., Kirby, Y.K., Forman, M.F., Marson, N., Tackett, C.D., Ruizferia, C.A. :
Evaluation of minimally invasive indices for predicting ascites susceptibility in three successive hatches of broilers exposed to cool temperatures Poultry Science 77:1565-1573, 1998. Pubmed reference: 9776067.
1997 Bautistaortega, J., Robertson, G.W., Maxwell, M.H. :
Studies of the relationships between hatching times and pre-ascitic lesions in young broilers British Poultry Science 38:S 46, 1997.
Bottje, W.G., Erf, G.F., Bersi, T.K., Wang, S., Barnes, D., Beers, K.W. :
Effect of dietary dl-alpha-tocopherol on tissue alpha- and gamma-tocopherol and pulmonary hypertension syndrome (ascites) in broilers Poultry Science 76:1506-1512, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9355143.
Gordon, S.H. :
Effect of light programmes on broiler mortality with reference to ascites Worlds Poultry Science Journal 53:68-70, 1997.
Kirby, Y.K., Mcnew, R.W., Kirby, J.D., Wideman, R.F. :
Evaluation of logistic versus linear regression models for predicting pulmonary hypertension syndrome (ascites) using cold exposure or pulmonary artery clamp models in broilers Poultry Science 76:392-399, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9057224.
Ladmakhi, M.H., Buys, N., Dewil, E., Rahimi, G., Decuypere, E. :
The prophylactic effect of vitamin c supplementation on broiler ascites incidence and plasma thyroid hormone concentration Avian Pathology 26:33-44, 1997.
Ladmakhi, M.H., Buys, N., Vanderpooten, A., Decuypere, E. :
Myocardial beta-adrenergic receptor characteristics in T-3-INDUCED ascites and in broiler lines differing in ascites susceptibility Avian Pathology 26:293-303, 1997.
Lister, S. :
Broiler ascites - a veterinary viewpoint Worlds Poultry Science Journal 53:65-67, 1997.
Martinez, L.A., Jeffrey, J.S., Odom, T.W. :
Electrocardiographic diagnosis of cardiomyopathies in aves Poultry & Avian Biology Reviews 8:9-20, 1997.
Maxwell, M.H., Robertson, G.W. :
1993 UK broiler ascites survey Worlds Poultry Science Journal 53:59-60, 1997.
Mitchell, M.A. :
Ascites syndrome - a physiological and biochemical perspective Worlds Poultry Science Journal 53:61-64, 1997.
Roush, W.B., Cravener, T.L., Kirby, Y.K., Wideman, R.F. :
Probabilistic neural network prediction of ascites in broilers based on minimally invasive physiological factors Poultry Science 76:1513-1516, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9355144.
Silversides, F.G., Lefrancois, M.R., Villeneuve, P. :
The effect of strain of broiler on physiological parameters associated with the ascites syndrome Poultry Science 76:663-667, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9154616.
Wideman, R.F., Kirby, Y.K., Owen, R.L., French, H. :
Chronic unilateral occlusion of an extrapulmonary primary bronchus induces pulmonary hypertension syndrome (ascites) in male and female broilers Poultry Science 76:400-404, 1997. Pubmed reference: 9057225.
1996 Bond, J.M., Julian, R.J., Squires, E.J. :
Effect of dietary flax oil and hypobaric hypoxia on right ventricular hypertrophy and ascites in broiler chickens British Poultry Science 37:731-741, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8894218. DOI: 10.1080/00071669608417903.
Dewil, E., Buys, N., Albers, G.A.A., Decuypere, E. :
Different characteristics in chick embryos of two broiler lines differing in susceptibility to ascites British Poultry Science 37:1003-1013, 1996. Pubmed reference: 9034590. DOI: 10.1080/00071669608417931.
Diazcruz, A., Nava, C., Villanueva, R., Serret, M., Guinzberg, R., Pina, E. :
Hepatic and cardiac oxidative stress and other metabolic changes in broilers with the ascites syndrome Poultry Science 75:900-903, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8805206.
Lott, B.D., Branton, S.L., May, J.D. :
The effect of photoperiod and nutrition on ascites incidence in broilers Avian Diseases 40:788-791, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8980807.
Maxwell, M.H., Robertson, G.W., Farquharson, C. :
Evidence of ultracytochemical mitochondria-derived hydrogen peroxide activity in myocardial cells from broiler chickens with an ascites syndrome Research in Veterinary Science 61:7-12, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8819186.
Nakamura, K., Noguchi, K., Aoyama, T., Nakajima, T., Tanimura, N. :
Protective effect of ubiquinone (coenzyme Q(9)) on ascites in broiler chickens British Poultry Science 37:189-195, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8833538. DOI: 10.1080/00071669608417847.
Olkowski, A.A., Kumor, L., Classen, H.L. :
Changing epidemiology of ascites in broiler chickens Canadian Journal of Animal Science 76:135-140, 1996.
Roush, W.B., Kirby, Y.K., Cravener, T.L., Wideman, R.F. :
Artificial neural network prediction of ascites in broilers Poultry Science 75:1479-1487, 1996. Pubmed reference: 9000270.
Sakumi, A., Yamaguchi, R., Tottori, J., Uchida, K., Tateyama, S. :
Liver capsule thickening characterized by mesothelial cell proliferation with vascularization in broilers ascites syndrome Avian Pathology 25:147-153, 1996.
Shlosberg, A., Bellaiche, M., Zeitlin, G., Yaacobi, M., Cahaner, A. :
Hematocrit values and mortality from ascites in cold-stressed broilers from parents selected by hematocrit Poultry Science 75:1-5, 1996. Pubmed reference: 8650099.
Shlosberg, A., Bellaiche, M., Hanji, V., Nyska, A., Lublin, A., Shemesh, M., Shore, L., Perk, S., Berman, E. :
The effect of acetylsalicylic acid and cold stress on the susceptibility of broilers to the ascites syndrome Avian Pathology 25:581-590, 1996.
1995 Biswas, N.K., Dalapati, M.R., Bhowmik, M.K. :
Ascites syndrome in broiler chicken - observations on certain biochemical and pathological changes Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 65:1068-1072, 1995.
Bottje, W., Enkvetchakul, B., Moore, R., Mcnew, R. :
Effect of alpha-tocopherol on antioxidants, lipid peroxidation, and the incidence of pulmonary hypertension syndrome (Ascites) in broilers Poultry Science 74:1356-1369, 1995. Pubmed reference: 7479516.
Chapman, M.E., Chapman, H.D., Wideman, R.F., Huff, W.E., Hacker, A.H., Rath, N.C., Balog, J.M. :
Does pulmonary hypertension syndrome (ascites) occur more frequently in broilers medicated with monensin Poultry Science 74:1591-1596, 1995. Pubmed reference: 8559722.
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