Genome-wide Association Mapping of Response to Infection by the Aleutian Mink Disease Virus

A.H. Farid, K. Gardner, L.F. Butler, P.P. Rupasinghe and S. Myles: Proceedings, 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada .

ABSTRACT: Aleutian mink disease virus (AMDV) causes the most important health issue for the mink industry worldwide. With no treatment or vaccine, and failure of viral eradication attempts from most regions of the world, genetic selection for tolerance is a possibility.

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