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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:7, July, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(7): 2414-2417

Pathology of Gout in Commercial Broiler Chicken
M. Sathiyaseelan1, R. Kumar1, A.W. Lakkawar1, M.G. Nair1*, J. Thanislass2 and K.C. Varshney1
1Department of Veterinary Pathology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Puducherry-605009, India
2Department of Biochemistry, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Puducherry-605009, India
*Corresponding author

Avian urolithiasis, or known as gout, is resultant to kidney damage from any of a number of potential cause, namely infectious or nutritional disease, ingestion of toxins, or a combination of factors. The present study reports pathomorphology of visceral Gout in commercial broiler chicken from Puducherry and Tamil Nadu region in India. A total of 120 kidney samples were collected for gross and histopathological examination. 24 (20%) samples showed gross changes of visceral gout. Microscopically, gout was recorded in 28 (23.33%) cases. The renal lesions characterized by varying degree of tubular degeneration and necrosis. In addition, radiating fine needle shaped crystals were noticed in the lumen and interstitium of renal parenchyma. De Galantha staining method on tissue sections of affected organs confirmed the cases as gout.

Keywords: Gout, Pathology, Broiler chicken

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Sathiyaseelan, M., R. Kumar, A.W. Lakkawar, M.G. Nair, J. Thanislass, Varshney, K.C. 2018. Pathology of Gout in Commercial Broiler Chicken.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(7): 2414-2417. doi:
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