Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (31772734)
National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) (2016YFD0500803)
Special Foundation for State Basic Research Program of China (2013FY113300-)
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Received: 10 July 2018
Accepted: 21 September 2018
First Online: 26 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The 170 SPF chicken sera samples were kindly provided by Spirax Ferrer Poultry Science and Technology Co.Ltd., Jinan, China. The other 240 chicken sera samples were collected from chicken farms with the eradication programme of ALV being conducted in Jiangsu and Shandong Province in China. All experiments complied with institutional animal care guidelines and were approved by the Animal Care Committee of Yangzhou University.
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