Viral Diseases News
News published on February 18, 2013:
The Poultry CRC continues to attract exemplary PhD candidates. One of our latest recruits, veterinarian Dr Jemma Bergfeld (based at CSIRO’s Australian Animal Health Laboratory [AAHL]) ...
News published on January 16, 2012:
New research from the University of Georgia indicates that multivalent vaccination can hinder immunity against infectious laryngotracheitis.
Producers should reduce the number and diversity of live-virus ...
News published on January 14, 2009:
Reoviruses are widespread in nature and have been isolated from a variety of animals. These viruses have also been isolated from humans and in fact the name reovirus is a mnemonic for respiratory (r) enteric (e...
Univ. of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service
News published on July 24, 2008:
Since about 1999, West Nile Virus (WNV) has become a public health concern in the United States. Previously known to exist in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, WNV first occurred on the East Coast and has spre...
KSU Cooperative Extension Service publication
News published on April 23, 2008:
Australian poultry producers are benefiting from a range of rapid, cost-effective diagnostic tests previously unavailable in Australia thanks to a Poultry CRC project being undertaken at The University of Melbo...
News published on January 22, 2008:
Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) is usually considered to be a backyard flock problem. However, this disease continues to plague the poultry industry with sporadic episodes across the province of Ontario. Due...
OMAFRA Livestock Release
News published on October 17, 2007:
Laboratory testing shows that flies exposed to a food source infected with exotic Newcastle disease (END) can pick up the virus and carry it for several days, perhaps later passing it on to chickens that eat th...
University of California Brief News
News published on September 21, 2007:
Globion India Private Limited, the newly-incorporated subsidiary of Suguna Poultry Group, is setting up a poultry vaccine manufacturing facility in Hyderabad at an investment of Rs 42 crore.The foundation stone...
News published on July 20, 2007:
The Ohio State University Center for Diagnostic Assays announces a significant diagnostic discovery. Animal Health Scientist, Daral Jackwood, Ph.D. has developed a validated REAL-TIME RT-PCR ASSAY (patent pendi...
OSU Center for Diagnostic Assays/Ohio State Univ.
News published on April 25, 2007:
Ohio State University's Center for Diagnostic Assays (CDA) has come up with a first-of-its-kind test for the detection of very virulent infectious bursal disease virus (vvIBDV), a highly contagious disease of p...
Ohio State University-Center for Diagnostic Assays