Viral Diseases News

News published on February 18, 2013:

Pathogenicity of Newcastle Disease

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]) ...
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Poultry CRC
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News published on January 16, 2012:

Running interference against ILT

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 ...
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News published on January 14, 2009:

Avian Reovirus Infections

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...
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Univ. of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service
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News published on July 24, 2008:

Poultry Health: Tips on West Nile Virus and Chickens

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...
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KSU Cooperative Extension Service publication
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News published on April 23, 2008:

Rapid diagnostics help to control major poultry diseases

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...
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Poultry CRC news
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News published on January 22, 2008:

Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) - Respiratory Herpes Virus of Poultry

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...
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OMAFRA Livestock Release
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News published on October 17, 2007:

Flies could transmit exotic Newcastle disease between poultry

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...
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University of California Brief News
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News published on September 21, 2007:

India - Suguna Arm Setting Up Poultry Vaccine Plant

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...
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Business Standard
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News published on July 20, 2007:

USA - OSU Center Develops Assay For Detecting Bursal Disease Virus

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...
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OSU Center for Diagnostic Assays/Ohio State Univ.
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News published on April 25, 2007:

USA - Ohio State center develops test to detect poultry disease

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...
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Ohio State University-Center for Diagnostic Assays
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