Discussion created on January 13, 2020
During routine diagnosis in my Lab, I found this case of ILT in non vaccinated 46 weeks old layers in Karachi, Pakistan. Dr. M. Akram, Consultant Microbiologist, Micro Laboratories.
Participation in Forum on January 13, 2020
Usually commercial broilers are not being vaccinated against ILT. If you are in Karachi, you may visit my lab (MICRO LABORATORIES, Shahra-e- Faisal, 522, Anum Blessings.
Tel. 021- 34385807)
Pl. bring 4-5 fresh dead birds for diagnosis.
Dr. M. Akram .
Participation in Forum on January 9, 2020
Dear Orobiyi Jubril,
Infectious Larynotracheitis ( ILT) is a viral infection and there is no treatment for this. It can be control by vaccination of ILT vaccine in Layers & Breeders during rearing period at around 4-6 weeks & 10-12 weeks of age via Intra Ocular route.
Dr. M. Akram
Participation in Forum on June 19, 2019
Eduardo Lucio Decanini
Thanks for your comments on vaccination against AI.
Is it possible to get multivalent live vector vaccine, like AI- H-7, H-9 & H-5 strains for day old use as primer?
Participation in Forum on June 17, 2019
Based on your knowledgeable work, force moulting could be a good way to save the life of egg producing birds during AI outbreak. I do not have any experience in this connection.
Usually I am recommending to vaccinate the flock against specific type of AI with inactivated oil base vaccine for the protection of uninfected birds of exposed flock.
I like to add in your work that durin ...
Participation in Forum on May 28, 2019
Dear Authors,Thanks for providing good information to overcome the heat stress in Broilers.Further to this I like to add that supplementation of Sodium Bicarbonate (NaHCO3) @ 0.4% in feed or (0.2% by weight) in water is helpful during heat stress in broilers. Actually panting of birds to fight with high temperature causes loss of Carbon dioxide (CO2) and Respiratory Alkalosis raises pH of blood of ...
Participation in Forum on January 24, 2019
Dear authors, Thanks for your informative studies on NDV isolates of Pakistan. In vaccinated commercial layer&broiler flocks of Karachi and surrounding areas of Sindh & Balochistan provinces, severe outbreaks of VVNDV tentatively diagnosed on the basis of symptoms & lesions. Diagnosis was further confirmed by unsatisfactory HI titres & isolation of NDV.In such type of inf ...
Participation in Forum on January 5, 2019
Dear Dr.Nguyen nhu nguyen,
Vaccine was applied during egg production at different age in different farms, based on the observation of signs & lesions of IB infection as mentioned in my comments. Regards
Participation in Forum on January 3, 2019
Dear Brother Husam,
A very happy new year to you & all staff of MSD. I am agree with your suggestions to overcome the losses of IB Variants in Middle East.
Based on my long experience of working in Middle East and several knowledgeable discussion with you on this issue, I have applied the similar control measures in Karachi area of Pakistan.
For your kind information, many IB Variant unvaccinated ...
Participation in Forum on November 8, 2018
Dear Paul Wagura,
In MG positive flocks, Timycosin is reducing the clinical signs and lesions but flock remain positive on testing due to the presence of antibodies against MG in the blood. It means that Tilmycosin can not control the carriers.