Viral Diseases Technical Articles


Article published the May 24, 2017:

An Avian Retrovirus Uses Canonical Expression and Processing Mechanisms To Generate Viral MicroRNA

To date, the vast majority of known virus-encoded microRNAs (miRNAs) are derived from polymerase II transcripts encoded by DNA viruses. A recent demonstration that the bovine leukemia virus, a retrovirus, uses ...
Author/s :
Dr Venugopal Nair
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Article published the March 10, 2017:

Induction of Toll-like receptor 4 signaling in avian macrophages inhibits infectious laryngotracheitis virus replication in a nitric oxide dependent way

  1. Introduction TLRs and their downstream signaling components are mostly conserved in chickens (Lillehoj and Li, 2004; Lynnet al., 2003; Philbin et al., 2005), except for TLR4 (Keestraand van Putten, ...
Author/s :
Faizal Abdul-Careem
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Article published the December 7, 2016:

Multi-strain infection by infectious bronchitis variant viruses in broiler and breeder flocks in Latin America

Introduction Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) causes a highly contagious respiratory tract disease in chickens, Infectious Bronchitis (IB), and some strains are nephropathogenic.  It is possibly the most...
Author/s :
Dr. Sjaak de WitLuiz Sesti
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Article published the November 11, 2016:

Serosurvey of infectious laryngotracheitis in laying hens, and economic impact of vaccination in Algeria

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the presence of virus disease of infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) in Algeria in laying hen farms; through the demonstration of seroconversion signin...
Author/s :
Mohamed.Amine BOUDERBAL
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Article published the October 7, 2016:

Current and Future Applications of Viral-Vectored Recombinant Vaccines in Poultry

Intro by Dr. Stephen Collett: Vectored vaccines have from their conception been promoted as the ultimate answer to the problems encountered when using immunization to reduce the impact of disease challenge on f...
Author/s :
Maricarmen GarciaNatalie Armour
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Article published the September 2, 2016:

IBV Variants in the Middle East

Introduction Infectious bronchitis (IB) virus, first described in the 1930s (Schalk & Hawn, 1931), continues to be a major cause of disease in chickens of all ages and types in all parts of the world (Anon...
Author/s :
Husam Bakri
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Article published the July 27, 2016:

Infection of Broilers with Two Virulent Strains of Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus: Criteria for Evaluation of Experimental Infections

Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) is a highly contagious respiratory disease of chickens and is responsible for significant economic losses in the poultry industry worldwide; it is caused by Gallid herpesvirus...
Author/s :
Guillermo Zavala
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Article published the November 17, 2015:

Avian Hepatitis E Virus Infection in Organic Layers

  Big liver and spleen disease or hepatitis splenomegaly syndrome (HSS) is clinically characterized by increased mortality and decreased egg production in both broiler breeder hens and egg-type chickens, ...
Author/s :
Dr. Francisco UzalDr. Tanja OpriessnigRocio Crespo
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Article published the August 12, 2015:

Effects of Fermentation Product of S. cerevisiae XPC™ in Chicken Diets on Resistance against Infectious Bronchitis Virus

The commercial Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product XPC™, often used as feed additive in poultry production, has been associated with enhanced immune functions. We evaluated immune responses and ...
Author/s :
Haroldo Toro
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Article published the August 10, 2015:

Infectious bronchitis: Reducing clinical signs in chickens

Research and development at Diamond V over more than 70 years has led to product technologies proven to support the immune system, particularly in its response to respiratory challenges (Jensen et al., 2008 and...
Author/s :
Don McIntyre
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