Tag Archive: ibv, infectious bronchitis, surveillance
Dec 15, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on How effective IBV surveillance can prevent ‘overvaccination’Consistent surveillance and analysis of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) at poultry production facilities can guard against “overvaccination” — where too much vaccine virus in the environment...
May 01, 2022Susan SpiegelComments Off on California surveillance reveals genetic and seasonal changes in infectious bronchitis virusGenotypes of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) found in California between 2012 and 2020 have seen a “major shift,” according to a study investigating patterns of IBV in the state.
Aug 15, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on False layer syndrome in Canada due to DMV/1639False layer syndrome due to the Delmarva 1639 (DMV/1639) variant of the infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is leading to huge economic losses in the Canadian egg industry.
Aug 09, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Three keys to successful IBV controlHighly contagious and constantly evolving, infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is notoriously difficult to control.
Sep 10, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Free booklet recaps highlights of infectious bronchitis roundtableA colorful 28-page booklet recapping highlights of a roundtable discussion on infectious bronchitis virus is now available. The event featured experts and practitioners who shared their practical...
Jul 06, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Surveillance of circulating IBV types essential for disease controlSurveillance aimed at pinpointing the type of infectious bronchitis virus that’s circulating in poultry flocks is essential to control of the disease.
Apr 27, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Caution: Simple errors can derail IBV vaccine effectivenessCommon pitfalls that can occur while vaccinating broilers against infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) could derail vaccine effectiveness, panelists cautioned during an industry roundtable.
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Oct 29, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on New Poultry Vaccine from Zoetis Helps Build Strong Immune Foundation in Breeder Hens and Their ProgenyPoulvac Maternavac® 4, an inactivated vaccine from Zoetis that helps protect chickens against four important diseases, has been licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and will begin shipping...
Oct 07, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Sentinel broilers, PCR testing help isolate, identify evolving IBV populations in ArkansasHow do you look for new serotypes of a virus that might be circulating in an area? Sentinel birds are a good place to start, according to Abigail Reith, DVM, a technical services veterinarian for...
Aug 14, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Zinc can help combat infectious bronchitis in poultryResearch on infectious bronchitis virus remains a top priority for the poultry industry. Not only is it widespread, but new serotypes also continue to emerge due to mutations and recombination events...
Apr 09, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Advanced diagnostic tests helping identify IBV in EuropeThe QX strain of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) remains the most common variant of IBV in Europe, but the prevalence of the variant 02 strain appears to be on the increase
Feb 05, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Infectious bronchitis control: Understanding why it’s so difficultBy Mark W. Jackwood, PhD, Department Head, JR Glisson Professor of Avian Medicine, University of Georgia
Dec 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Is genetics the key for lasting IBV immunity?Manipulating the immune response may be one way infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is controlled in the future, predict researchers studying genetic lines of poultry.
Nov 05, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Consistency, follow-up key to controlling IBVInfectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a “moving target” and trying to keep ahead of it requires consistency and follow-up, explained Sjaak de Wit, DVM, PhD, of GD Animal Health, the Netherlands.
Oct 21, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Vaccination protects broilers from IBV despite exposure to moderate ammonia levelsProperly vaccinated commercial broilers are protected from an infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) challenge despite exposure to moderate ammonia levels, according to a study that surprised researchers.
Feb 23, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Can improper vaccination make IBV worse?Improper vaccination not only fails to protect flocks from infectious bronchitis virus (IBV), but it can also make the problem worse, a leading poultry health expert says.
Sep 12, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on IBV variants in poultry: Aiming for cross-protectionBy Mark W. Jackwood, PhD Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center Department of Population Health College of Veterinary Medicine University of Georgia