Tag Archive: ibv, infectious bronchitis virus, Mark Jackwood
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.
Jan 09, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Three keys to successful IBV controlHighly contagious and constantly evolving, infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is notoriously difficult to control.
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
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.
Oct 13, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Understanding the clinical picture key to effective IB controlAvian infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a highly contagious coronavirus found in chickens worldwide that costs the US poultry industry millions of dollars annually.
Oct 09, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Infectious bronchitis: Better diagnostics key to more effective vaccinationIdentification of variant infectious bronchitis viruses (IBVs) has improved with the development of a real-time PCR (qPCR) test that can distinguish the type of virus and determine if it’s vaccine-...
Aug 29, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Looming crisis for poultry: Finding and funding veterinariansThe poultry industry is rife with job openings for veterinarians that can’t be filled, according to Mark Jackwood, PhD, University of Georgia.
Feb 02, 2017PHT EditorComments Off on Surveillance, careful vaccine selection tops “shoot-in-the-dark” strategy for IB controlMicrobiologist Mark Jackwood, PhD, University of Georgia, urges producers not to “shoot in the dark” with infectious bronchitis vaccines and, instead, to focus on surveillance, monitoring and...
Feb 11, 2016PHT EditorComments Off on UGA’s Mark Jackwood: Stop ‘shooting in the dark’ with bronchitis vaccinationMicrobiologist Mark Jackwood, PhD, University of Georgia, urges producers not to “shoot in the dark” with infectious bronchitis vaccines and, instead, to focus on surveillance, monitoring and...