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False layer syndrome linked to early infectious bronchitis exposure

Research increasingly linking FLS to early IBV exposure.

May 20, 2021
By Poultry Health Today


Research is increasingly linking false layer syndrome (FLS) to early exposure to infectious bronchitis virus (IBV).

FLS has been reported across the world over the past decade, but it has only relatively recently been discovered in North America.

The condition was first found in Canada, and cases started to pick up in 2017, according to Karen Grogan, DVM, MAM, ACPV, clinical associate professor of avian medicine at the University of Georgia’s Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center.


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