Improved methods for the control of variant strains of IBV

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
October 04, 2018
By U.S. Poultry & Egg Association

A major challenge to controlling avian infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is achieving protection against the numerous types of the virus circulating in commercial poultry.

Dr. Mark Jackwood at the University of Georgia recently completed a research project in which he developed a novel rapid process for developing new live infectious bronchitis virus vaccines.

Because new variant infectious bronchitis virus strains consistently appear in the field, existing vaccines do not always provide adequate protection and development of new vaccines is a very slow process.

The procedure developed by Dr. Jackwood will allow rapid development of new vaccine strains to protect against emerging variant virus strains.| READ MORE

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