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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: IMPROVEMENT OF NEWCASTLE DISEASE VIRUS VACCINES FOR AFRICA

Location: Exotic and Emerging Avian Viral Diseases Research Unit

Project Number: 6612-32000-064-07
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Jun 01, 2011
End Date: Feb 01, 2014

Objective:
Produce large stock of vaccine virus for lyophilization and evaluation of the viability and effectiveness of vaccines in eggs and chickens.

Approach:
1. Large scale of production of vaccine viruses and evaluation of titers (months 1-3). 2. Evaulation of stability of lyophilized tablets (months 4-9). 3. Evaluation of final formulation capacity to generate an immune response in chickens (months 7-9). 4. Final report (month 9).

Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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