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Title: Respiratory Diseases of Poultry

item Tabatabai, Louisa
item Briggs, Robert
item Tatum, Fred
item Register, Karen

Submitted to: Electronic Publication
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 4/28/2006
Publication Date: 5/25/2006
Citation: Tabatabai, L.B., Briggs, R.E., Tatum, F.M., Register, K.B. 2006. Respiratory Diseases of Poultry. Poultry Science Day, May 25, 2006, Ames, Iowa. 2006 CDROM.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: A new Respiratory Diseases of Poultry CRIS will be established effective October 1, 2006. Initially, the disease agents to be studied will include Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale (ORT), Bordetella avium (BART) and Pasteurella multocida. The research will focus on development of more effective vaccines to control poultry respiratory diseases and development of improved PCR-based diagnostics for ORT and BART as well as development and adaptation of novel diagnostic platforms for diagnosis of infectious diseases.