Background update:Oct 3, 2006

New European IBV strains show antigenic correlation

Preliminary results show an antigenic correlation between the Fa-6881/97 or AZ-27/98 serotype of IBV, isolated in 1997-'98 in Italy and the so-called "It-02" demonstrated to be serological similar if not identical but antigencially different from most serotypes know worldwide.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 21 number 3. To view the article online simply click on the link below.


Keywords: avian, infectious, bronchitis, virus, broilers, health, disease, eggshell


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