Since its discovery in 1990, Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale (ORT) has worldwide recognition as a respiratory pathogen causing primary or secondary infections in meat-type chickens. Vaccination of breeders forms an efficient tool in reducing the economic losses due to ORT infections.
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Keywords: health, disease, pathogens, vaccines