infectious laryngotracheitis


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infectious laryngotracheitis

(1) Laryngotracheobronchitis, see there.
(2) A viral infection that affects the respiratory tract of chickens, pheasants and peafowl, which can spread rapidly and cause high mortality in susceptible poultry.

Clinical findings
The birds have difficulty breathing, cough and gasp; they may stand with their wings spread, their head and neck extended, struggling for air. Milder signs include discharges from the birds’ eyes and nostrils. Up to 100% of a flock can be affected; up to 70% die.
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Occurrence of infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV) in 2009-2013 in the State of Sao Paulo-Brazil.
Mild infectious laryngotracheitis in broilers in the southeast.
Protection of chickens from infectious laryngotracheitis with a recombinant fowlpox virus expressing glycoprotein B of infectious laryngotracheitis virus.
Protection induced by commercially available live-attenuated and recombinant viral vector vaccines against infectious laryngotracheitis virus in broiler chickens.
Replication of recombinant herpesvirus of turkey expressing genes of infectious laryngotracheitis virus in specific pathogen free and broiler chickens following in ovo and subcutaneous vaccination.
Safety and vaccine efficacy of a glycoprotein G deficient strain of infectious laryngotracheitis virus delivered in ovo.
A Novel HVT-Based Recombinant Vaccine (INNOVAX-ILT) to Simultaneously Control Infectious Laryngotracheitis and Marek's Disease in Chickens 2008.
Characterization of infectious laryngotracheitis virus isolates from the United States by polymerase chain reaction and restriction fragment length polymorphism of multiple genome regions.
Detection of infectious laryngotracheitis virus in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissues by nested polymerase chain reaction.
Infectious laryngotracheitis disease situation and control measures.

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