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Virulence molecules found for poultry bursal virus
...a when researchers found new strains of infectious bursal
disease virus (IBDV) that causes serious disease. The region produces over 600 million broiler chickens annually. The IBDV strains found there caused wasting away of the bursa, which is the major immunological organ of chickens, but did not cause the...
Ohio State Professor Receives Patent For Infectious Bursal Disease Virus Detection Kit
...LISA assay and detects antibodies to infectious bursal
disease virus (IBDV), a disease that can make chickens susceptible to future illness and infection. The same researcher has a patent pending for an IBD-PCR test, which determines if chickens in a flock currently have the virus. Both tests ar...
Tourists And Scientists Could Be Bringing Deadly Diseases To Antarctica's
...of Mawson (Nature, vol 387, p245). This infectious bursal
disease virus (IBDV) suppresses birds' immunesystems, making them susceptible to other diseases. The Hobart meeting reviewed mounting evidence that animals in Antarcticaand subantarctic islands are being exposed to new pathogens. A team from ...