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Cell-mediated immunity after ocular Ark-type infectious bronchitis virus vaccination 

Gurjar, Rucha (2013-04-16)
Infectious bronchitis (IB) virus (IBV) is an endemic pathogen of poultry industry causing considerable economic losses by reducing quality and quantity of egg and meat production in chickens. In spite of intensive vaccination ...

Interferon Kinetics and its effect on DNA vaccine induced immunity in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) 

Harder, Kendal (2008-08-15)
Increasing the effectiveness of vaccination against channel catfish diseases, including channel catfish virus (CCV) is important economically and clinically for channel catfish farming. Catfish interferon (IFN), an innate, ...

Significance of viral subpopulations within Ark Serotype Infectious Bronchitis Vaccines 

Ndegwa, Eunice (2011-12-05)
As a result of spontaneous mutations and/or recombination occurring within the viral genome, infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) exists as multiple serotypes and genotypes that poorly cross protect. Molecular analysis of ...