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N&H TOPLINE: Research may lead to improved poultry vaccines

New tools and methods developed to classify reoviruses causing tendon damage in broilers; metagenomic analysis characterizes complex viral community present in poultry gut.

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Assn. (USPOULTRY) and the USPOULTRY Foundation announced the completion of funded research projects: At the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., researchers developed new tools and methods leading to improved vaccines for reovirus, while a U.S. Department of Agriculture research project characterized viral populations in the poultry intestinal tract.

Reovirus

Dr. Holly Sellers and colleagues at the Poultry Diagnostic & Research

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