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How do you control infectious bronchitis?
Vx (ML or Inactivated) used in hens
What is an acute viral respiratory disease of chickens, pheasants, and peafowl, characterized by dyspnea, and expectoration of bloody exudate?
How is infectious laryngotracheitis spread horizontally? 4
What is a herpesvirus, susceptible to heat and disinfectants, highly infectious, easily spread by vehicular and people traffic, latent infections?
C/S of infectious laryngotracheitis? 5
What are the lesions of infectious laryngotracheitis? 2
Mucoid bloody exudate
Casts in the trachea/bronchi
How do you diagnose infectious laryngotracheitis? 4
Signs & Gross lesions
What is an obligate intracellular bacterium, propagated in live cells, high and low virulece strains, transmissed by nasal, fecal, dust, and insect vectors?
What is the incubation period of chlamydiosis?
C/S for chlamydiosis? 3
Feces in vent feathers
What are the lesions of chlamydiosis? 4
Fibrinous exudate in air sacs/Pericardium
How can you treat chlamydiosis? 3
Chlortetracycline in feed
Doxycycline IM, IV, feed
C/S for mycoplasma gallisepticum? 3
chronic respiratory disease
Mycoplasma synoviae (MS) occurs in... 2
C/S for Mycoplasma meleagridis (MM) 2
How is Mycoplasma gallisepticum transmitted? 2
horizontal - direct contact with carrier birds.
Vertical - egg transmission
Wryneck in turkeys is caused by:
C/S for Mycoplasma gallisepticum? 5
Upper respiratory mucosa
Concurrent infections with E. coli)
What is the most common pathogen of poultry transmitted by oral and respiratory routes?
How do you prevent or control E. coli infections in birds? 3
E. coli vaccines
What is the agent of infectious coryza?
C/S of coryza: 3
(chronic disease complicated by secondary infections)
How is infectious coryza transmissed?
Coryza is found in what types of production? 2
Live bird markets
Birds infected with infectious coryza often are co-infected with?
DDx for infectious coryza: 4
What is the agent of fowl cholera?
Fowl cholera Tx? 3
Agents=> aspergillosis? 3
Why must you wear a mask in necropsy of a bird with aspergillosis?
Fungal spores in the air sac
What is the treatment of aspergillosis?
cull affected birds