Special Issue "Avian Respiratory Viruses, Volume II"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2021.
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Special Issue in Vaccines: Immunology and Immunopathology of Poultry and Livestock Infectious Diseases
The vast majority of disease-causing avian viruses use respiratory mucosa for host entry. Although there are a number of effective disease prevention strategies in place on poultry farms, viruses such as avian influenza virus, Newcastle disease virus, infectious bronchitis virus, and infectious laryngotracheitis virus continue to pose major constraints for the sustainability of the poultry industry globally. With a view of the economic and public health importance of avian respiratory viral infections, the focus of this Special Issue will be on the most recent progress in the research of these viral infections, including on evolution of the virus, pathogenesis, virus–host interactions, vaccine development, and the development of novel control measures.
Prof. Dr. Faizal Careem
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- avian influenza virus
- Newcastle disease virus
- infectious bronchitis virus
- infectious laryngotracheitis virus
- virus evolution
- virus–host interaction
- innate immune response
- adaptive immune response