Developing approaches to detect, control and prevent endemic, emerging and re-emerging poultry respiratory diseases in the US.
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Respiratory diseases continue to be a major concern to poultry producers because losses induced by respiratory diseases have a significant local and national economic impact to the industry. Protection of poultry by effective prevention and control of diseases is critical to maintain wholesome poultry products, which is the most consumed animal protein in the United States (US). Such efforts make a significant contribution towards national food security. Our goal is to develop knowledge-based integrated approaches to detect, control and prevent endemic, emerging and re-emerging poultry respiratory diseases in the US. In this project, the efforts of multiple institutions across the country will concentrate on the following four specific objectives: