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VAXXITEK® NEWS provides an update on publications regarding VAXXITEK® HVT+IBD, Merial’s HVT vector vaccine expressing viral protein 2 (VP2) of Infectious Bursal Disease (IBD) virus. VAXXITEK HVT+IBD is proven effective against classic, very virulent and variant IBD viruses, and can be used in most epidemiological context for IBD control. It was first launched in 2006 in Brazil; it is now used across the globe, in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, in countries that are major poultry producers, such as the USA.

Merial first published the preliminary work on the HVT IBD vector vaccine in 1995. Interest in the vaccine increased with a surge of articles in scientific journals and presentations at international avian congresses around 2003. The work at this time mainly focused on clinical development studies, with much being done in avian research and development laboratories in the USA and in France.

Since 2007, field studies and studies on the benefits of using VAXXITEK HVT+IBD have come out. Studies have also been published on diagnostic tools for distinguishing birds vaccinated with VAXXITEK HVT+IBD from infected birds, which can be used to monitor the immune response to vaccination.

We hope that you enjoy reading VAXXITEK NEWS and invite you to discover and read our published papers on VAXXITEK HVT+IBD.

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