Attenuated strains in coccidiosis vaccines

by 5m Editor
20 June 2017, at 12:00am

With the currently increasing problems of drug-resistance and pressures from consumers to ban drugs from animal feeds, there is a pressing need to move away from chemotherapeutic control of coccidiosis towards vaccination.

Most commercially available coccidiosis vaccines contain live oocysts of non-attenuated or attenuated strains of different Eimeria species, with the attenuated commercial vaccines produced using different attenuation methods.

Hipra have created a 3 part video series presenting: