infectious laryngotracheitis


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infectious laryngotracheitis

[in′fek·shəs lə¦rin·jō‚trā·kē′īd·əs]
(veterinary medicine)
A highly contagious respiratory disease of viral etiology affecting chickens.
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Based on serologic evidence, Newcastle disease virus, infectious laryngotracheitis virus, infectious bronchitis virus, chicken anemia virus, and infectious bursal disease virus, as well as both Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma synoviae appear to be significant diseases of this population, and thus, we consider these backyard chickens potential reservoirs for these diseases.

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