Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT)

Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT)


ILT Is an acute respiratory disease of poultry characterised by coughing, expulsion of blood tinged mucus, and a variable mortality (5.70%). In this country most infections are associated with mild disease or are subclinical. Domestic fowls, pheasants and rarely, ducks, and turkeys may be affected.

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