Baku, Azerbaijan, June 21
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
The Specific Pathogen-Free Eggs (SPF) production line was inaugurated in Iran’s Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute on June 21.
SPF eggs can be used to make veterinary and human vaccines and can be used in virology researches.
Iran’s SPF Egg production project is developed under the support of the Presidential Office's Department of Science and Technology, the official IRIB news agency reported June 21.
SPF eggs are fertile chicken eggs produced from known SPF parent flocks established and maintained as per the recommendations of a committee appointed in 1974 by the International Association of Biological Standardization (IABS) Geneva.
SPF eggs are free from vertically transmitted agents, namely Avian Adenovirus, Avian encephalomyelitis virus, Reo viruses, Lymphoid luekosis, Reticulo endotheliosis, Mycoplasma gallispticum, Mycoplasma synoviae, Salmonella Pullorum and other vertically transmitted agents.
In addition, the SPF eggs are also free from laterally transmitted infections such as Newcastle disease, infectious bronchitis, infectious bursal disease, Marek’s disease and avian influenza.
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