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Epidemiological situation of turkey coryza (bordetellosis) in Poland.

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The present study investigated the prevalence of Bordetella avium (BA) infections in turkey flocks of different production type in Poland, based on serological examination of blood samples collected between 2012 and 2014. The results of our study indicate that BA infections are very common in turkey flocks, they are possible during the whole production cycle and that probability of the past infection increases with age. This situation is causing high level of specific anti-BA maternally derived antibody transfer to hatching poults.