IBV -->
infectious bronchitis virus
medical dictionary

<virus>

<virology> An RNA virus of the family Coronaviridae and the type species of the genus Coronavirus, causing infectious avian bronchitis, being most pathogenic in chicks up to about 4 weeks of age; not to be confused with avian infectious laryngotracheitis virus.

Acronym: IBV

(05 Mar 2000)