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Sequencing

DNA obtained during the RT-PCR assay can be sequenced to obtain the order of nucleotides in the genome. DNA sequencing is …

Economic impact in swine industry

Europe: Data on PRRS costs per country are lacking, but some authors have estimated that a PRRS outbreak could cost a…

So… are PRRS virus vaccines useful?

Although several vaccines are available worldwide, we know that they do not provide full and universal protection against …

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Can PRRS vaccination using a PRRS inactivated vaccine give a positive result to PCR and ELISA tests?

Can PRRS vaccination using a PRRS inactivated vaccine give a positive result to PCR and ELISA tests?

Can PRRS vaccination using a PRRS inactivated vaccine give a positive result to PCR and ELISA tests?   The inactivated PRRS vaccine, that.. Read More →
What is the status of Type I PRRS virus in Eastern Europe? Are strains becoming more pathogenic?

What is the status of Type I PRRS virus in Eastern Europe? Are strains becoming more pathogenic?

What is the current status of Type I PRRS virus in Europe, particularly Eastern Europe? Are strains continuing to become more pathogenic? Is.. Read More →
Vaccinating the breeding herd against PRRS: Is it necessary to vaccinate also the piglets? What’s the duration of maternal immunity?

Vaccinating the breeding herd against PRRS: Is it necessary to vaccinate also the piglets? What’s the duration of maternal immunity?

If we vaccinate the breeding herd every 3 or 4 months against PRRS, is it necessary to vaccinate the piglets as well? And,.. Read More →