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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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Does intradermal injection of attenuated live PRRSV vaccines offer an immune response as good as intramuscular ones in sows?

Does intradermal injection of attenuated live PRRSV vaccines offer an immune response as good as intramuscular ones in sows?

  Intradermal vaccination have been approved for a number of vaccines including PRRSV MLV. In order for a company to get such a.. Read More →
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 does not have active virus, will not generate a PCR+ result and, if it is applied to PRRS.. 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 →