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 …

THE PRRS EXPERTS ANSWER

What is the recommended age for vaccinating the piglets on a farm with a moderate PRRS virus outbreak?

What is the recommended age for vaccinating the piglets on a farm with a moderate PRRS virus outbreak?...

Disease outbreaks due to PRRS virus in piglets and fattening pigs can be controlled with vaccination strategies, with a very important basic rule:... Read More →
Can we know the world distribution of PRRS disease? Have studies been carried out in Africa?

Can we know the world distribution of PRRS disease? Have studies been carried out in Africa?...

PRRS disease is present in most of the pig producing countries, and especially in areas with a high pig density. There are, nonetheless,... Read More →
Neonatal diarrhoea problems in piglets in a PRRSv-positive farm. Which can be the causes and what actions can be implemented?

Neonatal diarrhoea problems in piglets in a PRRSv-positive farm. Which can be the causes and what actions can be implemented?...

A PRRSv-positive farm has a serious neonatal diarrhoea problem in piglets born from primiparous. Diarrhoea appears in the third day of life, although... Read More →