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

Can the sows routinely vaccinated with PRRSV MLV transmit seroneutralizing antibodies to the offspring that can interfere with active immunity after vaccination with the same vaccine in early stages?

Can the sows routinely vaccinated with PRRSV MLV transmit seroneutralizing antibodies to the offspring that can interfere wit...

This a very complex question requiring a detailed answer. The development of neutralizing antibodies to PRRSV depends on several factors, among others the... Read More →
What are the most effective ways to prevent PRRSV infection?

What are the most effective ways to prevent PRRSV infection?...

Preventing a farm to be infected by PRRS virus is not so difficult as long as the farm has a reasonable location, and... Read More →
Would it be better to administer a PRRS Killed vaccine every 4 months rather than the MLV PRRS vaccine to the breeding animals as a tool against PRRS?

Would it be better to administer a PRRS Killed vaccine every 4 months rather than the MLV PRRS vaccine to the breeding animal...

With regards to PRRS vaccines, the general opinion is that MLV vaccines are a better option than killed ones to protect breeding animals.... Read More →