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Piglet vaccination

To vaccinate piglets, two important points must be considered in order to choose the best moment …

Impact of PRRSv genetic diversity

The high PRRS virus diversity has an important impact in diagnosis, immune response: vaccines, protection…

Practical approach to diagnosis

ELISA and PCR in combination can be used not only to detect an infection, but also to determine approximately…

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Can using the same needle to vaccinate multiple sows be a cause of transmission of PRRS virus or other swine infectious diseases? How often would you recommend changing the needle?

Can using the same needle to vaccinate multiple sows be a cause of transmission of PRRS virus or other swine infectious disea...

The iatrogenic transmission by contaminated needles can indeed be a source of PRRS virus and other diseases transmission – this has been proved... Read More →
Sows vaccinated every 3 months while piglets not developing PRRSV immunity: What could be causing this?

Sows vaccinated every 3 months while piglets not developing PRRSV immunity: What could be causing this?...

On a farrow to finish farm where sows are vaccinated every 3 months against PRRS virus and the piglets are not vaccinated, the... Read More →
Can modified live PRRS vaccines be administered to pre-farrowing sows in order to pass the antibodies on to their piglets?

Can modified live PRRS vaccines be administered to pre-farrowing sows in order to pass the antibodies on to their piglets?...

Attenuated PRRS vaccines (Modified Live Vaccines) are not designed to pass immunity to the piglets, although they will.   How do naïve animals... Read More →

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