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

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 →
What is your opinion about PRRS vaccination at seven days of age on the production line?

What is your opinion about PRRS vaccination at seven days of age on the production line?...

PRRS vaccination during lactation can be an interesting tool to reduce the negative effects of the disease during the post-weaning phase but always... Read More →
With a laboratory diagnostic positive to PCV2 and PRRS, how can we be sure which disease causes poor growth and respiratory distress?

With a laboratory diagnostic positive to PCV2 and PRRS, how can we be sure which disease causes poor growth and respiratory d...

I would recommend to include histologic investigation of lung and lymphatic tissues in the diagnostic work up. Histologic lesions can be quite indicative... Read More →