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 mortality level is to be expected in South-East Asia, in unvaccinated herds?

What mortality level is to be expected in South-East Asia, in unvaccinated herds?...

With the strains of PRRSV currently circulating in South-East Asia, what mortality level is to be expected in an unvaccinated herd? Has the... Read More →
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 →