Porcine circovirus diseases News

News published on December 28, 2015:

PEDv becoming a notifiable disease in England

Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus will become a notifiable disease in England, effective December 18. Pig keepers and veterinarians will be legally required to inform the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APH...
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News published on October 28, 2011:

Single-dose vaccine against PCV2 infection in pigs

Veterinarians and pork producers can now help prevent Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) viremia with the convenience of a single dose. New FosteraTM PCV from Pfizer Animal Health is the result of the company's c...
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Pfizer Animal Health
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News published on September 9, 2009:

Argentines study multifactoral pig diseases

The porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is considered an important emerging pathogen in swine production.It has been associated to different syndromes and porcine diseases like the Porcine Dermatitis and Nephropat...
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Revista Veterinaria Argentina; PigProgress.net
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News published on October 15, 2008:

Shedding of porcine circovirus type 2 by boars and the role of PCV-2 in semen transmission

Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is a small, circular, single-stranded DNA virus that affects pigs worldwide and is economically important to the swine industry. Within the past 3 years, North America has seen ...
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North Carolina State Univ. Cooperative Extension
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News published on March 7, 2008:

Circovirus Vaccination Has Benefits Beyond the Prevention of Clinical Signs

Several trials in Kansas have demonstrated that circovirus vaccination improves the performance of growing pigs even on high health farms.On a 300 sow, PRRS negative farm with a history of PCVAD, 235 animals we...
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Pork News & Views - OMAFRA Newsletter
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News published on February 15, 2008:

Combined viruses cause more deadly disease in pigs

A pig virus that exists worldwide has become more dangerous as the virus has mutated and then combined with other pathogens, according to Purdue University researchers. It's not known why a virus that has been ...
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Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine Communication
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News published on October 23, 2007:

Intervet receives full USDA license for PCVAD vaccine

Intervet Inc. announced yesterday the full U.S. Department of Agriculture license for Circumvent PCV (Porcine Circovirus Vaccine, Type 2, Killed Baculovirus Vector), which provides a superior solution for the c...
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News published on July 19, 2007:

Boehringer Ingelheim Announces its EU PCV-2 Annual Research Award

Yesterday, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health announced the launch of the European PCV-2 Award, which recognizes excellent research proposals in the area of applied immunological PCV-2 research. In total, the w...
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Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
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News published on June 26, 2007:

USA - Help on way for pork producers battling PCVAD

Help is on the way for pork producers battling porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD). A joint study with Iowa State University and Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. in St. Joseph, Mo., has indicate...
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Iowa Farmer Today
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News published on June 12, 2007:

2007 World Pork Expo - Scarce vaccine zaps virus hassling hogs

Porcine circovirus is 'everywhere,' one expert says, leading three animal health companies to increase production of the treatment.A hard-to-kill virus sweeping through hog herds worldwide is meeting its match:...
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DesMoines Register
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