Porcine Circovirus Diseases News
News published on December 28, 2015:
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...
News published on October 28, 2011:
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...
Pfizer Animal Health
News published on September 9, 2009:
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...
Revista Veterinaria Argentina; PigProgress.net
News published on October 15, 2008:
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 ...
North Carolina State Univ. Cooperative Extension
News published on March 7, 2008:
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...
Pork News & Views - OMAFRA Newsletter
News published on February 15, 2008:
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 ...
Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine Communication
News published on October 23, 2007:
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...
News published on July 19, 2007:
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...
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
News published on June 26, 2007:
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...
Iowa Farmer Today
News published on June 12, 2007:
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:...