Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Technical Articles

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Article published the August 25, 2017:

Immune control of PRRS: lessons to be learned and possible ways forward

Introduction There are two basic principles underlying the possible success of a vaccination strategy against viral diseases. On the one hand, a reasonable cause–effect relationship must be recognized ...
Author/s :
Massimo Amadori
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Article published the April 20, 2017:

Concentration, Size Distribution, and Infectivity of Airborne Particles Carrying Swine Viruses

Introduction Among all infectious agents, those transmitted through aerosols are the most difficult to control [1]. The speed of dispersion of airborne infectious agents makes them hard to contain and protect ...
Author/s :
Montse TorremorellPeter Davies
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Article published the April 6, 2017:

Use of H-Index and Other Bibliometric Indicators to Evaluate Research Productivity Outcome on Swine Diseases

Introduction The measure of the scientific quality and productivity of a particular researcher or research team has been traditionally a controversial issue. The topic is not trivial as it can be used by manag...
Author/s :
Ivan DiazJoaquim Segalés
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Article published the November 11, 2016:

Evaluation of an electrostatic particle ionization technology for decreasing airborne pathogens in pigs

  1 Introduction Among all infectious agents affecting swine, airborne pathogens are the most costly and difficult to control (Hyslop 1971). Porcine reproductive respiratory syndrome (PRRS), influenza A ...
Author/s :
Montse TorremorellPeter Davies
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Article published the July 25, 2016:

Attempted eradication of PRRS virus, enzootic pneumonia, Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia and streptococcal meningitis

Introduction The farm was a closed herd using AI and comprised 430 breeding sows. Progeny were kept until 10 weeks of age when they were sent to a second unit for finishing. The farm was infected with PRRS vir...
Author/s :
David Burch
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Article published the July 4, 2016:

Successful attempt to eradicate PRRS virus and enzootic pneumonia from a breeder/finisher herd

Introduction The farm comprised 450 breeding sows and stock taken through to bacon, all on one site. The farm was a closed herd with importations of semen and gilts coming from the finishing herd. The farm was...
Author/s :
David Burch
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Article published the November 4, 2014:

Innate and adaptive immunity responses of swine to PRRSV

The vexing problem with PRRS immunityPorcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is an economically important disease of swine characterized by abortion, stillbirth and weak-born pigs. In its non-...
Author/s :
Federico Zuckermann
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Article published the September 12, 2014:

PRRS, PED PCV2, and SIV: How can we improve our support to the swine industry?

Introduction “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Albert Einstein Globalization, the increased movement of people, swine, supplies, and food pose g...
Author/s :
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Article published the August 25, 2014:

Changing receptor use of PRRSV leads to different virological, immunological and clinical outcome - impact on diagnosis and control

A new disease characterized by reproductive and respiratory problems emerged in Northern America and Western Europe in the late eighties, early nineties. It was caused by a porcine arterivirus, which based on t...
Author/s :
Prof. Dr. Hans Nauwynck
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Article published the July 17, 2014:

Genetic basis of host response to PRRS virus infection in pigs

Introduction Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is the most costly viral disease in pigs around the world. Estimated annual costs in the US alone are $664 million (Holtkamp et al. 2013). Alth...
Author/s :
Graham PlastowJack DekkersProf. Stephen BishopRaymond R. R. Rowland
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