Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Technical Articles


Article published the July 28, 2021:

Impact of health challenges on pig growth performance, carcass characteristics, and net returns under commercial conditions

INTRODUCTION In 2016, 63% of U.S. market hog sales originated in Iowa and the surrounding six states (USDA, 2017). While Midwest swine production is in a unique position of being favorably located geographical...
Author/s :
John PatienceKenneth StalderLee L. Schulz
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Article published the July 8, 2021:

Aptamer-Based QCM-Sensor for Rapid Detection of PRRS Virus

1. Introduction Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome is an important disease in swine industry. The disease has become endemic in many countries throughout the world following an epidemic phase. It is...
Author/s :
Peter Lieberzeit
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Article published the March 31, 2021:

Using 100% Bovine Plasma to Reduce the Impact of PRRS

PRRS continues to be a devastating problem, costing the swine industry hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Reducing the impact of PRRS can require a multifaceted approach.   In a study conducted by...
Author/s :
Beth Saxton
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Article published the December 1, 2020:

Sows: Plasma enhances health status in all phases of production

It is well known that heat stress or disease stress during gestation and lactation reduces sow herd productivity and profitability. Lactating sows need a high feed intake to maintain their body condition an...
Author/s :
Joe CrenshawLuis F. S. RangelYanbin Shen PhD.
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Article published the October 28, 2020:

Prevalence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and porcine parvovirus antibodies in commercial pigs, southwest Nigeria

ABSTRACT Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and porcine parvovirus (PPV) infections cause significant economic losses to the pig industry and are considered the most economically impor...
Author/s :
John Olusoji Abiola
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Article published the March 10, 2020:

Survival of viral pathogens in animal feed ingredients under transboundary shipping models

Introduction Historically, the impact of foreign animal diseases (FADs) on global livestock production and economics has been devastating [1]. In 1997, Taiwan and the Netherlands experienced outbreaks of Foot ...
Author/s :
Jeff ZImmermanJon De JongMegan NiederwerderRaymond R. R. RowlandScott Dee
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Article published the December 30, 2019:

A randomized controlled trial to evaluate performance of pigs raised in antibiotic-free or conventional production systems following challenge with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

Introduction There is growing advocacy for antibiotic-free (ABF) livestock production to minimize the emergence of antibiotic-resistant foodborne pathogens and subsequent human exposure to these treatment-refr...
Author/s :
Lucina GalinaNoel GarbesScott Dee
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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 :
Montserrat 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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