Are we ready to step forward? And declare a suspicion? Do we know how to proceed? What are protocols that will be put in place and how quickly will they happen?
The high genetic diversity of the virus is not only complicating laboratory tests but also the estimation of the level of protection of pigs against PRRSV.
Is the current categorization of antibiotics definitive? What measures will the authorities take to encourage a better pig health status? Can a veterinarian have any kind of problems if following his diagnosis and his judgment uses a group B antibiotic?
In a world where feed ingredients are marketed globally, do we know the minimum infectious dose to transmit the ASF virus in feed? And in water?
An example on how technology can be implemented in a farm for evaluation of biosecurity compliance using production parameters.
Must a veterinarian treat sick animals, whatever the circumstances or conditions that have favoured the emergence of the disease? Prophylaxis or metaphylaxis?
In addition to prophylactic measures, gilt nutrition plays a crucial role in the development of their health status. This review addresses different nutritional strategies to stimulate the immunological state during quarantine.
What is the course of this disease in the field recently? Not always following the textbook description… Global swine professionals with field experience answer this and many other questions.