Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, serum virus neutralization test, haemoagglutination test, and immunoperoxidase monolayer assay are explained.
The authors share their experience on tail biting risk factors identification as well as the production of non-docked pigs.
Feeding, biosecurity and concomitant diseases as factors involved in the perpetuation of Salmonella in the farm.
Nowadays several laboratory techniques allow to evaluate the cellular immune response.
Key swine veterinary practitioners describe the “PRRS-ception” of this disease in the most important pork producing regions.
Prevention against ASF involves farmers, farm staff, veterinarians, lorry drivers, hunters and the Official Veterinary Services.
Establishing Day 0 is a crucial step in disease control and elimination programs and should be carefully performed by swine health professionals.
This article discuss about the protection of the placenta, the colostrum, the immunity conferred by milk and the congenital acquired immunity of the piglet.