The OIE has reported two outbreaks of PRRS in Cambodia, located at 10 and 7 communes of Chi Kraeng and Soutr Nikom respectively in Siem Reap, with a total of 33,680 susceptible animals of which 2,661 cases and 997 deaths.
From 20 to 22 August 2015, after having received a report from a provincial veterinarian on pig diseases spreading in his district, the National Veterinary Research Institute (NaVRI) team went there to collect samples and proceed to an examination on pigs. Through examination the pigs showed clinical signs with high fever (40-41 degree Celsius), such as red spots on hog skin and ear, constipation, difficult to breath and discharge from nose, pregnant sows aborted. Twenty-one (21) serum samples in pigs were collected to be submitted to NaVRI for testing. The tested samples were confirmed positive to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS).
Wednesday September 16, 2015/ OIE.