PRRS

Transmission via direct and indirect routes (1/2)

In this second part the direct routes (infected pigs and contaminated semen) and indirect routes (fomites and transportation vehicles) of PRRSV are tackled, as is the persistence of the virus because the persistence of the infection is a characteristic of PRRSV infections in pigs and plays a major role in the control and eradication of the disease.
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Etiology and clinical manifestation

Scott Dee, the prestigious American veterinarian who is known worldwide for his research on the PRRS virus, will be in charge of this section which is dedicated exclusively to the PRRS disease. Every month a new article will be published related to subjects such as etiology and clinical signs, transmission routes, diagnostic testing methods, biosecurity or control and eradication.
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