Serum profiling and antibiotic usage to evaluate the effect of UNISTRAIN® PRRS vaccination

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Serum profiling and antibiotic usage to evaluate the effect of UNISTRAIN® PRRS vaccination

At a Dutch farm a recurrent respiratory problem appeared in the weaned piglets of 6 - 8 weeks of age. Clinical signs were coughing and diminished growth. Antibiotics were used to relieve clinical signs. Diagnosis was made by a serum profile, collecting blood in various age groups. The outcome of the serum profile made the farmer change his PRRS vaccination strategy. 

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European Symposium of Porcine Health Management, 2018

Dato

10. jul. 2018

Forfattere

Schyns, M.; Dirkzwager, A.; Prust, H.; Llopart, D.

Resume

In this study, serum profiling was used to gain insight in the course of a PRRS infection at a farm with complaints. lt showed that the vaccination strategy should be changed. The effect of this change of the vaccination schedule was followed up by serum profiling and antibiotic usage.

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