Impact of sow vaccination with UNISTRAIN® on the prevalence of PRRSV antibodies at nursery age in a pig farm in Germany

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Impact of sow vaccination with UNISTRAIN® on the prevalence of PRRSV antibodies at nursery age in a pig farm in Germany

The Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is one of the most economically important diseases in the swine industry. Vaccination with modified live vaccines (MLV) is the preferred strategy used to control PRRS, in combination with some pig husbandry practices.

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IPVS Congress, 2014

Authors

Veltmann. P.; Klossok, G.; Niemann, O.

Summary

The results may be indicative of a decrease in the infection pressure exerted by PRRSV in the nursery as a consequence of the active vaccination of the sows. Nevertheless, it was not possible to eradicate the infection from the herd, but the productive parameters show clinical and virological stabilization of the breeding herd and the nursery.

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