Impact of host immunity and genetics on persistence of PRRS virus in tonsils
Despite extensive efforts to eliminate PRRS from US production facilities, it remains a key disease issue and poses a continued economic threat to the industry, particularly in pig dense areas.
Detection and differentiation of field strains and commonly used vaccine strains of Type 2 PRRS virus in the US
PRRS remains the most economically devastating swine disease with an estimated annual loss of $664 million in the US. The PRRS genome is constantly changing, making accurate diagnosis difficult. Many...
United States Swine Pathogen Database
Veterinarians have long needed a centralized database to compare and contrast the pathogen nucleotide sequences of their clinical samples to those seen concurrently in the field throughout the United States.