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PRRSv guide. Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome

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The objective of this guide is to provide a practical summary regarding current knowledge and understanding of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS). The information presented is focused on clinically relevant and practical information to help field veterinary surgeons and farm team personnel interested in animal health.

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The objective of this guide is to provide a practical summary regarding current knowledge and understanding of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS). The information presented is focused on clinically relevant and practical information to help field veterinarians and farm team personnel interested in animal health. 

KEY FEATURES:

➜ High-quality contents and practical approach.

➜ Easy-to-read and use for reference.

➜ Summarizes the current knowledge of the disease.

AUTHOR:

ALEJANDRO RAMÍREZ

Associate Professor at Iowa State University (Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine

Department), with duties in teaching, research, and professional practice. In 2011 he received his PhD in

Veterinary Microbiology with emphasis in Preventive Medicine from Iowa State University.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1. Introduction

Brief history

Agent

Structure

Small

Enveloped

Shape

Single strand RNA

Nine open read fragments

(ORFs 1a, 1b, 2, 2b, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7)

2. Economic impact

Economic impact of PRRS

3. Clinical signs

Clinical signs of PRRS

General clinical signs

Reproductive clinical signs

Respiratory clinical signs

4. Pathogenesis

Tissue tropism

Lesions

Lung

Lymph nodes

Other lesions

5. Epidemiology

PRRSv epidemiologic characteristics

Highly infectious

Low transmission potential

Incubation time

Routes of transmission

Persistent infections

Mutations and quasispecies

Subpopulations

6. Immunity

Introduction

Innate immunity

Definitions

Adaptive cell-mediated immunity

Humoral immunity

Maternal immunity

Cross-protection

7. Diagnostic tests

Agent detection

Best samples

Histopathology

Virus isolation (VI)

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

Direct fluorescent antibody test (FA)

Immunohistochemistry (IHC)

Genetic sequencing

Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP)

Antibody detection

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Serum virus neutralization (SVN or SN)

Indirect fluorescent antibody assay (IFA)

Immunoperoxidase monolayer assay (IPMA)

8. Herd monitoring

Monitoring program design

Serum

Oral fluids

Herd classification

Important notes regarding breeding herd

classification

9. Biosecurity

PRRSv resistance in the environment

Environmental stability

Water and manure

Pork meat

Vectors

Biosecurity practices

PADRAP

10. Control and elimination

Role of vaccines

Killed vaccines

Modified live virus (MLV) vaccines

Basics of control

McRebel program

Herd closure

Homogenize

PRRSv elimination

AASV position statement regarding PRRS

Depopulation and repopulation (depop-repop)

Test and removal

Herd rollover

Regional elimination

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Author
Alejandro Ramírez
Trim size
11 x 20 cm
Pub date
2015
Product type
Hardcover
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