Prof Joaquim Segalés and Dr Oliver Duran Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) was initially detected in the late 1990s in North America and Europe associated with a post weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome in pigs.
Dr Tomasz Trela shares his experiences on farms in ASF affected areas.
For the ninth time, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has funded independent European research projects related to Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) infection and associated diseases. Over the past nine years, 26 research projects have been awarded with € 25,000 each accumulating to € 650,000 in total.
Boehringer Ingelheim funds three research projects against swine disease PRRS with €75,000 total and three winners have been chosen for this year's awards out of more than 30 high-quality proposals.
Innovative research to help stop the spread of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus (PRRS) and tools to identify outbreaks of PRRS and other emerging diseases were the focus of the North American PRRS symposium held in Chicago December 5-6, 2015, reports Sarah Mikesell live from event.
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