[Investigation of the prevalence of swine torque teno virus in Austria].

  title={[Investigation of the prevalence of swine torque teno virus in Austria].},
  author={Christiane Lang and Heidelore S{\"o}llner and Andrea Barz and Andrea Ladinig and Rebecca Langhoff and Herbert Weissenb{\"o}ck and Tuija Kekarainen and Joaquim Segal{\'e}s and Mathias Ritzmann},
  journal={Berliner und Munchener tierarztliche Wochenschrift},
  volume={124 3-4},
In the present retrospective study, serum samples from a total of 253 pigs of different age groups from 83 farms collected in the year 2008 were included.The sera were analysed for the presence of torque teno virus (TTV) genogroups 1 and 2. Furthermore, the correlation between TTV and PCV-2 was investigated. 62.1% of the pigs were positive for TTV1 and/or TTV2 by PCR. 21.7% of the samples were positive for TTV1 and TTV2, 16.2% only for TTV1 and 23.3% only for TTV2. In 80.7% of the investigated… CONTINUE READING