An Outbreak of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus in Switzerland Following Import of Boar Semen.

@article{Nathues2016AnOO,
  title={An Outbreak of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus in Switzerland Following Import of Boar Semen.},
  author={Christina Nathues and Lukas Perler and Siglind Bruhn and Dominique Suter and Lisa Eichhorn and Martin Hofmann and Heiko Nathues and Christine Baechlein and Mathias Ritzmann and Andreas Palzer and Katrin Grossmann and Gertraud Schuepbach-Regula and Barbara Thuer},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 2},
  pages={e251-61}
}
An outbreak of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) occurred in November 2012 in Switzerland (CH), traditionally PRRSV-free. It was detected after a German boar stud informed a semen importer about the detection of PRRSV during routine monitoring. Tracing of semen deliveries revealed 26 Swiss sow herds that had used semen from this stud after its last negative routine monitoring and 62 further contact herds. All herds were put under movement restrictions and examined… CONTINUE READING