An evaluation of test and removal for the elimination of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus from 5 swine farms.

@article{Dee2001AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of test and removal for the elimination of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus from 5 swine farms.},
  author={Scott A Dee and Mike D. Bierk and John Deen and Thomas W. Molitor},
  journal={Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire},
  year={2001},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={22-7}
}
The objective of this field study was to evaluate the protocol of test and removal (T&R) for the elimination of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) from 5 chronically infected breeding herds. The T&R protocol involved sampling the entire breeding herd in one day, testing sera by polymerase chain reaction and ELISA to detect previously exposed and/or infected animals, and subsequently removing them from the herd. Following completion of T&R, breeding herds were monitored… CONTINUE READING
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