Comparative evaluation of PRRS virus infection in vaccinated and naïve pigs.

  title={Comparative evaluation of PRRS virus infection in vaccinated and na{\"i}ve pigs.},
  author={S Dotti and Riccardo Villa and Enrico Sossi and Giovanni Guadagnini and Francesco Salvini and M Ferrari and Massimo Amadori},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  volume={90 2},
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the time-course of the immune response to a field Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome virus (PRRSV) strain in PRRS-naïve, untreated pigs, as well as in four groups of age and breed-matched pigs injected with a live attenuated PRRS vaccine, its adjuvant, an inactivated PRRS vaccine and an irrelevant, inactivated Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccine, respectively. PRRSV infection was confirmed in all groups by PCR and antibody assays. The… CONTINUE READING


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