Evaluation of alternative antemortem diagnostic samples for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus

@inproceedings{Patterson2007EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of alternative antemortem diagnostic samples for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus},
  author={Abby R. Patterson and Locke A. Karriker and Richard B. Evans and Kyoung-Jin Yoon},
  year={2007}
}
Materials and methods: Blood samples were collected from 30 pigs at 7 and 8 weeks of age. Fifteen pigs were then inoculated with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) VR-2332 and 15 remained uninoculated. Pigs were sampled weekly for 7 weeks post inoculation (PI) using a reference sample (jugular vein sample) and two index samples (whole blood from the auricular vein collected either with a sterile polyester swab or using a capillary tube system). All samples were tested… CONTINUE READING