Free-ranging wild boar: a disease threat to domestic pigs in Switzerland?

@article{Wu2011FreerangingWB,
  title={Free-ranging wild boar: a disease threat to domestic pigs in Switzerland?},
  author={Natacha Wu and Carlos Madrid Abril and Vladimira Hini{\'c} and Isabelle Brodard and Barbara Thuer and Julien Fattebert and Daniela H{\"u}ssy and Marie-Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={
          868-79
        }
}
The risk of transmission of pathogens from free-ranging wild boars (Sus scrofa scrofa) to outdoor domestic pigs (S. scrofa domesticus) is of increasing concern in many European countries. We assess this risk, using Switzerland as an example. We estimated 1) the prevalence of important pathogens in wild boars and 2) the risk of interactions between wild boars and outdoor pigs. First, we tested 252 wild boars from selected areas between 2008 and 2010 for infection with Brucella spp. Bacterial… CONTINUE READING

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