Post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome and other PCV2-related problems in pigs: a 12-year experience.

@article{Madec2008PostweaningMW,
  title={Post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome and other PCV2-related problems in pigs: a 12-year experience.},
  author={François Madec and Nicolas Rose and B{\'e}atrice Grasland and Roland Cariolet and Andr{\'e} Jestin},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={55 7},
  pages={
          273-83
        }
}
Post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) and other porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)-related diseases have been reported throughout the world for about 10 years. The present paper reviews the knowledge acquired in different fields and is largely based on the authors' experience. The horizontal transmission of PCV2 is widely documented. Contact between pigs is the main route of transmission for both PCV2 and PMWS. However, experimental inoculation of PCV2 to pigs does not give… CONTINUE READING
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