Prevalence of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae infection in hunted wild boars (Sus scrofa) in Germany.

@article{Reiner2010PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae infection in hunted wild boars (Sus scrofa) in Germany.},
  author={Gerald Reiner and Christina Fresen and Sebastian Bronnert and Ingo Haack and H. J. J. Willems},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={551-5}
}
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is an important pathogen of the porcine respiratory tract. Subclinically and chronically infected pigs may enter a permanent carrier state, harboring A. pleuropneumoniae in lungs or tonsils. Despite the enormous role of A. pleuropneumoniae in domestic swine production, no published data about prevalence and distribution of A. pleuropneumoniae infections in wild boars (Sus scrofa) are available. Antibodies against A. pleuropneumoniae have been detected in serum of… CONTINUE READING