Vaccination in food animal populations.

  title={Vaccination in food animal populations.},
  author={J. T. van Oirschot},
  volume={12 5},
This report highlights the role of vaccination in the present and future food animal industry in the framework of the disease policy of the European Commission. Vaccination was essential in the virtual eradication of foot-and-mouth disease and classical swine fever, the use of modern marker vaccines opens prospects for eradication of viruses in countries with a high prevalence, and a rebirth of interest in bacterial vaccines is noted, because of the problems of drug resistance and antimicrobial… CONTINUE READING