Vaccination of sows reduces the prevalence of PCV-2 viraemia in their piglets under field conditions.

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The objectives of this study were to further understand vertical transmission of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV-2) and the effect of dam vaccination on PCV-2 viraemia in newborn piglets. Randomly selected sows from each of two breeding herds were designated as non-vaccinated or vaccinated groups. A commercial inactivated PCV-2 vaccine was administered at… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/vr.100660

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@article{ONeill2012VaccinationOS, title={Vaccination of sows reduces the prevalence of PCV-2 viraemia in their piglets under field conditions.}, author={Kevin C O'Neill and Michelle Hemann and Luis Gabriel Gim{\'e}nez-Lirola and Patrick G. Halbur and Tanja Opriessnig}, journal={The Veterinary record}, year={2012}, volume={171 17}, pages={425} }