Variation of Aujeszky's disease viruses in wild swine in USA.

  title={Variation of Aujeszky's disease viruses in wild swine in USA.},
  author={Edwin C. Hahn and Bahaa Fadl-Alla and Carol A. Lichtensteiger},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  volume={143 1},
In the United States of America, Aujeszky's disease (pseudorabies) has been eradicated from all domestic swine. Some re-emergence of infection occurred as vaccine use diminished. Sporadic outbreaks have also occurred because of the reservoir of infection in feral swine that have spread across the southern two-thirds of the country and Hawaii. In order to be able to understand the origins of re-emerging virus, sequence analysis of variable genes in pseudorabies virus (PRV) has been used to… CONTINUE READING


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