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In this area of the web site we provide summary bulletins covering the latest bibliographical information to aid research and knowledge.

Please note that these summaries have been written by persons within Merial and are intended as a guide to the content of the papers referred to and are not abstracts. In the interests of keeping the details short it is possible that not all areas covered by the original papers will be included in the relevant summary.
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Bulletin No. 15 - Summer 2003


Work showing that the vaccination of sows against M. hyopneumoniae can help reduce the prevalence of the bacterium in their piglets and separately, the role of maternally derived antibodies, age and other factors on M.hyo vaccinal response. You will find a summary of the current leptospirosis health status of European countries, three articles on CSF, including a focus on Asia, and two on swine influenza. There is work on dual infection with PRRS and PRC and work on strain specificity and the immune response of pigs vaccinated against PRRS. There are six articles on PCV2/PMWS. Sow productivity and production in Italy and China are covered along with several articles on parasites.


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