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Global PRRS Solutions - Boehringer Ingelheim


On this section you will find a some articles that summarize a selection of peer reviewed papers published about PRRS

Global PRRS Solutions - Boehringer Ingelheim

Economic Impact

The impact of PRRS is not easily estimated however some good estimations have been made and will be summarized here

Global PRRS Solutions - Boehringer Ingelheim

Interaction With Other Pathogens

PRRSV is not alone in pig farms, it coexists with a wide variety of pathogens mainly other viruses and bacteria. The most clinically relevant ones have been shown to interact with PRRSV.

Global PRRS Solutions - Boehringer Ingelheim

Biosecurity

PRRSV can be transmitted through a variety of different ways, therefore direct or indirect contact between the source of the virus and the susceptible pigs has to be minimized to avoid contamination.

Global PRRS Solutions - Boehringer Ingelheim

Diagnostic

Since the appearance of PRRSV, several techniques have been used to detect it on the farm; some of them aim to detect the virus (or parts of it) and others are looking for the presence of antibodies against the virus.

Global PRRS Solutions - Boehringer Ingelheim

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