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ABOUT PMWS & PDNS
National Pork Board PMWS Fact Sheet
About PDNS (Jake Waddilive)
CEI Emerging Disease Notices: PMWS / PDNS
Conference and meetings archive
Yorkshire Farm, UK - Mike Muirhead - Final Update, June 2002
Mike Muirhead's case history of a Yorkshire farm with PMWS and PDNS.
This paper charts the course and effects of the disease on a single herd as well as highlighting the economic impact.
Photos of the clinical signs that are seen generally in pigs with PMWS and PDNS. Includes skin lesions, enlarged lymph glands, wasting and dead pigs.
Photos of the signs that are seen in post-mortem samples of pigs with PMWS and PDNS. Includes interstitial pneumonia, secondary bacterial infection, enlarged lymph nodes, oedema and intra cytoplasmic inclusions
More Photos of the signs that are seen in post-mortem samples of pigs with PMWS and PDNS.
Latest PCVAD / PMWS News
Wednesday, December 10, 2014PEDV: University Research Playing a Critical Role
ANALYSIS - Last week the North American PRRS Conference was held in Chicago and special emphasis was...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014BIVI FLEXcombo Swine Vaccine Available January 2015 in 50-Dose Presentation
US - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes it easier for producers and veterinarians to vaccinate...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014MSD Animal Health Receives Approval for Porcilis PCV M Hyo Vaccine in Europe
EU - MSD Animal Health says the European Commission has approved its PORCILIS® PCV M Hyo vaccine that...
Monday, October 13, 2014AHVLA Reports Neonatal Pig Deaths from Klebsiella in July 2014
UK - The Animal Health Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) has reported neonatal deaths due to clostridial...
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Latest PMWS / PCVAD Technical Articles
Reliability of Pig Herd Data Collected during Telephone Interviews to Evaluate PCV2 Piglet Vaccination
Telephone surveys using standardised questions may be an efficient way to investigate safety and efficacy aspects of vaccines, according to a new study from the...
Presence of Six Potentially Pathogenic Viruses in Pigs Suffering from PMWS
This Slovakian study examined the role of multiple virus infections in young pigs of different ages with post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS). They...
Challenges Associated with Reproductive Failure in Sows
It is critical to evaluate both infectious and management-related causes of reproductive failure in sows, Glen W. Almond of North Carolina State University told...
Surveillance for PRRS Virus, PCV2 and Influenza A Viruses among Smallholder Swine Farms in Viet Nam
Virological and serological analyses confirm endemic co-circulation of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV), porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)...
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Latest Porcine Circovirus Research Papers
Published Jan 2013: Vaccine - Volume 31, Issue 3, 7 January 2013, Pages 487–494
A PCV2 Vaccine Based on Genotype 2b is more Effective than a 2a-based Vaccine to Protect against PCV2b or Combined PCV2a/2b Viremia in Pigs with Concurrent PCV2, PRRSV and PPV Infection
Tanja Opriessnig, Kevin O’Neill, Priscilla F. Gerber, Alessandra M.M.G. de Castro, Luis G. Gimenéz-Lirola, Nathan M. Beach, Lei Zhou, Xiang-Jin Meng, Chong Wang, Patrick G. Halbur
The predominant genotype of porcine circovirus (PCV) in the pig population today is PCV2b yet PCV2a-based commercial vaccines are considered effective in protecting against porcine circovirus associated disease. The objective of this study was to compare...
Published Jan 2013: Journal of Virological Methods - Volume 187, Issue 1, January 2013, Pages 15–19
Simultaneous Detection of Porcine Parvovirus And Porcine Circovirus Type 2 By Duplex Real-Time PCR And Amplicon Melting Curve Analysis using SYBR Green
Lan-lan Zheng, Ya-bin Wang, Ming-feng Li, Hong-ying Chen, Xian-po Guo, Jing-wei Geng, Zhen-ya Wang, Zhan-yong Wei, Bao-an Cui
The development of a SYBR Green-based duplex real-time PCR is described for simultaneous detection of porcine parvovirus (PPV) and porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV-2) genomes. Viral genomes were identified in the same sample by their distinctive melting...
Published Jan 2013: Preventive Veterinary Medicine - Volume 108, Issue 1, 1 January 2013, Pages 63–72
Investigation of the Association of Growth Rate in Grower-Finishing Pigs with the Quantification of Lawsonia intracellularis and Porcine Circovirus Type 2
Markku Johansen, MaiBritt Nielsen, Jan Dahl, Birgitta Svensmark, Poul Bækbo, Charlotte Sonne Kristensen, Charlotte Kristiane Hjulsager, Tim K. Jensen, Marie Ståhl, Lars E. Larsen, Øystein Angen
As a part of a prospective cohort study in four herds, a nested case control study was carried out. Five slow growing pigs (cases) and five fast growing pigs (controls) out of 60 pigs were selected for euthanasia and laboratory examination at the end...
Published Dec 2012: Veterinary Microbiology - Volume 161, Issues 1–2, 28 December 2012, Pages 229–234
Effect of Sow and Piglet Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) Vaccination on Piglet Mortality, Viraemia, Antibody Titre and Production Parameters
Lorenzo Fraile, Marina Sibila, Miquel Nofrarías, Rosa López-Jimenez, Eva Huerta, Anna Llorens, Sergio López-Soria, Diego Pérez, Joaquim Segalés
The present study describes the effects of sow and/or piglet porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccination on viraemia, antibody response and production parameters (average daily weight gain [ADWG] and mortality) of piglets from a PCV2 subclinically infected...
Published Dec 2012: Veterinary Microbiology - Available online 22 December 2012 -In Press, Accepted Manuscript
Emergence of a Novel Mutant PCV2b Variant Associated with Clinical PCVAD in Two Vaccinated Pig Farms in the U.S. Concurrently Infected with PPV2
Tanja Opriessnig, Chao-Ting Xiao, Priscilla F. Gerber, Patrick G. Halbur
Porcine circovirus (PCV) type 2b (PCV2b) emerged in North America in 2005-2006. During May of 2012, PCVAD occurred in 10-to-18-week-old pigs in two farms within a production system that routinely vaccinated against PCV2. Both farms received replacement...
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