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Published Thursday, December 15, 2011: Virology Journal 2011, 8:543
Prevalence of Porcine Circovirus-like Agent P1 in Jiangsu, China
Libin Wen, Kongwang He, Hanchun Yang, Zhengyu Yu, Aihua Mao, Shulin Zhong, Yanxiu Ni, Xuehan Zhang, Bin Li, Xiaomin Wang, Junming Zhou, Rongli Guo, Lixin Lv and Jieyuan Jiang
Recently, we identified a novel porcine circovirus type 2-like agent P1 isolate from swine. The present study represents the first survey of P1 prevalence in swine herds from Jiangsu, China, by using PCR targeting the complete genome of P1. Prevalences of 50% and 19% were found among 6 herds and 248 animals, respectively. The results indicate a high prevalence of P1 in China pig populations.


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