Ct values predict PRRS nursery mortality, can guide vaccination decisions

calendar icon 5 January 2021
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Notes: Generalized linear mixed model. Turkey pairwise comparisons.Mortality means that do not share a letter are significantly different (P-value = 0.001).

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3 Ibid.
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