Porcine Health Management

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Immunology and Vaccinology

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FIELD SAFETY STUDY OF A VAGINAL MUCOSAL VACCINATION FOR PORCINE REPRODUCTIVE AND RESPIRATORY SYNDROME VIRUS (PRRSV) IN SOWS  

Mucosal vaccines, specifically autogenous vaccines, offer a new method of immunization against PRRSV; however, intranasal vaccination of sows represents an obstacle for producers. Therefore, this study evaluated the clinical safety of a mucosal PRRSv...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

INFLUENCE OF ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY ON THE HUMORAL IMMUNE RESPONSE TO VACCINATION IN WEANED PIGS

Pigs commonly are vaccinated at weaning and often treated with long-acting antibiotics. Some antibiotics were shown to impair responses to vaccination. The objective was to investigate the influence of long-acting antibiotics on antibody and immune cell...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

BOOSTER VACCINATION OF SOWS WITH A MODIFIED LIVE ATTENUATED PRRS VACCINE IMPROVES REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE AFTER PRRSV CHALLENGE  

Suvaxyn PRRS MLV is approved for mass vaccination of swine herds every 4 months. The efficacy of the booster vaccination should be at least equivalent to that of the administration of a single dose. The objective of the study was to demonstrate the...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

VACCINATION OF 1 DAY-OLD PIGS WITH A PRRSV MODIFIED LIVE ATTENUATED VACCINE CONFERS PROTECTION UNTIL SLAUGHTER  

Suvaxyn PRRS MLV is the first vaccine licensed in Europe which can be used in 1-day-old pigs. Since the vaccine is intended to be used in a single dose vaccination schedule, it is crucial to ensure protection of the animals from vaccination to slaughter. ...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

SEROLOGICAL RESPONSE AGAINST ERYSIPELOTHRIX RHUSIOPATHIAE IN GILTS VACCINATED WITH DIFFERENT COMMERCIAL VACCINES

Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae is the causative agent of Erysipelas. In pigs vaccination is the primary strategy to prevent the disease. The objective of this study was to compare <i>E. rhusiopathiae</i> antibody induction in the serum of gilts after...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

RESULTS OF VACCINATION WITH SUVAXYN® CIRCO+MH RTU IN A PILOT GROUP OF FARMS : LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF GROWTH PERFORMANCE PER BATCH  

Lung checks of pig carcases at slaughter is a well-established standardised procedure for monitoring respiratory health at farm level. However, pig slaughterhouses also collect other data for carcase classification and payment of farmers that can be used...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

RESULTS OF VACCINATION WITH SUVAXYN® CIRCO+MH RTU IN A PILOT-GROUP OF FARMS : LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF LUNG LESIONS AT THE SLAUGHTERHOUSE  

In France, about 70% of piglets are vaccinated against PCV2 and nearly 90% are vaccinated against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Ready-to-use bivalent vaccines have only recently reached the market. The benefit of a one-shot ready-to-use bivalent vaccine...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

SUCCESSFUL CONTROL OF PORCINE PLEUROPNEUMONIA IN A FATTENING FARM BY VACCINATING WITH COGLAPIX®

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is the causative agent of Porcine Pleuropneumonia (PP), distributed worldwide and responsible for considerable economic losses in the pig industry. An increase of new cases is reported from Austria. The aim of this study...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT VACCINATION SCHEMES AGAINST PCV2 AND M.HYO IN EASTERN AUSTRIA

Austrian piglets are usually vaccinated against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo) and porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2). Separate vaccinations by monovalent PCV2 and two-shot M.hyo vaccines offer reliable protection but are more labor-intensive than a...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

COMPARATIVE STUDY TO MEASURE THE EFFECT OF PCV VACCINATION ROUTE (IM VS ID) ON BODY TEMPERATURE AND WEIGHT GAIN  

The objective of this trial was to compare the effects of the needle-free IDAL vaccination and the conventional needle-syringe vaccination procedure on Average Daily Gain (ADG) and rectal temperature of weaned piglets. <strong>Materials &...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE HUMORAL RESPONSE AGAINST SWINE ERYSIPELAS INDUCED BY ERYSENG® PARVO AND ANOTHER COMMERCIAL VACCINE UNDER FIELD CONDITIONS IN...

The aim of this study was to compare the humoral immune response to Swine Erysipelas (SE) developed by ERYSENG<sup>®</sup> PARVO and Vaccine B under field conditions in Germany. <strong>Material & Methods</strong> A total of 54 gilts free of...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

THE MYCOTOXIN DEOXYNIVALENOL (DON) SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF CD4+ T CELLS WITH A PRO-INFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE PROFILE IN THE LIVER

The mycotoxin deoxynivalenol (DON) is frequently consumed by pigs via contaminated grain. DON binds to the A-site of the ribosome peptidyl transferase center which leads to activation of mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs). MAPKs are central in the...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

MONITORING PIGLETS’ QUALITY VACCINATION

Nowadays, vaccines represent about 60% of health cost in farms. Due to the restriction of the use of antibiotics this percentage is going to increase. Nevertheless, this task is often considered as a painful chore for farmers who usually want to perform...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

COMPARATIVE STUDY TO EVALUATE IMMUNITY INDUCED BY E. COLI-CLOSTRIDIUM VACCINES 

Colostrum immunoglobins are a source of protection against microbial infections and confer passive immunity to the piglets until they have a mature immune system.The purpose of this study was to compare safety and efficacy of different <i>E. coli</i>...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology

EFFECT OF TWO DIFFERENT VACCINE COMBINATIONS AGAINST PCV2 AND MYCOPLASMA HYOPNEUMONIAE (MHYO) ON PIGS’ WELL-BEING

Body temperature, acute phase proteins (APPs) and weight gain (ADG) are suitable indicators of inflammation, stress and well-being in pigs. The aim of this study was to evaluate the physiological effects of 2 vaccine combinations against PCV2 and Mhyo by...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology