Porcine Health Management

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Immunology and Vaccinology

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Effect of early PRRSV (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus) vaccination on pig health and performance: the earlier the better?

Vaccination is a cornerstone of infectious disease control, especially in intensive swine farming systems with high infectious pressure. Despite being very vulnerable, newborn piglets are not commonly vaccinated because most vaccines are susceptible to...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health (MAPS), University of Padua, Viale dell'Università 16, 35020 Legnaro (PD), Italy

Humoral and cellular immune responses after administration of innovative Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterins in pigs

Current vaccines against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae only provide partial protection against clinical symptoms and lung lesions. New vaccine formulations that include novel strains of the micro-organism formulated with innovative adjuvants could improve...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium

Colostrum immune transfer evaluation in pigs by using Flu HI test at 3 weeks of age

Immune transfer via the colostrum in the pig can be investigated using a total IgG test in early life. However, the effectiveness of the different types of IgG for the immune response remains unknown. This is the reasoning behind looking at antibodies...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
IDT Biologika, 17 Rue du Sabot, 22 440 Ploufragan, France

Assessment of the replication of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome modified live virus attenuated vaccines in porcine alveolar macrophages

The method of attenuation influences the properties of modified live virus (MLV) vaccines. PRRSV is typically attenuated on simian cells, but a new vaccine, Suvaxyn PRRS MLV (vaccine S), was attenuated on a hamster-origin engineered cell line expressing...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
Zoetis

Contamination level of syringes used to administer porcine vaccines in Belgium and the Netherlands

Vaccines are produced in a sterile way. Under farm conditions however, they are not administered with sterile disposable syringes. It is likely that the contamination level of syringes influences the efficacy of the administered product and causes...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
HIPRA Benelux

PRRS post-vaccinal immune response to MLV in PRRS multivaccinated sows

PRRS MLV vaccines are used to prevent reproductive disorders due to PRRSV in sows. Vaccine efficacy was proven only in sows vaccinated once or twice. In vaccinated herds, sows receive multiple vaccine boosters. To date, no data are available on the...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
Anses, Laboratoire de Ploufragan, France

Results from 14 farrow-to-finish French farms before and after implementation of Coliprotec F4/F18

Post-weaning diarrhea (PWD) remains a major cause of economic losses for the pig industry. Coliprotec F4/F18 is a live non-pathogenic E. coli vaccine for active immunization of pigs against F4-EnteroToxigenic E. coli (ETEC) and F18-ETEC. This study...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
Elanco

Implementation of Coliprotec F4/F18 and a new feed program in a French farrow-to-finish farm to control post-weaning diarrhea and improve performances

Coliprotec F4/F18 is a live non-pathogenic E. coli vaccine for active immunization of pigs against F4-EnteroToxigenic E. coli (ETEC) and F18-ETEC. This study describes the implementation of Coliprotec F4/F18 and a feed program having an increased protein...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
Elanco

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
North Carolina State University/College of Veterin

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
North Carolina State University/College of Veterin

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
Zoetis Manufacturing&Research Spain S.L.

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. ...
Type
Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
Zoetis Manufacturing&Research Spain S.L.

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
HIPRA

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
ZOETIS

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Immunology and Vaccinology
Affiliation
ZOETIS