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Lack of transmission of porcine circovirus type 2 to weanling pigs by feeding them spray-dried porcine plasma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18978366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An experiment was conducted to determine whether spray-dried porcine plasma containing 2.47 x 10(5) dna copies of porcine circovirus type 2 (pcv-2) could infect weanling pigs when fed to them. Five specific pathogen-free (spf) weanling pigs were fed ad libitum for 45 days a control diet and six pigs were fed a test diet containing 8 kg sdpp per 100 kg feed. The two groups were housed in separate biosecurity level-3 rooms. None of the pigs in either group developed any clinical signs or became pcv-2 viraemic or seroconverted.
Authors:
J Pujols; S López-Soria; J Segalés; M Fort; M Sibila; R Rosell; D Solanes; L Russell; J Campbell; J Crenshaw; E Weaver; J Polo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary record     Volume:  163     ISSN:  0042-4900     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Rec.     Publication Date:  2008 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-03     Completed Date:  2009-01-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0031164     Medline TA:  Vet Rec     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  536-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (cresa), Fundación uab-irta, Esfera uab, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Feed
Animals
Animals, Newborn
Circoviridae Infections / transmission,  veterinary*
Circovirus / pathogenicity*
DNA, Viral / administration & dosage*
Plasma
Random Allocation
Specific Pathogen-Free Organisms
Swine
Swine Diseases / transmission*
Weaning
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/DNA, Viral

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