Control of Circovirus

Publish Date: January 3, 2012

Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is an ever-present virus within swine producing countries with most regions having evidence of infection. Minimizing exposure and controlling disease associated infection (Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease; PCVAD) can be accomplished through multiple or different strategies. There are six main (reported) approaches in the control of PCVAD: vaccination, minimizing simultaneous diseases that may aggregate PCVAD expression, management and nutritional changes, genetics, serotherapy, and depopulation and repopulation.

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