PRRS Immunology Literature Review

PRRSV infection is a chronic infection, persisting in an animal for months. While the early stages of disease are associated with virus in the blood, that virus is eventually cleared; however, virus remains in the lymphoid tissues. This persistence is…

PRRSV Identification by Virochip

Current identification and surveillance practices for PRRSV involves a few selected U.S. veterinary diagnostic laboratories performing quantitative RT-PCR and ORF5 nucleotide sequencing followed by restriction fragment length polymorphism, a process that typically takes two weeks or more. Therefore there is…