A modified-live prototype vaccine for PCV-2 in swine

1. The overall goal of this project is to test the hypothesis that, “The critical virulence determinant of swine-virulent PCV2 resides in a linear 3-4 amino acid region in the center of the second immunogenic epitope of PCV2 nucleocapsid protein.” 2.…

PCV-2 viral DNA(s) are Infectious for Gnotobiotic Swine

Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV-2) infection is now recognized to be a common subclinical infection of swine of all ages. Disease expression as postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) is seen in piglets in the post-weaning stage of development and is…