Vaccination med Porcilis PCV i to danske svinebesætninger: Vaccination gav et ensartet serologisk respons

J. Haugegaard, P. Astrup, S. Haugegaard, C. B. Larsen, Charlotte Kristiane Hjulsager, Lars Erik Larsen

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    Abstract

    In two pig farms with clinical symptoms of PCVD and circulation of PCV2, vaccination was instituted with 2 ml of Porcilis PCV given once at around 4 (3-5) weeks of age. Vaccinations resulted in a uniform serological response. In one farm, where vaccinated pigs were reared separated from non-vaccinated from weaning through to slaughter, the viraemia was prevented. In the other farm viraemia was reduced with at least 2 log(10) units, even though pigs were housed in the same pen as non-vaccinated and viraemic pigs. In this herd a statistically significant (+ 39 g) average daily weight gain was accomplished in vaccinated pigs compared to non-vaccinated during the period 8-16 weeks after weaning. It was concluded that vaccination with Porcilis PCV reduced the virus load in infected pigs, and vaccination had a positive impact on daily weight gain.
    Original languageDanish
    JournalDansk Veterinaertidsskrift
    Volume93
    Issue number5
    Pages (from-to)24-28
    ISSN0106-6854
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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