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Development of an Acute Phase Protein Index as an Objective Indicator of Sub-Clinical Disease Status in Pigs

Institutions
University of Glasgow
Start date
2008
End date
2009
Objective

Aims and objectives:

  • To assess whether serum acute phase proteins (APP) can be used as objective markers to:
    • Determine the contribution of sub-clinical disease to sub-optimal pig performance
    • Detect the presence of sub-clinical disease in pigs
Funding Source
Agriculture & Horticulture Develop. Board
Project source
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