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The use of oral fluid from pig populations for the diagnosis and monitoring of infectious disease

Institutions
Newcastle University
Start date
2011
End date
2014
Objective

Aims and objectives:

  • To develop diagnostic testing for the detection of European strains of PRRSv and Salmonella infection in UK pig herds, using oral fluid (OF)
  • To find out how to get good quality oral fluid samples that truly represent the total population for large group sizes of pigs.
Funding Source
Agriculture & Horticulture Develop. Board
Project source
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Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Salmonella