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Background last update:Aug 14, 2006

Monitoring CSF virus valuable in control

The sensitivity and specificity of a serological test to distinguish vaccinated pigs from those naturally infected with classical swine fever (CSF) is proven and was accepted by the European Commission on the 5 December 2003. The test kit introduces new opportunities for control of CSF using a marker vaccination system, whether in emergency outbreak situations in CSF-free countries or for monitoring infection in a vaccinated population within CSF-infected regions.



This article can also be found in Pig Progress Volume 20 number 1. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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