Journal of Farming
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Reports from S. Dee and Co-Researchers Add New Data to Research in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
January 27th, 2011
"Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M hyo) are economically significant pathogens of pigs that can be spread between herds via the airborne route. As area/regional control and eradication programs for these pathogens move forward, it becomes critical to understand conditions associated with airborne transport and to develop strategies to reduce this risk," scientists writing in the journal Virus Research report.
"While MERV 16-based air filtration is a potential intervention, it is costly and has only been evaluated against PRRSV. Therefore, it is important to test current and alternative filtration strategies...
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Source: Journal of Farming (2011-01-27)