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Update Date: [2013-11-13]

NO.: 32
 
Reportno.

AHRI report No.32

Topic

Surveillance of Hog cholera and African swine fever in fiscal year 1995

 

Department

Taiwan Animal Health Research Instnte

Author Y.P. Lin, NJ. Li, JL (Then, C.H. Pan and M.H. Jong
Summary

Atoalof 168 samples were oDlli from the field in fiscal year 1995 to survey the invasion of Hog cholera (HC) and African swine fever (ASP), the 1:3 emulsion of the samples were eparal and usM for following stw±es, the gocedure rerfonned includemt(1) inoculated in HOiinmune pigs and susceptible controls (2) lewxcyte cultures (3)incculaalPK-15 cells forvirus isolation (4)FAtestforHCand eudorabies deeDtion (5) electron microscopic examinations and (6) RT-PCR test. The results indicati that no ASP infaction could 1± detected from the test. However there were 52 cases of HC infections. In addition, one pseidorabies case and? pccrcine xeprcductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS ) cases were identified. The RT-PCR test were conducted on the samples to double check for nucleic acid of HC, the result were consistent with those obtained from other t.
 

Keyword

Hog cholera, African swine fever, Surveillance