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Update Date: [2013-11-14]
No.:44

Reporton.
AHRI report No.44
Topic
The Results of Virus Isolation in Swine Tissue Samples Submitted by LDCC and Tested by Viral Isolation and PCR and/or RT-PCR in 2008
Department
Animal Health Research Institute, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan
Author
T. S. Huang*, C. Wang, M. C. Deng, J. J. Jang, S. H. Lee, C. S. Pan, M. C. Lee, M. H. Jong
Summary
In 2008, a total of one hundred and twenty-four specimens collected from 61 pig farms were submitted for virus isolation and identification in our laboratory. The numbers of pig farms testing positive for porcine circovirus 2, porcine teschovirus, porcine enterovirus, porcine respiratory and reproductive syndrome virus, reo virus, pseudorabies virus, swine influenza virus (H1N2), Japanese B encephalitis virus, porcine parvovirus, akabane virus were 27, 17, 17, 8, 7, 3, 3, 1, 1, and 1, respectively. Additionally, Mycoplasma hyorhinis was isolated and confirmed in 12 pig farms.
Keyword
porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2), porcine teschovirus (PTV), porcine enterovirus (PEV)