Research monitors genetic diversity of European PRRS

Diagnostic research presented at International Pig Veterinary Society Congress.

The porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus mutates rapidly, especially European strains, creating a challenge for diagnostic laboratories to monitor the disease.

Thermo Fisher Scientific presented research June 7 at the International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress in Dublin, Ireland, showing the genetic diversity of the PRRS virus and how the company is monitoring and evolving its diagnostic tools to ensure highly accurate results.

PRRS is caused

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