The staff of the Reference Laboratory for Highly Dangerous Diseases within the “Federal Centre for Animal Health” subordinate to the Rosselkhoznadzor performed several tests from March 28 to April 3, 2016.
1,081 tests of pig sera for antibodies to different viruses and bacteria were carried out using ELISA. The results showed that 257 out of 393 tested samples (65%) had antibodies to PRRS virus; 22 out of 30 (73%) demonstrated antibodies to PCV2 and 6 out of 40 samples (15%) to porcine influenza virus. Antibodies to Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae were found in 2 out of 77 samples (3%) and to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in 12 out of 426 samples (3%).
115 sera samples were tested for postvaccinal antibodies to CSF virus. 15 of them (13%) were positive.
FGBI “ARRIAH” Press Office