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Comparison of efficacy of commercial one dose and two dose PCV2 vaccines using a mixed PRRSV–PCV2–SIV clinical infection model 2–3-months post vaccination

Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, United States.
Vaccine (Impact Factor: 3.49). 02/2009; 27(7):1002-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.11.105
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ABSTRACT The study objectives were to compare the duration of immunity of commercially available, one and two dose, killed porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccines. Sixty, 3.5-week-old pigs were randomly divided into six treatment groups: one dose vaccines (FDAH-1, BIVI-1), two dose vaccines (Intervet-2, FDAH-2), and non-vaccinated negative and positive controls. Tissue homogenate challenge was conducted 63 (two doses) or 84 (one dose) days post vaccination. Viremia was reduced by 78.5% in pigs vaccinated with one dose and by 97.1% in pigs vaccinated with two dose products and overall microscopic lymphoid lesions were reduced by 78.7% and 81.8%, respectively.

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