Transmission of classical swine fever. A review.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Classical swine fever (CSF) is one of the most important viral pig diseases. Basic measures to control epidemics of CSF comprise eradication of infected herds and preventive emptying of herds at risk. Identification of these herds at risk is based on knowledge of the different transmission routes of the virus. Direct transmission of CSF is undoubtedly the most efficient way of CSF virus transmission. Data on indirect transmission are variable and often equivocal. Various indirect transmission routes like swill feeding, wild boar and artificial insemination are well described, and the import…

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