Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, June 17th, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Vaccine, "Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is the causative agent of an emerging swine disease, postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS). The disease affects primarily 5- to 12-week-old pigs which might suggest that infection with PCV2 occurs when the level of maternal antibodies have declined to sub-protective levels around weaning at 3 to 5 weeks of age. If immunoprophylaxis is to be effective, an immunization method capable of breaking through maternal immunity must be employed."
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