Published in Vaccine Weekly, February 22nd, 2006
According to a recent report, "The aim of vaccination in an eradication campaign is not only to induce clinical protection, but primarily to stop transmission of infections within and between herds by inducing herd immunity. Consequently, vaccines should be evaluated for their capacity to reduce virus transmission in the population."
"Glycoprotein E (gE)-negative marker vaccines against pseudorabies virus (PRV) infections in pigs have been evaluated this way in experiments and field studies," said Annemarie Bouma at Utrecht University. "PRV infection in groups of vaccinated pigs was...
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