4. Disorders of Pigs

  1. Bradley L. Njaa DVM, MVSc, DACVP
  1. Michael J. Yaeger DVM, PhD, DACVP

Published Online: 22 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119949053.ch4

Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition

Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Yaeger, M. J. (2012) Disorders of Pigs, in Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition (ed B. L. Njaa), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119949053.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958520

Online ISBN: 9781119949053

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Keywords:

  • disorders of pigs;
  • mechanisms of abortion, and neonatal loss;
  • embryonic, fetal death, a diagnostic challenge;
  • tissue sampling, molecular techniques;
  • porcine abortion serology;
  • viral causes of abortion;
  • PRRSV, PCV2, PPV, PRV, EMCV, PRNS, JEV;
  • PRRSV ELISA and PCR testing;
  • pestiviral abortion;
  • bacterial, fungal abortion in swine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Viral causes of abortion

  • Bacterial and fungal abortion in swine

  • Miscellaneous causes of abortion and neonatal loss

  • Bibliography