Validation of using the PCR technique on boar semen as a diagnostic tool for monitoring PRRS status of artificial insemination centers in Quebec


Status:
Completed

 

Expertise:
Health and biosecurity

Aim / objectives:
Describe the functional characteristics of the PCR test on boar semen.
Describe and compare the functional characteristics of different serological tests for the detection of viral infection in newly infected boars.

Project Manager:
Dr Christian Klopfenstein
CDPQ Team:
Dr Estella Corneglia; Dr Robert Desrosiers; Project Leader