Evaluation of an Air Filtration System Designed to Reduce or Prevent Airborne Transmission of the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Virus in Swine Barns


Status:
Completed

Final report
Feature - Porc Québec magazine (French)
 

Expertise:
Building and livestock management | Health and biosecurity

Aim / objectives:
Assess the effectiveness of an air filter (incorporating a virucidal agent and manufactured by the Canadian company Bolduc Leroux), in reducing or preventing airborne transmission of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) in commercial swine buildings.

Project Manager:
Laura Batista; Francis Pouliot
CDPQ Team:
Valérie Dufour; Christian Klopfenstein; Agricultural economist