Development and adaptation of methods for detecting PRRSV in the environment and flies


Status:
Completed

Abstract - Banff Pork Seminar
Features - Porc Québec, June 2021 (French)
Poster - Banff Pork Seminar
 

Expertise:
Health and biosecurity

Aim / objectives:
The main objective of the project is to identify the best methods for detecting PRRSV in the environment and to verify the role of flies and aerosols as transmission vectors.

Collaborators:
FMV-Université de Montréal; Consultant veterinarian; Ufluidix
Funding Partners:
This project is funded through the Innov’Action Agroalimentaire program, under the Canadian Partnership for Agriculture, an agreement between the governments of Canada and Quebec, PigGen Canada and Ufluidix.
Project Manager:
Christian Klopfenstein
CDPQ Team:
Frédéric Fortin; Léonie Morin-Doré; Patrick Gagnon; Technical Advisor; Farm Laborer