Recent emergence of a novel porcine pestivirus: interference with classical swine fever
Evaluation of classical swine fever
virus antibody detection assays with an emphasis on the differentiation of infected from vaccinated animals.
Analytical performance of several classical swine fever
laboratory diagnostic techniques on live animals for detection of infection.
Modelling the spread of Classical swine fever
into Spain using a spatial and stochastic model.
The relevant and diagnostic lesions reported in organs like spleen, lymphoid tissue, large intestine, kidneys and central nervous system are very typical of a disease called Classical Swine Fever
CSIRO has already developed experimental vaccines for infectious bronchitis in chickens and classical swine fever
in pigs, which provide over 90% and 100% protection respectively.
The project, which will be run later this month, aims to strengthen animal quarantine procedures in Irian Jaya by improving the vets' ability to identify diseases such as classical swine fever
, vesicular disease of pigs, bluetongue and exotic diseases of poultry.
Classical Swine Fever
Vaccine, Live (Cell Line Origin) expanded its application coverage from eight provinces in 2010 to sixteen provinces in 2011.
Test-system (kit) for the detection of antibodies to the antigen of the classical swine fever
virus by the enzyme immunoassay in serum and blood plasma of pigs
Besides bovine viral diarrhea virus 1 (BVDV-1), BVDV-2, border disease virus (BDV), and classical swine fever
virus (CSFV), several unassigned strains and tentative species are represented by the so-called atypical pestivirus strains.
Working with other agencies, scientists in the ARS Foreign Animal Disease Research Unit (FADRU), at Plum Island, also keep diseases like ASF, classical swine fever
, and vesicular stomatitis at bay.
Meanwhile, it is reassuring to see that measures are being taken to tackle exotic diseases, such as Classical Swine Fever
(CSF), before they arrive in Wales.
At the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health, on 4 April in Brussels, animal health experts from the member states unanimously agreed on lifting animal health control measures relating to classical swine fever
The new body will also work as the international reference laboratory for important farm animal diseases such as avian influenza, bovine tuberculosis, classical swine fever
Classical Swine Fever
(CSF) has retreated to the most Eastern Member States and is largely under control in wild boar populations.