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Table 1 Semiannual monitoring of pigs from the high-health-status herd: pathogens and laboratory assays

From: Pathogenic variability among Pasteurella multocida type A isolates from Brazilian pig farms

Microorganisms Samples Laboratory tests References
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Tonsillar swabs Nested PCR Yamaguti et al. (2008) [43]
Serum ELISA Herdcheck® M hyo ELISA – IDEXX
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae Tonsillar and nostril swabs Bacterial isolation Quinn et al. (2011) [12]
Tonsillar swabs PCR Souza et al. (2008) [44]
Serum ELISA APP - ApxIV Ab Test - IDEXX
Haemophilus parasuis Tonsillar and nostril swabs Bacterial isolation Quinn et al. (2011) [12]
Tonsillar swabs PCR Redondo et al. (2003) [45]
Pasteurella multocida Tonsillar and nostril swabs Bacterial isolation Quinn et al. (2011) [12]
Tonsillar swabs PCR Townsend et al. (2001) [15]
PRRS virus Serum ELISA Herdcheck® X3 PRRS ELISA – IDEXX
Influenza virusa Serum ELISA AI Multi-Screen Ab test® - IDEXX
  1. aBasal levels of circulating antibodies were detected by ELISA. However, genetic material was never detected by RT-PCR