qPCR diagnosis of diarrhea in finisher pigs

Diarrhea in finisher pigs can result from a variety of causes, infectious or not. Among the infectious causes,

Diarrhea in finisher pigs can result from a variety of causes, infectious or not.

Among the infectious causes, we must particularly mention:

  • viruses: Rotavirus, TGEV, PEDV, PoDCV
  • bacteria: Salmonella spp, Lawsonia intracellularis, Brachyspira spp.

Biovet already offers RT-PCR profiles for the following viruses:

  • Rotavirus types A and C
  • TGEV, PEDV and PoDCV

We are pleased to announce the availability of a new RT-PCR profile for the following four bacteria:

  • Salmonella spp
  • Lawsonia intracellularis
  • Brachyspira hyodysenteriae
  • Brachyspira hampsonii

The test is performed Monday to Friday.

Results are available 2 to 3 days after receiving samples.*

Please feel free to contact us for further information.

* Except for salmonella spp. which requires enrichment: results available 3 to 5 days after receipt.

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