Pseudorabies

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dc.contributor.author Schoneweis, D.A.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-06T18:40:15Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-06T18:40:15Z
dc.date.issued 2010-05-06T18:40:15Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/3934
dc.description Bright Future? is known as Swine Day, 1977 en
dc.description.abstract Pseudorabies has been talked and written about so much the last few years that it seems that there isn't anything left to be said. It may be that so much has been said about the disease that now is the time to review the disease as it relates to Kansas swine producers. First of all, I'd like to discuss briefly two factors that need to be clarified: (1), pseudorabies is not to be confused with rabies--there are no recorded instances of humans being affected by the virus; and (2), pseudorabies is not a new disease. First reported in scientific literature by Aujeszky in 1902, Aujeszky's disease is one of its synonyms. A review of the literature published in this country suggests that pseudorabies has been a problem at least as far back as 1813. It has now become a big problem in the swine industry. Pseudorabies is caused by a herpes virus. A fairly resistant virus, it can persist in bedding for 10 days at 75 F. or for 30 days at 65 ̊ F., and on a wooden floor for 7 weeks. It can survive for 6 months at 38 F. The virus can be destroyed by most disinfectants if properly applied. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Swine day, 1977 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 78-101-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 312 en_US
dc.subject Swine en_US
dc.subject Pseudorabies en_US
dc.title Pseudorabies en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1977 en_US
dc.citation.epage 3 en_US
dc.citation.spage 1 en_US
dc.description.conference Swine Day, Manhattan, KS, November 10, 1977 en_US

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