Diseases

Name

Porcine reproductive respiratory syndrome

Names alternate

PRRS
Swine mystery disease
SMD
Swine infertility and respiratory syndrome
SIRS

Parents
(1) Febrile Illness
(2) Respiratory diseases
Agents
(1) Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus > (Arteriviridae) > Virus
Populations
(1) Swine (Sus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Casual contact
(2) Fomite
(3) Sexually transmitted
Properties
(1) Economically important
Documents
(1) Iowa State University: Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) (None)
Notes

There are no known replication-competent insect vectors but mosquitoes and house flies are capable of acting as fomites with the potential to spread the virus mechanically.

Created

2015-07-27 16:17:48+00:00

Modified

2015-09-11 18:18:16.535001+00:00