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Virology research on infectious diseases in livestock animals is growing, but especially in pig virology. This reflects the increasing importance of emerging viral infections in general and the movement towards pigs becoming one of the leading livestock production sectors in the future.

In this collection published in Porcine Health Management we discuss some important topics in the field such as swine viral disease monitoring and future perspectives on viral vaccines. 

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  1. While gilts and sows are regularly vaccinated against the porcine parvovirus (PPV), little is known on the presence of antibodies in vaccinated sows nor the decline of maternally derived antibodies (MDA) in th...

    Authors: René Renzhammer, Uwe Truyen, Birgit Buchebner, Gertrude Baumgartner, Rea Maja Kobialka, Ahmed Abd El Wahed, Michaela Koch, Andrea Ladinig and Christine Unterweger
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2024 10:15
  2. Diarrheal diseases caused by viral agents have led to a great morbidity, mortality, and economic loss in global pig industry. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV),...

    Authors: Wenbo Song, Yixue Feng, Jiali Zhang, Danni Kong, Jie Fan, Mengfei Zhao, Lin Hua, Jinmei Xiang, Xibiao Tang, Shaobo Xiao, Zhong Peng and Bin Wu
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2024 10:12
  3. Porcine circovirus 2 (PCV-2) poses a significant economic threat for the swine industry, causing a range of diseases collectively referred to as porcine circovirus diseases (PCVDs). Despite PCV-2 vaccine effec...

    Authors: Mònica Sagrera, Laura Garza-Moreno, Marina Sibila, Salvador Oliver-Ferrando, Sonia Cárceles, Carlos Casanovas, Patricia Prieto, Alberto García-Flores, David Espigares and Joaquim Segalés
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2024 10:4
  4. Senecavirus A (SVA) causes vesicular disease in swine and has been responsible for a rampant increase in the yearly number of foreign animal disease investigations conducted in the United States. Diagnostic in...

    Authors: Guilherme Preis, Neal R Benjamin, Deborah Murray, Emily Byers Taylor, Samuel Copeland, Grant Allison and Cesar A Corzo
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2024 10:2
  5. The transmission of viral aerosols poses a vulnerable aspect in the biosecurity measures aimed at preventing and controlling swine virus in pig production. Consequently, comprehending and mitigating the spread...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Hu, Xiaogang Tian, Ranran Lai, Chongxing Ji and Xiaowen Li
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2023 9:50
  6. Batch production, a widely implemented production model in large-scale pig farms, was characterized by its long-term duration, cost-effectiveness, and efficiency. Nevertheless, the recent occurrence of African...

    Authors: Zhiqiang Hu, Qingyuan Liu, Xiaogang Tian, Lulu Li, Weisheng Wu, Wenchao Gao and Xiaowen Li
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2023 9:43
  7. African swine fever (ASF), caused by African swine fever virus (ASFV), is a fatal disease affecting wild and domestic pigs. Since China reported the first ASF outbreak in August 2018, ASFV has swept over the n...

    Authors: Sang-Ik Oh, Ngoc Anh Bui, Vuong Nghia Bui, Duy Tung Dao, Ara Cho, Han Gyu Lee, Young-Hun Jung, Yoon Jung Do, Eunju Kim, Eun-Yeong Bok, Tai-Young Hur and Hu Suk Lee
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2023 9:30
  8. The aim of this work was to study the prevalence and distribution of Porcine astrovirus (PAstV), Porcine kobuvirus (PKoV), Porcine torovirus (PToV), Mammalian orthoreovirus (MRV) and Porcine mastadenovirus (PAdV)...

    Authors: Héctor Puente, Héctor Arguello, Martí Cortey, Manuel Gómez-García, Oscar Mencía-Ares, Lucía Pérez-Perez, Ivan Díaz and Ana Carvajal
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2023 9:29
  9. Porcine circovirus 3 (PCV-3) is a recently discovered pathogen of swine that has been associated with several conditions. However, many questions remain unanswered regarding its infection, especially in terms ...

    Authors: Àlex Cobos, Marina Sibila, Jaume Alomar, Mónica Pérez, Eva Huerta and Joaquim Segalés
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2022 8:51
  10. Biosecurity protocols (BP) and good management practices are key to reduce the risk of introduction and transmission of infectious diseases into the pig farms. In this observational cross-sectional study, surv...

    Authors: Karl Ciuoderis-Aponte, Andres Diaz, Carlos Muskus, Mario Peña, Juan Hernández-Ortiz and Jorge Osorio
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2022 8:42

    The Correction to this article has been published in Porcine Health Management 2022 8:45

  11. Up to now, information on the levels of maternally-derived antibodies (MDA) against PCV-2 in suckling piglets born to sows vaccinated with different strategies is scarce in the literature. In the present obser...

    Authors: M. Sibila, A. Llorens, E. Huerta, C. Fablet, M. Faderl, L. Ferrari, N. Rose, A. Palzer, P. Martelli, M. C. Venegas-Vargas, D. Fredrickson, L. Taylor, M. Balasch, M. Bandrick and J. Segalés
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2022 8:41
  12. Feedgrain contamination with mycotoxins, including deoxynivalenol (DON, “vomitoxin”) is relatively frequently encountered. Pigs are particularly sensitive to the toxicity of DON. To assess the interplay betwee...

    Authors: Antje Rückner, Lisa Plagge, Kristin Heenemann, Maxi Harzer, Bastian Thaa, Janine Winkler, Sven Dänicke, Johannes Kauffold and Thomas W. Vahlenkamp
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2022 8:13
  13. Astrovirus, Norovirus and Sapovirus exhibit a wide distribution in swine pig herds worldwide. However, the association of porcine Astrovirus (PAstV), porcine Norovirus (PoNoV) and porcine Sapovirus (PoSaV) wit...

    Authors: Efthymia Stamelou, Ioannis A. Giantsis, Konstantinos V. Papageorgiou, Evanthia Petridou, Irit Davidson, Zoe S. Polizopοulou, Anna Papa and Spyridon K. Kritas
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2022 8:5
  14. African swine fever (ASF), caused by the ASF virus (ASFV), was first reported in Vietnam in 2019 and spread rapidly thereafter. Better insights into ASFV characteristics and early detection by surveillance cou...

    Authors: Hu Suk Lee, Vuong Nghia Bui, Duy Tung Dao, Ngoc Anh Bui, Thanh Duy Le, Minh Anh Kieu, Quang Huy Nguyen, Long Hoang Tran, Jae-Hee Roh, Kyoung-Min So, Tai-Young Hur and Sang-Ik Oh
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2021 7:36
  15. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotype 3 and 4 is a zoonosis that causes hepatitis in humans. Humans can become infected by consumption of pork or contact with pigs. Pigs are the main reservoir of the virus worldwid...

    Authors: M. Meester, T. J. Tobias, M. Bouwknegt, N. E. Kusters, J. A. Stegeman and W. H. M. van der Poel
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2021 7:16
  16. Deliberate infection of humans with smallpox, also known as variolation, was a common practice in Asia and dates back to the fifteenth century. The world’s first human vaccination was administered in 1796 by E...

    Authors: Tanja Opriessnig, Ashley A. Mattei, Anbu K. Karuppannan and Patrick G. Halbur
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2021 7:1
  17. Recent decades have seen both rapid growth and extensive consolidation in swine production. As a collateral effect, these changes have exacerbated the circulation of viruses and challenged our ability to preve...

    Authors: Alexandra Henao-Diaz, Luis Giménez-Lirola, David H. Baum and Jeffrey Zimmerman
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2020 6:28
  18. Asia is a major pig producer of the world, and at present, African swine fever virus (ASFV) continues to significantly impact the Asian pig industry. Since more than 50% of the world’s pig population is in Asi...

    Authors: Roongtham Kedkovid, Chaitawat Sirisereewan and Roongroje Thanawongnuwech
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2020 6:20
  19. African swine fever (ASF), a disease of obligatory declaration to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), has contributed to poverty and underdevelopment of affected areas. The presence of ASF has been...

    Authors: Laia Bosch-Camós, Elisabeth López and Fernando Rodriguez
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2020 6:17
  20. Norovirus (NoV) has emerged as one of the major causative agents of non-bacterial, food- and water-borne gastroenteritis in humans, with the main genogroup involved in human outbreaks (GII), which has been det...

    Authors: Andrea Laconi, Lara Cavicchio, Luca Tassoni, Giovanni Cunial, Adelaide Milani, Martina Ustulin, Guido Di Martino, Mario Forzan, Mery Campalto, Isabella Monne and Maria Serena Beato
    Citation: Porcine Health Management 2020 6:9