porcine reproductive and respiratory syndromemedical dictionary


A syndrome characterised by outbreaks of late term abortions, high numbers of stillbirths and mummified or weak newborn piglets, and respiratory disease in young unweaned and weaned pigs. It is caused by swine infertility and respiratory syndrome virus. (radostits et al., veterinary medicine, 8th ed, p1048)

(12 Dec 1998)