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IDEXX Oral Fluid Collection Kit

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)

The IDEXX Oral Fluid Collection Kit contains everything you will need to collect oral fluid samples. Kits come assembled and ready to use, and are available in two quantities. The 5-count kit provides materials to collect 5 oral fluid samples, and the 25-count kit provides materials to collect 25 oral fluid samples.

* Availability / Distribution: Worldwide

 

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Features

  • Undyed-cotton 3-strand twisted rope
  • Clean plastic bags
  • Screw-top tubes
  • Set of disposable gloves
  • Rubber bands to secure bag to tubes

Part numbers and sizes

98-0002094-00 (5/count kit) 
98-0002095-00 (25/count kit)

About Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a highly contagious, economically devastating disease. Reproductive problems, such as premature births, late-term abortions and increased stillbirths, lead to increased piglet mortality and reduced growth; respiratory disease sickens pigs and makes them vulnerable to secondary infection.

Infected pigs may be asymptomatic or present with general symptoms that are indistinguishable from those of swine influenza, pseudorabies (Aujeszky's disease), classical swine fever, parvovirus, encephalomyocarditis, chlamydiosis and mycoplasmosis. Left undetected, these animals will quickly spread PRRS throughout a herd via contaminated body fluids.

With a disease like PRRS, there's no time for delay or doubt. Effective control depends upon early identification and the quick removal or isolation of infected animals. Serological tests, such as the IDEXX PRRS X3 Ab Test, provide the prompt, definitive diagnoses needed to ascertain negative herd status, combat PRRS and protect producer profits.

Oral fluid sampling is an effective tool for swine health monitoring (video)


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