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Vol. 10, Issue 6 (2021)

Classical swine fever virus vaccines: An updated review

S Rathnapraba, A Ramesh and TV Meenambigai
Classical swine fever (CSF) is one of the most devastating viral infectious disease affecting the members of Suidae family, which causes a severe impact on the global economy. The CSF aetiological agent is the Classical Swine Fever Virus (CSFV) an enveloped, single, positive stranded RNA virus belonging to Pestivirus genus and Flaviviridae family. The disease is notifiable to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) due to its enormous consequences on porcine health and the pig industry. Response policy to notification of an outbreak differs among different countries. In CSF endemic countries a mass vaccination approach is adopted for the disease control. Further, the negative aspects related with mass stamping out policies, including elevated costs and ethical issues, point out vaccination as the main control measure against future outbreaks. Thus, the current review enlightens information to acquire a clear understanding about the status quo regarding the vaccination against the disease in endemic areas.
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The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
S Rathnapraba, A Ramesh, TV Meenambigai. Classical swine fever virus vaccines: An updated review. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(6):936-939.

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