Invasive Species Compendium

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Special Issue: Porcine circoviruses.

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This special issue contains 8 papers on porcine circoviruses. Topics of papers inlcudes: the seroprevalence of the newly identified porcine circovirus type 4 in China investigated by an enzymed-linked immunosorbent assay; what do we know about porcine circovirus 3 (PCV3) diagnosis so far?: a review; porcine circovirus 3 (PCV-3) as a causal agent of disease in swine and a proposal of PCV-3 associated disease case definition; porcine circovirus 3 in North and South America: epidemiology and genetic diversity; comparative immunopathogenesis and biology of recently discovered porcine circoviruses; multisystemic lymphoplasmacytic inflammation associated with PCV-3 in wasting pigs; development and application of an indirect ELISA for the detection of antibody to porcine circovirus 4 in pigs; and PCV3 in Thailand: Molecular epidemiology and relationship with PCV2.