Mycoplasmal (enzootic) pneumonia, caused by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, is a prevalent and costly disease. It can compromise the cilia, or tiny hairs, lining pigs’ upper respiratory airways. When this important natural defense mechanism is damaged, it opens the respiratory tract to other bacterial or viral agents — called secondary infections. Co-infection with other pathogens, such as porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus, swine influenza virus (SIV) or Pasteurella multocida, complicates diagnosis and treatment. A combination of management, vaccination and control options helps provide the best opportunity for minimizing the impact of the disease.
Sample Type: Serum or plasma | Test Time: Less than 2 hours
The SERELISA® M. hyop Ab Mono Blocking enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) is designed to detect antibodies to a membrane protein of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine serum or plasma.