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Patrick G Halbur

Patrick Halbur
Patrick Halbur


Professor, Chair of VDPAM and Executive Director of ISU VDL
Vet Diagnostic & Production Animal Med
(515) 294-6970
2203a Lloyd Vet Med Ctr
Expertise / Research Area

Circovirus, Hepatitis E Virus, Swine Respiratory Disease, PRRSV

Selected Publications

Selected Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications (from over 158):

Opriessnig T, Halbur PG. Concurrent infections are important for expression of porcine circovirus associated disease. Virus Research. 164(1-2):20-32, 2012.

O’Neill K, Shen HG, Lin K, Hemann M, Beach NM, Meng XJ, Halbur PG, Opriessnig T: Studies on PCV2 vaccination of 5-day-old piglets. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 18:1865-1871, 2011.

Opriessnig T, Gomes-Neto J, Hemann M, Shen HG, Huang YW, Halbur PG, Meng XJ: An experimental live chimeric porcine circovirus 1-2a vaccine decreases porcine circovirus 2b viremia when administered intramuscularly or orally in a porcine circovirus 2b and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus dual-challenge model. Microbiology and Immunology. 55:863-73, 2011.

Opriessnig T, Giménez-Lirola, Halbur PG. Polymicrobial respiratory disease in pigs. Animal Health Research Reviews. 12:133-148, 2011.

Opriessnig T, Shen HG, Pal N, Ramamoorthy S, Huang YW, Lager KM, Beach NM, Halbur PG, Meng XJ: A live-attenuated chimeric porcine circovirus Type 2 (PCV2) vaccine is transmitted to contact pigs but is not upregulated by concurrent infection with porcine parvovirus (PPV) and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and is efficacious in a PCV2b-PRRSV-PPV challenge model. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 18:1261-1268, 2011.

Opriessnig T, Patel D, Halbur PG, Meng XJ, Stein DA, Zhang YJ: Inhibition of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection in piglets by a peptide-conjugated morpholino oligomer. Antiviral Research. 91:36-42, 2011.

Opriessnig T, Madson DM, Schalk S, Brockmeier S, Shen HG, Beach NM, Meng XJ, Baker, RB, Zanella EL, Halbur PG: Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccination is effective in reducing disease and PCV2 shedding in semen of boars concurrently infected with PCV2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Theriogenology. 76:351-360, 2011.

Opriessnig T, Madson DM, Roof M, Layton S, Ramamoorthy S, Meng XJ, Halbur PG: Experimental reproduction of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)-associated enteritis in pigs infected with PCV2 alone or concurrently with Lawsonia intracellularis or Salmonella typhimurium. Journal of Comparative Pathology. 145:261-270, 2011.