ID Lelystad, Institute for Animal Science and Health
The invention relates to Streptococcus suis infections of pigs, to vaccines directed against those infections and to tests for diagnosing Streptococcus suis infections. The invention provides an isolated or recombinant nucleic acid encoding a capsular gene cluster of Streptococcus suis or a gene or gene fragment derivated thereof. The invention furthermore provides a nucleic acis probe or primer allowing species or serotype specific detection of Streptococcus suis. The invention also provides a Streptococcus suis antigen and vaccine derived thereof.
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