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Expert insights into PEDv

Expert insights into PEDvPEDv, Where Do We Stand? [audio] Three leading swine veterinarians and researchers give producers a timely, informative overview of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus. The experts will cover what the industry has learned about the disease's impact on production, herd immunity/exposure, diagnostics, mandatory reporting and other important topics [audio].

What PED is Saying?

What PED is Saying... But Are We Listening?Listening? Dr. Dale Polson, Boehringer Ingelheim, presents a production and economic model to reflect the impacts of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). Dr. Polson shares charts on how farms are bing impacted over time. One of the key take aways: For pork producers to get ahead of the disease and aim to really eliminate PEDV, there needs to be a higher degree of communication, cooperation, coordination, and collaboration than is the norm across the swine industry.

Success and Area Regional Control

The Success of the Area Regional Control ConceptSustaining Success Dr. Erin Johnson, Boehringer Ingelheim Technical Manager, talk about the area regional control (ARC) concept, how it works, and what it can do to help operations staff manage disease issues. Key is the ARC helps farms achieve greater sustained improvement in health and productivity in their neighborhood than any one can achieve on their own.

What Is Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North America?

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus In North AmericaPEDv & Diagnostic Labs Keeping Up Dr. Phil Gauger, Iowa State University, shares historical perspective on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and the changes that specific disease brought to the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine Laboratories. Dr. Gauger suggests that it is key to continue the collaborative efforts amongst the wide swine ecosystem participants if diseases like PEDv are to be eliminated.

Using Area Regional Control Idea On PEDv

IMAGETITLEApplying Diseases Principles Dr. Noel Garbes, Bethany Swine Health Services, provides historical perspective on the Northern Illinois Area Regional Control (ARC) project. Dr. Garbes also highlights how the ARC project is utilized in better understanding Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv). Dr. Garbes shares several principles that were formed during the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSv) and how they are being utilized in a broad approach to swine diseases.

Dr. Noel Garbes - Utilizing PRRS Area Regional Control for PEDv


Utilizing PRRS Area Regional Control for PEDv - Dr. Noel Garbes, Bethany Swine Health Services, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Dale Polson - What PED is Saying... But Are We Listening?


What PED is Saying... But Are We Listening? - Dr. Dale Polson, DVM, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Erin Johnson - The Success of the Area Regional Control Concept


The Success of the Area Regional Control Concept - Dr. Erin Johnson, DVM, Boehringer Ingelheim Technical Manager, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.