health & disease

Dr. Dick Hesse - Recent Emergence of Swine Coronaviruses in North America

Recent Emergence of Swine Coronaviruses in North America - Dr. Dick Hesse, Director of Diagnostic Virology, K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Antibiotics, Regulations, and What Consumers Want

FDA Overview of Antibiotic Regulatory Activities (Guidance 213, VFD, antibiotic use data collection)It's Complicated? Craig A. Lewis, DVM MPH DACVPM, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, presents background information on the US FDA's antibiotic regulatory activities for human and animal health. Dr. Lewis says antibiotics resistance is a complex topic. There are many gaps in understanding the science of resistance and the future requires a collaborative approach to create and develop solutions. "There are problems to be solved and tensions to be managed", says Dr. Lewis as he outlined rules, regulations, and discussions around antibiotics.

SwineCast 0833, Are You Listening To What PED Is Saying?

SwineCast 0833 Show Notes:
  • The advent of PEDV in U.S. herds has some producers on their heels while others are using the calamity as an opportunity to 'up their game'.  Dr. Dale Polson of Boehringer Ingelheim notes PED illuminated weakness in our surveillance systems and suggests a new world-view of data streams and potential health issues.
  • Link to Dr. Polson's video presentation at World Pork Expo.

SwineCast 0832, Management Tips For PRDC And Maintaining Productivity

SwineCast 0832 Show Notes:

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].

SwineCast 0829, At The Meeting - PEDv Update From The Morrison Group

SwineCast 0829 Show Notes:
  • Bob Morrison and The Morrison Group dig deep for the latest Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus findings including: 1) National PEDv Incidence Report; 2) Impact on Production and 3) Time to Stability.
  • Link to the Allen D. Leman Conference agenda
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