health & disease

Dr. Dale Polson - What PEDv is saying... but are we listening?


What PEDv is saying... but are we listening? - Dr. Dale Polson, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, from the 2014 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar, August 15, 2014, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA.

Dr. Matthew Turner - How Does Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex (PRDC) Affect Swine Production Operations?


How Does PRDC Affect Swine Production Operations? - Dr. Matthew Turner, Prestage Farms, from the 2014 Boehringer Ingelheim North Carolina Swine Health Seminar, August 15, 2014, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA.

Coronaviruses From Around The World

Dr. Dick Hesse - Recent Emergence of Swine Coronaviruses in North AmericaWhat Is Theirs May Become What Is Ours Dr. Dick Hesse, K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, looks at the recent emergence of swine coronaviruses, from a virologist’s perspective. Dr. Hesse looks at several coronaviruses from across the world and what they are characteristically doing. Dr. Hesse says "What is theirs will be ours", taking aim at the fact that viruses are global and do not know about political boarders. Surveillance needs to be developed and include pathway analysis.

How Does PEDv Spread?

Dr. Andres Perez - Spatial Epidemiology of PED VirusSpatial Approach To Understanding PEDv Dr. Andres Perez, University of Minnesota, Associate Professor, aims to use mapping (spatial and temporal) to help better understand porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) and how it might spread. Dr. Perez shows there were areas and times at highest risk for disease and that disease spread on specific directions.

Dr. Andres Perez - Spatial Epidemiology of PED Virus


Spatial Epidemiology of PED Virus - Dr. Andres Perez, University of Minnesota, Associate Professor, Veterinary Population Medicine, from the 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, September 15-16, 2014, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.

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:

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