Not All PRRSV Antibodies are Created Equal - Dr. Bob Rowland, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, from the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium, December 7-8, 2013, Chicago, IL, USA.
2014 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22-23, Des Moines, IA, USA. Heightened interest in animal health, specifically Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) continued to dominate seminar sessions in Iowa. Dr. Butch Baker and Dr. Rodger Main provided a PEDV update to standing room only session plus Eldon McAfee confirmed another year without a pork nuisance case in Iowa courts.
PEDV Q&A Dr. Rodger Main, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, Iowa State University, and Dr. Butch Baker, Iowa Pork Industry Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, address questions from the audience on the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreak in the USA. Some of the questions revolve about approaches to PEDV reporting and how to interpret PEDV symptoms as it relates to immunity or infections.
Learning From PEDV Dr. Rodger Main, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, Iowa State University, provides a status report, diagnosis, and observation on the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in the USA. Dr. Main highlights the data on farms impacted and cases reviewed. Dr. Main also outlines several of the lessons learned along the way and how to apply them to a broader state of preparedness.
Diagnostics, Impacts & Biosecurity Dr. Butch Baker, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, provides details on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in Iowa and how biosecurity plays a part in reducing impacts. Dr. Baker also covers strategies operations are using to reduce and eliminate PEDV in herds. Dr. Baker closes with what is happening in the future of management and production with PEDV and other swine diseases.
Food Safety & Antibiotics: Perceptions vs. Reality - Dr. Richard Raymond, Former Undersecretary for Food Safety, U.S. Department of Agriculture, from the 2014 Iowa Pork Congress, January 22-23, Des Moines, IA, USA.