Research science

Dr. Robert Desrosiers - Emerging Diseases:The Past and Future


Emerging Diseases:The Past and Future - Dr. Robert Desrosiers, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2015 Summer Swine Health Seminar, August 22, 2015, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA.

Dr. Lisa Becton - Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness


Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness - Dr. Lisa Becton, National Pork Board, from the 2015 Summer Swine Health Seminar, August 22, 2015, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, USA.

SwineCast 0883, At The Meeting Case Study Goes In Depth On Seneca Valley Virus

SwineCast 0883 Show Notes:
  • In this ATM Case Study, the Morrison Group discusses the Seneca Valley Virus. The group is joined by Dr. Daniel Linhares (Iowa State University), Dr. Fabio Vannucci (University of Minnesota) and Dr. Chris Rademacher (Iowa State University) to discuss Seneca Valley Virus' recent South and North American diagnoses, how to properly diagnose, the clinical impact of the virus and management strategies.

What is Lawsonia And How Do I Find It?

New Lawsonia Quantitative PCR Test Finding Infected Pigs Dr. Jessica Seate introduces a new quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) test for the bacteria Lawsonia intracellularis, which can be used to test and identify the bacterial concentration levels of Lawsonia in a sample. Using this information can help swine barn management and staff identify sick pigs and at what level of sickness they are, so as to provide the proper treatment effectively.

Dr. Jessica Seate - New Lawsonia Quantitative PCR Test


New Lawsonia Quantitative PCR Test - Dr. Jessica Seate, Boehringer Ingelheim, from the 2015 World Pork Expo, June 3 - 5, 2015, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Mr. Neil Hammerschmidt, Dr. Jack Shere - USDA Update on Implementation of Animal Disease Traceability


USDA Update on Implementation of Animal Disease Traceability - Mr. Neil Hammerschmidt, Program Manager, Animal Disease Traceability, USDA APHIS VS; Dr. Jack Shere, DVM, PhD, Associate Deputy Administrator, APHIS Veterinary Services, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Dr. Patrick Webb - An Industry Driven Solution to Implement Animal Disease Traceability in the Pork Industry


An Industry Driven Solution to Implement Animal Disease Traceability in the Pork Industry - Dr. Patrick Webb, DVM, Director of Swine Health Programs at National Pork Board, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Dr. Jan Shearer - Importance of Timely Euthanasia and the Impacts on Caretakers


Importance of Timely Euthanasia and the Impacts on Caretakers - Dr. Jan Shearer, DVM, Professor and Dairy Extension Veterinary Specialist at Iowa State University, from the 2015 NIAA Annual Conference titled Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture, March 23 - March 26, 2015, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus – history, impacts, control

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) – history, impacts, controlHave You Reviewed PEDV With Your Team? Dr. Paul Thomas, AMVC, provides a review of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV), specifically PEDV characteristics, introduction and spread in the US, impacts of PEDV, and controlling PEDV. Dr. Thomas details several of the key actions operations should take to prevent the spread of PEDV, focusing on cleanliness, sanitation, and strong biosecurity protocols. Key take away: transportation cleanliness is one area that is a must for all operations.
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