SwineCast 0163 for January 2, 2007

SwineCast 0163 Show Notes:
  • Actual image of H3N2 virus. Article is here.
  • Cloning back on the front page after FDA report, but agency requests 90 day comment period before moving ahead. To leave comment electronically, click here. Written comments may be sent to: Division of Dockets Management (HFA-305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD, 20852. Comments must be received by Apr. 2, 2007 and should include the docket number 2003N-0573
  • InDevR develops faster, more reliable computer chip-based influenza ID test.
  • Sows fed DDG ration may respond with larger litter size.
  • Technical presentation by Dr. Michael Murtaugh on his research into PRRS cross protective immunity mechanism.