Swine enteric diseases News

News published on August 26, 2016:

University of Saskatchewan develops vaccine for PEDV virus

In less than a year, University of Saskatchewan (U of S) scientists have developed and tested a prototype vaccine that could protect the North American swine industry from a virus that has killed more than eigh...
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News published on July 19, 2016:

Swine fever affected 600 pigs in South Africa

The Department of Agriculture of South Africa says it suspects that the current African swine fever outbreak could have come from neighbouring countries. Outbreaks have been reported in the Free State and Nort...
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News published on August 6, 2015:

Successful presentation of Agrovet Market Animal Health at AMVEC 2015

Veterinary pharmaceuticals standed out at a major event in Mexico Agrovet Market Animal Health participated in the XLIX AMVEC Congress 2015, organized by the Board of the Association of Pig Specialized Veterin...
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News published on June 10, 2015:

Declines in PED Raise Hope for Eventual Eradication

The director of swine health research with National Pork Board suggests, if the decline in PED cases continues at its current rate, the U.S. will be in a better position in 2016 to consider a national strategy ...
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News published on January 22, 2015:

USDA Notes Progress on Swine Enteric Coronavirus Diseases Since Federal Order

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today noted its progress addressing Swine Enteric Coronavirus Disease (SECD) since issuing a Fede...
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News published on October 7, 2014:

Conclusions of the OIE about the global occurrence of Porcine Epidemic Diarrohea Virus (PEDv)

On September 2014, an ad hoc Group of experts was gathered in a meeting convened by The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) regarding the global occurrence of Porcine Epidemic Diarrohea Virus (PEDv)...
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News published on August 26, 2014:

Studies point to plasma as safe feed ingredient

PORCINE epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) is difficult to control and causes high death loss in suckling pigs younger than two weeks of age, resulting in signifi cant financial loss to all sectors of the swine ind...
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North American Spray Dried Blood Products Producers (NASDBPP) association
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News published on March 22, 2010:

Evaluation of biocide efficacy of ECOBIOL

Professor Péter Gálfi, DVM., DSc, head of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology of the Szent István University (Hungary), has been coordinating different research projects for NOREL...
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News published on April 8, 2009:

The pig of the future might be free of diseases that can infect people

Pigs are known carriers of the bacterium Yersinia enterocolitica, and they can infect both other pigs and people. Human infection occurs through eating improperly-cooked pork. Professor Truls Nesbakken of the N...
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Norwegian School of Veterinary Science news
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News published on March 19, 2009:

How to Identify Lice on Swine

Lice may often go unrecognized in a swine herd, even though these parasites are widely distributed among herds in the United States. Lice infestation is often not considered a serious problem, but it may lead t...
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Purdue University Pork Publications
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