Article published the November 4, 2021
IntroductionPorcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) is an enveloped single-stranded positive-sense RNA virus that was first identified in the United States in May 2013. Epidemiological and controlled experiments have shown that complete feed or feed components can be one of many possible vectors of transmission of PEDV. Because of the potential viral spread by feed and ingredients, reduction techni ...
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Article published the July 12, 2021
In the last 10 years, Clostridium difficile has been implicated as a major cause of neonatal diarrhea in pigs.1 Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) typically affects piglets ranging in age from 1 to 7 days. Clinical signs of CDI include diarrhea, abdominal distention, and scrotal edema, with most of the pathology being attributed to toxins A and B.2 The prevalence of C difficile is widespread in ...
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Article published the January 7, 2021
IntroductionFeed manufacturing equipment has been shown to be a potential source of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) cross contamination. Wet decontamination has been found to be the most effective method for decontaminating the surface of feed mill equipment. However, this is not practical in most current commercial feed production settings. Methods to mitigate the risk of PEDV transmission ...
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Article published the April 21, 2014
Review of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae as a pathogen (SPM)Mycoplasma hyosynoviae is one of several agents capable of instigating arthritis in growing swine. This arthritis is typically noted as inflammation of the intra-articular tissue of one of more joints accompanied by an increased volume of intra-articular fluid along with other descriptors such as serous, fibrinous, p ...
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Article published the August 30, 2012
1 Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, 2 Texas AgriLife Research, Amarillo, Texas, United States of America, 3 Center For Food Security/Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, United States of America, 4 National Farm Medicine Center, ...
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Participation in Forum on June 5, 2012
Thanks everyone for the comments. Disinfectants are like antibiotics in the sense that one must be aware of what the target organism so that the best disinfectant can be selected. A great resource on disinfectants is available at Iowa State University's Center for Food Security and Public Health and freely available at following link: ...
Article published the June 4, 2012
ABSTRACTEnteric diseases are some of the most significant contributors to baby pig morbidity and mortality in the farrowing house. Piglet immunity must be maximized in order to provide them with the opportunity to thrive in the farrowing house. The production of consistent, high quality pigs is a goal all sow operations are working to achieve. By maximizing piglet immunity and using proper husband ...
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