Swine Biosecurity Technical Articles

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Article published the July 10, 2020:

African Swine Fever in a Bulgarian Backyard Farm—A Case Report

1. Introduction African swine fever (ASF), a fatal disease in domestic pigs and wild boar, has become a serious economic threat to the pig farming sector with global ramifications, more than ever underlined b...
Author/s :
Laura Zani
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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Lessons Learned on Virus Transmission: A Retrospective View of the Canada PEDV Outbreak

A newly published open access review article [1] discusses the epidemiological conclusions made about how porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) may have been introduced to the first confirmed PEDV case farm in...
Author/s :
Louis Russell
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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Detection and Cellular Tropism of Porcine Astrovirus Type 3 on Breeding Farms

1. Introduction Astroviruses are emerging viruses in the family Astroviridae, which is divided into two genera: Avastrovirus andMamastrovirus[1]. Astroviruses are non-enveloped, 28–30 nm positive-sense,...
Author/s :
Bailey WilbertsGaurav RawalNubia Macedo
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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Investigation of Melioidosis Outbreak in Pig Farms in Southern Thailand

1. Swine Melioidosis Melioidosis, an infection endemic to Southeast Asia, northern Australia, and other tropical areas, is caused by the soil-dwelling Gram-negative bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which i...
Author/s :
Apichai Tuanyok
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Article published the March 27, 2020:

COVID-19: A biosecurity threat like nothing seen before

As a result of COVID-19, veterinarians need to look at biosecurity in new ways. As practitioners we have to focus on protecting pigs and maintaining the economic viability of the farm. We are trained to deal wi...
Author/s :
Montserrat Torremorell
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Article published the October 19, 2017:

Clinical problems due to encephalomyocarditis virus infections in two pig herds

Background The encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) is a nonenveloped positive single-stranded RNA virus. The EMCV serotype is a member of the Cardioviridae genus of the Picornaviridae family [1]. The virus is ve...
Author/s :
Dominiek MaesRuben DecaluweTommy Van Limbergen
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Article published the August 25, 2017:

Effects of housing conditions and glutamine levels on growth performance of post-weaning piglets

Introduction Currently in Brazil there are no standardized housing systems for weaned pigs, and therefore, a big range of different facilities are observed in pig farms. Although some studies have evaluated i...
Author/s :
Aliny Ketilim NovaisANGELA ROCIO POVEDA PARRAARTURO PARDO LOZANODanyel Bueno DaltoDavid GavioliEduardo RaeleGraziela Drociunas PachecoProf. Dr. Caio Abércio SilvaRoberta Abrami Monteiro Silva
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Article published the July 7, 2017:

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Shedding and Antibody Response in Swine Farms: A Longitudinal Study

INTRODUCTION Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) causes an acute and highly contagious enteric disease, which is characterized by severe enteritis, vomiting, watery diarrhea and a high mortality rate in ne...
Author/s :
Giovanni Loris Alborali
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Article published the June 9, 2017:

Comparative Prevalence of Immune Evasion Complex Genes Associated with ß-Hemolysin Converting Bacteriophages in MRSA ST5 Isolates from Swine, Swine Facilities, Humans with Swine Contact, and Humans with No Swine Contact

  Introduction Staphylococcus aureus is a gram positive coccus that forms part of the normal nasal microflora in humans and other animal species. In developed countries, approximately one-quarter to one-...
Author/s :
Peter Davies
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Article published the June 1, 2017:

Effect of spray-dried porcine plasma protein and egg antibodies in diets for weaned pigs under environmental challenge conditions

Weaning is one of the most stress­ful periods in the life of a pig, resulting in lower feed intake, poorer growth, and higher morbidity and mortality, particularly during the first weeks after weaning or un...
Author/s :
David TorrallardonaJavier Polo
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