Swine Biosecurity Technical Articles

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Article published the May 4, 2021:

The risk of viral transmission in feed: What do we know, what do we do?

1 | PART 1: WHAT DO WE KNOW? 1.1 | Introduction Effective biosecurity protocols are essential towards protecting the health status of swine farms. In the United States, tremendous resources have bee...
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Gordon SpronkMegan NiederwerderPaul SundbergRoger CochraneScott Dee
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Article published the March 2, 2021:

Virulence genes and antimicrobial susceptibility in Salmonella enterica serotypes isolated from swine production in Argentina

Introduction Salmonella is a worldwide-distributed pathogen that affects both humans and animals13. This microorganism is usually associated with intensive animal production, such as swine, since the confineme...
Author/s :
Alberto DupuisPablo ChacanaPatricia Joaquim
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Article published the December 17, 2020:

African Swine Fever in Two Large Commercial Pig Farms in LATVIA—Estimation of the High Risk Period and Virus Spread within the Farm

1. Introduction The first set of cases of African swine fever (ASF) in Latvia were detected in the wild boar population at the eastern border with Belarus in June 2014 [1–3]. The disease continued to spr...
Author/s :
Kristine Lamberga
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Article published the December 1, 2020:

Sows: Plasma enhances health status in all phases of production

It is well known that heat stress or disease stress during gestation and lactation reduces sow herd productivity and profitability. Lactating sows need a high feed intake to maintain their body condition an...
Author/s :
Joe CrenshawLuis F. S. RangelYanbin Shen PhD.
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Article published the November 24, 2020:

Plasma enhances health status in all phases of production

  Plasma is comprised of a complex mixture of functional proteins that have a profound, positive impact on animals. Consumed orally, functional proteins help the immune system to respond more quick...
Author/s :
Joe CrenshawLuis F. S. RangelYanbin Shen PhD.
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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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