AASV Swine Information Library Catalog

AASV Annual Meeting

(American Association of Swine Practitioners prior to 2001)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 

AASV Annual Meeting (1999)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 

Breakage and Deformation Characteristics of Japanese and U.S. Manufactured Hypodermic Needles Under Static and Dynamic Loading [RIS]
S. J. Hoff and P. Sundberg, National Pork Producers Council

Meet The Press...On Your Terms [RIS]
Karen Kalish

Classical Swine Fever: Could It Be Us, Could It Be You? [RIS]
Beth Lautner

Classical Swine Fever: Here it Comes! [RIS]
Dorothy Geale

Persistence of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus [RIS]
David A. Benfield, Julie Nelson MS, Raymond R. Rowland, Steven R. Lawson, Melissa Steffen, Kurt Rossow, and James E. Collins

Persistent Infection: Sites and Renewed Replication [RIS]
Tom Molitor

What We Know About Persistent Infection with Respect to the Epidemiology of PRRS Virus [RIS]
Jeff Zimmerman

Detecting the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSv) Infected Pig [RIS]
James E. Collins and Kurt Rossow

Assessing Breeding Herd Stability: Molecular Diagnostics [RIS]
Scott A Dee

Assessing Breeding Herd Status: Production Data [RIS]
Angela K. Baysinger and Cate Dewey

Assessing Breeding Herd Status: PRRSV Serology and Statistics [RIS]
John Roberts

PRRS Control in Large Systems: Strategies for the Future [RIS]
Mark A. FitzSimmons

The World Can’t Win Its War Against High-Yield Crops and Hogs [RIS]
Dennis T. Avery

Should We Stop Using Antibiotics In Livestock and Poultry Feed? [RIS]
Dennis T. Avery

Foodborne Pathogens and Pork Production: What is our Achilles’ Heel? [RIS]
Peter Davies, North Carolina State University

Competitive Exclusion and Microflora Management: Strategy for the Swine Industry. [RIS]
Charles J. Francisco, Hoechst Roussel Vet

Treatment of Proliferative Enteropathy of Pigs [RIS]
Claes-Gšran Sjšsten, Dal Kratzer, Annika Wager, John P. Crane, Pharmacia & Upjohn Animal Health, Inc.

Exploiting Genetics Through STAGES: The Genetic Evaluation Program for the National Swine Registry [RIS]
Jim Venner, National Swine Registry

Measurement of the Correlation Between Lesion Length and Reduction in Average Daily Gain Using A Lawsonia intracellularis Challenge Model [RIS]
N. L. Winkelman, Swine Services Unlimited Inc., Morris, Minnesota

Evaluation of the Duration of Efficacy of Doramectin and Ivermectin in the Prevention of Sarcoptes scabiei var suis Infestation in Pigs [RIS]
C. Cargill, R. Garcia, W. Ryan, Merial Limited, Iselin, NJ

Sarcoptes Scabiei Var. Suis Elimination with IVOMEC¨ Premix and IVOMEC¨ Injection [RIS]
Martin Mohr, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, MN

Value Enhanced Corn for Swine Feeding...Beyond High Oil [RIS]
Jerry C. Weigel and Clare Morganthaler, ExSeed Genetics, L.L.C., Decatur, IL

Termin-8¨ Provides Clean Feed and Prevents Salmonella Recontamination [RIS]
Douglas L. Weiss and Kurt Richardson, Anitox Corp. Buford, GA

Technological Break-Through In Swine Odor Elimination: A Patent Pending Process [RIS]
Robert M. Mitchell and Dr. Paul Ling Tai, Aerotech Environmental Division, Inc. Mason, Michigan

Managing management-induced Clostridium perfringens type A infection in suckling pigs: A case study [RIS]
David P. Madsen, DVM

Obtaining an ABVP Certification for Diplomate Status in Swine Health Management [RIS]
Anthony R. Scheiber, DVM, Diplomate ABVP SHM

Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine: Antimicrobial Drug Use in Animals — The FDA Perspective [RIS]
Stephen Sundlof

Common Mistakes in Interpretation of Population Serology [RIS]
Gregory W. Stevenson, Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Use of Descriptive Statistics in Interpretation of Population Serology [RIS]
Angela K. Baysinger

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae: An Update [RIS]
Marcelo Gottschalk, UniversitŽ de MontrŽal, QuŽbec, Canada

Thermal Environmental Effects and Group Size on Growing Swine Performance [RIS]
Steve H. Pohl, David J. Hurley, and Christopher C.L. Chase, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

The Production of PRRS Seronegative Pigs from PRRS Seropositive Farms through Segregated Early Weaning (SEW) [RIS]
Andrijana M. Rajic, Catherine E. Dewey, Robert M. Friendship, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in Veterinary Diagnostic Testing (Benefits and Risks) [RIS]
Jane Christopher-Hennings

Emerging Disease of the Alimentary Tract of Growing Pigs [RIS]
Luc Dufresne, Warsaw, North Carolina

Gut Edema and the F18 Pilus: Pathogenesis and Laboratory Findings [RIS]
Carlton Gyles

Hemoltyic E. coli and Edema Disease [RIS]
Brad Bosworth, PIC, Inc., Franklin, KY

Gilt Pool Management Acclimatization and Verification [RIS]
Walter Heuser

How Disease Challenge Down Regulates Growth Potential: A Cellular Perspective [RIS]
Michael E. Spurlock

Starting and Maintaining a Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae-free System [RIS]
Mike Seridan

Procedures to Eliminate M. hyo and produce M. hyo Free Pigs: An Update [RIS]
Poul B¾kbo, DANISH BACON & MEAT COUNCIL, Denmark,

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and PRRS in the Finisher [RIS]
Eileen L. Thacker and Brad J. Thacker, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Haemophilus Parasuis [RIS]
Gaylan Josephson, Nonie Smart, Jackie Gallant, University of Guelph, Exeter, Ontario

Salmonella Carriage in Late-Finishing Swine [RIS]
J.N. Nielsen, J.A. Patterson, A. Schinckel, B. Richert, J.P. Nielsen, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Significance of PRRSV Mutations on the Farm [RIS]
Kelly M. Lager and William L. Mengeling, Virology Swine Research Unit

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Serology/Vaccinology [RIS]
L. Kirk Clark, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Evaluating the Impact of the Changes in Herd Management due to PRRS on the Control of Reproductive Losses due to Parvoviral and Leptospiral Infection [RIS]
Gene A. Erickson, Rollins Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Raleigh, North Carolina

Effect of Vaccination on Dual Infection with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and PRRSV [RIS]
Eileen L. Thacker, Patrick G. Halbur, and Brad J. Thacker, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Grow-Finish Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Pigs fed Low Phytate Corn in a Commercial Confinement Facility [RIS]
J.D. Spencer, MS, G.L. Allee, T.E. Sauber, C.D. Hagen, and C. Berentschot University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Impact of Wean-to-Finish Facility Management On SEW Performance and Physiological Responses from Weaning to Slaughter. [RIS]
Mike Brumm, Angela Baysinger, Edgar Clemens, Robert Wills, and Robert Thaler, University of Nebraska, Concord, NE

Epidemiology of Post-weaning Multi-systemic Wasting Syndrome in Ontario [RIS]
TS Cottrell, RM Friendship, CE Dewey, G Josephson, G Allan, F McNeilly, I Walker, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Evaluating the Prevalence of Salmonella spp. at Slaughter [RIS]
D.J. Damman, P.B. Bahnson, R.I. Isaacson, H.F.Troutt, R.M. Weigel, J.Y. Kim, University of Illinois

Development of Osteochondrosis in the Distal Ulnar Physeal Region in Pigs between 8-24 Week of Age: Radiographic Study [RIS]
M. Ebeid, H.J. HŠni, G. Ueltschi, University of Bern, Switzerland

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus: Detection of Viral Recombination [RIS]
Kay S. Faaberg, Shishan Yuan, Beverly Schmidt and Michael P. Murtaugh, University of Minnesota

Ulceration of the Pars Oesophagea of Swine [RIS]
Robert Friendship, Sergey Melnichouk, Catherine Dewey, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Producing PRRS Negative Pigs from PRRS Positive Sows [RIS]
M. L. Gramer, W.T. Christianson, D.L.Harris, PIC USA, Franklin, KY

Porcine Circovirus Infection: Reproduction of Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS) in Gnotobiotic Swine [RIS]
Steven Krakowka, John A. Ellis, Michael Rings, Gordon Allan, Francis McNeilly and Brian Meehan, Ohio State University

Streptococcus suis: An Update [RIS]
Marcelo Gottschalk, UniversitŽ de MontrŽal, QuŽbec, Canada

Swine Veterinary Practice: Entering the 21st Century [RIS]
Larry Rueff, DVM, Swine Veterinary Services, Greensburg, Indiana 47240

Optimization and Application of a One-Tube Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) Assay for Porcine Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus. [RIS]
Daniel Todd, Cungin Han, Roger Maes, and Oliver Duran, Michigan State University

The ''Real McCoy'' Real Time Ultrasound Scanner [RIS]
Len N. Nighswonger, E.I. Medical, Loveland, Colorado

Improvement of an AI Stud Efficiency by Means of MR-A WinPro (Software for Boar Stud Management). [RIS]
Susana Lapuente; Garc’a Gonz‡lez Raœl; Garc’a Ruvalcaba, JosŽ A. Hernandez-Gil Rocio, KUBUS, S.A.

Synthetic Seminal Plasma (Predil MR-A¨) for Optimization of Rreproductive Efficiency in Gilts. [RIS]
Darwin Reicks, Susana Lapuente, Angeles Goya, Jose A. Garcia Ruvalcaba, KUBUS,S.A.

PRRS Elimination in a 2-Site Farm [RIS]
Rick Tubbs, Bob Thompson, Dan Reetzke; PIC, Franklin, KY

Effects of Post-weaning Nutritional Regimens on PIC Isowean Pigs [RIS]
H. Xin, J.D. Harmon, D.L. Harris, R.C. Ewan, and M.L. Gramer, Pig Improvement Company, Franklin, Kentucky

A Strategy for PRRS Elimination in a large Multisite Herd [RIS]
S. Keay, J. Moody, J. Connor, J. Popplewell, D. Matousek, D. Ballard, B. Christianson, H. Harris

Serological Monitoring : TGEV-PRCV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
Estela Cornaglia and RenŽ Lallier, Biovet Inc., St-Hyacinthe, Quebec. Canada

Swine Influenza Serological Monitoring: A New Competitive Elisa [RIS]
Estela Cornaglia, Jit Arora, Serge Dea, Guylaine Laganire, RenŽ Lallier, Biovet Inc., St-Hyacinthe, Quebec. Canada

Ozone Injection for Odor Control in Facultative/Anaerobic Lagoons [RIS]
Blaine F. Severin, Dr. Paul Tai, MBI International, Lansing, MI, Oxyzone Incorporated, Farmington Hills, MI

Ingelvac¨ M hyo One Dose - A novel Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin. [RIS]
John R. Kolb, Jeff Husa, Sharlene K. Miller, Bruce King

The Effect of Two Different Feed Medication Strategies On Finishing Pig Health and Performance [RIS]
Don Walter, J. Tyler Holck, Teddi Wolff

A Survey of Veterinary Students Regarding Species Interest and Its Impact on Opinions about the Use and Ethics of Animals in Medical Research and Food Production. [RIS]
Sarah Bro Hinds, Darren Zimmerman, Debra Flannery, Keri Weidman, Thomas Strause, Chester Thomas and Lennart Backstrom, University of Wisconsin

Economics of Green Pork: Win-Win Solutions with Environmentally Friendly Nutritional Interventions. [RIS]
K.L. Monahan and T.D. Parsons, University of Pennsylvania

Mucosal Competitive Exclusion to Reduce Salmonella in Swine [RIS]
William Pullen, Paula J. Fedorka-Cray, David Reeves, J. Stan Bailey, N.J. Stern, N.A. Cox, S.R. Ladely, University of Georgia

The Effect of Providing a Free Choice Electrolyte and Vitamin Solution on the Performance of Nursing Piglets. [RIS]
Mark Cochran, Jane Kielly and Cate Dewey, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Efficacy of the Combined Use of Point-Guard ¨ and Taktic EC ¨ in the Eradication of the Swine Louse (Haematopinus suis) [RIS]
S.N. McKim, G.C. Althouse, University of Illinois

Monitoring of Lawsonia intracellularis On a Commercial Swine Farm [RIS]
S.D. Just, C.O. Thoen, J.U. Thompson, B.J. Thacker, T.A. Marstellar, Iowa State University

Castration At Three Days of Age Slows Growth of Pigs [RIS]
Jane Kielly, Mark Cochran, and Cate Dewey, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Effect of L-carnitine and Chromium Nicotinate on the Ovulation and Fertilization Rates of Gilts [RIS]
C.J. Samland, R.E. Musser, J.K. Peters, J.T. Sawyer, K.Q. Owen, and D.L. Davis Kansas State University

A Survey of Trichinosis in Michigan Swine and Wildlife [RIS]
Angela K. Bonczynski, Michigan State University

Relationship between Type A Porcine Rotavirus and Management Practices in Ontario Swine Herds [RIS]
Tim Pasma, Cate Dewey DVM, Susy Carman, Gaylan Josephson, Beverly McEwen, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Providing a Benchmark for Boar Studs [RIS]
Stephanie Rutten, Robert Morrison, Darwin Reicks, University of Minnesota

Piglet Growth Rate Following Dexamethasone Use in Sows [RIS]
Kelley Meyers, Jill Borgman, Bo Norby, and Barb Straw, Michigan State University

Practical Gilt Selection [RIS]
Ginger Podojil, Locke A. Karriker, Advisor: Dan Scruggs, Mississippi State College

Salmonella Prevalence, Serotypes, and Patterns of Antimicrobial Resistance in Cohorts of Nursery and Finishing Pigs [RIS]
Matthew Turner, Julie Funk, Wondwossen Gebreyes, Craig Altier, Peter Davies

Elimination of the PRRS Virus from a Farrow to Finish Single Site Farm Using Mass Vaccination and Unidirectional Pig Flow Strategy [RIS]
Reid C. Philips, Scott A. Dee, Kevin Karhoff, Boehringer Ingelheim/NOBL Labs

A Source of CDCD Swine for Research [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, Struve Labs

Evaluation of Tylosin Tartrate in Drinking Water for the Treatment of Porcine Proliferative Enteropathy [RIS]
G.E. Pauling, J. Brennan, PhD, J. Wilson, Elanco Animal Health, Guelph, Ontario

Pulmotil Efficacy Against Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex in a Commercial Swine Herd Practicing AI/AO Pigflow. [RIS]
Jeffrey W. Harker and Lee E. Watkins, Elanco Animal Health, Greenfield, IN

Control of Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex with Pulmotil¨ and a Commercial Vaccine [RIS]
Dennis Villani, Elanco Animal Health

Copper Complexes Improve Growth and Feed Conversion in Nursery Pigs [RIS]
Timothy M. Fakler and A. Bruce Johnson, Zinpro Corporation, Eden Prairie, MN

Integrated Pest Management Towards Food Safety with HACCP as the Model [RIS]
Scott Gillingham, Bayer Inc., Toronto, Canada

''The Millennium: A New Twist in Wean-to-finish Building Design'' [RIS]
Frank Brummer, Farmweld, Inc.

Feeding Lactating Sows for Maximum Performance, Minimum Labor [RIS]
Joseph F. Connor, Farmweld, Inc.

Utilizing PRRS modified SN to Identify ''At Risk'' Population & Response to PRRomiSe Vaccine in a Large Swine Herd [RIS]
Timothy P. Trayer, Bayer Animal Health

The Effect of Antemortem Nutritional Modulation on Pork Yield and Quality [RIS]
Al Schaefer and Rick Stanley, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lacombe Research Centre and eMERGE Vision Systems, Inc. Sebastian, Florida

Immunogenicity Study Of Swine Influenza Vaccine, Killed Virus, In Three Week Old Pigs [RIS]
Samuel Charles, Deb Mattick, Lynette Demuth, Emilio Trigo, and Albert Abraham, Bayer Animal Health

Field Performance Using a Mycoplasma-Atrophic Rhinitis-Pasteurella-Erysipelas Combination Bacterin/Toxoid: ProSystem B*P*M*E [RIS]
Ron Harrison, Darren Bryant, Brownstown, Rich Schlueter, Intervet Inc, Dallas Center, IA

Evaluation of Injection Site Reactions after Intramuscular or Subcutaneous Injection of Swine With M+Pacª Adjuvanted With A Dual-Action, Oil-In-Water Adjuvant, Emunadeª [RIS]
Linda R. Gergen, Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, and Terri L. Wasmoen, Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp., Elkhorn, NE

Comparative Efficacies of Florfenicol and Ceftiofur in the Treatment of Naturally Occurring Swine Respiratory Disease [RIS]
James A. Jackson, Max T. Rodibaugh, Jeffrey W. Harker, Steven A. Bales, Terry L. Katz and Patrick W. Lockwood, Schering-Plough Animal Health

Pulmotil¨ Use to Control Porcine Respiratory Disease Caused by Pasteurella multocida in Off-site Nurseries [RIS]
TA Marsteller, GA Armbruster, WC Weldon, Elanco Animal Health

Construction and characterization of a recombinant equine arteritis virus expressing the structural genes of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
Stephen J. Spatz, Carolyn A. Cook, John L. Alford and Paul M. Coussens, Origen, Inc., Lansing, MI

Quality Critical Control Points in Pork Production [RIS]
Jerry Cannon and Roger Johnson, DEKALB Swine Breeders, Inc., DeKalb, IL

Efficacy of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Bacterin Administered in Two Different Adjuvants Against Virulent Challenge of Pigs 20 Weeks after Vaccination [RIS]
Martin D. Ficken and Bradford Shive, Pfizer Animal Health

Protective Efficacy of Maternally Derived Passive Immunity Against Virulent Challenge by Bordetella bronchiseptica followed by Toxigenic Pasteurella multocida in Suckling Piglets [RIS]
Martin D. Ficken and Peggy Anne Hawkins, Pfizer Animal Health

Effect of Dietary Chromium Tripicolinate on Productivity of Sows Under Commercial Conditions [RIS]
C. D. Hagen, M. D. Lindemann, K. W. Purser, Prince Agri Products, Inc.

Attaining New Profitability Through Health [RIS]
Rodney Johnson, Genetipork USA, Inc.

Safety of Fort Dodge Laboratories Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Vaccine in Pigs [RIS]
Javaraiah Srinivasappa, Jeffrey T. Clark, Mike Gill, Bill Acree and Hsien-Jue Chu, Ford Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, IA

Six Month Duration of Immunity Study for Fort Dodge Animal Health’s Erysipelothrix Rhusiopathiae Vaccine [RIS]
Jim Greer, Wumin Li, Russ Cairns, Steve Chu, Bill Acree, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, IA

An Economic Analysis of Feeding Conjugated Linoleic Acid to Finishing Pigs [RIS]
J.E. Pettigrew, Pettigrew Consulting International, LLC

An Evaluation of the Effect of a Chlortetracycline Granular Feed Additive (Aureomycin¨) on the Occurence of Slow Growth Rates in Growing Swine [RIS]
John Deen, Gene Gourley, Teddi Wolff, Roche Vitamins, Inc., St. Charles, MO

Effect of AUREOMYCIN¨ Chlortetracycline Granular Feed Additive and Competitive Feed Additive Programs on Performance, Health, Carcass Parameters and Meat Quality Characteristics, in High Health, Lean Genotype Swine [RIS]
Gene Gourley, Teddi Wolff, Roche Vitamins, Inc., St. Charles, MO

Effects of Inorganic and Organic Acids on Urine pH in Lactating Sows [RIS]
Richard L. Odgaard, Kemin Industries, Inc., Des Moines, IA

The Application of Molecular Technologies in Swine Health and Breeding [RIS]
Paul M. Coussens, Origen, Inc., Lansing Michigan

Efficacy of Florfenicol Administered in Drinking Water in the Treatment of Naturally Occurring Swine Respiratory Disease [RIS]
James A. Jackson, Gary W. Davis, Kelly F. Lechtenberg, Terry L. Katz and Patrick W. Lockwood, Schering-Plough Animal Health

AASV Annual Meeting (2000)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 

Know the Facts: Cost Effective Monitoring of Anything Inside or Outside the Barn [RIS]
Troy D. Gullett

Circovirus in Pigs: What does it Mean? [RIS]
G M Allan, F McNeilly, S Kennedy, B Meehan, J Ellisand and S Krakowka

Streptococcus suis: What’s New? [RIS]
Sandra F. Amass

PRRSV and S. suis Type 2 Coinfection of Nursery Pigs [RIS]
Patrick G. Halbur, Cameron Schmitt, Roongroje Thanawongnuwech

Experimental Reproduction of Severe Disease in CD/CD Pigs Co-infected with PRRSV and Type 2 Porcine Circovirus [RIS]
Perry A. Harms, Steven D. Sorden, Patrick G. Halbur

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Benefit to Cost of Vaccination [RIS]
Dominiek Maes, Marc Verdonck, Wim Verbeke, Jacques Viaene, and Aart de Kruif

Salmonella Isolates Collected from Swine Farms with Different Antimicrobial Use Programs [RIS]
Paula J. Fedorka-Cray, Scott R. Ladely, David Reeves

Gut Edema: Clinical Signs, Diagnosis & Control [RIS]
Andy Holtcamp

Producing PRRSv negative herds and systems from PRRSv positive animals: the Principles, the Process and the Achievement [RIS]
Montserrat Torremorell, Steve Henry, Camille Moore

North American Swine Industry in the New Millenium [RIS]
Dennis DiPietre and Brian Buhr

Nipah Virus: The Integral Role of the Swine Veterinarian in Malaysia and What if it Happen in the United States? [RIS]
Michel L. Bunning

Dealing with an Activist Group [RIS]
Fred L. Cunningham

A Welfare-Related Incident in Ohio [RIS]
Donald E. Sanders

The Importance of Good Community Relations [RIS]
William L. Hollis

H1N1 and H3N2 Swine Influenza - Optimizing Sample Selection to Confirm Your Diagnosis and Control Disease [RIS]
Gene Erickson

Review of Vaccines: USDA Licensed and Autogenous [RIS]
Sabrina L. Swenson and Connie Schmellik-Sandage

Antimicrobial activity against Lawsonia intracellularis Ð an obligate intracellular bacterium [RIS]
Steven McOrist

The Gentle Art of Persuasion [RIS]
Margaret M. Prahl

A Swine Practitioner in the New Millennium Managing Your Public Image [RIS]
Lois G. Britt

Influencing the Outcome at the Local, State and National Levels [RIS]
Steve Kopperud

The AASP is Working For You [RIS]
Tom Burkgren

Swine Health and Production Ð The State of Your Journal [RIS]
Cate Dewey

Moving Genes: Getting Them From the Best Sows And Boars To the Slaughter Pig [RIS]
Rodger Johnson

Applicable Technologies for Gene Transfer in Swine [RIS]
G.C. Althouse

Health Aspects of Genetic Transfer from the Boar [RIS]
Bill Brown

Gilt Acclimation: Your Insurance for Health and Production at the Farm [RIS]
Laura Batista

Predicting and Managing Pigflow [RIS]
Paul Yeske

Managing Lightweight Pigs Ð a Case Report [RIS]
Harry Snelson

Pig Flow Dynamics in Wean to Finish Systems [RIS]
James F. Lowe

From Practice to a Genetics Company [RIS]
Mark Engle

From Practice to a Pharmaceutical Company [RIS]
Darrell Neuberger

Been There, Done That [RIS]
Angela K. Baysinger

Effect of Administration of PG600¨ to Sows at Weaning on the Time of Ovulation as Determined by Transrectal Ultrasound. [RIS]
Robert V Knox and Jeff Robb

Development of a Permanent Information Feedback System for Improving Animal Health, Herd Performance, Carcass Quality and Food Safety [RIS]
Thomas G. Blaha, Kathy Gibson, Alejandro Larriestra, and Bill Crawford

The Effect of Transport and Lairage on Salmonella Isolation from Market Pigs [RIS]
H. Scott Hurd, James D. Mckean, Irene V. Wesley, Locke A. Karriker

Quality Control of Swine: The Critical Raw Material for Xenotransplantation [RIS]
Barbara Potts, Dan Olson, Marie Henn, Matthew Bankowski

Experimental Infection of Growing Pigs with Hepatitis E Viruses That Differ in Virulence [RIS]
P. G. Halbur, C. Kasorndorkbua, R. H. Purcell MD, S. U. Emerson, M. B. Potters, T. E. Toth, X.-J. Meng

Study of Factors Associated With Nursery Pig Performance [RIS]
Angel F de Grau, Catherine E. Dewey, Robert M Friendship

A Study Investigating Maternal Antibody to Porcine Circovirus Type II and the Occurrence of Viraemia on Two Ontario Farms. [RIS]
TS Cottrell, RM Friendship, CE Dewey, G Josephson, G Allan, F McNeilly, I Walker

Diagnostic Testing - Where Are We Going? [RIS]
John J. Andrews

A Brief Review of Basic Concepts in Test Performance [RIS]
Jeff Zimmerman

Sampling the Herd: When is Enough? [RIS]
Chris Chase and Dale Polson

Respiratory Disease Diagnosis [RIS]
Gene Erickson

Laboratory Diagnosis of Intestinal Bacterial Diseases of Growing Pigs [RIS]
Gerald E. Duhamel

Reproductive Disease Diagnosis in Swine [RIS]
Jane Christopher-Hennings

Factors Associated with Increased Sow Mortality in North America [RIS]
Yuzo Koketsu

Characteristics of the immune response of pigs to wild-type PRRS virus or to commercially available vaccines: an unconventional response [RIS]
William A. Meier, Judi Wheeler , Robert J. Husmann, Fernando A. Osorio and Federico A. Zuckermann

Determining the Value of Weaned Pigs [RIS]
James F. Lowe

Development Of Value-Added Pork Production [RIS]
Marty Mohr

Which Quality Adds to Price Today? [RIS]
Roger Johnson

Assessing Packer Information [RIS]
David J. Meisinger

Troubleshooting Packer Complaints [RIS]
Lisa J. Becton

Evaluating Hog Marketing Contracts [RIS]
Larry L. Reding

How Does Contracting Help Me, the Producer/Veterinarian? SEW Contracts: Pros, Cons, Pitfalls and the Future [RIS]
Dale Mechler

How to Satisfy Your Lender [RIS]
Tom Vincent

How long does PRRS virus persist in pigs after infection? [RIS]
Horter D, Pogranichnyy R, Chang C-C, Yoon K-J, Zimmerman JJ

A diagnostic investigation of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus persistence in a swine breeding herd [RIS]
M.D. Bierk, S.A. Dee, K.D. Rossow, M.I .Guedes, and T.W. Molitor

Transmission of PRRSV by Artificial Insemination Using Extended Semen Seeded with Different Concentrations of PRRSV [RIS]
David Benfield, Curt Nelson, Melissa Steffen and Raymond RR Rowland

Experimental Aerosol Transmission of Pseudorabies Virus and Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus [RIS]
Kelly M. Lager and William L. Mengeling

Susceptibility of Selected Non-Swine Species to Infection with PRRS Virus [RIS]
Robert W. Wills, Fernando A. Osorio, Alan R. Doster

Index [RIS]

Managing Change, Variation, and Chance [RIS]
David E. Reeves, D.V.M.

A Video Guide to Artificial Insemination [RIS]
Steven P. Lorton, Darwin Reicks, Paul Yeske

Comparative Pharmacokinetics and Efficacy of Aureomycin¨ Chlortetracycline Granular Premix and an Oxytetracycline Premix Against Experimental Pleuropneumonia in Pigs [RIS]
JŽr™me R.E. del Castillo, Guy P. Martineau, Michael R. Hannon, Jean-Guy Besner

Effect of Aureomycin¨ (Chlortetracycline)/Denagardª (Tiamulin) Followed By Aureo SP 250¨ in Starter Rations on Nursery Pig Performance and Subsequent Grower-Finisher Performance [RIS]
John Deen, Gene Gourley, Teddi Wolff

Strategic Application of Aureomycin¨ chlortetracycline Granular Premix in Lactation Diets Reduces Sow Mortality and Improves Reproductive Performance [RIS]
John Deen, Sheila Keay, R. Dean Boyd, Paul Matzat

Clinical Safety and Efficacy Study of Enrofloxacin Administered as a Single Injection for the Treatment and Control of Naturally Occurring Bacterial Respiratory Disease in Pigs [RIS]
Kent J. Schwartz, Kathleen M. Ewert

Evaluation of Cross Protection Afforded by a [delta]cya [delta](crp-cdt) Salmonella choleraesuis Commercial Vaccine Against Salmonella typhimurium Infection in Pigs [RIS]
Samuel Charles, Emilio Trigo, Terry Settje, Thomas Blaha, Kathy Gibson, and Rod Frank

Modern Vaccination Concepts Against Classical Swine Fever [RIS]
Dietmar Kretzdorn, Alicia Trigo

Evaluation of the Bommeli ELISA SarcopTest for Sarcoptes suis [RIS]
Rob Nixon, Anne Deckert, and Josee Daigneault

A Field Study Comparison: Aqueous vs. Oil Adjuvanted Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Bacterins [RIS]
Lindy F. Miller, Terre Haute, Rich Schlueter

Actinobacillus Pleuropneumoniae (APP) Subunit Vaccine Provides Cross Protection Against Virulent APP Challenge [RIS]
Doug Burkhardt, Michelle Barker, Tracey Laugesen, Karen Lenz and Han van den Bosch

Preliminary Characterization of a H3 Subtype Isolate of Swine Influenza Virus [RIS]
W. Lu, M.A. Eichmeyer, J.A. Schroeder, R.G. Atchison, A.N. Wasilk, and R.A Hesse

Evaluation of the Mode of Action of RespiSure ¨ Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Bacterin [RIS]
Michael J Kuhn, Brad J Thacker, Peggy A Hawkins, and W Ray Waters, Eileen L Thacker

Eighteen Week Duration of Immunity in Pigs Vaccinated at 3 or 8 Weeks of Age with One Dose of a Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Bacterin [RIS]
Lisa Truchan, Rika Jolie, Paul Runnels, David McGavin

Would You Take Advice from You? [RIS]
Donald H. Tyler

Morphologic and Histopathologic Lesions Obtained from Experimental Infection of CDCD Pigs with Porcine Circovirus Type II [RIS]
William C. Stoffregen, Steven R. Bolin

Effect of Giving Early or Late Iron Injections on Piglet Weaning Weights [RIS]
Craig Storey, Cate Dewey, Beth Young

The Effects of Aerosolized Soy Oil on Pulmonary Lesions. [RIS]
Shawn McKim, G.C. Althouse

How to Make the Most of Diagnostic Test Results [RIS]
Steven D. Just

Effect of Prostaglandin F 2 a Administered in Semen on Fertility in Repeat Breeding Females [RIS]
Spencer R. Wayne

Value of Pigs by Growth Rates [RIS]
Lisa Vos, Cate Dewey, Angel DeGrau, Kees deLange, Bob Friendship

Susceptibility of Porcine Circovirus to Several Commercial and Laboratory Disinfectants [RIS]
Ryan Royer, Porntippa Nawagitgul, Prem Paul, Pat Halbur

University of Missouri Feed Disappearance Recording Technique [RIS]
Dan Theobald, Tom Fangman, Marcia Carlson, Joe Zulovich

Efficacy of Vaccines for Control of Postweaning Enteric Colibacillosis in Pigs [RIS]
Steven Wolfgram, Rocio Amezcua, Robert Friendship and Cate Dewey

Effects of Excenel (Ceftiofur Hydrochloride) on Nursery Pig Performance When Administered During the Pre-Weaning Phase of Production [RIS]
Wrenn Matthis

Causes of Death in Growing and Fattening Pigs in a Farrow-to-Finishing Operation. Evaluation of their Prevalence [RIS]
Pablo Ross, Macarena Sanz, Carolina Sernia, Luis Bustos, Hector R. Sanguinetti, Miguel A. Risso, Fabiana Moredo, Germ‡n Vigo, Julio R. Idiart, Carlos J. Perfumo

An Investigation of Pigs Weaned by Parity in F1 vs. F2 Hybrid Sows [RIS]
Stacy Jones, Morgan Morrow, Monte McCaw

Injection of Prostaglandin F2a in Postpartum Sows: Effects on Lactation and Fertility [RIS]
Jeff Kurt, Steve Dudley, Gary Bosch, Brad Thacker, Derald Holtkamp

The Prevalence of Morbidity and Mortality in Nursery Pigs in Ontario and Manitoba [RIS]
Beth Young, Cate Dewey

Reducing Water Waste: The Aqua Globe Bite Ball Valve [RIS]
Kevin C. Rath

Benefits Derived from Swine Diets Containing Plasma in Escherichia coli Challenged Pigs [RIS]
J.M. Campbell and B.S. Borg

Use of Chromium Tripicolinate to Improve Pigs Born Alive Confirmed in Multiparous Sows [RIS]
Merlin D. Lindemann, Roy E. Hall, Ken W. Purser

Pork Action Plan - ''The Pork Business Roadmap'' [RIS]
Kendal Thompson

Efficacy and Safety of MaxiVac¨ -M+, a Combination Swine Influenza Vaccine, Killed Virus-Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Bacterin [RIS]
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, Linda R. Gergen, Bradley A. Eddy, Terri L. Wasmoen, Kelly F. Lechtenberg, and Michael Hanna,

Characterization of Subtype H3N2 Swine Influenza Virus Isolates From the United States [RIS]
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, Linda R. Gergen, Bradley A. Eddy, Terri L. Wasmoen, Kelly F. Lechtenberg, and Michael Hanna

Efficacy of Florfenicol Administered Intramuscularly in Treating Naturally Occurring Swine Respiratory Disease in Canada [RIS]
James A. Jackson, Camille Moore, Roy Kirkwood, Artur Cegielski, Rejean Berman, Norman Machell, Terry L. Katz, and Patrick W. Lockwood

Use of Process Improvement/SPC as Part of a PRRS Control Strategy [RIS]
Larry Graham, Dr. John R. Kolb, Fredrick Kuhr, Dr. Anita Reeve, Dr. Don Walter

Effectiveness of Dietary Tiamulin (DenagardÔ Premix) for the Control and Treatment of Porcine Proliferative Enteropathy [RIS]
Don Walter, Jeff Knittel, Kent Schwartz, Jeremy Kroll, Mike Roof

Use of Process Behavior Charts (SPC) for the purpose of continuous improvement in commercial swine production [RIS]
D. H. Baum, D. Nolan, R. Fleck, Jeff Worstell, J. Kolb, D. Kahle

Effects of Transportation and Electrolyte Administration on Pig Behavior, Their Distress and Performance Traits [RIS]
Peter H. Franz

The Dynamics of PRRS Virus Spread via Infected Animals, and Options For Control [RIS]
Daniel Hurnik

Effect of Tylan Premix Fed during Lactation on Sow Performance and Fecal Shedding of Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
David Bane

Efficacy of Tylan¨ 200 Injection for the Treatment and Control of Porcine Proliferative Enteropathy caused by Lawsonia intracellularis in Swine [RIS]
Thomas Marsteller, Nathan Winkelman, Connie Gebhart, Gregory Armbruster, William Weldon, Roger Muller, Jane Weatherford, James Symanowski, Shelley Abrams

Decision Analysis for Respiratory Disease [RIS]
Rick Tubbs, Lee Watkins

The Evolution of Swine Production and Immunization [RIS]
Alex Hogg

Vaginal Length and Litter Size at First Farrowing [RIS]
S. Mart’n Rillo, C. de Alba Romero, A. Romero Rodriguez, R. Cidoncha, S. Lapuente Granados

Termin-8 Responses Measured in Wean-to-Finish Pigs [RIS]
Drs. D.L. Weiss and K. Richardson

Bioinformatics [RIS]
Jeff Veenhuizen

The Effect of Bambermycins (Flavomycin¨) on the Transmission and Carriage of Salmonella typhimurium in Slaughter Weight Hogs [RIS]
Charles J. Francisco

A Comparison of Deworming Protocols for Replacement Gilts [RIS]
Fred L. Cunningham and Gil H. Myers

The Benefits of Using Chromium-L-methionine in Growing Pigs and Sows [RIS]
Timothy M. Fakler and A. Bruce Johnson

The Control of Scabies in Pigs on a Fattening Farm [RIS]
K. Smets and J. Vercruysse

Swine Health Implications for Y2K and Beyond A Model for High Health Swine Production [RIS]
Matt S. Anderson

Protocol for Eradication of Sarcoptes scabiei var.suis with Ivomec Premix¨ and Ivomec Injection¨ [RIS]
Dr. Martin F. Mohr

Monitoring Salmonella Levels in Pre-slaughter Pigs Using Serology and Pen Feces Culture [RIS]
Matthew Erdman, Montserrat Torremorell, Isabel Turney Harris, D.L. Harris

Effects of Chromium Propionate and Metabolizable Energy on Growth, Carcass Traits, and Pork Quality of Growing-Finishing Pigs [RIS]
J. O. Matthews, A. D. Higbie, L. L. Southern, D. F. Coombs, and T. D. Bidner

Salmonella Derby Cross Protection Study [RIS]
Kenneth J. Groninga

Evaluation of Exposure to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, PRRS Virus, and Swine Influenza Virus Using Serology and Polymerase Chain Reaction in Growing and Finishing Swine [RIS]
GJ Bosch

Getting the Most from Your Lutalyse¨ Farrowing Induction Program [RIS]
James R Bradford

Cost Effective Swine Dysentery Control in Adverse Economic Times: A Case Study [RIS]
Paul S. Prieksat

A Seroprevalence Study of Porcine Circovirus [RIS]
Cliff Conn, Dan Olson, Chiu-Ho Webb, Barbara Potts, Sagar Goyal, David Theis and Rexanne Struve

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Total nutrition: feeding animals for health and growth [RIS]
Clifford A. Adams, PhD

Case study: hemorrhagic enteritis [RIS]
Dr. Dave Striegel

The emergence of Clostridium difocile as a cause of porcine neonatal enteritis [RIS]
Karen W. Post DVM, MS; J. Glenn Songer PhD; BH Jost PhD; et.al.

Salmonella [RIS]
Paul Schneider, BSA, DVM

Tipping points: how small factors have major impacts on swine health and production [RIS]
Timothy E. Blackwell, DVM

A sow mortality study--the real reason sows die; Identifying causes and implementing action [RIS]
R. Schultz; D.Dau; W.Cast; et.al.

Timely euthanasia: veterinarians must take the leadership role [RIS]
W.E. Morgan Morrow BVSc MS PhD

Grow/finish variation: cost and control strategies [RIS]
Cate Dewey DVM,MSc,PhD; Angel de Grau DVM; Dip A P; et.al.

Specialized management of the slow growth pig [RIS]
Doug Baird, DVM

Value of wean-to-finish [RIS]
Joseph F. Connor, D.V.M.

Identifying and hiring the right employee [RIS]
Lisa Tokach, DVM

Getting the employee started [RIS]
Fred L. Cunningham, Ms, DVM

Farm management - financial information for shareholders and owners [RIS]
Mark J. Engle, D.V.M.

Case Studies: Sow E. Coli [RIS]
Jerry Torrison, DVM, MS, PhD

TGE: hard lessons learned [RIS]
Lisa J. Becton, DVM

Aformative action for weaned pigs: utilizing new technologies to level the playing field [RIS]
Rodney G. Johnson DVM

Sample case report: endemic ringworm and Staphylococcus hyicus infections [RIS]
Anthony R. Scheiber, DVM, Diplomate ABVP SHM

Obtaining an ABVP certiocation for diplomate status in Swine Health Management [RIS]
Anthony R. Scheiber, DVM, Diplomate ABVP SHM

Good production practices: vehicle for enhanced pork safety [RIS]
James D. McKean, DVM, JD

The practitioner’s role in autogenous bacterin use [RIS]
Randy Bush, DVM

A practical look at AMDUCA and the risks for swine veterinarians [RIS]
John T. Waddell, DVM, MBA

Foreign animal disease -- we’re not ready [RIS]
Dr. Harry Snelson

PRRS elimination - advances and challenges for swine veterinarians [RIS]
S. C. Henry, DVM, Dipl. ABVP; L. M. Tokach, DVM

Basic pathophysiology of enteric disease [RIS]
Steven D. Sorden, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Necropsy and specimen collection for diagnosis of diarrhea in grow-finish swine [RIS]
Bruce W. Brodersen, DVM, PhD

Proliferative enteropathy: diagnostics and immunity [RIS]
Connie Gebhart, PhD; Roberto Guedes, DVM

Differential diagnosis of diarrhea in grow -- finish swine [RIS]
Gregory W. Stevenson, DVM, PHD, dACVP

Packer Negotiations [RIS]
Randy Geyerman

The well managed boar stud [RIS]
Ron Brodersen DVM

Inouence of maternally-derived antibodies on the efocacy of a Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin [RIS]
Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD

Case-control study on the role of PCV and other swine viruses in PMWS [RIS]
R. Pogranichnyy, DVM; P. Harms, DVM; S. Sorden, DVM, PhD; et.al.

Effect of pig management on weight variation in grower-finisher pigs. [RIS]
Angel F de Grau, MVZ, EPA; Catherine E. Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Robert M Friendship, DVM, MSc; Dip ABVP

Effect of reducing dietary protein level and adding amino acids on performance and nitrogen excretion of early-finishing barrows [RIS]
Gary L. Allee, Ph.D; H. Liu, M.S; J.D. Spencer, M.S; et.al.

Amelioration of swine slurry odors [RIS]
Paul M. Pitcher, DVM, MS; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD;Charles J. Wysocki, MS, PhD; et.al.

Effect of frequency of boar exposure on estrus and ovulation in weaned sows as determined by real-time ultrasound [RIS]
Robert V Knox, PhD; Kilby Willenburg; Gina Miller; et.al.

Efficiency of pregnancy diagnosis using real-time ultrasonography and Doppler Echo+ [RIS]
Sara Williams, DVM; Pablo Pi–eyro, DVM, Rodolfo Luzbel de la Sota, DVM, MSc, PhD.

Salmonella spp. in finishing pig units in Alberta - preliminary findings [RIS]
Andrijana Rajic DVM,MSc; Julia Keenliside DVM,MSc; Margaret McFall BSc; et.al

Acute gastrointestinal infection in market weight hogs occurs rapidly following exposure to environmental Salmonella [RIS]
H. Scott Hurd; James D. McKean; Jared K. Gailey; et.al.

The effect of bacteriophage treatment as a preharvest intervention strategy to reduce the rapid dissemination of Salmonella typhimurium in pigs [RIS]
N. Lee; D.L. Harris

How can a producer go broke while making a proot? [RIS]
William L. Hollis, D.V.M.

NPPC fat free lean prediction equations [RIS]
Rodney Goodwin

Exacerbation of porcine pneumonia following dual infection by PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: role of proinoammatory cytokines [RIS]
Roongroje Thanawongnuwech, DVM, PhD; Theresa F. Young, MS; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; et.al.

A survey of agents associated with neonatal diarrhea in swine, including Clostridium difocile and PRRSV [RIS]
Michael Yaeger DVM, PhD, DACVP

Managing large boar studs [RIS]
G.D. Spronk DVM; G.F. Kennedy DVM; J.D. Bobb DVM; et.al.

Gross pathology of the respiratory tract [RIS]
Gregory W. Stevenson, DVM, PHD, dACVP

Pulmonary immunology [RIS]
James A. Roth, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma diagnosis and immunity [RIS]
Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM

A multiplicity of inouenza viruses in swine -- a cause for concern or business as usual? [RIS]
Bruce Janke, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae : serologic interpretation of herd prooles [RIS]
Dr. Charles Surprenant

Haemophilus parasuis: diagnostic improvement by a molecular-based technique and oeld applications [RIS]
Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS; Carlos Pijoan, DVM, MS, PhD

Actinobacillus pleuropeumoniae challenges [RIS]
Hans Rotto, DVM, MS

A. suis: A diagnostic dilemma [RIS]
Michael J. Knoll, DVM

Diagnosis and control of PRRS in PRDC [RIS]
Luc Dufresne DVM

Transmission of PRRSV by mechanical vectors and the impact of biosecurity protocols [RIS]
Satoshi Otake, DVM; Scott A. Dee, DVM, PhD; Kurt D. Rossow, DVM PhD; et.al.

Evaluation of current PRRS diagnostics in detecting persistently infected animals [RIS]
D.C. Horter; R. Pogranichnyy; C.-C. Chang; et.al.

What Is the financial impact of ''catch-up'' breeding? [RIS]
Tom Stein DVM, MS, PhD

The cost-beneot of Tylosin in-feed and in-water to improve the growth performance of Segregated-Early-Weaned (SEW) pigs [RIS]
Patricia K Holyoake, BVSc, PhD

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture -- Science and technology 2001: Clear goals or black holes? [RIS]
Max T. Rodibaugh, DVM

Why should piglets dead at the pre-weaning period be post-mortem examined and statistically analysed at weekly intervals? [RIS]
M. Sanz; C. Sernia; G. Viale; et.al.

An evaluation of BMD(R) and ChlorMax(TM) Chlortetracycline (CTC) for control of challenge-induced Porcine Proliferative Enteropathy (PPE or Ileitis) in swine [RIS]
Nate Winkelman, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; et.al.

Efocacy of Aureomycin(R) chlortetracycline granular premix against experimental Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae challenge [RIS]
Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP, Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Comparison of MIC values for tetracycline, chlortetracycline and oxytetracycline vs. swine field isolates of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Pasteurella multocida [RIS]
Ching Ching Wu, DVM, PhD; Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Evaluation of the duration of immunity of RespiSure-ONE(TM) following experimental challenge with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
R. L. Keich, MSc; L. Sabbadini, DVM; E. L. Thacker, DVM, PhD; et.al.

Evaluation of the inouence of colostral antibodies on the efocacy of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine RespiSure(TM) [RIS]
L Kirk Clark, DVM; Michael J Kuhn, DVM

A comparison of autogenous and commercial vaccines [RIS]
Tom Evans, DVM, MS

Achieving better performance by better use of records [RIS]
Lois P. Fransen, BS

The genetic control of appetite in swine and the impact on commercial swine herds [RIS]
David G. McLaren, PhD; Tom H. Short, PhD; Rita Aragao, MS

Genetic control of disease resistance -- specioc resistance to edema disease in nursery pigs [RIS]
L Galina, DVM, PhD; M Mellencamp PhD

The application of embryo transfer technology in the swine industry [RIS]
Ranald D.A.Cameron, BVSc, MVsc, PhD

Odor control in swine cononement feeding facilities [RIS]
Darrell D. Cruea, Vice President

Liver condemnations as a result of ascarid infection [RIS]
Brian S. Harr; Gary L. Bowman, DVM; Paivi Rajala-Schultz, DVM, PhD; et.al.

Efocacy of three novel Streptococcus suis vaccine candidates [RIS]
C. S. Schmitt; P. G. Halbur; J. A. Roth

Development of a quantitative competitive reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction for the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
Amy Vincent, Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Analysis of testing procedures used for assessment of sanitation levels in swine production facilities [RIS]
Jason Kelly, BS, DVM ; Sandra Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; Darryl Ragland, DVM,PhD; et.al.

Clinical case: diarrhea due to group C rotavirus in grow-finish pigs [RIS]
Angela Smith-Bonczynski, BS

Antibiotic treatment of pigs as an attempt to reduce gastric ulceration [RIS]
Jan Kelly; R.M. Friendship, DVM, Msc

Characterization of H3N2 swine inouenza viruses in Iowa swine [RIS]
John David Schneider, BS; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, Diplomat ACVM

Comparison of growth rates in nursery pigs after IM administration of ceftiofur or water administration of amoxicillin [RIS]
N. S. Enberg, BS; J. Deen, DVM, PhD Dipl ABVP; T. Klein 2, DVM; et.al.

Investigating the impact of immunity to M. hyopneumoniae, PRRSV and SIV on a farm with on-going nursery pig problems [RIS]
Beth Young, BSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Thomas Rosendal

Nutritional deociency as a cause of septal deviations in adult swine [RIS]
Charsa L. Ailes

A survey of the changing relationship between Midwest food animal veterinarians and the producers they serve [RIS]
Sarah Probst

Investigation of pre-weaning mortality in a large production company [RIS]
Keith Zimmerman

A critical analysis of feeds available to Prince Edward Island pork producers [RIS]
Jonathan Spears, B.Sc.; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, M.Sc

The effects of a PRRS vaccine on the semen quality of boars [RIS]
Kevin J. Vilaa, BSc; Catherine Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Murray Pettitt, MSc, PhD; et.al.

LINCOMIX(TM) feed additive and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination for treatment and control of naturally occurring Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex (PRDC) [RIS]
James VanBuren, DVM; D. K. McDermid, DVM; Jorge Izeta, DVM; et.al.

Development of a porcine myology manual using a CD-ROM [RIS]
Steven J. Jones, PhD, Dennis B. Burson, PhD, Michael C. Brumm, PhD

A successful introduction of PRRS negative gilts into a PRRS positive 5,000 head commercial unit over a two year period [RIS]
Danny Burns

Performance and carcass responses to feeding Paylean(R): I. Feeding duration and Paylean(R) level inouences [RIS]
D.R. Cook, PhD; E.A. Newton, PhD; W.H. Turlington, PhD; et.al.

Performance and carcass responses to feeding Paylean(R): II. Paylean(R) level and nutritional inouences [RIS]
K.R. Cera, PhD; D.R. Cook, PhD; K.L. Adams, PhD; et.al

Effects of Solutein(TM) application to various weight classes of young weaned pigs. [RIS]
B.S Borg, PhD and J. M. Campbell, PhD

Using cup waterers: observations and beneots [RIS]
Arlin W. Karsten, BS, DVM

Characterization and performance of a new bivalent, H1N1 & H3N2, swine inouenza vaccine: End-FLUence(TM)2 [RIS]
Rich Schlueter, DVM; Wei Lu, DVM, PhD; Marc Eichmeyer BS; et.al

Serological responses and a vaccine challenge comparison for a subunit A. pleuropneumoniae bacterial extract-toxoid: APPtitude(TM)TX [RIS]
Rich Schlueter, DVM; Doug Burkhardt, MS; Karen Lenz, BS; et.al.

Complexed trace minerals improve sow and nursing piglet performance [RIS]
Timothy M. Fakler, PhD; Christof J. Rapp, PhD; A. Bruce Johnson, PhD

Edema disease: a re-emerging problem? [RIS]
Evelyn A. Dean-Nystrom, PhD; Denise Bartels-Morozov, B.S.

Intraspecies differentiation of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae field strains isolated in the United States [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Evaluation of the efocacy of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin following immunization of young pigs in the presence of varying levels of maternal antibodies [RIS]
H. Jayappa MVSc, PhD; R. Davis, BS; V. Rapp-Gabrielson PhD; et.al.

Efocacy of Pulmotil followed by Tylan for reducing prevalence of PRDC infected nursery pigs [RIS]
David Bane, DVM, PHD

An update on the transmission and elimination of PRRS virus [RIS]
SA Dee; KD Rossow; S Otake; et.al.

Sexed semen technology allows production of uniform litters [RIS]
Jeremy C. Gawen, CEO

The use of PRRS-blocking ELISA for the conormation of PRRS ELISA positive serum [RIS]
Patricia A. Brown PhD DVM*

How to handle the future breeding female [RIS]
Susana Lapuente, DVM; Dave Waltemeyer; Carmen de Alba, PhD, DVM

Controlling animal inputs through use of a Genetic Nucleus system [RIS]
David Nolan DVM; Mark Eisenhart DVM

Elimination of PRRS from three 1400 sow nucleus farms [RIS]
Mark Eisenhart, DVM; Bill Brown, DVM; David Baumert, DVM

Agitation strategies of extended semen to provide for consistent dose sperm concentration [RIS]
G.C. Althouse, DVM, MS, PhD, DiplACT; K Mathias BS; W. Oleson BS

The Closed Herd System for health and genetic improvement [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM

Efocacy of an avirulent Lawsonia intracellularis (Enterisol(R) Ileitis) vaccine in swine [RIS]
J. Kroll; J. Knittel, PhD; M. Mathes; et.al.

Comparison of performance parameters of pigs vaccinated with Ingelvac(R) M. hyo 1-dose bacterin vs Respisure(R) Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin [RIS]
Paul J. Morris, MSc DVM; S. Ernest Sanford, DVM

Evaluation of the immune response and efocacy of 1 and 2 dose commercial Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterins [RIS]
Michael B. Roof, PhD; Kelly Burkhart; Federico A Zuckermann, DVM, PhD

Demonstration of the efocacy of Fort Dodge Animal Health’s Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae vaccine, Avirulent Live Culture, against a virulent challenge. [RIS]
Wumin Li, DVM, MS, PhD; Nicole Gibson, BS; Matthew Julius

Efocacy and safety of Fort Dodge Animal Health’s bivalent Swine Inouenza Vaccine [RIS]
Javaraiah Srinivasappa, DVM, MBA, PhD; Catherine M. Jennen; Deborah A. Champ, DVM, MPVM; et.al.

Sarcoptic mange control/eradication and their impact on pig performance: a literature review and comparison of different protocols and monitoring programs successfully implemented worldwide with IVOMEC(R) products for swine [RIS]
Martin Mohr, DVM

Detection of Lawsonia intracellularis in Venezuela pigfarms [RIS]
Eduardo J. Kwiecien, DVM; Victor Bermudez, DVM, PhD; Steven McOrist, BSc, MSc, PhD.

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Therapeutic effects of EXCENEL(TM) RTU on sub-optimal pig performance [RIS]
Wrenn Matthis; James R. Bradford, DVM; Chun Zhou, DVM; et al.

Audits done right [RIS]
Bill Schwartz

Boar studs: Expectations of quality [RIS]
GC Althouse, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACT

Biosecurity: What does it all mean? [RIS]
Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP

Excellence in production and food safety [RIS]
Thomas G. Blaha, DVM, Ph.D.

Transportation audits for reliable logistics [RIS]
Jerome O. Geiger, DVM, MS

Auditing pig well-being [RIS]
John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP

IgM-Capture ELISA as a serodiagnostic test for detection of primary infection of PRRSV in pigs [RIS]
En-Min Zhou, PhD; Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, DVM, PhD; Kathy X. Zhou; et al.

Effect of fetal PRRSV infection on the development of the porcine immune system [RIS]
Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD; John E. Butler, PhD

Transmission of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus from persistently infected sows to contact controls [RIS]
S.A. Dee

Evaluation of transmission of PRRSV by mosquitoes [RIS]
Satoshi Otake, DVM; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl.ACVM; Kurt D. Rossow, DVM, PhD; et al.

Role of maternal immunity to PCV2 and PRRSV co-infection in the pathogenesis of PMWS [RIS]
Perry A. Harms, DVM, MS; Steven D. Sorden, DVM, PhD; Patrick G. Halbur; et al.

Staphyloccocal dermatitis and PDNS [RIS]
Dr. Ted Clark

The role of circovirus in PMWS and PRDC: advances in understanding pathogenesis and control [RIS]
Steven D. Sorden, DVM, PhD; Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

A molecular approach to the differentiation of atypical Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae field strains isolated in the United States [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Automated lactation feeding [RIS]
Kevin C. Rath, PE

Phage therapy: an innovative approach to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections [RIS]
Kishore Murthy, PhD; Beatrice Allain, PhD; Jean-Louis Roman; et al.

Electronic engineering and software technologies enable real time performance monitoring in swine production [RIS]
N. Bird, BSc; H.G. Crabtree, BSc

Interpreting data [RIS]
Steve Dritz, D.D. Hancock

When foreign animal disease isn't foreign anymore [RIS]
Phillip V. Erwin, DVM

Exceeding expectations in animal welfare [RIS]
Jeffrey D. Armstrong; Adroaldo Zanella; Chris Sigurdson; et al.

Recognizing it's something different and knowing when to call for help: experiences with West Nile Virus and Nipah Virus [RIS]
Mike L. Bunning, DVM, MPH; J. Olson; P. Daniels; et al.

Haemophilus parasuis: challenges and changes [RIS]
Carlos Pijoan, DVM PhD; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS

Streptococcus suis: update on pathogenesis and progress on control [RIS]
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD

Clostridial enteritis: diagnosis, significance, control [RIS]
Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Reproduction of PMWS with an infectious molecular clone of PCV2 [RIS]
P. Halbur; M. Fenaux; G. Haqshenas; et al.

Does the feeding of specific chicken egg antibodies control post-weaning E. coli diarrhea? [RIS]
Larisa Chernysheva, DVM; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; Carlton Gyles, DVM, PhD

Multicultural workplace: things to consider [RIS]
Juan Marinez

Selecting for success [RIS]
Sarah L. Fogleman, MS

Production system modeling: Building knowledge from the chaos [RIS]
Scott Webster, MS,

Practitioner experience using Ractopamine(R) [RIS]
Larry Rueff, DVM

Practical grow-finish ventilation [RIS]
Dr. Mike C. Eisenmenger, DVM

How to monitor active finishing groups performance [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Physiological responses of market hogs to different handling practices [RIS]
David B. Anderson, PhD; Daniel J. Ivers, MS; Madonna E. Benjamin, DVM, MS; et al.

Hemorrhagic bowel syndrome, what do we know that's new? Findings from 2 large commercial farms [RIS]
Barbara Straw, DVM, PhD; Catherine Dewey, DVM, MS, PhD; James Kober, DVM, MS et al.

Hemorrhagic bowel syndrome (HBS): a diagnostic laboratory perspective [RIS]
Kent J. Schwartz

Swine nutrition audits [RIS]
Mike D. Tokach, PhD; Steve S. Dritz, PhD; Robert D. Goodband, PhD; et al.

Erysipelas: an old disease returns to the swine industry or something NEW? [RIS]
Kent J. Schwartz

Keys to communication [RIS]
Sarah L. Fogleman

How does the body respond to PRRSV? (Immune response to PRRSV) [RIS]
Fernando A. Osorio, M V, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Use of an uncapsulated Haemophilus parasuis vaccine in pigs [RIS]
Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD candidate; Carlos Pijoan, DVM, MS, PhD

Prevalence of swine influenza virus subtypes H1N1, H1N2 and H3N2 in swine farms [RIS]
Young Ki Choi DVM, MS; Sagar M. Goyal, DVM, PhD; Han Soo Joo, DVM, PhD

Prevalence of food-borne pathogens of swine from the NAHMS swine 2000 study [RIS]
Eric J. Bush, DVM, MS; Paula J. Fedorka-Cray; Jeff Gray; et al.

Use of antibiotics and feed additives in weaned market pigs by U.S. pork producers [RIS]
Eric J. Bush, DVM, MS; LeRoy G. Biehl, DVM, PhD

Effects of animal stressors on antibiotic resistance in bacteria associated with swine [RIS]
Alan G. Mathew, PhD; Patricia Cullen, MS; Paul D. Ebner, MS

Follicular dynamics in weaned sows [RIS]
Sara Williams, DVM; Pablo Pi-eyro, DVM; R.Luzbel de la Sota, DVM, MS, PhD

Real-time ultrasound labor and image characterization for positive pregnancy diagnosis [RIS]
Gina Miller MS; Shawn Breen; Stacy Roth; et al.

The future of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Transmission of PRRSV: recent research reports [RIS]
Satoshi Otake, DVM; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl.ACVM; Kurt D. Rossow, DVM, PhD; et al.

What do we know about PRRSV and replication in the pig? [RIS]
David A. Benfield, PhD

Assessing the duration of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus persistence and shedding in a large population of breeding age female swine [RIS]
L. Batista, DVM; S.A. Dee, DVM, PhD; K.D. Rossow, DVM, PhD; et al.

Infectious causes of skin necrosis in finishing pigs [RIS]
Kent J. Schwartz

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture: Exceeding expectations [RIS]
Timothy E. Blackwell, DVM

Evaluation of the decay in colostrum derived maternal antibodies against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine [RIS]
Matthew D. Wegner, BS; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD

Prevalence and control of intestinal parasites in finishing pigs in Ontario [RIS]
Beth Young, BSc; Thomas Rosendal; R.M. Friendship, DVM, MSc

Swine influenza virus serology and monitoring post-vaccination response [RIS]
Isabelle A. Moreau, DVM; E. Cornaglia, DVM, PhD

Sero-diagnostic and PCR assays for the detection of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and toxin production [RIS]
Doug Burkhardt, MS; Isabelle A. Moreau, DVM; Estela Cornaglia, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae titration: A powerful tool to understand antibody levels [RIS]
E. Cornaglia, DVM, PhD; M. Bonneau, DVM; Isabelle A. Moreau, DVM

Monitoring the prevalence of Lawsonia intracellularis antibodies using serial sampling in growing and breeding herds [RIS]
Thomas A. Marsteller, DVM; Greg Armbruster, DVM, MBA; David P. Bane, DVM, PhD; et al.

An evaluation of the effects of tilmicosin in feed on nursery pigs inoculated with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
David A. Benfield, PhD; Christopher C. L. Chase, DVM, PhD; Gregory Moore, DVM; et al.

Results obtained in a commercial sow unit using the post-cervical insemination method as a routine [RIS]
S. Lapuente, DVM; R. Hernandez-Gil, DVM; C. de Alba, PhD; et al.

Is PRRS really affecting your herd's performance? [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM

Evaluation of the chemical and biological characteristics of spray-dried plasma protein collected from various locations around the world [RIS]
B.S. Borg, PhD; J. M. Campbell, PhD; J. Polo, PhD; et al.

Duration of immunity studies for the H3N2 fraction of combination swine influenza vaccines [RIS]
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; Linda Gergen, MS; Brad Eddy, BS; et al.

The evaluation of the effect of a single dose of Excenel RTU(R) (ceftiofur hydrochloride) on mortality caused by Haemophilus parasuis and Streptococcus suis in nursery pigs [RIS]
Tim Taylor; Heath Hayden; Michael K. Senn, DVM, MS; et al.

Serological response of sows in a herd with active virus circulation to killed PRRS vaccine [RIS]
Ross Springer; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Time to critical overcrowding in isolated nursery barns placed under quarantine [RIS]
Leeanne E. Bargen, BA; Terry L. Whiting, DVM, MSc

Impact of disinfectant and/or Naxcel(R) administration on pig performance [RIS]
Amy Carroll, BS; Tom Gillespie, DVM, Dipl ABVP; H. Neil Becker, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae seroprevalence and control strategies on farms par ticipating in the National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Swine 2000 Survey [RIS]
Keith R. Erlandson, BS; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; Eric J. Bush, DVM, MS; et al.

Association between clinical disease and antibody levels for specific respiratory diseases in a multi-source nursery [RIS]
Susan Fink, BSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD

Development and evaluation of an alternative euthanasia technique in swine [RIS]
Heather Gunn, BSc; Anne Deckert, DVM, MSc; Bob Friendship, DVM, MSc; et al.

The acute phase response in E. coli challenged pigs treated with systemic antibiotics [RIS]
Andrea K. Hambach, BS; Thomas J. Fangman DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP-SHM; Jeffery A. Carroll PhD; et al.

Evaluation of pathogens in air exhausted from swine facilities [RIS]
Brian S. Harr; Gary L. Bowman, DVM; Melissa Kelley; et al.

Literature review: Disinfectants used for decontamination of swine production facilities [RIS]
Jason A. Kelly, DVM Class of 2003; Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP

Evaluating a pre-weaning ceftiofur (Naxcel(R)) three-injection program and its effects on post-weaning mortality of 5-25 kg pigs [RIS]
Chris Lichty; Mark Hammer; Andy Holtkamp; et al.

The prevalence of antibodies to swine influenza virus (H1N1) in Ontario pig farms [RIS]
Tamara Richards, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; Susy Carman, DVM, PhD; et al.

Transcervical insemination: Effects of variation in total sperm number/dose on fertility [RIS]
Nicolas Rippel; GC Althouse, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT

Evaluation of duration of immunity after vaccination of swine with a single dose of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin (M+Pac(R)) [RIS]
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; Linda Gergen, MS; Brad Eddy, BS; et al.

Evaluation of a maternal antibody decay curve for H1N1 swine influenza virus using the hemagglutination inhibition and the IDEXX ELISA tests [RIS]
Robyn Fleck, DVM; Arthur Behrens, DVM

Evaluation of mass vaccination and unidirectional flow for the elimination of PRRS virus from grow/finish populations [RIS]
Reid C. Philips, DVM; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Effect of feeding grains naturally-contaminated with Fusarium mycotoxins with and without a yeast polymer mycotoxin adsorbent on brain regional neurochemistry of starter pigs [RIS]
Trevor K. Smith, PhD; Swamy Haladi, BVSc, MSc

Update on IVOMEC(R) for swine Herd Mange/Lice Elimination (HM/LE) program [RIS]
R. Garcia, DVM, MS

A survey of the prevalence of sarcoptic mange in slaughter pigs at seven midwestern packing plants in the United States [RIS]
J.J. Melancon

Analysis of mange positive and negative pigs by a defined antigen ELISA [RIS]
Mark Sandeman, BSc, PhD; Michael Zalunardo, BSc; Jozef Vercruysse, DVM, DTVM; et al.

Health improvement programs: farms to systems [RIS]
R. B. Baker, DVM, MS

Swine genetics and disease resistance [RIS]
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD

Controlling salmonella on swine farms [RIS]
Thomas A. Riek, DVM

Evaluation of cross-protection afforded by a Salmonella choleraesuis vaccine against salmonella infections in pigs under field conditions [RIS]
D. Maes; K. Gibson; E. Trigo; et al.

SIV serological results among laboratories [RIS]
Jill A. Janssen, DVM

Efficacy of Lincomix(R) soluble powder for the treatment and control of porcine proliferative enteropathy using a challenge model [RIS]
Nathan Winkelman, DVM; James R. Bradford, DVM; Frederico Moreira, MS, DVM, PhD; et al.

Enterisol(R) Ileitis vaccine; Field efficacy evaluation [RIS]
Fred Sick, DVM, EVP; Phil Hayes, DVM; John Kolb, DVM

Administration of a single dose of a bacterin reformulated with improved, non-viscous adjuvant provides duration of immunity of at least 18.8 weeks as an aid for prevention and control of Haemophilus parasuis [RIS]
Fred Sick, DVM, EVP; Phil Hayes, DVM

Comparative analysis of recent and dated swine influenza subtypes [RIS]
D.L. Stine, DVM, PhD; G. A. Anderson, DVM, PhD; A. Liem, PhD; et al.

Applying genetic markers in practical swine breeding [RIS]
Michael M. Lohuis, PhD

Boar stud critical safety hazards and how to avoid them [RIS]
K. Mathias, BS; G.C. Althouse, DVM, PhD

Efficacy of tilmicosin in the management of experimentally induced Haemophilus parasuis infection in swine [RIS]
M.A. Paradis, DVM; G.H. Vessie, APM; C.P. Dick, DVM, MSc; et al.

ER BAC(R) PLUS immune response in the presence of maternally derived antibodies [RIS]
Thomas J. Newby, PhD, JD; Peggy A. Hawkins, DVM, MS; John Thompson, PhD; et al.

Vaccine efficacy and production performance of pigs vaccinated with RespiSure-ONE(TM) [RIS]
Michael J. Kuhn, DVM

The effect of complexed trace minerals on semen quality [RIS]
Timothy M. Fakler, PhD; Terry L. Ward, PhD; Christof J. Rapp, PhD; et al.

A retrospective study of PRRS diagnostic results from routine serologic testing of seven PRRS naive herds [RIS]
S. Keay, DVM; I. A. Moreau, DVM; P. Provis, DVM

In vitro susceptibility of tetracycline, chlortetracycline and oxytetracycline vs. Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
Ching Ching Wu, DVM, PhD; Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Clostridium novyi associated mortality in the sow [RIS]
David E. Reeves, DVM, MS; Barry Harmon, DVM, PhD

The ''Real McCoy'' real time ultrasound scanner [RIS]
Len N. Nighswonger, BS ME, MBA

Efficacy of a single intramuscular dose of ceftiofur hydrochloride (Excenel(TM) RTU) at 5mg ceftiofur equivalents/kg body weight for the treatment of naturally occurring bacterial swine respiratory disease [RIS]
David M. Meeuwse, BS; Fabian M. Kausche, MS, DVM; W. Lawrence Bryson, PhD; et al.

AASV Annual Meeting (2003)

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34th Annual AASV Meeting: Orlando, Florida, USA

Table of contents [RIS]
American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Conversion Tables [RIS]
American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

As the future catches you [RIS]
Lonnie J. King, DVM, MS, MPA

Student Seminar - Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Semen quality parameters in naive boars vaccinated with a MLV porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus vaccine [RIS]
Kevin J. Vilaca; Cate Dewey, DVM, PhD; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; et al

Comparison of DNA extraction methods for the detection of mycoplasma in porcine lungs [RIS]
Molita Birchen; Paul Laski; Amy Stevenson; et al

Prevalence of pseudorabies and brucellosis in feral swine from coastal bend and southwest Texas counties [RIS]
Brandon J. Dominguez, BS; D. Bruce Lawhorn, DVM, MS; Thomas L. Lester, DVM, PhD; et al

Alternatives to housing sows in individual stalls [RIS]
Melissa Farber; Donald G. Levis, PhD; Gary L. Bowman, DVM; et al

Gestation sow housing in Ontario [RIS]
Heather Gunn, BSc.; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc.

Evaluation of ultrasound for the detection of retained pigs in postpartum sows [RIS]
Erin E. Johnson, BSc

Weekly growth and carcass response to feeding ractopamine (Paylean) [RIS]
Jason A. Kelly; Mike D. Tokach, PhD; Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD

Passive immunization of hamsters using hyper-immunized chicken eggs to control Lawsonia intracellularis infection: a model for growing swine [RIS]
Keith Kinsley, BA; Connie Gebhart, PhD; Nathan Winkelman, DVM; et al

In-transit loss of Ontarios pigs: Range of losses by producer, trucker, packing plant and season [RIS]
Earladeen MacGregor, BSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD

Prostaglandin-induced chloride secretion mediates recovery of barrier function in injured pig ileum [RIS]
Adam J. Moeser; Anthony T. Blikslager, DVM, PhD

Clinical investigation of the association of cross fostering and sow parity on the incidence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) in pre-weaned piglets: a case report [RIS]
Chris Spooner; John Roberts, DVM, PhD

Who dunit? The characterization of a mycoplasma field isolate obtained from a high health status swine herd [RIS]
Erin Strait; Barb Erickson, MS; Kristin Ruebling, MS; et al

Prevalence of Giardia duodenalis and Cryptosporidium spp. infection on 77 Ontario hog farms [RIS]
Graham Thatcher, BSc; R.M. Friendship, DVM, MSc

The effect of a commercial vaccine and adjuvants on the prevalence of post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome and related circovirus lesions in a finishing barn [RIS]
Raphael Vanderstichel (DVM Class of 2004); Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Development and comparison of tests for detecting fecal shedding of Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
Dana C. Beckler, BA; Carrie Mahlum-Wees, MS; Roberto M.C. Guedes, DVM, PhD; et al

Industrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Web-based portals for automated information delivery to veterinary clients [RIS]
Thomas E. Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Feed composition in herds with or without postweaning Escherichia coli diarrhea in early-weaned piglets [RIS]
Franois Cardinal, DVM; Sylvie DAllaire, DVM, MSc, PhD; John M. Fairbrother, BVSc, PhD

Control points in sow longevity [RIS]
John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; Paul Matzat, PhD

Development of immunity to Lawsonia intracellularis in pigs fed carbadox (Mecadox) [RIS]
Connie Gebhart, PhD; Nate Winkelman, DVM; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP1; et al

Correlation of clinical signs and diagnostic indicators of ileitis in pigs fed carbadox (Mecadox) [RIS]
Nate Winkelman, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; et al

The impact of growth promoting levels of Tylan, Lincomix and an intermittent therapeutic dose of Tylan premix on growth and efficiency in growing commercial pigs reared in two-site production facilities [RIS]
Mark J. Bertram, PhD; Brian Kremer, PhD

Case study: Effect of Pulmotil on mortality and growth in nursery pigs with clinical PRDC initiated by PRRSV [RIS]
Karen Lehe, DVM; Lee Watkins, Ph.D

Evaluation of Paylean step-up use programs in commercial pigs [RIS]
Todd A. Armstrong, PhD; Brian T. Kremer, PhD; Tom A. Marsteller, DVM; et al

Complex copper improves nursery pig performance [RIS]
Timothy M. Fakler, PhD; Christof J. Rapp, PhD; Terry L. Ward, PhD; et al

Additive effects of L-carnitine and chromium picolinate on reproductive performance and energy status of sows [RIS]
Jason C. Woodworth, PhD; Kevin Q. Owen, PhD

Efficacy of WEANMOR in enhancing sow performance in a 1600-sow commercial operation [RIS]
Robert C. Thaler, PhD; Brent Christopherson, MS; Monte Fuhrman, DVM, BS

BYFERM: A viable alternative to the use of growth promoters in pig feed [RIS]
Hans-Gerd Ulrich, MSc

Evidence of gastric ulcer tissue repair in swine offered Solutein via the water [RIS]
Joe D. Crenshaw, PhD; Joy M. Campbell, PhD; Douglas Quam, DVM

Applications of Swine Bluelite and Baby Pig Restart [RIS]
Martin Mohr, DVM

Using DDGS in swine diets [RIS]
Harold Tilstra, DVM

Automatic sorting technology: sorting out the details [RIS]
Frank Brummer, Owner and President

Safety evaluation of a modified live pseudorabies virus vaccine administered using a needle-free, transdermal injection device [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; Frank Kruse, BS; Anatoly Loskutoc, MD

Navigating your way through emerging environmental regulations [RIS]
Marj Ocheltree

Industrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Accessing your diagnostic data and more day or night [RIS]
Steve Dudley, DVM; John Cowan, MIS Specialist

Summary of field trials implementing Enterisol Ileitis against ileitis [RIS]
John Kolb, DVM; Fred Sick, DVM

Duration of immunity against erysipelas of a single dose Haemophilus parasuis Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae combination vaccine (Ingelvac HPE-1) [RIS]
Fred Sick, DVM

Minimum inhibitory concentrations for ceftiofur and comparator antimicrobial agents against bacterial pathogens of swine [RIS]
Sarah Salmon, BS, Ellen Portis, BS; Cynthia Lindeman, BS

Protection against H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza virus challenges by maternal antibody [RIS]
Michael Kuhn, DVM; Martin D. Ficken DVM, PhD

Effect of swine influenza virus maternal antibody on active immunization (maternal antibody override) [RIS]
Alan B. Scheidt, DVM, MS, dABVP; Martin D. Ficken, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of experimental vaccines containing H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza viruses, parvovirus, erysipelas, and leptospira antigens [RIS]
Martin D. Ficken, DVM, PhD; Steve Sornsen, DVM

Swine influenza control in a large swine production system [RIS]
Joel Flores, DVM, MS; D.L. Stine, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of Nuflor injectable solution (15 mg/kg twice 48 hours apart) in the treatment of swine respiratory disease (SRD) [RIS]
Robert Zolynas, DVM, MBA; Jean Cao, MS; Robert Simmons, DVM

Analysis of immune response to vaccination and challenge with H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza virus [RIS]
Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD; Ryan Vandertop, BS; et al

The three Ms of internal parasite control [RIS]
Rod Johnson, DVM; Gil Myers, PhD

Duration of immunity (DOI) studies of bivalent swine influenza vaccine EndFluence II [RIS]
Wei Lu, DVM, PhD

Efficacy, safety and serological cross-reactivity of Fort Dodge Animal Healths swine influenza vaccine [RIS]
Javaraiah Srinivasappa, DVM, MBA, PhD; Igor Morozov, DVM, PhD; Mike Gill, PhD; et al

Evaluation of premix characteristics and pelleting stability for Aureomycin granular and Terramycin meal premixes in a large midwestern U.S.A. feedmill [RIS]
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Comparison of the in vitro MIC values for swine pathogens to chlortetracycline (CTC) and oxytetracycline (OTC) for 2000-2002 [RIS]
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

An evaluation of BMD plus Aureomycin chlortetracycline (CTC), Tylan or Lincomix for control of challenge-induced porcine proliferative enteropathy (PPE or ileitis) in swine [RIS]
N. Winkelman, DVM; C. Gebhart, PhD; T. Wolff, DVM, MS; et al

Vaccination site studies in the pig and approval process for pre-slaughter withholding times [RIS]
Mark D. Titus, DVM

Ileitis vaccination controls ileitis in the complete absence of oral antibiotics in a start-up breeding farm [RIS]
John Waddell, DVM, MBA; Pete Sherlock; Don Walter; et al

Industrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Putting PRRS in its place [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM

Identification and differentiation of Haemophilus parasuis sero-nontypeable strains using a species-specific PCR and the digestion of PCR products with Hind III endonuclease [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Endectoparasite control in finishing pigs: assessment of the efficacy of two control programs in an Italian three-site production system [RIS]
Claudio Genchi, DVM, PhD; Gianpietro Sandri, DVM; Alessandro De Bassa, DVM; et al

Understanding the differences between artificial insemination (AI), intra-uterine insemination (IUI), and deep intra-uterine insemination (DIUI) [RIS]
Ken Mathias, BS

Mange (Sarcoptes scabiei) is still prevalent in northern swine belt [RIS]
John J. Melancon, DVM; Thomas Wetzel, DVM; Randy Bush, DVM; et al

Artificial insemination with boar frozen semen [RIS]
C. De Alba, PhD; R. Palls; DVM, B. Corcuera, PhD; et al

The new Bantam Real Time ultrasound scanner [RIS]
Len N. Nighswonger, BSME, MBA

Androhep EnduraGuard, a long term boar semen extender with superior results [RIS]
Mark E. Wilson; Kevin J. Rozeboom; Brad R. Lindsey; et al

A field investigation of PRRS transmission via transport vehicle [RIS]
Matt S. Anderson, DVM

A retrospective study of routine screening results from a PRRS nave production system using HerdChek PRRS 2XR ELISA [RIS]
S. Keay, DVM; B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; P. Provis, DVM; et al

A field-based performance comparison of the new IDEXX HerdChek PRRS 2XR ELISA with the original HerdChek PRRS ELISA [RIS]
Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Tyler Holck, DVM, MBA; Wayne Chittick; et al

Investigating PRRS outbreaks [RIS]
Paul Conroy, DVM; Jer Geiger, DVM, MS; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Genetic resistance to diseases in swine [RIS]
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Peter Balint-Kurti, PhD; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD

Monitoring boar studs [RIS]
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Bob Thompson, DVM

Thirty years of genetic progress: continuing genetic improvement within a closed nucleus herd system [RIS]
James F. Schneider, PhD; Chad D. Bierman, MS

PRRS serology: Comparison of IDEXX PRRS 2XR ELISA compares to IFA and blocking ELISA tests [RIS]
Estela M. Cornaglia, DVM, PhD; Isabelle Caya, BSc; Audrey Lambert, DEC; et al

Using science to enhance the food supply - Monday General Session

Veterinarians and the food service industry: opportunities for synergy [RIS]
Scott W. Brooks, DVM, MPVM, MS, DACVPM

Countering the threat of agricultural bioterrorism [RIS]
Dana P. Scott, DVM, DACVP

Evaluating third-party verification: auditing as a new role for the swine veterinarian [RIS]
Daryl Olsen, DVM

Emerging food supply issues - Monday Concurrent Session #1

FMD Foreign animal diseasesLessons learnt regarding practitioners in animal health emergency management [RIS]
Stan. H. Done, BA, DVetMed, PhD, Dipl ECVP, FRCVS, FRCPath

Swine practitioner response to FAD [RIS]
Thomas J. McGinn, III, DVM

The National Food Animal Identification Plan: merit, application, and opportunity [RIS]
Neil Hammerschmidt

Identification and traceability in swine: business opportunities or cost of business? [RIS]
R. L. Rick Sibbel, DVM

Understanding the retail sector: practitioner opportunities toward traceability [RIS]
Brian L. Buhr, PhD; Dennis D. DiPietre, PhD

Process verification walking the walk toward added value [RIS]
Collette Schultz Kaster, MS; Brent Geater, BS

Certification is added value a reality [RIS]
William D. Hueston, DVM, PhD

Emerging Diseases - Monday Concurrent Session #2

Monitoring health of the national and state herds [RIS]
Mark J. Engle, DVM

Diagnosis, prevention and control of PCV2-associated diseases [RIS]
Joaquim Segals, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVP; Mariano Domingo, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVP

Control of postweaning E. coli [RIS]
Cameron Schmitt, DVM, MS

Challenges in diagnosis and control of swine influenza virus [RIS]
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM; Angela M. Daniels, DVM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS

Recent developments on Actinobillus pleuropneumoniae [RIS]
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD; Andr Broes, DVM, PhD; Nahuel Fittipaldi, BSc

Potential public health concerns in regards to swine hepatitis E virus [RIS]
X.J. Meng, MD, PhD; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Haemophilus parasuis: trends and new knowledge [RIS]
Carlos Pijoan DVM PhD; Simone Oliveira DVM, MS

The science and politics of food production - Monday Concurrent Session #3

The scientific and political reality of antimicrobial resistance [RIS]
Craig Hedberg, PhD

Consumer activist groups: what do they want and how is the industry responding? [RIS]
Elizabeth A. Lautner, DVM, MS

Management of antibiotic resistance in swine production [RIS]
Alan G. Mathew, MS, PhD

Life after the ban experiences of a Danish swine veterinarian [RIS]
Hans Mller Jensen, DVM

Analysis of a more restricted antimicrobial access policy in pork production [RIS]
Dermot Hayes, PhD; Helen Jensen, PhD; Lennart Backstrom, DVM, PhD

Alternative products:are there any silver bullets? [RIS]
James E. Pettigrew, PhD

Adding Value vs. Expense - Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

Analyzing the value of herd stabilization of disease elimination vs. depopulation and repopulation [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Biosecurity: a critical review of todays practices [RIS]
Scott A. Dee, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM

Adding value to diagnostics through epidemiology [RIS]
Perry A. Harms, DVM, MS

Increasing weaning age improves pig growth performance and profitability in a three-site production system [RIS]
R.G. Main, DVM; S.S. Dritz, DVM, PhD; M.D. Tokach, PhD; et al

The value of sustainable hygiene: a case study [RIS]
Christa K. Irwin, DVM

Certification: which focus gives the most value? [RIS]
Gene Noem

Research Topics - Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Prevalence of respiratory problems in swine veterinarians [RIS]
Colene Andersen, Susanna Von Essen, MD, MPH, Jon Spencer, MD; et al

PRRSv ELISA limitations, SN antibody response, and viremia following repeated homologous exposures to wild-type virus in adult swine [RIS]
Monte B. McCaw, DVM, PhD

Studies about porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) transmission by aerosol and non-porcine vectors under field conditions [RIS]
Carlos Trincado, DVM; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; Larry Jacobson, PhD; et al

Effect of PPV-vaccination on the development of PMWS in PCV2 and PPV coinfected SPF pigs [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, DVM; P. G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; S. Yu1, DVM; et al

Experimental intrauterine inoculation of sows with porcine circovirus type 2 [RIS]
R. Pogranichniy, DVM, MS; R. Jepsen, DVM; L. Evans, DVM, PhD; et al

Intravaginal GnRH agonist-gel advances time of ovulation and facilitates timed AI in weaned sows [RIS]
R. V. Knox, PhD; K.L. Willenburg, MS; S. L. Rodriguez-Zas, PhD; et al

National seroprevalence of PRRS, Mycoplasma, and swine influenza virus [RIS]
Eric J. Bush, DVM, MS; Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD; Sabrina L. Swenson, DVM, PhD

Serological and PCR findings for Lawsonia in field cases [RIS]
J. Mark Hammer, DVM

Competitive exclusion culture reduces mortality from F-18 strain E. coli in nursery pigs field trial results [RIS]
Roger B. Harvey, DVM, MS; R.C. Ebert, DVM; Kate Andrews, MS; et al

Evaluation of biosecurity procedures to prevent mechanical transmission of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli by people [RIS]
S.F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; B.A. Byrne, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM; et al

Antimicrobial resistance of salmonella isolates from Canadian swine [RIS]
A. Deckert, DVM MS; T. Rosendal; R.M. Friendship DVM, MSc; et al

Antibiotic supplementation of swine diets and antibiotic resistance in swine personnel [RIS]
Darryl Ragland, DVM, PhD; Jessica Schneider, BVT; Sandra Amass, DVM, PhD

Cockroaches in swine production: occupational allergens and integrated pest management [RIS]
Mike Stringham, MSc; Chad Gore, MSc; Ludek Zurek, PhD; et al

Immunologic detection of PRRS virus carrier animals [RIS]
En-Min Zhou, PhD; Zhengjun Jiang, DVM; Mehrdad Ameri-Mahabadi, DVM; et al

PRRSV - Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

Transmission of PRRSV by non-porcine vectors: recent research reports [RIS]
Satoshi Otake, DVM; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD; et al

Farms and boar studs: how can we prevent PRRSV contamination [RIS]
Joseph F. Connor, DVM

Update on PRRSV and boars [RIS]
Jane Christopher-Hennings DVM, MS

Assessment of the production of protective immunity and response to heterologous challenge against PRRSV in breeding age female swine [RIS]
L. Batista; S. Dee; C. Pijoan; et al

Control and elimination of PRRS in multiple site production [RIS]
Luc Dufresne, DVM

Techniques for PRRSV elimination utilizing modified live virus vaccine on single-site swine farms [RIS]
Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Amy L. Carroll

Index of Proceedings

The AASV extends sincere thanks to Dr. Barbara Straw at Michigan State University for compiling and allowing us to publish this comprehensive index of swine veterinary proceedings. The association is indebted to Dr. Straw for her ongoing efforts to update the index, and we appreciate her willingness to share the index with her colleagues.

Index of Authors: 1993-2002 [RIS]
Barb Straw

Subject Index of Proceedings 1993–2002 [RIS]
Barb Straw

AASV Annual Meeting (2004)

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Table of Contents [RIS]

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Epidemiology, diagnosis and control of swine diseases [RIS]
Robert Desrosiers, DVM, Dipl ABVP

Student Seminar

Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis for the differentiation of Lawsonia intracellularis isolates [RIS]
Dana Beckler; Alongkorn Amonsin; Vivek Kapur; et al

An assessment of insects as a regional vector of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) [RIS]
Jennifer A. Boorman, BA; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVM; Roger Moon, PhD; et al

Automatically sorted, large pen finish barns reduce death loss during transportation to market [RIS]
Meghann Brumsted

Analysis of large pen, automatic sort finisher barns [RIS]
Amy Carroll

Impact of diet complexity on growth performance and morbidity of pigs after weaning [RIS]
Angela Haag, BSc; Brian Payne, BSc; J.F. Lowe, DVM; et al

Enhancing artificial insemination in swine [RIS]
Christa A. Helmka; Cate Dewey, DVM, PhD; Beth Young, DVM

SIV vaccine induced neutraliing and hemagglutination inhibition antibodies [RIS]
Heather Hilbrands; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Barbara Erickson, MS; et al

Comparison of the effect of adjuvants on PCV2-associated diseases [RIS]
Marlin Hoogland, BS; Tanja Opriessnig, DVM; Patrick Halbur, DVM, PhD

A survey of antibiotic sensitivity of swine pathogens across three diagnostic laboratories (1998-2001) [RIS]
Eva Ann Jablonski, MS; John D. Roberts, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of the effectiveness of hyperimmunied chicken eggs for controlling Lawsonia intracellularis infection in growing swine [RIS]
Keith Kinsley; Connie Gebhart PhD; Nathan Winkelman DVM; et al

Post-vaccination evaluation of antibody production and cross-reactivity against multiple SIV H3N2 strains using a hemagglutination inhibition assay [RIS]
Brad Leuwerke, BS; Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; et al

A DNA technology trial to demonstrate the identity preservation and traceability of pigs from farm to retail [RIS]
Kimberley MacDonald, BA; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Characteriation of mortality in pigs 10 to 20 weeks post-weaning in a large production company [RIS]
B. Payne; A. Haag; B. Wolter, PhD; et al

Growth dynamics of two common bacterial contaminants found in extended porcine semen [RIS]
Michael S. Pierdon, BSc; Gary C Althouse, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACT

Analysis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae field isolates [RIS]
Erin L. Strait; Barbara Z. Erickson; Eileen L. ThackerIndustrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Industrial Partners

Concurrent session #2

A description of the effect of a purified Beta-Glucan extract on the antibody response to PRRS Virus vaccination and to lymphocyte proliferation of weaned pigs [RIS]
Daniel Hurnik; Kim Foote; Raphaël Vanderstichel; et al

Skin trim losses at slaughter - Merial/Elanco/National Pork Board's (NPB) initiatives with the packing industry [RIS]
David J. Meisinger, PhD

Toward a better diagnosis of swine scabies with a new antibody ELISA kit [RIS]
Joef Vercruysse, DVM; Iris Peelaers

Application techniques of the "Productivity Calculator" against the resurgence of Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis [RIS]
Douglas L. Weiss, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Roberto Garcia, DVM, PhD; et al

Co-product use in swine feeds, DDGS [RIS]
Bob Woerman, PhD, PAS

In vitro inhibition of resistance transfer in Escherichia coli by chlortetracycline (CTC), bacitracin, or CTC plus roxarone combinations [RIS]
Jeremy J. Mathers, MS, MBA

In vitro susceptibility of Clostridium difficile swine isolates to chlortetracycline (CTC) and CTC plus bacitracin [RIS]
Jeremy J. Mathers, MS, MBA

Inclusion of BMD(R) or BMD(R) plus 3-Nitro(R) in swine diets during ileitis vaccination [RIS]
J. Connor, DVM; N. Winkelman, DVM; C. Gebhart, PhD; et al

Pro-apoptotic and anti-inflammatory effects of oral tilmicosin in the Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae- infected porcine lung [RIS]
A.G. Buret, PhD; E.M. Nerland, MSc; J.M. Leblanc, BSc; et al

Tylan(R) Premix and Enterisol(R) LI Ileitis vaccine evaluations in a Lawsonia intracellularis challenge model [RIS]
Lyle Kesl, DVM, PhD; Ryan Saltman, DVM; Nathan Winkelman, DVM; et al

Pulmotil sow safety study [RIS]
Ginger Pelger, DVM, MS; Joan M. Buck, MS; Daniel H. Mowrey, PhD; et al

Water application of inulin during diet changes in swine nursery period [RIS]
Joseph Hahn, PhD; Brad Lawrence, PhD; Robert Musser, PhD

Recent research suggests chromium source and level is important when supplementing sow diets [RIS]
M. D. Lindemann, PhD; K. W. Purser, PhD

Past, present, and future uses of organic and inorganic acids in nursery pig diets [RIS]
M.C. Walsh, BAgrSc; B.T. Richert, PhD; A.L. Sutton, PhD; et al

The effect of Microbial Activation Factor on the viability of swine pathogens in swine effluent [RIS]
James Zahn, PhD; Conrad Schmidt, DVM

Growth performance benefits of Microbmix(R) (an environment enhancement agent) in 25 to 50 pound nursery pigs [RIS]
Chris J. Rademacher, DVM; Conrad B. Schmidt, DVM; Ernie L. Hansen, MS; et al

Complexed chromium improves sow performance [RIS]
T.M. Fakler, PhD; J.A. Cuarón, PhD

Bacteria as a cause of decreased fertility in breeding sows - natural prevention by dietary means [RIS]
Gwendolyn M. Jones, BSc Hons., PhD; R. Baldinger; F. Waxenecker, DI; et alIndustrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Industrial Partners

Concurrent session #3

AirWorks: The fresh air system that works [RIS]
Mike Lemmon, DVM

Applying genomics to complex traits [RIS]
Archie C. Clutter, PhD; Fengxing Du, PhD; Nagappan Mathialagan, PhD; et al

Large research populations for significant genomics discovery [RIS]
Archie C. Clutter, PhD

Monsanto Choice Genetics genomics tools: Moving from discovery to value capture [RIS]
Michael M. Lohuis, PhD

A PRRS elimination strategy for recovery of certain Newsham nucleus family lines [RIS]
Mark Weaver, DVM

Preliminary finding from a sow longevity survey [RIS]
Luc Dufresne, DVM; Karina Tiranti, DVM; Bob Morrison, DVM, PhD

Impact of 1st service weight and body composition on lifetime productivity of PIC females [RIS]
Cate E. Zier, MS; Noel H. Williams, PhD; Bradley Wolter, PhD

Development, validation, and commercialiation of a real-time PCR for the detection of Lelystad, European-like and US PRRSV [RIS]
J. Christopher-Hennings, DVM, MS; J. Callahan, MS, MT (ASCP); A. Wasilk; et al

Closed herd technology: Breedover vs. depop/repop [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM

Transferring veterinary knowledge to production profits [RIS]
Scott Bailey

Use of marker-assisted selection in Babcock Genetics programs [RIS]
James F. Schneider, PhD; Chad D. Bierman, MS

Gilt development and previous lactation length influence on subsequent born alive [RIS]
Larry Himmelberg, MS; Thomas Rathje, PhD

Field comparisons of reproductive performance on the effects before and after implementation of Sperm VisionTM [RIS]
Mark E. Wilson, PhD; Kevin J. Roeboom, PhD; Brian C. Day; et al

Variation of semen counts during dispensing and intervention strategies [RIS]
D Reicks, DVM; P Yeske, DVM, MS; D Murray

Performance characteristics of a new pseudorabies virus (PRV) gB antibody ELISA test [RIS]
Hardi Liauw, DVM, MSc, PhD; Liselotte Soderlund, BMA; Elisabeth Vauclare, BSc; et al

Serologic responses to three commercial bivalent swine influena virus vaccines in juvenile pigs [RIS]
T.A. Jackson; N. Chandler-Conrey; K. Prouty; et al

The American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine [RIS]
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVPM

The New "Bantam" Real time ultrasound scanner [RIS]
Mia A. PettekIndustrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Industrial Partners

Concurrent session #4

Evaluation of a one-dose Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin and a one-dose Erysipelas rhusiopathie bacterin [RIS]
Brad Bosworth, DVM, MS, PhD; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; Eric Springer, BS, MS; et al

Efficacy and serologic evaluation of a new one-dose swine influena vaccine [RIS]
T. Johnson, MS; E. Springer, MS; B. Bosworth, DVM, PhD; et al

Efficacy of modified live PRRS vaccines against emerging heterologous PRRS challenge strains [RIS]
Mike Roof, PhD; Eric Vaughn, PhD; Kelly Burkhart; et al

Field experiences using modified live PRRS vaccine in a mass vaccination protocol for the control of PRRS in breeding herds [RIS]
Thomas L. Wetell, DVM

Observations of dose dependency with Enterisol(R) Ileitis vaccine [RIS]
Don Walter, DVM; Jeremy Kroll, BS; Tyler Holck, DVM, MS, MBA; Klaas Okkinga, BS, MS

Comparison of pharmacokinetic parameters for Excenel(R) RTU when injected by needle or Felton Pulse 250 needle-free injector [RIS]
Michael K. Senn, DVM, MS; James R. Bradford, DVM; David L. Cook, PhD; et al

Comparative safety evaluation of a one-dose M. hyopneumoniae bacterin (RespiSure-ONE(R)) and a competitor one-dose M. hyopneumoniae bacterin [RIS]
Michael A. Kuhn, DVM

Further evaluation of the effect of SIV maternally derived antibodies on active immuniation [RIS]
Thayer C. Hoover, DVM; Martin D. Ficken, DVM, PhD

Comparison of Haemophilus parasuis genotyping using amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) and ERIC-PCR [RIS]
Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD; Tracy Oleson, MS; Mark D. Titus, DVM; et al

Efficacy of a single dose of M+pac(R): Onset of immunity; duration of immunity; and efficacy in pigs with maternally-derived antibodies [RIS]
Randy G. Davis; Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson; O. Dale Bailey; et al

Cross-protection between classical and reassortant H1N1 swine influena viruses from the United States [RIS]
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson; Linda R. Gergen; Bradley A. Eddy; et al

Efficacy of Scourmune(R) against challenge of neonatal piglets with Escherichia coli strains expressing K88, K99, 987P and type 1 pili [RIS]
H. Jayappa; Craig Lehr; Jason Erskine; et al

Evaluation of protection for Suvaxyn SIV vaccination against H1N2 swine influena virus [RIS]
Darrell L. Neuberger, DVM; Igor Moroov, DVM, PhD; Deborah A. Champ, DVM, MPVM, Dipl ACVPM

A retrospective study of the prevalence of cpa, cpb, cpe, and cpb2 toxin genes among Clostridium perfringens field isolates obtained from pigs with gastrointestinal diseases using PCR genotyping [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Utiliing a commercially available killed PRRSv vaccine to eliminate PRRSv from a 600 sow farm [RIS]
Matthew A. Ackerman, DVM; Dennis J. Villani, DVM; Warren D. Wilson, DVM, MS, Dipl ACT, ABVP; et al

Implementation of a process proven system specific SIV vaccination program [RIS]
Warren D. Wilson, DVM, MS; Wei Lu, DVM, PhD; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; et al

MATRIX (altrenogest) for estrus synchroniation in mature cycling gilts [RIS]
Charles Francisco, DVM, MS

Back to the Basics

General session

Zoonoses and potential effects on the global market for pork [RIS]
Peter R. Davies, BVSc, PhD; William D. Hueston, DVM, PhD

National strategies for swine disease control, eradication and biosecurity: The Danish approach [RIS]
Poul Baekbo, DVM, PhD

The practice of solving ethical dilemmas [RIS]
David E. Reeves, DVM, MS

Founders message: "Things I thought were important 35 years ago" [RIS]
Ralph Vinson, DVM

PRRS

General session

PRRS from 30,000 feet: A 15 year uphill climb...Have we reached the top or bottomed out? [RIS]
DL Hank Harris, DVM, PhD

The science of PRRS: What do we really know about its transmission, diagnosis and control? [RIS]
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVM

PRRS immunology: what are we missing? [RIS]
Michael P. Murtaugh, PhD

PRRS control: To hell and back [RIS]
Howard T. Hill; Julie A. Mulford; Jeff J. Kaisand; et al

PRRS elimination from farms, regions and countries - Is this a dream or a goal? [RIS]
S. C. Henry, DVM, Dipl ABVP

The PRRS initiative: game, set, match [RIS]
Eric Neumann, DVM, MS Emerging Technologies - Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

Emerging technologies

Concurrent session #1

Neonatal immune development in swine management [RIS]
David J. Hurley, PhD

Emerging technologies in reproduction: How the Danes have reached 30 pigs/sow/year [RIS]
Thomas Rathje, PhD; Larry Himmelberg, MS

Deciphering complex host-pathogen interactions using functional genomics [RIS]
Paul M. Coussens

Collecting and managing production data in real time [RIS]
Brian L. Buhr, PhD Research Topics - Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Research topics

Concurrent session #2

Assessing the risk of transport vehicles in the transmission of PRRSV [RIS]
Scott Dee; John Deen; Satoshi Otake; et al

Transmission of PRRS virus to young swine by oral exposure [RIS]
J.R. Hermann, MS; R.B. Evans, PhD; M. Roof, PhD; et al

Minimum infectious dose determination for acute infection of Salmonella in swine [RIS]
A.T. Loynachan, BS, DVM; D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD

Association of porcine interleukin-12 receptor [beta]2 (IL-12R[beta]2) gene alleles with the development of high or low interferon-[gamma] response to PRRS virus [RIS]
Federico A. Zuckermann, DVM, PhD; William Schnitlein, PhD; Robert Husmann, DVM; et al

Effect of repeated vaccination for PRRSV on immune responses in sows [RIS]
Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, DACVM; Josep Bassaganya-Riera, DVM, PhD; Rodney Baker, DVM, MS; et al

Influence of PRRS virus infection on swine influena vaccine efficacy [RIS]
Pravina Kitikoon; Amy Vincent; Katherine Jones; et al

Clinical, diagnostic and research perspectives on a "new" mystery swine disease [RIS]
Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD; Roman Pogranichniy, DVM, MS; Kent Schwart, DVM, MS; et al

Procedures for preventing transmission of foot-and-mouth disease virus to pigs and sheep by personnel in contact with infected pigs [RIS]
Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; Peter W. Mason, PhD; Juan M. Pacheco, DVM; et al

Effect of estrogen formulation and site of deposition on fertility of artificially inseminated sows treated with HCG [RIS]
Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD; Roy N. Kirkwoood, DVM, PhD; Robert Friendship, MSc, Dipl ABVP; et al

Progression of Lawsonia intracellularis infection and mucosa immune response in pigs [RIS]
Roberto M.C. Guedes, DVM, MSc, PhD; Connie J. Gebhart, MSc, PhD

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection increases the severity and duration of PCV2-associated lung and lymphoid lesions [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, DVM; Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD; et al

Efficacy of experimental inactivated PCV2 vaccines for preventing PMWS in CDCD pigs [RIS]
R. Pogranichniy, DVM, MS; K.-J. Yoon, DVM, PhD; M. Yaeger, DVM, PhD; et al

Are there high and low Salmonella prevalence farms? [RIS]
Marcos Rostagno, DVM, MPVM, PhD; Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD; James McKean, DVM, JD, MSc

A recombinant Ad-5 swine influena vaccine that overrides maternal antibody interference [RIS]
Ronald D. Wesley, DVM, PhD; Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhDProduction Issues - Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

Current production issues

Concurrent session #3

Better alignment of customer and consumer expectations with industry performance [RIS]
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVPM

A packer's perspective on third party audits [RIS]
Charlie Arnot

Applying real world welfare concerns to the production system through third party audits [RIS]
John J. McGlone, PhD

SWAP overview [RIS]
Anna K. Johnson, PhD

On-farm PQA(R) Assessment: The new program and practical experience [RIS]
Barbara Straw, DVM, PhD

Pondering pork producer possibilities [RIS]
John D. Lawrence, PhD

Helping swine veterinarians deal with the emotional aspects of clients exiting the business [RIS]
Margaret VanGinkel, MS, BS

Reducing antimicrobial use in a production system [RIS]
R. B. Baker, DVM, MS

Writing prescriptions: Is your license in the crosshairs? [RIS]
Dirk Hanson, DVM

Diagnosis, treatment, control, and elimination of diarrheal diseases in growing pigs

Concurrent session #4

Clostridial diarrheal diseases: neonatal infections that affect postweaning performance [RIS]
J. Glenn Songer, PhD; Robert D. Glock, DVM, PhD; Karen W. Post, DVM, MS

Post-weaning E. coli -diagnosis, treatment, control, and its effect on subsequent growth performance [RIS]
David H. Francis, PhD

Dietary effects on wean - finish diarrhea [RIS]
Jennifer Miguel, MSc; Jestina Kusina, PhD; James E. Pettigrew, PhD.

Ileitis: Current thoughts on prevention [RIS]
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

Colitis in the grow-finish pig: Diagnosis, control, elimination, and its effect on performance [RIS]
KJ Schwart

Characteriation of and risk factors for mortality in grow finish pigs 10 to 20 weeks post weaning [RIS]
J. Lowe, DVM; B Payne; A Haag; et al

Diarrheal diseases in the post-weaned pig: Salmonellosis and viral enteritis [RIS]
Gregory W. Stevenson, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP

Index of Proceedings

The AASV extends sincere thanks to Dr. Barbara Straw at Michigan State University for compiling and allowing us to publish this comprehensive index of swine veterinary proceedings. The association is indebted to Dr. Straw for her ongoing efforts to update the index, and we appreciate her willingness to share the index with her colleagues.

Author Index [RIS]
B. Straw

Subject Index [RIS]
B. Straw

Conversion Charts

Conversion Charts [RIS]

AASV Annual Meeting (2005)

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Table of Contents [RIS]
American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Lifelong learning: Applying science in practice (Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture) [RIS]
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate; ACVM

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Effect of antibiotic administration in pigs after weaning in the presence of concurrent nutritional and environmental stressors [RIS]
Lynette Wellen, BSc; Stacey Walk, BSc; Randy Bowman, BSc; et al

Effects of synthetic progestin (altrenogest) administration to primiparous female swine with short or long lactation length on measures of subsequent reproductive performance [RIS]
Stacey Walk; James Lowe, DVM; Bradley Wolter, PhD; et al

Effect of PCV2 passive antibody levels on immunization with chimeric PCV1-2 vaccine and challenge with wild-type PCV2 [RIS]
Peter Thomas; Tanja Opriessnig; Nichole McKeown; et al

Treatment of ear haematomas in swine [RIS]
Janet Sunstrum, BSc; Catherine Dewey, DVM, PhD; Barbara Straw, DVM, PhD

A review of diagnostic tools for the detection of mycoplasmas in the respiratory tract of swine [RIS]
e. L. Strait; E. L. Thacker, DVM, PhD

Spatial dispersal of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus-contaminated flies following contact with experimentally infected pigs [RIS]
Jennifer A. Schurrer, BA; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl; ACVM; Roger D. Moon, PhD; et al

Development of a quality-controlled protocol and resulting commercial sow farm production for on-farm live PRRS virus inoculation [RIS]
Pugh, MS; Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Neil DeBuse, DVM; et al

Accuracy of methods used to determine sperm concentration in extended porcine semen doses [RIS]
Brian Payne, BA; Sherrie Clark, DVM, PhD

Determination of acetylsalicylic acid and sodium salicylate product stability and achievable serum concentrations under typical nursery conditions [RIS]
Abby Patterson; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS; Mike Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Caesarian derivation of piglets to manage disease risk of genetic introduction [RIS]
Jill A. Odle; Perry A. Harms, DVM, MS

Semen extension: a comparison of methods [RIS]
Deborah Murray, BS; Darwin Reicks, DVM; Chris Kuster, DVM, MS, PhD; et al

Characterization of serological cross-reactivity between genetically different H1N1 and H1N2 swine influenza viruses [RIS]
Brad Leuwerke, BSc; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Dachrit Nilubol, DVM, PhD; et al

The potential role of beta-glucan for improving the survival of piglets to weaning [RIS]
Nicola Jackson; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc; Trevor Lank, BSc, DVM; et al

Prevalence and significance of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Actinobacillus suis in Ontario [RIS]
Heather Gunn-McQuillan, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; Janet MacInnes, PhD; et al

Prevalence of Yersinia enterocolitica in different phases of production on swine farms [RIS]
Andrew Bowman; Julie Funk, DVM, MS, PhD

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

New approach for veterinarian diagnostic [RIS]
Maamar Achacha, DMV, M Sc, PhD; Gerald E. Duhamel, DMV, PhD; Ali Kheyar, DMV, M Sc, PhD; et al

The first effective transdermal, needle-free injections in Canada [RIS]
Gilles Paquin, B Sc; Maamar Achacha, DMV, M Sc, PhD; Ted Toburen, et al

Pig parts for people, or "Is there a pig liver in your future?" [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM

A new direction for the National Veterinary Accreditation Program [RIS]
Lawrence E. Miller, DVM, MS; David G. Pyburn, DVM

The American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine [RIS]
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Integra micro-meter [RIS]
Kevin C. Rath, PE

FAST® II Alley™ Design: A convenient option for implementing automatic sorting [RIS]
Frank Brummer

Emcelle Tocopherol (d-alpha-tocopherol): A biologically available source of vitamin E for newly-weaned piglets [RIS]
Robert L. Stuart, PhD; Ed Kane, PhD

Comparison of feed-based preventive vs. water-based therapeutic medication programs on performance, health and economics of grow-finish pigs [RIS]
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

An overview of research on bacitracin methylene disalicylate (BMD®) in sow diets [RIS]
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Clostridium novyi induction trial to evaluate the pathogenesis of clinical disease [RIS]
Roy A. Schultz, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP; John Carr, BVSc, DPM, PhD

Current slaughter and serological surveys indicate Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis and ascarid spread continues in the USA swine industry [RIS]
John J. Melancon, DVM; Dan Damman, DVM; Jennifer Greiner, DVM; et al

Demonstration of efficacy in pigs of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae experimental vaccines by an innovative needle-free route [RIS]
Catherine Charreyre, DVM, MS; Frank Milward, DVM, PhD; Robert Nordgren, MS, PhD; et al

Efficacy of lower dose levels of IVOMEC® Premix against Ascaris suum in experimentally infected pigs [RIS]
Jozef Vercruysse, DVM, Dipl EVPC; Johannes Charlier, DVM

International biotechnology center: bridges the gap between new technologies and training [RIS]
Mark E. Wilson, MS, PhD; Kevin J. Rozeboom, MS, PhD; John R. Dobrinsky, MS, PhD; et al

Gedis® AI catheter impact on reproductive performance and labor savings [RIS]
Michelle Michalak, DVM

Gel-based feed improves performance of nursery pigs [RIS]
Brenda Z. de Rodas, PhD

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Case Studies: Sow and finishing performance - Can you have both? [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM, Technical Services Manager

A case study of key tools to improving and maximizing gilt reproductive performance [RIS]
Jeffrey S. Hall, BS,

Can you afford not to do a closed herd? – Comparisons based on Babcock Genetics and utilizing the University of Georgia’s GENCOST program [RIS]
James F. Schneider, PhD

A whole-genome, high-density scan of the swine genome [RIS]
Michael D. Grosz, PhD; Nengbing Tao, PhD; Fengxing Du, PhD; et al

A method for delivering superior swine genetics [RIS]
S.T. Buttram, PhD; M.M. Lohuis, PhD; C.M. Wagner, MBA

Genetic improvement of meat quality and fertility using the national nucleus [RIS]
Todd See, PhD; Ron Bates, PhD; Alan Schinckel, PhD; et al

Second stage of a MMEW protocol for the generation of a PRRSv and Mycoplasma hyopneumonia free herd [RIS]
Mark Weaver, DVM; Mark Hammer, DVM

The new "Bantam" real time ultrasound scanner [RIS]
Len Nighswonger

Improving the profitability of your swine operation – the role of genetics [RIS]
Noel Williams; Montse Torremorell

Taking a 22,000 sow system PRRSV negative [RIS]
Alberto Alfonso, DVM; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Jerome Geiger, DVM; et al

Applying genetic marker technology to improve sow longevity [RIS]
Benny Mote; Nader Deeb, PhD; Olwen Southwood, PhD; et al

Application of MATRIX™ as a component of effective gilt development unit management [RIS]
Jennifer Patterson, MSc; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS; Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; et al

End-FLUence® 2 provides protection against Cluster III H3N2 experimental challenge [RIS]
Brad Thacker; Pravina Kitikoon; Dachrit Nilubol; et al

Flavomycin® supplementation of nursery pig diets [RIS]
Darryl Ragland, DVM, PhD; Jessica Schneider, RVT; Sandra Amass, DVM, PhD; et al

Subclinical ileitis produced by sequential dilutions of Lawsonia intracellularis in a mucosal homogenate challenge model [RIS]
M.A. Paradis, DVM; R.I. McKay, PhD; J.B. Wilson, DVM, DVSc, PhD; et al

The public health consequences of macrolide use in food animals: A deterministic risk assessment [RIS]
H.S. Hurd; S. Doores; D. Hayes; et al

Impact of animal handling and transportation conditions on losses of slaughter weight swine during transport [RIS]
Mike Ellis, BS, PhD; Matt Ritter BS, MS

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Typing of Lawsonia intracellularis isolates by analysis of variable number tandem repeat profiles [RIS]
D.C. Beckler; N.L. Weber; C.J. Gebhart

H. parasuis – Sampling, diagnostics and autogenous bacterin development [RIS]
Lori Moser, BSc

Use of mimic molecules for in-house RT-PCR based detection of RNA viruses [RIS]
Brad Bosworth, DVM, PhD; Howard Hill, DVM, PhD; Julie Mulford, BS, MS; et al

Evaluation of alpha toxoid levels in autogenous Clostridium perfringens Type A bacterins [RIS]
Brad Bosworth, DVM, MS, PhD; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; Mark Hammer, DVM; et al

Evaluation of a one-dose Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin (PneumoSTAR™ Myco) at 23 weeks post vaccination [RIS]
Mark Hammer, DVM; Brad Bosworth, DVM, MS, PhD; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; et al

Draxxin®: a novel triamilide antibiotic for swine respiratory disease [RIS]
Nigel A. Evans, MA PhD

Comparative efficacy of tulathromycin injectable solution (Draxxin®) for the treatment of experimentally induced respiratory infections in swine [RIS]
Jo McKelvie, BVMS, PhD, MRCVS; Fred J. Hart, MSc, PhD; Jeremy H. Morgan, MA, MSc, VetMB, PhD, MRCVS; et al

Efficacy of tulathromycin injectable solution (Draxxin®) for the treatment of naturally-occurring swine respiratory disease in North America and Europe [RIS]
Robert G. Nutsch, DVM, MS, MBA; Fred J. Hart, MSc, PhD; Kathleen A. Rooney, DVM; et al

A novel approach to characterize Haemophilus parasuis field isolates using a PCR assay for detecting a neuraminidase gene and using a spot test for estimating the neuraminidase activity expressed by the isolate [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Effectiveness of Banamine® (Finadyne®) for the management of pyrexia in pigs associated with naturally occurring bacterial swine respiratory disease [RIS]
Robert Zolynas, DVM; Jean Cao; Philippe Brianceau, DVM; Robert Simmons, DVM

Evaluation of safety and efficacy of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin (M+Pac™) when administered as single and two dose under field conditions [RIS]
F. Etoré; J.M. Guillaume; A. Keita; et al

Evaluation of efficacy of Escherichia coli bacterin in controlling neonatal diarrhea in pigs (Scourmune®) under field condition [RIS]
G. Cunningham, DVM, MVSc; L. Coulombe, DVM; R. Fleck, DVM; et al

Optimizing vaccination timing with Enterisol" Ileitis [RIS]
Don Walter, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD; Jeremy Kroll, BS; et al

Enterisol® SC-54 cross-protection against a virulent S. typhimurium strain [RIS]
Dr. med. vet. Axel Neubauer; Mike B. Roof, MS, PhD

Impact of repeated immunization with a closely related vaccine (Ingelvac MLV) on PRRSV VR-2332 persistence and transmission in a population of pigs [RIS]
Jean Paul Cano, DVM; Scott Dee, DVM, MSc, PhD; Carlos Trincado, DVM; et al

Influence of WEANMOR®+ fed to sows on urine pH, stillbirth rate, and preweaning mortality [RIS]
Brent Christopherson; J.M. DeRouchey; M.D. Tokach; et al

Commercial mycoplasmal vaccines and potentiation of PCV2 infection [RIS]
Steven Krakowka; John Ellis; Francis McNeilly; et al

Applying the Basics

Monday General Session

Science in practice, practical examples [RIS]
Camille Moore

Science and practice, two perspectives one goal: a path for progress [RIS]
Laura Batista

Effective biosecurity: The case for compliance and regional perspective [RIS]
Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt, DVM, MSc, PhD

Founders’ message: Oh how the times have changed – A Canadian perspective [RIS]
Ernest Sanford, DVM, Dip Path, Diplomate ACVP

PRRS: Managing Population Immunity

Monday Concurrent Session #1

PRRS vaccinology: Past, present, and future [RIS]
William L. Mengeling, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM

Mass vaccination for the control of PRRSV [RIS]
David Smidt, DVM

Mass vaccination applied to a production system [RIS]
Matthew B. Turner, DVM

Principles of dealing with PRRS [RIS]
Mark A. FitzSimmons, DVM

PRRS planned exposure: A summary of results [RIS]
Mark Wagner, DVM

PRRS planned exposure regulatory considerations [RIS]
Brian J. Erdahl

PRRS "planned exposure" and "unplanned consequences" [RIS]
Tom Patterson, Attorney at Law

Research Topics

Monday Concurrent Session #2

Towards timed single insemination in sows [RIS]
Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD; Roy N. Kirkwood, DVM, PhD, Diplomat ECAR; Kristina Bennett-Steward, DVM; et al

The effect of on-farm semen storage temperature on stored semen quality [RIS]
Beth Young, DVM, DVSc candidate; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Bob Friendship, DVM, MSc

Risk factors for the development of decubital ulcers over the scapula in sows [RIS]
Thomas Rosendal, BSc; Jens Peter Nielsen, DVM, PhD

Immune response and effect of maternal antibody interference on vaccination with a bivalent swine influenza vaccine [RIS]
Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Dachrit Nilubol, DVM, MS; et al

The prevalence of exposure to Salmonella in finishing swine marketed in Iowa [RIS]
James D. McKean, DVM, JD; Annette M. O’Connor, BVSc, MVSc, DVSc, MACVSc; John H. Beary, AA; et al

A study investigating farm-level risk factors for variation in carcass characteristics in pigs in southern Ontario [RIS]
T.S. Cottrell, BVMS, MSc, CertWEL, MRCVS, RAVC; C. E. Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; R. M. Friendship DVM, MSc Dipl. ABVP; et al

Risk factors associated with seropositivity to Lawsonia intracellularis in Alberta finishing swine [RIS]
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MSc; Andrijana Rajic, DVM, MSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, Dipl ABVP; et al

Optimization of collection methods for the study of viral pathogens in aerosols [RIS]
Joseph Hermann, MS; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD; Rich Evans, PhD; et al

Molecular characterization of evolution of PRRS virus structural genes during long-term sequential pig-to-pig passages [RIS]
Sang-Ho Cha, DVM, MS, C.-C. Chang, DVM, PhD, Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD

Immunological significance of PRRSV genetic variation [RIS]
Won-Il Kim, DVM, MS; Jae-Jo Kim, DVM, MS; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD

Timeline of early detection of PRRS virus in boars [RIS]
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM

Area-based prevalence of PRRSV and the initiation of a regional control program [RIS]
Enrique Mondaca-Fernandez, DVM; Robert B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; S. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; et al

Genomic and in vivo comparison of PCV2-isolates from clinical PMWS cases with and without hallmark microscopic lesions of lymphoid depletion [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, DVM; Pete Thomas; Nicole E. McKeown; et al

Evidence of genetics influence on the expression of porcine circovirus disease (PCVD) in postweaning pigs [RIS]
Sergio López-Soria, DVM; Joaquim Segalés, DVM, PhD; Miquel Nofrarías, DVM; et al

Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in Canada – How does pork compare? [RIS]
Anne Deckert, DVM, MS; Rebecca Irwin, DVM, MSc; Kathryn Doré MHSc; et al

Biosecurity

Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

An update on PRRSV biosecurity research [RIS]
Scott Dee; John Deen; Jennifer Schurrer; et al

Aerosol transmission of swine pathogens: overview of the subject and evaluation of suspected field cases [RIS]
Robert Desrosiers, DVM, Dipl ABVP

Flying insects as biosecurity risks and what the swine vet needs to know [RIS]
Roger D. Moon, PhD; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD ,Dipl; ACVM

Assessment of PRRS risk for swine production sites: Methods and applications in health management [RIS]
Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Dale Spiess, DVM; Reid Philips, DVM; et al

Case history for boar stud PRRS breaks: Implementation of air filtration system [RIS]
Andy Holtcamp

Making Decisions in Grow/Finish

Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Pro forma budgets and the at-risk pig [RIS]
John Deen, DVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl ABVP

Using opportunity cost for improving finisher performance [RIS]
Doug MacDougald

What we have learned about grow–finish performance: Understanding the role of management in optimizing performance of growing pigs [RIS]
J.F. Lowe, DVM, MS; B.F. Wolter, PhD; B. Peterson, MS; et al

Update on Meadowbrook Farms, a producer-owned packing plant [RIS]
Alan Wildt, DVM

How to decide to invest in animal health [RIS]
Mike Mohr

Practical considerations in antibiotic usage [RIS]
Larry Rueff, DVM

Understanding and Applying Immunology

Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

The porcine innate immune system [RIS]
James A. Roth, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

General immunology: acquired immunity [RIS]
Joan K. Lunney, PhD

Immune response to Streptococcus suis infection: Sometimes may help, sometimes may harm [RIS]
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD; Mariela Segura, PhD

Immunity in E. coli post-weaning diarrhea in pigs [RIS]
Carlton Gyles, DVM, PhD

Immunity to Haemophilus parasuis [RIS]
Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD

The protective immune response to swine influenza virus: the European experience [RIS]
Kristien Van Reeth, DVM, PhD

Veterinarians and Production Management

Tuesday Concurrent Session #4

Services to provide with your management team [RIS]
Daryl Olsen, DVM

Establishing the right amount of people power [RIS]
Luke Minion

Guiding and developing your human resources team [RIS]
Sarah Fogleman

Leadership in the swine industry: How to get people to believe and execute [RIS]
Jim Pillen

Monitoring personnel understanding of training via pre- and post-training testing (and impact on specific production parameters) [RIS]
Sarah Probst Miller, DVM

Identifying and communicating key drivers of financial performance to production management [RIS]
Steve Weiss

Employee financial training and incentives [RIS]
Craig J. Rowles, DVM

Proactive production management and pig flow decisions in finishers [RIS]
Jason A. Kelly, DVM

Index of Proceedings

Author Index [RIS]
B. Straw, DVM

Subject Index [RIS]
B. Straw, DVM

Conversion Charts

Conversion Charts [RIS]
AASV staff

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Beyond the basics: What will the future bring and how will we get ready? [RIS]
Gregg W. BeVier, DVM, MS, MBA

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

The effect of stringent cleaning and subtherapeutic chlortetracycline on the prevalence of Salmonella in commercial swine farms [RIS]
Andrew M. Mack; Julie A. Funk; Andrew S. Bowman

Does weaning age influence immediate and long-term gastrointestinal health in the pig? [RIS]
Adam J. Moeser; Glen W. Almond, DVM, PhD; Butch Baker, DVM, MS; et al

The influence of using intrauterine insemination with a reduced number of spermatozoa in sows with synchronized ovulation [RIS]
Christine Pelland, BSc; Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD; Roy Kirkwood, DVM, PhD; et al

Analyzing growth curves as a predictive indicator for hemorrhagic bowel syndrome in swine [RIS]
Ryan Schaefer; Travis Hargens; Locke Karriker DVM, MS; et al

Urine abnormalities in lactating sows [RIS]
Lindsay G. Simpson; Megan S. Nemechek; Glen W. Almond; et al

A survey of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae assays offered by diagnostic labs in the United States [RIS]
J. Joel Sullivan; Katherine Jones; Erin Strait; et al

Clinical signs of stress in finisher pigs transported to market in the summer [RIS]
Janet Sunstrum, BSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, PhD; Charles Haley, DVM, PhD

Managing a PRRS virus outbreak in one naive gilt herd in a multi herd production system [RIS]
Krista Toner; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Comparison of an ELISA versus a radioimmunoassay for measuring serum progesterone levels in swine [RIS]
Amber M. Borcherding, BS; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD; Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomatic ACVM

An evaluation of isolate pathogenicity on porcine respiratory and reproductive syndrome virus concentration in aerosol shedding and transmission [RIS]
Jenny Cho-MacSwain, MS; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; Alonso Guedes, DVM; et al

Duration of viability of desiccated PRRSV in INGELVAC" PRRS MLV vaccine [RIS]
Kimberly Dimmich; Angela Delks; Sandra Amass; et al

The effects of farrowing induction on suckling piglet performance [RIS]
Rayna Gunvaldsen, BSA; Cheryl Waldner, DVM, PhD; John Harding, DVM, MSc

Impact of injectable and oral iron treatments on performance and hematological values of suckling and nursery piglets [RIS]
H.L. James; M. Sheridan, DVM; W.R. Cox, DVM, Dip. Path.

The effect of downtimes on swine transport trailer contamination when high heat/high power dryers are used post disinfection [RIS]
Sarah Jensen, BS; Bob Thompson, DVM; Sandra Amass, DVM

Periparturient risk factors for sow mortality [RIS]
Maya Kuratomi, MS; Sukumarannair S. Anil, DVM, PhD

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Public policy issues impacting the pork industry: A perspective from the Capitol [RIS]
Michael D. Dykes, DVM

Worker safety in the swine industry [RIS]
Mark Eisenhart, DVM

Advancements in swine genomics [RIS]
Mark Eisenhart, DVM

Optimum weaning age recommendations for PIC maternal lines [RIS]
Noel Williams; Juan Carlos Pinilla

Crossbred breeding values: Selecting for commercial performance [RIS]
Martin Perez, MS; David Casey, PhD; David McLaren, PhD

Application of genomics of health in animal breeding: impacting full value pigs sold [RIS]
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Marnie Mellencamp; PhD; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD; et al

PRRS eradication in a large system [RIS]
Lisa J. Becton, DVM

Trouble shooting a biosecurity breach in a boar stud [RIS]
Matt Anderson, DVM

Evaluating profitability of wean: finish operations [RIS]
John Sonderman, PhD

Opportunity: Weaning more pigs per crate [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM

The AutoMate% system for boar semen collection [RIS]
Mark Wilson, PhD; Christian Simmet, DVM; Brad Didion, PhD; et al

Cloning, a tool for genetic transfer [RIS]
Mark Wilson, PhD; Mario Baracaldo, DVM, MVSc, Dip ACT; Joaquin Becerril, DVM, MS; et al

Efficacy of PG600" and Matrix% in meeting gilt mating targets [RIS]
Jennifer Patterson, MSc; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS; Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; et al

Using MATRIX% and PG 600" in a commercial swine operation - impact on giltpool size [RIS]
Matthew A. Ackerman, DVM; Charles J. Francisco, DVM, MS

Biosecurity systems - is your program really working? [RIS]
A.Castiglia, DVM; P. Strange, BS; C.Erkenbrecher, PhD; et al

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

A new method for tracking pig flow through complex, large-scale systems [RIS]
Alan Childs; Matt Ackerman, DVM; Tom Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

A new method for projecting pig flow through complex, large-scale systems [RIS]
Tom Stein, DVM, MS, PhD; Alan Childs

Reporting and analyzing management process efficiency in sow farms [RIS]
Tom Stein DVM, MS, PhD

Behavioural responses in finishing pigs fed Paylean" [RIS]
Madonna E. Benjamin, DVM, MS; John Brennan, PhD; Gordon Vessie; et al

The impact of Pulmotil" feeding in the nursery on finishing performance of at-risk pigs [RIS]
Jeffrey W. Harker, DVM; Kerry Keffaber, DVM

Healthy pigs: Safe food [RIS]
H. Scott Hurd

Use of Nuflor" and Banamine" for individual treatment of PMWS and PCV2 associated pneumonia [RIS]
Francois Cardinal, DVM, MSc

Use of statistical process control analysis to evaluate the effects of spray-dried plasma in gestation and lactation feed on sow productivity in a PRRS-unstable farm [RIS]
Joy Campbell, PhD; Tara Donavan, DVM; Dean Boyd, PhD; Louis Russell1, PhD; Joe Crenshaw, PhD

Therapeutic lung exposure to feed-administered chlortetracycline is premix brand dependent [RIS]
Jerome R.E. del Castillo, DMV, PhD; Teddi Wolff , DVM, MS

Pasteurella multocida as a component of porcine respiratory disease complex (PRDC) [RIS]
D. Jordan, DVM, MS, PhD; L. Hoffman, PhD; E. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM

Efficacy of Aureomycin" chlortetracycline (CTC) granulated premix in decreasing the potentiation of PRRSV pneumonia by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
E. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM ; D. Nilubol, DVM, MS, PhD; P. Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD

Elimination of Lawsonia intracellularis from pigs fed carbadox (Mecadox") [RIS]
Keith Kinsley, DVM; Nate Winkelman, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD; et al

Availa"Cu improves nursery pig performance [RIS]
Timothy M. Fakler, PhD; Christof J. Rapp, PhD; Terry L. Ward, PhD

Customization of data entry for analysis [RIS]
Lois P. Fransen, BS

Prima Tech presents LectraVet" [RIS]
Greg Lehman; Kim Quinn; Linda D'Antonio, MS; et al

Evaluation of antibody response to swine influenza virus subtypes H1N1 and H3N2 in vaccinated pigs by different test procedures [RIS]
Robyn Fleck; Dave Theis; Brad Eddy; et al

Cross protection of a Haemophilus parasuis serotype 12 vaccine (Parapac") against serotype 4 [RIS]
Huchappa Jayappa, MVSc, PhD; Craig Lehr, BS; Jason Erskine, BS; et al

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Efficacy of lincomycin in-feed (Lincomix" Pfizer Animal Health) and/or a porcine proliferative enteropathy (ileitis) vaccine (Enterisol" Ileitis; Boehringer Ingelheim) administered to pigs artificially challenged with Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
John P. Crane, BSc; Glenn R. Alaniz, BS ; Daniel J. Weigel, PhD; et al

Comparative efficacy of ceftiofur sterile suspension (Excede" for Swine) and water medications in a commercial nursery study [RIS]
Michael A. Kuhn, DVM; Ryan Schaefer; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS

Efficacy and safety of FarrowSure" Gold B [RIS]
Jeffrey Kula, DVM, MAM; Paul Runnels, DVM, PhD; Marcia Keith, BS

Efficacy of Enterisol" Ileitis against recent field isolates of Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
Jeremy Kroll, Ph.D; Philip Utley, BS, Michael Roof, MS, Ph.D

Comparison of two commercial Salmonella vaccines in swine [RIS]
Jeff Husa, DVM; Roy Edler, MS; Ryan Saltzman, DVM; et al

Considerations with simultaneous use of oral bacterial vaccines [RIS]
Don Walter, DVM; Jeff Husa, DVM; Greg Cline, DVM; et al

Control of porcine enteritis associated with Clostridium perfringens Type A: Is alpha toxoid the solution? [RIS]
Brad Bosworth, DVM, PhD; Mark Hammer, DVM; Michelle Walz, BS

Reactivity profile of two parvovirus erysipelas leptospira (PEL) vaccines - a safety study [RIS]
Mark Hammer, DVM; Brad Bosworth, DVM, PhD; Rob Flakus, MS; et al

Ability of adjuvants to enhance the systemic antibody responses against H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza viruses [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; R. Gene White, DVM, MS; Karen K. Brown, PhD; et al

Myco Silencer" ONCE, new two dose approval: Challenge efficacy and serological response studies [RIS]
Rich Schlueter, DVM; Michelle Allen, BS, MA; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA

Post weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome and porcine circovirus type 2 - Survey of US swine practitioners [RIS]
Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM, Diplomate, ABVP

Update on circovirus (PCV2)/post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) vaccination strategies [RIS]
J. Ellis; C. Charreyre; F. Joisel

Efficacy and safety of needle-free transdermal delivery of a novel Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin [RIS]
Greg Royer, DVM; Catherine Charreyre, DVM, MS; Frank Milward, DVM, MS; et al

Comparison of the BioRad MyiQ Real Time system and the Cepheid Smart Cycler using Tetracore's US PRRS virus detection kit [RIS]
E. Elder; T. Oleson; S. Daniels, DVM; et al

Potentiation of PCV2-associated PMWS by vaccinations with certain Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae killed adjuvanted bacterins [RIS]
Steven Krakowka, DVM, PhD; John Ellis, DVM, PhD; Francis McNeilly, DVM; et al

Detection of PRRS seroconversion and persisting antibody titers in swine following controlled infection during a long-term study [RIS]
Anna Rice, PhD; Valerie Leathers, PhD; Lori Plourde, AS; et al

A multicenter efficacy trial of different vaccination strategies against Mycoplasma hyopneumonia in Europe [RIS]
Mark Mombarg, DVM, MS

Beyond the Basics

Monday General Session

The future of swine veterinary medicine: A practitioner's perspective [RIS]
James F Lowe, DVM, MS

Challenges and changes in the swine industry: A producer's prospective [RIS]
D. Steven Pollmann, PhD

Challenges and changes in the swine industry: A packer's perspective [RIS]
Gary Louis, PhD

Founders' message: Successes and failures in swine veterinary medicine - What have we learned? [RIS]
Roy A. Schultz, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ABVP

Professional Development

Monday Concurrent Session #1

The role of mentors in professional development [RIS]
Randy Jones, DVM

Field trial design, implementation, and analysis [RIS]
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS

Critical thinking, grant proposal writing and technical writing [RIS]
Robert B Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

Grant writing: A practitioners perspective: Where is the money, what gets funded, and how do practitioners apply? [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Advanced degrees and board certification: A practitioner's perspective [RIS]
Warren Wilson, DVM, MS, Dipl ACT, ABVP

Communication and presentation skills [RIS]
Rowena Crosbie, President, Tero International, Inc.

Ethics and the swine practitioner [RIS]
M.T. Rodibaugh, DVM

Swine Welfare

Monday Concurrent Session #2

The Swine Welfare Assurance ProgramSM (SWAP): Progress and opportunities [RIS]
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Auditing animal welfare: Where have we been and where do we go? [RIS]
Angela K. Baysinger, DVM, MS

Welfare decision making [RIS]
John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP

The science behind the space allocation decision for nursery and grow-finish facilities [RIS]
Dr. Michael C. Brumm, PhD

Measuring pain and pain control [RIS]
Leena Anil, BVSc, PhD; Sukumarannair S Anil, BVSc, PhD; John Deen, DVM, PhD

Management of Diagnostic Data

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Principles of diagnostic testing of animal populations [RIS]
Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD

Managing diagnostic information in a veterinary clinic [RIS]
Steven D. Dudley, DVM

Necropsy audit application as a diagnostic approach in large systems [RIS]
L Dufresne, DVM. Dipl ABVP; Ian Levis DVM

Using diagnostics to justify intervention strategies [RIS]
Michael Mohr, DVM, MBA

Use of Access database to improve diagnostic information flow and analysis within a large production system [RIS]
Julie Mulford; Dr. Howard Hill

Emerging Diseases

Monday Concurrent Session #4

An evolutionary view of disease emergence: Why and how organisms become pathogens, and implications for emerging disease [RIS]
Tony L. Goldberg, PhD, DVM, MS

Swine influenza in the United States and its emergence as a zoonotic pathogen [RIS]
Richard Webby, PhD

Emergence of antibiotic resistance across bacterial and animal populations [RIS]
Randall S. Singer, DVM, MPVM, PhD

Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS) in Quebec, is it an emerging disease? [RIS]
Laura Batista

Collecting the right information and samples on a farm with unusual clinical signs [RIS]
James E. Collins, DVM, PhD; Marie Gramer, DVM; Simone Oliveira, DVM, PhD; et al

Emergence of porcine multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) in Quebec: Lessons learned and the role of the practitioner in managing outbreaks of diseases [RIS]
Francois Cardinal, DVM, MSc

Regional Eradication

Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

Regional eradication: An option today or for the future? [RIS]
Carlos Pijoan, DVM PhD

Update on PRRSV biosecurity [RIS]
Scott A. Dee

The industry experience with PRRSv elimination: Thwarting re-introduction [RIS]
R.B. Baker, DVM, MS

Experiences with regional control of PRRS in Minnesota [RIS]
Bob Morrison; Enrique Mondaca; Scott Dee; et al

PRRSV eradication in Chile: A country-wide approach [RIS]
Juan Carlos Pinilla, DVM, MS; Marta Rojas, DVM; L. Cuevas, DVM

Eradication of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in Switzerland [RIS]
Katharina D.C. St„rk, Dr.med.vet., PhD, Dipl. ECVPH; Raymond Miserez, Dr.med.vet., FVH; Stephan Siegmann, Dr.med.vet.; et al

The potential spread of foot-and-mouth disease in US swine: Case studies in California and Iowa [RIS]
Tim Carpenter, PhD; Bradley F. Dickey, PhD; Lasse E. Christiansen, PhD

Research Topics

Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Sow shoulder lesions: Risk factors and treatment effects on an Ontario farm [RIS]
Kathy Zurbrigg, RVT, MSc.

A study investigating whether performance in the nursery is a predictor of performance in the grower-finisher barn in all-in-all-out swine systems in Canada [RIS]
T S Cottrell, BVMS MSc PhD DACVPM CertWEL MRCVS RAVC; C E Dewey, DVM MSc PhDR M Friendship, DVM MSc DipABVP; et al

Salmonella in the finishing pig - does size matter? [RIS]
Thomas Rosendal, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP

Prevalence of Salmonella enterica and Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium in swine at slaughter [RIS]
Marcos H. Rostagno, DVM, MPVM, PhD; H. Scott Hurd , DVM, PhD; James D. McKean, DVM, MS, JD

Prevalence of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in piglets at weaning as a predictor of the severity of the disease in growing pigs [RIS]
Eduardo Fano, DVM, MSc; Carlos Pijoan, DVM, PhD; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVM

Comparison of the transmission ratio of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in vaccinated and non-vaccinated nursery piglets [RIS]
Tom Meyns, DVM; Dominiek Maes, DVM, PhD, MSc; Jeroen Dewulf , DVM, PhD, MSc; et al

Effect of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination in swine experimentally co-infected with M. hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type 2 [RIS]
Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, MS, PhD; Thayer Hoover, DVM; et al

Comparison of the pathogenicity of US PCV2 field isolates in an experimental pig model [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Mag med vet, Dr med vet; N.E. McKeown; X. J. Meng, MD, PhD; et al

Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)-infection decreases the efficacy of a modified live porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) vaccine [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Mag med vet, Dr med vet; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Use of an experimental model to test the efficacy of planned exposure to live porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Mag med vet, Dr med vet; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Experimental quantification of effect of PRRS vaccination on PRRSV transmission [RIS]
Enrique Mondaca-Fern ndez, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; Carlos Trincado, DVM; et al

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus modulates the main innate immune function of porcine plasmacytoid dendritic cells [RIS]
Gabriela Calzada-Nova, DVM; Robert Husmann, DVM, MSc; William Schnitzlein, PhD; et al

Reassortant human/swine H1N1 and H1N2 influenza virus infections in US swine [RIS]
Marie Gramer, DVM

Improved serology testing for swine influenza virus (SIV) [RIS]
Wai-Hong Wu, DVM, PhD; Won-Il Kim, DVM, MS; Jae-Jo Kim, DVM, MS; et al

Evaluation of North American hemagglutinin subtype 1 swine influenza isolates [RIS]
Amy L. Vincent; Wenjun Ma; Porntippa Lekcharoensuk; et al

Index of proceedings

The AASV extends sincere thanks to Dr. Barbara Straw at Michigan State University for compiling and allowing us to publish this comprehensive index of swine veterinary proceedings. The association is indebted to Dr. Straw for her ongoing efforts to update the index, and we appreciate her willingness to share the index with her colleagues.

Author Index [RIS]
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Subject Index [RIS]
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AASV Annual Meeting (2007)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

AASV: Good to great [RIS]
Tom Burkgren, DVM, MBA

Alex Hogg Memorial ­Lecture

“A seat on the bus” – lessons from Dr. Alex Hogg [RIS]
Steve Henry, DVM

Student Seminar — Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Comparison of porcine circovirus type 2 serology tests [RIS]
M. Aleff, BS; J. Johnson, DVM; E. Strait, DVM; et al.

Characterization of the prevalence and impact of coccidia in suckling piglets [RIS]
Emma Webster, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD, et al.

Comparison of preweaning mortality and weight gain of low viability pigs raised in elevated pig decks or nursing sows [RIS]
Carissa Schloesser, BS; Spencer Wayne, DVM

Identification of water system biofilm bacteria and the negative effects on reproductive traits [RIS]
Amanda Ness, BS; Luke Borst, DVM; Carol Maddox, PhD; et al.

Grow-finish population dynamics: assessing an individual’s risk of contributing to attrition [RIS]
Todd E. Wolff, BS; Karen Lehe, DVM, DACVPM; John Deen, DVM, MSc, PhD

Improving the quality of mortality data through necropsy [RIS]
Aaron Lower; Clayton Johnson; John Waddell, DVM, MBA; et al.

Comparison of different sampling sites and materials for detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome infection (PRRSV) [RIS]
Geneviève Remmers; Laura Batista, DMV, PhD; Sylvie D’Allaire, DMV, PhD

An investigation into the impact of age, sex, breed, laboratory, test date, and farm, on the specificity of a PRRS virus ELISA assay [RIS]
Nicola Jackson; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Evaluation of alternative antemortem diagnostic samples for the detection of PRRSV [RIS]
Abby Patterson, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVP Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM; et al.

A pilot study to reassess aerosol transmission of PRRSV using a tube model [RIS]
Jenny Cho-MacSwain, MS; Andrea Pitkin, BS; Eduardo Fano, DVM, MS , et al.

Effect of herd closure for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus elimination on total pigs weaned [RIS]
Nathan Schaefer; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

Serum inoculation in a sow herd for the control of PRRSV: A case report [RIS]
Laura Bruner

Umbilical hernias and abscesses: a result of management issues, not genetics [RIS]
Heather L. James; John C. S. Harding, DVM, MSc; Cheryl L. Waldner, DVM, PhD

Efficacy of tulathromycin for the treatment of at risk nursery pigs [RIS]
Matt Allerson; John Deen, DVM, MVSc, PhD; Stephanie Rutten, DVM

Pulmotil® 18 inclusion in sow lactation diets [RIS]
Kristopher J. Eads; Kerry Keffaber, DVM; Glen Almond, DVM, PhD; et al.

Research Topics — Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Salmonella prevalence in “first pull” versus “close out” market pigs [RIS]
Marcos Rostagno, DVM, MS, PhD; Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD; James McKean, DVM, MS, JD

A longitudinal study of the Salmonella status and antimicrobial resistance on Ontario swine farms within the time period 2001-2006 [RIS]
Abdolvahab Farzan, DVM, MSc, PhD (Cnd.); Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Catherine E. Dewey , DVM, MSc, PhD; et al.

The economic cost of major health challenges in large US swine production systems [RIS]
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Hans Rotto, DVM, MS; Roberto Garcia, DVM, MS

Evaluation of virological and clinical parameters after PRRSV vertical transmission [RIS]
Jean Paul Cano, DVM; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVM; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS; et al.

Susceptibility of young pigs to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) infection by aerosol route of exposure [RIS]
Joseph Hermann; C.A. Muñoz-Zanzi; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, MS; et al.

An alternate method for PRRSV surveillance: experimental data [RIS]
John Prickett, BA; Robert Simer, DVM; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD; et al.

Identifying the sources of variation in estrus and ovulation in weaned sows for AI timing and application of fixed time AI [RIS]
R. V. Knox; S. M. Breen; J. Taibl

Prospective and retrospective studies on Clostridium perfringens type A enteritis in neonatal swine [RIS]
Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Failure of protection against a US H1N2 swine influenza virus in pigs vaccinated with an inactivated classical swine H1N1 vaccine [RIS]
Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD; Bruce H. Janke, DVM, PhD; et al.

Use of an NS-1 mutant attenuated influenza virus as a modified live against swine influenza viruses [RIS]
Amy L. Vincent; Kelly M. Lager; Juergen A. Richt; et al.

Efficacy of a Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin in pigs challenged with new field isolates [RIS]
Erin Strait, DVM; Vicki Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; Barbara Erickson, MS; et al.

Establishment of markedly improved tools for the diagnosis and further characterization of Erysipelothrix species isolates [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; M. Boogerd, BS; C. Thompson, MS; et al.

Comparison of ELISA assays and PCR for the detection of anti-PCV2-antibodies and PCV2-antigen or DNA in porcine serum, oral fluids, and fecal samples [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; J. Johnson, DVM; D. M. Madson, DVM; et al.

Application of oral fluid sampling to population diagnostics for porcine circovirus type 2 [RIS]
Won-Il Kim, DVM, MS; Robert Simer, DVM; John Prickett,­ BA; et al.

Effect of porcine circovirus type 2 on porcine cell populations [RIS]
Shan Yu, DVM, PhD; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Dachrit Nilubol, DVM, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners — Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Evaluation of a new transdermal Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin to control mycoplasmal pneumonia in pigs experimentally co-infected with PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Dachrit Nilubol, DVM, MS, PhD, Richard Evans, PhD

Evaluation of the changes in total mortality rates observed after a six month use of circovac® porcine circovirus vaccine allowed in Canada for emergency use [RIS]
Normand Plourde, DMV; Norm Machell, DVM

Protocol to investigate the impact of PCV2-associated disease in growing pigs [RIS]
J. Kolb; K. Okkinga; N. Henke; et al.

Preliminary results with Ingelvac® CircoFLEXä to protect multiple ages of Quebec pigs against PCVAD [RIS]
Robert Desrosiers, DVM, Dipl ABVP; Edward (Ted) Clark, DVM, MVSc, Dipl ACVP; Dorine Tremblay, DVM; et al.

Dietary spray-dried porcine plasma reduces mortality attributed to porcine circovirus associated disease syndrome [RIS]
Sylvain Messier, DVM; Claudia Gagne-Fortin, DVM; Joe Crenshaw, PhD

Field efficacy of Suvaxyn® PCV2 One Dose in pigs [RIS]
Joseph Connor, DVM, MS; Johanne Elsener, DVM, MSc

Efficacy and safety studies of Fort Dodge Animal Health’s Suvaxyn® PCV2 One Dose in pigs [RIS]
Stephen Wu, PhD; Igor Morozov, DVM, PhD; Brian Martinson, BS; et al.

Experience in procuring PCV2 negative pigs by the Caesarian derived, colostrum deprived method [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Field performance of a conditionally licensed vaccine: US experience [RIS]
Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA

Field performance of a conditionally licensed vaccine: Canadian experience [RIS]
A. Francisco de Grau, MVZ, EPA, DVM, DVSc; Jorgen Jorgensen, DVM; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA; et al.

Effect of BMD® in sow diets on clostridial numbers, sow weight loss, and neonatal piglet performance [RIS]
William L. Flowers, MS, PhD; Roy A. Schultz, DVM; Ben Pratte, BS

Using the Integra™ Micrometer to administer Aureo S-P 250® and Aureomycin® chlortetracycline Granular in a commercial wean to finish facility [RIS]
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS; Bob Blomme, DVM; Phil Tobin; et al.

Achieving 5,500 lb of carcass sold per sow per year [RIS]
John P. Sonderman, PhD

Evaluation of inactivation of pathogens in swine transport trailers following wash, disinfect, and heat assisted drying using Bio-Dri system from Automated Production Systems [RIS]
Ron D. White, DVM

use of commercial pig embryo transfer for genetic rescue from PRRSV infected sows [RIS]
Steve Terlouw, PhD; Chad Hagen, PhD; Brian Melody, BS; et al.

Capturing genetic gains in productivity with heterosis [RIS]
Allan Schinckel, PhD; Ron Bates, PhD; Todd See, PhD; et al.

Utilization of an amino acid and peptide product to improve the performance of lactating sows [RIS]
Mike E. Johnston, MS; Mark E. Wilson, PhD

Evaluation of a siderophore receptor and porin vaccine composition derived from Salmonella Newport and Escherichia coli in swine [RIS]
Mary Jo Baarsch, PhD, MBA; Doug Burkhardt, MS; Larry Slinden, DVM; et al.

Industrial Partners — Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Why and how to diagnose Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae sub-clinical infections [RIS]
André Broes, DVM, PhD; Marcelo Gottschalk , DVM, PhD

Duration of effectiveness of tulathromycin (Draxxin® Injectable Solution) in an Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (serotype 5) challenge model [RIS]
Alan B. Scheidt, DVM, MS; Terri A. Waag,­ BS

An intensive Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae control program using Draxxin® Injectable Solution, Excede® for Swine, and Pulmotil® 90 [RIS]
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Antibody response of young pigs to autogenous Haemophilus parasuis vaccine [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; R. Gene White, DVM, MS; Karen K. Brown, PhD; et al.

The Camborough® 29: A new member of the Camborough® family [RIS]
Mark J. Engle, DVM, MS; Jeff Peden

Key components to wean 11.0+ piglets per farrowing [RIS]
J. C. Pinilla, DVM, MS; R. Kummer, DVM, PhD; J. Piva, DVM; et al.

Feeding for the pig and the environment [RIS]
Harold Tilstra, DVM; Suzanne T. Petersen, PhD

New strategies to counteract the negative impact of mycotoxins on piglets [RIS]
U. Hofstetter, MS; Y. H. Cheng, Prof, PhD

Review of Lawsonia intracellularis seroprevalence screening in the United States, June 2003 to July 2006 [RIS]
Greg A. Armbruster, DVM, MBA; John Deen, DVM PhD; Connie J. Gebhart, PhD; et al.

Influence of Pulmotil, Tylan, and Paylean on pig growth performance and weight variation [RIS]
Crystal N. Groesbeck, MS; Greg Armbuster, DVM; Mike D. Tokach, PhD; et al.

Summary of Lawsonia intracellullaris detection with IRTest rapid on-site-pen diagnostics [RIS]
Timothy P. Trayer, DVM

Impact of dietary vitamin E and selenium source on body vitamin E and selenium status and performance of nursery pigs [RIS]
H. Yang, PhD; D.C. Mahan, PhD; D.A. Hill, PhD; et al.

Clostridium perfringens Type A toxoid field findings in a pig herd [RIS]
James Mark Hammer, DVM; Monte Fuhrman, DVM; Michelle Walz, BS

In vitro testing of antimicrobial agents for Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
Suphot Wattanaphansak, DVM, MS; Connie Gebhart, PhD; Randall Singer, DVM, PhD; et al.

The interactive effects of BIOSAF® yeast and in-feed antimicrobials on the growth performance of weanling pigs [RIS]
Thomas E. Burkey, PhD; Brett M. Hildabrand; Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD; et al.

Impact of oregano essential oils on sperm quality and sperm output in a boar stud [RIS]
Jeff Knott, MS, PhD; Mark Wilson, MS; PhD; Tom Gall, MS; et al.

The impact of the Collectis® automated boar collection system on the productivity and economics in commercial boar studs [RIS]
Sergio Barrabes, DVM

Effect of Mypravac Suis® on colonization, serologic status and enzootic pneumonia lung lesions in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mh) vaccinated pigs and pigs from Mh vaccinated sows [RIS]
Marina Sibila; Miquel Nofrarías; Sergio López-Soria; et al.

Industrial Partners — Poster Session

Comparison of in vitro MIC values for various swine respiratory pathogens to chlortetracycline (CTC) and oxytetracycline (OTC) for 2003-2006 [RIS]
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management [RIS]
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Inactivation of swine vesicular disease virus in porcine plasma by spray-drying [RIS]
Joan Pujols, MS; Rosa Rosell, PhD; Louis Russell, PhD; et al.

Performance enhancement of weaned piglets with a combination of acidifier and phytobiotics [RIS]
Christian Lückstädt, PhD; Arthur Kroismayr, MS; Fergus Neher, BS; et al.

Increasing carcass uniformity by use of Enterisol® Ileitis immunization [RIS]
Harm Voets, DVM, Dr. Torsten Hardge

Use of a web-based veterinary feed directive (electronic VFD) system for Pulmotil® in swine [RIS]
Ginger Pelger, DVM, MS

Evaluating the “healing effect” of a new product containing arginine aminobenzoate for sow shoulder sores [RIS]
R. A. Schultz, BS, DVM, MS, Dipl ABVP; C. Hagen, MS, PhD; W. Cast, BS, MS; et al.

Influence of anti-PCV2 passively-acquired antibodies on efficacy of Suvaxyn® PCV2 vaccination in pigs experimentally-infected with PCV2 [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Implementation of an automated collection system for boar studs [RIS]
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM

Utilization of an amino acid and peptide product to improve the performance of cull sows [RIS]
Mike E. Johnston, MS; Mark E. Wilson, PhD

Utilization of Matrixä for synchronizing estrus in start-up swine herds [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Gordon Spronk, DVM; Larry Moore, DVM

Vaccination of sows and gilts against PCV2 diseases with CIRCOVAC® (Merial): Field experience in Europe [RIS]
F. Joisel, DVM, MSc; A. Brune, DVM, PhD; A. Schade, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of AutoMateä and the gloved-hand method for boar semen collection [RIS]
Steve Terlouw, PhD; Christian Simmet, DVM; Tom Schlimgen, BS; et al.

Semen quality in boars injected with Draxxin® Injectable Solution (tulathromycin) [RIS]
Carissa Schloesser, BS, current DVM candidate

Application of new genetic technologies to improve reproductive performance [RIS]
Montserrat Torremorell; Andrew Coates

Non-nutrient additives alter aspects of the innate and adaptive immune responses in nursery pigs [RIS]
Jeff Carroll, PhD, Diplomat American College of Animal Physiology; Keith Haydon, PhD

Utilization of a bovine colostrum extract product to improve the survivability and pre-weaning weight gain in low birth weight piglets [RIS]
Dr Joseph Hahn, PhD

Evaluation of efficacy of Haemophilus parasuis serotype 12 bacterin (Parapac®) in providing protection against serotype 5 [RIS]
Jason Erskine, BS; Huchappa Jayappa, MVSc, PhD; Craig Lehr, BS; et al.

Good to Great — Monday General Session

Professionalism in veterinary medicine: Good to great [RIS]
Beth Lautner, DVM, MS

Porcine circovirus diseases (PCVD): The brutal facts [RIS]
John C. S. Harding, DVM, MSc

Finishing Diseases — Monday Concurrent Session #1

Diagnostic update: Grow finisher diseases [RIS]
Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination [RIS]
Joe Connor, DVM

Mycoplasma eradication strategies [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Update on Actinobacillus suis diagnosis, epidemiology, and control: On the path from good to great [RIS]
Dr. Simone Oliveira, BSVM, PhD

Lessons learned from China’s Streptococcus suis outbreak: risk for humans [RIS]
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD; Mariela Segura, MSc, PhD

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae serotypes, pathogenicity and virulence [RIS]
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD

Management of “suis-cide”diseases [RIS]
Jason Kelly, DVM

Epidemiology of Swine Pandemics — Monday Concurrent Session #2

Recipe for a pandemic [RIS]
John Kaneene

Case definition and its importance to epidemic response [RIS]
H. Scott Hurd

Elements of a pandemic: Lessons learned [RIS]
Robert Wills, DVM, PhD

Are there ‘wicked problems’ in swine health management? Trying to solve the new problems that we create when we fixed the old ones [RIS]
Dale Polson, DVM, PhD

Public health response to animal outbreaks of avian influenza in the United States [RIS]
Diane K Gross, DVM, PhD

Control of epidemics: vaccines and other tools –the Danish experience [RIS]
Jan Dahl, DVM

Opportunities or Threats to our Economic Engine — Monday Concurrent Session #3

The US swine industry and the global economy [RIS]
Steve R. Meyer, PhD

Japanese maximum residue limits (MRLs): Manufacturer’s perspective [RIS]
Michael Senn, DVM, MS; James Bradford, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; David Gottschall, PhD; et al.

Japanese maximum residue limits (MRLs): Packer’s perspective [RIS]
Collette Schultz Kaster, MS

Japanese maximum residue limits (MRLs): Practitioner’s perspective [RIS]
Mark Brinkman, DVM

National issues on the horizon [RIS]
Kay Johnson

Euthanasia: Practical applications [RIS]
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

PRRS — Monday Concurrent Session #4

North American PRRSV Eradication Task Force (NAPrrsETF) [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Risk assessment: What you don’t know can hurt you (but only if you let it) [RIS]
Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

PRRS Risk Assessment: On-farm use [RIS]
Michelle Jens, DVM

Aerosol transmission of PRRSV: Application to the field (preliminary data) [RIS]
Andrea Pitkin; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD

PRRS virus transmission [RIS]
Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD

Vaccines: present and future [RIS]
D. L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; Matthew M. Erdman, DVM, PhD; Kurt I. Kamrud, PhD; et al.

PCVAD Essentials for Survival — Tuesday General Session

Pathogenesis of porcine circovirus 2 infections [RIS]
Hans Nauwynck, DVM, PhD; David Lefebvre, DVM; Gerald Misinzo, DVM; et al.

The immunology of PCV2 infections [RIS]
Kenneth C. McCullough, PhD; Isabelle E. Vincent, PhD; Artur Summerfield, DVM, PhD; et al.

How to Treat, Control, and Manage PCVAD — Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

How to treat, control and manage PCVAD [RIS]
Jan Dahl, DVM

Field experiences with porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD) [RIS]
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM

PCV2 vaccinology: development of an effective chimeric vaccine against PCV2 infection and its associated diseases [RIS]
XJ Meng, MD, PhD; M. Fenaux, PhD; N.M. Juhan, BS; et al.

PCVAD and Emerging Disease Diagnosis — Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Clinical considerations in PCVAD diagnosis [RIS]
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP, Lisa Tokach, DVM

Diagnosis of PCV2-associated disease – a diagnostic pathologist’s perspective [RIS]
Michael Yaeger DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

PCVAD diagnosis and emerging diseases: Building a systematic approach [RIS]
Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD; Phillip C. Gauger, DVM; Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; et al.

The International Perspective on PCVAD — Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

The Australian and New Zealand perspective on PCVAD [RIS]
Trish Holyoake, BVSc, PhD

PCV2 strain variation: What does it mean? [RIS]
Carl A. Gagnon, DVM, PhD; Donald Tremblay, MSc; Peter Tijssen, PhD; et al.

Do boar studs serve as a potential source of PCVAD and PRRS spread? The Danish experience [RIS]
Jan Dahl, DVM

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AASV Annual Meeting (2008)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Use your strengths to stay in the game [RIS]
Timothy J. Loula, DVMS

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

The pork value chain - a view from inside a branded food company [RIS]
Michael D. Terrill, DVM, MS, Vice President, Procurement and Meat Quality

Student Seminar --Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Maternally derived antibody transfer to piglets following SIV vaccination [RIS]
Matt Allerson; Nathan Schaefer; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

A case study of pneumatosis intestinalis in swine [RIS]
Andrea Lazier, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Murray Hazlett, DVM, DVSc; et al.

An application of evidence based medicine: The impact of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine on average daily gain in swine [RIS]
Tyson Dinslage, BS; Josh Bowden, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Water flow variation and water medication with tetracycline in swine finishing facilities [RIS]
Megan S. Nemechek, BS; Paul Dorr, DVM, PhD; Al Scheidt, DVM, MS; et al.

Impact of Ingelvac CircoFLEX(TM) on PCV2 and porcine circovirus associated disease in a wean-to-finish production system [RIS]
Jennifer Arnold, BS; John Kolb, DVM, Dipl ABVP; Roy Edler, MS

Failure of TGEV serology in a previously TGEV positive flow [RIS]
Maryn G. Ptaschinski, BS; Jarod M. Hanson, DVM

Molecular characterization of Streptococcus suis isolates recovered from US swine herds -- unraveling the human link [RIS]
Maria J. Clavijo; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD

Effects of farrowing induction on passive immunity, fecal Clostridium perfringens, and liver glycogen levels in piglets [RIS]
Gwenda Olson; Lucie Robine; Crissandra Auckland; et al.

Effect of blood sample handling post-collection on E rhusiopathiae antibody titers [RIS]
Kathryn N. Bonistalli, BS; Eric J. Neumann, MS, DVM, MACVS

A pilot study of the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in swine populations of Brazil and the United States [RIS]
Seth R. Baker, Guido Carlos I. H. Masson, BVSc; Luis Guilherme de Oliveira, BVSc; et al.

Comparison of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae serology tests [RIS]
Gavin Yager, BS; Kristin Clothier, DVM; Erin Strait, DVM; et al.

Accuracy and precision of Pulse Micro-dose Injection Device using Draxxin, Excede®, Excenel® and sterile water [RIS]
Carissa A. Schloesser, BS, DVM Candidate; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA; David L. Cook, PhD; et al.

Streptococcus suis infection in the US: serovars, genotypes, and zoonotic potential [RIS]
Lucas F. Santos; Simone Oliveira

Aerosol transmission of PRRSV: application to the field [RIS]
Andrea Pitkin, BS; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dip ABVP; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM

Investigation of mortality causes in multi-source swine nurseries [RIS]
Jess Waddell; Jordan Graham; John Waddell, DVM, MBA; et al.

Research Topics -- Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Effectiveness of the Take Care - Use Antibiotics Responsibly program to influence antibiotic use behaviors and attitudes among pork producers [RIS]
David Bane, DVM, PhD; James Lehman, DVM, MS; Andrea Lassiter, PhD; et al.

Farm-level risk factors for antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella spp on Ontario swine farms: A multinomial logistic regression approach [RIS]
Abdolvahab Farzan, DVM, MSc, PhD; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Catherine E. Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; et al.

Investigation of tetracycline and beta-lactam resistance genes in swine bacterial pathogens [RIS]
Simone Oliveira, BSVM, PhD; Yogesh Chander, PhD; Giordana Costa, BSVM; et al.

Serologic cross-reactions between reference strains and field isolates representing different genetic clusters of H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza virus [RIS]
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Greg Nitzel, MS; Eric Wicklund, BS; et al.

The effect of cross-fostering on the transfer of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae maternal immunity from the sow to the offspring [RIS]
Maria Pieters, DVM; Meggan Bandrick, BS; Carlos Pijoan, DVM, PhD; et al.

PRRSV vertical transmission dynamics in an endemically infected sow-herd [RIS]
Jean Paul Cano, DVM PhD; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Albert Rovira, DVM MS PhD; et al.

Effectiveness of a PRRS modified live virus vaccine prepared in a novel porcine alveolar macrophage cell line [RIS]
Gabriela Calzada-Nova, DVM; Robert J Husmann, DVM; William Schnitzlein, PhD; et al.

Porcine high fever disease in China, 2006-2007 [RIS]
Steven McOrist, BVSc PhD

Effect of PCV2 vaccination on PRRSV and PCV2 coinfection [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; J. R. Prickett, BS; D. M. Madson, DVM; et al.

Experimental characterization of PCV2a and PCV2b isolates in a conventional pig model and evaluation of cross-protection between strains [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; S. Ramamoorthy, DVM, PhD; D. M. Madson, DVMA; et al.

Effect of PCV2 vaccination upon challenge with PCV2 isolates of different genotypes [RIS]
Maria Fort, DVM; Marina Sibila, PhD; Alberto Allepuz, DVM; et al.

A body score system as a tool to evaluate PCVD disease dynamics in an acutely affected farm [RIS]
M. Torremorell; M. Mellencamp; S. Sebbana; et al.

Shedding of porcine circovirus type 2 by boars and the role of PCV-2 in semen transmission [RIS]
Darin Madson, DVM; Tanja Opriessnig, Dr. med vet, PhD; Chris Kuster, DVM, PhD; et al.

Differentiating PCV1 and PCV2 infections in swine [RIS]
Sumathy Puvanendiran, BVSc; Suzanne Stone, Wanqin Yu, MS; et al.

Industrial Partners -- Sunday Concurrent Session #3

National farm prevalence of porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD) and management factors associated with the presence of PCVAD from the NAHMS Swine 2006 Study [RIS]
C. A. Haley, DVM, PhD; B.Wagner, PhD

Differences in serologic responses to North American and European subtypes of PCV2 virus isolates [RIS]
Ben Hause, MS; Mike Stoll; D. L. Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Genetic background influences pig growth rate responses to porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccines [RIS]
M. L. Potter; L. M. Tokach; S. S. Dritz; et al.

Circumvent PCV vaccine: Performance evaluation and serological studies update [RIS]
Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Warren D. Wilson, DVM, MS, DABVP; Charles J. Francisco, DVM, MS; et al.

Is PCV2 negative status enough? [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Biologic and economic benefits of controlling subclinical PCVAD with vaccination [RIS]
Doug King, DVM; Paul DuBois, DVM, MS; Tom Painter, DVM; et al.

Efficacy comparison of Suvaxyn® PCV2 One Dose and the other commercial PCV one dose vaccine in conventional pigs [RIS]
Stephen Wu, PhD; Brian Martinson, BS; Alan Hassall, BS; et al.

PCVD pathogenesis; consequences in vaccination against PCV2 [RIS]
C. Charreyre, DVM, MSc; C. Andréoni, PhD; F. Joisel, DVM, MSc

The effects of dietary ractopamine HCl on the performance and carcass characteristics of late finishing pigs with a previous history of disease stress (PCVAD) [RIS]
Gary Allee, PhD, MS; Buddy Hinson, MS; Chris Parks, PhD, MS; et al.

If sows were cows [RIS]
M. Allerson, BS; J. Deen, DVM, MS, PhD; T. L. Ward, BS, MS, PhD

What you cannot see in DDGS: A survey on the occurrence of mycotoxins in DDGS [RIS]
Ursula Hofstetter, MS; Ines Rodrigues, MS; Eva M. Binder, PhD; et al.

Effect of feeding Bacillus organisms on residual bacterial counts in a commercial piglet facility [RIS]
Charles Starkey, PhD; Robert Stock, PhD; Terry Parrott, MS

Management strategies to maximize weaning weight [RIS]
J. C. Pinilla, DVM, MS; J. Geiger, DVM, MS; R. Kummer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Oregano essential oil in sow diets improves sows and piglet performance [RIS]
Rafael Cabrera, MS; Nicole Jordan; Mark Wilson, PhD; et al.

Antagonistic activity of bacteriocins produced by Bacillus subtilis against Clostridium difficile [RIS]
Dan Rosener, DVM; Ashley Baker, BS; Tom Rehberger, PhD

Needle-free injection technology in swine: A review of the immunology and vaccine trials in swine [RIS]
Chris Chase

Industrial Partners -- Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Efficacy of Draxxin(R) (tulathromycin injectable solution) for the treatment of swine respiratory disease associated with experimentally-induced Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in pigs [RIS]
Robert G. Nutsch, DVM, MS, MBA; Shelley L. Stanford, DVM, MS

A molecular approach to the characterization and evaluation of Clostridium perfringens type A field strains [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

Profitable antibiotic-free pork production [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM; James Schneider, PhD; Chad Bierman, MS

Comparison of the effects of Alphamune vs. Bio-Mos(R) in nursery pig diets on performance, health and response to vaccination [RIS]
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Evaluation of Pulmotil(R) use in lactation and nursery diets in a herd with swine respiratory disease [RIS]
Karen Lehe, DVM, Diplomate ACVPM; Kerry Keffaber, DVM; Jennifer Harrod

Using a controlled exposure to Lawsonia intracellularis with carbadox (Mecadox(R)) to stimulate immune response in pigs [RIS]
Nate Winkelman,DVM; Brad Gramm, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Improving gilt utilization on commercial swine farms [RIS]
Jeremy S Pittman, DVM

Reduction of PRRS singleton reactors in an improved ELISA diagnostic assay [RIS]
Anna Rice, PhD; Ricardo Munoz, DVM; Lori Plourde, AS; et al.

Development of a quantification method to specific anti-ORF2 antibody using a blocking ELISA [RIS]
Stephan Guillossou, DVM, MS; Elvis Lebon, MS; Luc Mieli, DVM; et al.

In-vitro antimicrobial activity of tiamulin and chlortetracycline against field swine pathogens [RIS]
J. Mills, BS; M. Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP; D. Dau, DVM, MS; et al.

Pig vaccination as an essential part of a comprehensive PRRS control program [RIS]
John Waddell; Reid Philips; Tyler Holck; et al.

Updating swine influenza vaccines [RIS]
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, MS, PhD; Steve Sornsen, DVM, MS; Greg Nitzel, MS; et al.

Modeling gilt development strategies [RIS]
John Sonderman, PhD; Tom Rathje, PhD

Serological cross reactions between 2004-2007 H3N2 swine influenza viruses and antisera to vaccine strains [RIS]
Robyn Fleck DVM; Mo Morsey, PhD; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of Aureomycin(R) chlortetracycline granulated premix to Lincomix(R) in decreasing the potentiation of PRRSV pneumonia by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in an experimental model [RIS]
Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Simultaneous infection of pigs and people with SIV at a county fair [RIS]
Sabrina L. Swenson, DVM, PhD; John G. Landgraf , BS; Mary Lea Killian , BS; et al.

Veterinary Student -- Poster Session

Identification of perinatal factors affecting pre-weaning mortality and average daily gain [RIS]
Keri F. Shaver, BS; Jarod Hanson, DVM

Genetic characterization of porcine circovirus type-2 (PCV2) from infected Missouri pigs [RIS]
Sarah Schlink, BS; William Mitchell, DVM, PhD; Dae Young Kim, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of swine influenza virus serum antibody levels following vaccination of sows with FluSure and Biomune autogenous vaccines [RIS]
Nathan Schaefer; Matt Allerson; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

A case study of swine influenza [RIS]
Katie Ptak, BA

Diagnosis of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae by culture and PCR [RIS]
J. Platts; E. Strait, DVM, PhD; B. Erickson, MS; et al.

Effects of controlled time of ovulation on apparent duration of gestation and day of farrowing [RIS]
Christine Pelland, MSc; Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD; Roy Kirkwood, DVM, PhD; et al.

Applying the six sigma-DMAIC methodology to capture pig performance improvements [RIS]
Aaron Lower; Jim Lowe, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, MS, PhD

Implementation and validation of swine oral fluid collection into a commercial system [RIS]
Pat Hoffmann; John Prickett; Jeff Zimmerman; et al.

Actinobacillus suis: does data support what we ``know''? [RIS]
Christy Hanthorn, BS; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Contributing factors and their effects on growth rate and mortality in a herd clinically affected by porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD) [RIS]
John Greving, BS; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

A cross-sectional study of PRRSv positive swine breeding herd sites to develop a case definition-based number and severity of clinical PRRS episodes [RIS]
Melissa Grant; Jamie Melody; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Effects of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccination on mortality and average daily gain [RIS]
L. Feldmann; G. Cline; V. Wilt; et al.

Mitigation of sow aggression during group formation for pen gestation [RIS]
Carrie N. Ellis; Thomas D. Parsons

Effectiveness of using a non-penetrating captive bolt for on-farm euthanasia of low viability piglets [RIS]
Robyn H. Elgie, MSc; Penny Lawlis, MSc; Kristen Reynolds, BSc; et al.

Scan sampling techniques for behavioral validation in nursery pigs [RIS]
Josh M. Bowden; Locke A. Karriker; Ken J. Stalder; et al.

Cryopreservation of Salmonella for quantitative assessment of shedding in market pigs [RIS]
Stacey M. Adams, BS; Kasia D. Krygowska, MS; Peter B. Bahnson, DVM, PhD

Industrial Partners -- Poster Session

Frequency and severity of claw lesions over time in the University of Arkansas sow herd [RIS]
C. L. Bradley, MS; J. W. Frank, PhD; C. V. Maxwell, PhD; et al.

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management [RIS]
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

In vitro evaluation of seven commercial disinfectants against Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
Suphot Wattanaphansak, DVM, MS; Randall Singer, DVM, PhD; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Carbadox (Mecadox(R)) MIC values against Salmonella spp isolated from swine [RIS]
Dana Beckler, DVM; Joann Kinyon, MS; Brad Gramm, DVM

Field safety evaluation of FluSure(R)/FarrowSure(R) GOLD B in pregnant sows and gilts and in pre-breeding gilts [RIS]
Marcia Keith, BS; Lucas Taylor, MS; Alyssa Vander Werff, BS; et al.

Needle-free injection technology in swine: Operational comparison of a needle-free device to conventional needle delivery of vaccine [RIS]
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Impact of a Matrix(R)/P.G. 600(R) estrus synchronization program on sow longevity [RIS]
Derald J. Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Matthew A. Ackerman, DVM

Evaluation of injection sites by gross- and histopathological examination after administration of adjuvant used in Suvaxyn(R) PCV2 One Dose in pigs [RIS]
Stephen Wu, PhD; Brian Martinson, BS; Mike Gill, PhD; et al.

Effects of previous handling and feed withdrawal prior to loading on transport losses in market weight pigs [RIS]
Garrett Stewart, BS; Matt Ritter, PhD; Matt Culbertson, PhD; et al.

Comparative safety of PCV2 vaccines under field conditions [RIS]
John Kolb, DVM; Edgar Diaz, DVM

Effect of Albac(R) (bacitracin zinc) or Stafac(R) (virginiamycin) fed continually or in step-down programs on performance and economics of grow-finish barrows and gilts [RIS]
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Antagonistic activity of bacteriocins produced by Bacillus subtilis against Clostridium perfringens type A [RIS]
Dan Rosener, DVM; Ashley Baker, BS; Tom Rehberger, PhD

Building on our strengths -- Monday General Session

The impact of viral ecology and evolution on the science of managing viral diseases of swine [RIS]
David A. Benfield, PhD

Practitioner's experience with swine flu [RIS]
Mark Wagner, DVM

Practitioner experiences with PRRSv [RIS]
Matthew Turner, DVM

PCVAD as seen by a practitioner [RIS]
François Cardinal, DVM

Respiratory Disease -- Monday Concurrent Session #1

Mycoplasma vaccine: implications of age and timing changes [RIS]
Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD

Life with PCV2 vaccine: Did we fix all the problems? [RIS]
Barry Kerkaert, DVM

Bacterial pneumonia in grow-finish production systems: Managing the “suis-ide” diseases [RIS]
Eva A Jablonski, DVM, MS

Trends in diagnostic cases: Keeping our eye on the ball [RIS]
Darin Madson, DVM

Managing complex respiratory diseases: strategies for growing pigs [RIS]
Paul Yeske DVM, MS

Managing complex respiratory disease: Implications of breeding herd management on growing pig respiratory health [RIS]
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

More sources or more time: Making decisions on pig flow to optimize pig health [RIS]
J. F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Controlling Feed Costs -- Monday Concurrent Session #2

Feed ingredient availability and price expectations [RIS]
John M. Urbanchuk, MA

Current and future co-products of bio-processing [RIS]
Robert L. Woerman, PhD; Harold D. Tilstra, DVM

Impact of changing ingredient economics on diets and pig performance [RIS]
Mike Tokach, PhD; Bob Goodband, PhD; Steve Dritz, DVM, PhD; et al.

Managing the risk of adopting novel feed ingredients in practical pig diets [RIS]
John F. Patience, PhD; A. Denise Beaulieu, PhD; P. Leterme, PhD

Controlling feed cost outside of ingredient cost [RIS]
Noel H. Williams, PhD; Casey Neill, MS

PRRS and PCV2 -- Monday Concurrent Session #3

PCV2 diagnostic and clinical trends [RIS]
Jerry Torrison, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM

PCV2 studies: Research from the K-State PCV2 Team [RIS]
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Lisa Tokach, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Steven Dritz, DVM, PhD; et al.

Epidemiology of PCV2 and PCVAD [RIS]
Raymond Rowland, PhD; Steven Henry, DVM; Steve Dritz, DVM, PhD; et al.

PRRS vaccine: Reality or pipe dream? [RIS]
J. F. Lowe, DVM, MS

USDA PRRS Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP): A veterinarian's viewpoint [RIS]
Daryl Olsen, DVM

New information on PRRSV transmission and biosecurity [RIS]
A. Pitkin; J. Deen; S. Dee

Enteric Disease -- Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

Diagnostic workup of early enteric disease [RIS]
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

Predisposing factors for enteric disorders [RIS]
Adam J. Moeser, MS, PhD

Clostridial enteric disease: Old problem, new challenges [RIS]
J. Glenn Songer, PhD

Lawsonia intracellularis: Diagnostic Update [RIS]
Connie Gebhart, PhD

Swine dysentery, a re-emerging disease in the US [RIS]
Gerald E. Duhamel

Salmonella: Potential for pig and human disease [RIS]
Peter B. Bahnson

Housing and Managing the Modern Sow in Gestation -- Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Understanding sow behavior: implications for accommodations [RIS]
Stanley E. Curtis, PhD

The science of successful group housing in gestation [RIS]
Edmond A. Pajor, PhD

Multiple times per day feeding for group housed sows -- field experiences [RIS]
Steve Henry, DVM, Dipl ABVP

Experiences with managing gestating sows in groups [RIS]
Malachy Young

Understanding sow longevity and mortality [RIS]
Kenneth Stalder, PhD; Locke Karriker, DVM; Anna Johnson, PhD

Sow welfare: Euthanasia and individual sow care [RIS]
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Influenza -- Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

An update on swine influenza ecology and diagnostics [RIS]
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD

Experimental evaluation of novel swine influenza virus subtypes [RIS]
Amy L. Vincent; Wenjun Ma; Marie R. Gramer; et al.

Control of influenza A viruses in large production systems [RIS]
J. F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Influenza isolate selection methodology for timely autogenous vaccine use [RIS]
Tara S. Donovan, DVM

Influenza management in a large sow farm: When commercial vaccine fails [RIS]
M. T. Rodibaugh, DVM

Planning for avian-origin H5N1 influenza infection in US swine [RIS]
Jose R. Díez

Swine influenza virus infection in systems [RIS]
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

AASV Annual Meeting (2009)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Securing the future of the swine veterinarian while our national food insecurity increases [RIS]
John U. Thomson, DVM, MS, Dean, Iowa State University

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Getting there from here [RIS]
Lawrence D. Firkins, DVM, MS, MBA, Assistant Dean, Public Engagement

Student Seminar – Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Evaluation of a low-cost protocol for reducing the risk of aerosol spread of PRRS virus [RIS]
Andrea Pitkin, BS, MS; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dip ABVP; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM

Erysipelas: Condemnation and outbreak investigation [RIS]
Joseph Bender, BS; Joann Kinyon, MS; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS; et al.

Development and validation of a quantitative real-time PCR for the detection of Actinobacillus suis: The miracle tool? [RIS]
Maria J. Clavijo; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD

Maternal influences on piglet immune response to vaccination [RIS]
Meggan Bandrick, BS; Kara Theis, BS; Thomas Molitor, PhD

Sow mortality investigation in a 2500-sow farm [RIS]
Sara Dillon, BS; Tara Donovan, DVM; Glen Almond; DVMv

The value of a desiccant in the cleaning and disinfecting of swine housing [RIS]
Jason Norris, MScE, BScE; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MS

Analysis of marketing data to identify economic opportunities for producers [RIS]
Andrew Bents, BS; Barry Kerkaert, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD, MBA

Evaluation of a stillborn (pre-colostral) piglet sampling and testing procedure for possible inclusion with a conventional soon-to-wean piglet monitoring procedure to measure time-to-virus-negative-piglets interval in PRRSv positive sow herds [RIS]
Brent Carmichael ; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell , DVM, PhD; et al.

Diagnostic investigation into a reproductive failure associated with porcine parvovirus and porcine circovirus coinfection [RIS]
Emily J. McDowell; Amy L. Woods, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Investigation of associations between risk factors, reported clinical PRRS breaks and reproductive performance in swine breeding herds [RIS]
Jess Waddell; Jamie Melody, MS; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

A longitudinal study of MRSA colonization: Where and when do pigs become infected? [RIS]
Andrew Zwambag, MSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, Diplomate ABVP; Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVIM; et al.

Selection of a universal vaccine candidate for Actinobacillus suis based on genotype, toxin, and whole cell protein profiles [RIS]
Rafael S. Carreon; Simone Oliveira; DVM, MS, PhD

Effects of vaccination timing and diet source on performance of nursery pigs immediately after weaning [RIS]
E.M. Kane; M.L. Potter, DVM; J.R. Bergstrom, MS; et al.

Effect of flooring-type and post-weaning production method on the timing of seroconversion to Lawsonia intracellularis in a multi-site production system [RIS]
Peter Lasley BS; Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Ginger Pelger, DVM, MS

Investigation of pre-wean mortality in the sow farm [RIS]
Aaron Nystrom; Chris Rademacher, DVM; Deb Murray, DVM; et al.

Research Topics – Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Preparation of GP5-M heterodimer glycantype specific recombinant protein and replicon particles [RIS]
Ryan L. Vander Veen, BS; Matthew M. Erdman, DVM, PhD; Mark Mogler, BS; et al.

A field comparison of three different PRRSV vaccines used during an acute PRRS outbreak [RIS]
Peter Thomas, DVM, MS; Steve Dudley, DVM; Steve Haroldson, BS

Detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) by reverse transcriptase loop mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP) [RIS]
Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Juan Abrahante, BS, PhD; Michael Murtaugh, BS, PhD; et al.

Use of a production region model to address issues regarding the aerobiology of PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and to investigate alternative protocols of aerosol biosecurity [RIS]
S. Dee; S. Otake; A. Pitkin; et al.

Effect of maternally derived humoral and cell-mediated immunity in protection against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in piglets [RIS]
Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD; Meggan Bandrick, BS; Simone Oliveira, DVM, PhD; et al.

Protection induced by a recombinant replication-defective adenovirus vaccine expressing the P97 protein of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in challenged pigs: Comparison to Suvaxyn® MH-one vaccine [RIS]
F. R. Okamba; M. Arella; N. Music; et al.

Antigen expression of replicon particles in swine using an experimental human influenza vaccine: Proof of concept [RIS]
Brenda G. Crabtree, BS, MS; Matt Erdman, DVM, PhD; D.L. Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

The feeding of dry distillers grain with solubles to lactating sows [RIS]
L. Greiner, PhD; X. Wang, PhD; J. Connor, DVM, MS; et al.

Antimicrobial use and resistance: Results from the CIPARS on-farm swine program [RIS]
Anne Deckert, DVM, MS; Sheryl Gow, DVM, PhD; David Léger, DVM; et al.

Use of microarrays to gain insight in porcine circovirus disease pathogenesis [RIS]
Lana Teixeira Fernandes, DVM, MS; Anna Tomás, DVM, PhD; Armand Sánchez, DVM, PhD; et al.

The PCVAD outbreak in Ontario: Were time and distance to an affected herd important? [RIS]
Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, MSc, PhD; Catherine E. Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD;Thomas Rosendal, BSc, MSc, PhD; et al.

Comparison of incidence and shedding patterns of PCV2a and PCV2b [RIS]
Abby R. Patterson, DVM, MS; Narinder Pal, PhD; Darin Madson, DVM; et al.

Comparison of the efficacy of sow vaccination versus piglet vaccination for PCV2 and evaluation of the impact of revaccination with a homologous PCV2 vaccine [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; D.M. Madson, DVM; A.R. Patterson, DVM, MS; et al.

Head-to-head comparison of the level of protection and duration of immunity induced by different commercial PCV2 vaccines [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; D.M. Madson, DVM; A.R. Patterson, DVM, MS; et al.

Reproductive effects associated with PCV2 in naïve sows artificially inseminated with spiked boar semen [RIS]
Darin Madson, DVM; Abby Patterson, DVM, MS; Sheela Ramamoorthy, DVM, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners – Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Health and performance improvements in pigs treated with tulathromycin injectable solution (Draxxin®) for swine respiratory disease (SRD) [RIS]
John C. Johnson, DVM, MS; Thayer Hoover, DVM

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine administered to pigs at one day of age [RIS]
Troy J. Kaiser, DVM, MS; Therese K. Yonkers, MA; Matthew D. Asmus; et al.

PIC technical update; robust genetic improvement [RIS]
David S. Casey, PhD, MS

Characterization of wean-finish mortality in PIC market pigs [RIS]
Amanda Ness, DVM; Mark Engle, DVM

Antibiotic free pork production [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, MS

Impact of increased feed costs on the STAGES indexes and selection for terminal sire and maternal lines [RIS]
Allan Schinckel, PhD; Ron Bates, PhD; Todd See, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the effects of tilmicosin (Pulmotil AC®) administered in drinking water on nursery pigs inoculated with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
Laura Batista, DVM, PhD; Marie Anne Paradis, DVM; Carl Gagnon, DVM, PhD; et al.

Pulmotil® type A medicated article for the control of swine respiratory disease [RIS]
T. W. Campi, DVM, MPVM; S. L. Moore, BS; C. M. Braun-Hammelman, MS, DVM

The value of ESF [RIS]
Gerard Weijers, MS

Avirulent Salmonella choleraesuis vaccine efficacy when administered intranasally or orally to newborn piglets [RIS]
J. M. Hammer, DVM; Tom Halbur, BS; Eric Springer, MS; et al.

Influence of antimicrobial sequence in the nursery on pig performance and economic return [RIS]
Matt Steidinger, MS; Mike Tokach, PhD; Dean Dau, DVM; et al.

Plasmid GHRH-mediated treatment - from basic research to commercial product [RIS]
Patricia A. Brown, DVM, PhD; Douglas Kern, DVM; Ruxandra Draghia-Akli , MD, PhD

Evaluation of Adsero® in sow diets on neonatal piglet performance [RIS]
Daniel Rosener, DVM; Ellen Davis, PhD; Ashley Baker, BS; et al.

Distinct swine sample matrices used for high throughput RNA purification and TaqMan® RT-PCR amplification of North American and European PRRSV RNA [RIS]
Ricardo Munoz; Angela Burrell; Quoc Hoang; et al.

Serological cross-reactions between H1 swine influenza viruses and antisera to vaccine strains [RIS]
R. Fleck; M. Morsey; M. Gramer; et al.

Circumvent® PCV vaccination implementation and compliance in a large production system [RIS]
Jeremy Pittman, DVM; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; John Johnson, DVM

Newport Laboratories’ DocuVac™ compliance marker – a field trial [RIS]
Jeremy S Pittman, DVM; Doug Stein, DVM, PhD; Ben Hause, MS

Internal versus contract multiplication: Pitfalls and profit opportunities [RIS]
Matt Anderson, DVM

PigKnows production software helps producers and large data bureaus manage and distribute sow and finish data more efficiently [RIS]
Tom Clark

Industrial Partners – Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Amoxicillin – Let’s get the dose right! [RIS]
Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS; Enrique Mondaca, MVZ, PhD

Management of PCV2 diseases (or PCVD) using vaccination with CIRCOVAC: Recent European field experiences [RIS]
T. Vila, DVM; D. Autret, DVM; A. Callen, DVM; et al.

New developments in food animal diagnostics [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Molecular characterization and evaluation of Clostridium difficile field isolates recovered from pigs with neonatal diarrhea [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

Prevalence of osteochondrosis in hyperprolific sows at slaughter over a range of 7 parities [RIS]
Cathy S. Carlson, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP; Josh B. Parker, BS; Thomas D. Crenshaw, PhD; et al.

On-farm euthanasia: Efficient and safe (110 VAC) pig electrocution [RIS]
Martine Denicourt, DVM, MSc; Christian Klopfenstein, DVM, PhD; Valérie Dufour, MSc; et al

Estimating the sensitivity and specificity of a new ELISA test for porcine circovirus 2 exposure using a study pseudo gold standard and latent-class analysis [RIS]
C.A. Haley, DVM, PhD; B.Wagner, PhD; M.P. Murtaugh

Effect of wheat dextrin (PremiDex®) and antibiotic on growth performance and fecal microbial population of grow-finish pigs [RIS]
Buddy Hinson, PhD; Gary Allee, PhD; Monty Kerley, PhD; et al.

Efficacy and safety studies of Fort Dodge Animal Health’s experimental PCV2/MH combination vaccine [RIS]
Stephen Wu, PhD; Nicole Gibson, BS; Brian Martinson, BS; et al.

Field efficacy comparison of Suvaxyn® PCV2 One Dose and two other commercial PCV vaccines: Carthage trial update [RIS]
Joe Connor, DVM, MS; Kelly Greiner, DVM; Laura Greiner, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of a virus-like replicon particle vaccine expressing proteins of SIV in pigs with and without maternally derived antibodies [RIS]
Brad Bosworth, DVM, PhD; Matt Erdman, DVM, PhD; Peter Winter, PhD; et al.

Noveko introduces a new filtration concept that fits air filtration needs of existing production facilities in the swine industry [RIS]
Martin Bonneau, DVM; Laura Batista, DVM, PhD; Francis Pouliot, Eng

Lameness prevalence and claw lesions in two commercial sow herds [RIS]
John Sonderman , PhD; S.S. Anil , BVSc, MVSc, PhD; John Deen, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

On-farm field trials: the problem of detecting small but economically significant differences [RIS]
John Deen, DVM, PhD

Biological effects of bacitracin as a therapeutic agent and growth-promoting compound [RIS]
Jun Lin, PhD; Alan Erickson, PhD; David Francis, PhD; et al.

An innovative method for quantifying animal behavior responses to various immunization protocols [RIS]
Keith Bretey; Roy Edler; Edgar Diaz

Efficacy evaluation of a mixed Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin and a porcine circovirus type 2 vaccine [RIS]
Marc A. Eichmeyer, BS; Michael B. Roof , PhD; Michael D. Piontkowski, DVM; et al.

Utilization of a direct-fed microbial (Bacillus subtilis PB6) to improve performance of nursing piglets: Comparison of sow, piglet, and combination treatment regimens [RIS]
Jarod Hanson, DVM; Perry Harms, DVM; Matt Culbertson, PhD; et al.

Veterinary Student – Poster Session

Evaluation of thermal gradients of the external genitalia of neonatal pigs following oral exposure to the soy-derived phytoestrogen genistein and estradiol [RIS]
Cooper Brookshire, BS; Kevin Necaise, BS; Keesla Moulton, PhD; et al.

Efficacy of pre-partum ParturAid on farrowing performance of sows [RIS]
Aimee Campbell

Identification of Brachyspira species carriage in farm cockroaches [RIS]
M. Chesworth; A. Gallie; R. Blunt; et al.

A comparison of Tylan injection/tilmicosin lactation feed program to ceftiofur injection/chlorotetracycline lactation feed program [RIS]
J. Clark; R. Jones, DVM; G. Almond, DVM, PhD; et al.

Feed medication protocol comparison in a PRRSV unstable nursery flow [RIS]
Kate Dion; Dean Dau; Angela Delks; et al.

On farm trial of porcine circovirus vaccination efficacy [RIS]
Nina Duflo; Julie Funk, DVM, MS, PhD; James Kober, DVM, MS, DABVP-SHM

Factors impacting the welfare of gestating sows housed in large pens and fed via electronic sow feeders [RIS]
Christopher Feaster; Ines Rodriguez, VMD, MS; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Effect of injectable iron on the prevalence of clinical anemia in nursery pigs [RIS]
Leah Fedders, BA; Melissa Farber Billing, DVM; Jarod Hanson, DVM

Identification of harmful dipteroid communities on pig farms [RIS]
A. Gallie, M. Chesworth, R. Blunt, et al.

Recurring outbreaks of salmonellosis in a swine finisher barn [RIS]
Carrie Lubrick, BSc; Greg Wideman, DVM; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; et al.

Field trial of a novel killed subunit PRRSv vaccine [RIS]
Alana McNutt; Lori Layman; Locke Karriker, DVM

Evaluation of the impact of medicated feed controlling SRD on sows during a PRRS serum exposure [RIS]
Megan Nemechek, BS; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA; Ginger Pelger, DVM, MS

Can fear be effectively assessed in swine? A study measuring fear levels during a human approach test [RIS]
Monique Pairis; Jill Garvey; Ann Young; et al.

Boar and sow euthanasia [RIS]
Christine Pelland, MSc

Assessing the within-herd dynamics of a porcine circovirus type 2-associated disease outbreak in a commercial wean-to-finish swine operation [RIS]
Maya Popovic, HBSc; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, PhD

Staphylococcus aureus spa types isolated from retail pork products [RIS]
Stephanie Pylka, BS, Peter R. Davies, BVSc, PhD, Sirnand Sreevatsan, MVSc, MPH, PhD, et al.

Prevalence of PRRS in suckling piglets and risk factors associated with being positive [RIS]
Abigail L. Redalen, BS; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Jean Paul Cano, DVM, PhD; et al.

Enteric and respiratory specimen handling impacts diagnostic analysis [RIS]
Jennifer Reiman; Whitney Holt; Locke Karriker, DVM; et al.

Efficacy of intensive neonatal piglet care on umbilical hernias and joint infections [RIS]
Emilie Schilling; Laura Greiner, PhD; James F. Lowe, DVM, MS; et al.

Survey of injection methodologies in pork production [RIS]
Carissa Schloesser, BS; Conrad Spangler, BS; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA; et al.

Comparison of pooled feces and cotton rope for culture of Salmonella from swine [RIS]
Jessica Seate; Nina Duflo; Stacia Belda; et al.

Analysis of horizontal wall crack hoof lesions and relationship to parturition [RIS]
Conrad Spangler, BS; John Deen, DVM, PhD, MSc

The effects of probiotics on piglet health and performance when fed to sows during gestation and lactation [RIS]
Kara Theis; Meggan Bandrick; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD; et al.

Field evaluation of Ingelvac Circoflex® on growth performance of pigs in a subclinical PCVAD herd [RIS]
Jason Verbeck; John Waddell; Angela Baysinger

A systematic review of CO2 euthanasia in swine [RIS]
Gabriel S. Young; Christa K. Irwin, DVM

Research Topics – Poster Session

NAHMS Swine 2007: A national study of small-enterprise swine operations [RIS]
Eric J Bush, DVM, MS; Charles Haley, DVM, PhD

Co-infection of Salmonella, Campylobacter, Yersinia enterocolitica, Escherchia coli O:157, and Listeria monocytogenes on a subset of Canadian swine farms [RIS]
Abdolvahab Farzan, DVM, MSc, PhD; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; et al.

An eye on biosecurity: a necessity for regional control [RIS]
Marie-Ève Lambert, DVM; Sylvie D’ Allaire, DVM, MS, PhD

Acclimatization methods used to control porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) in two swine production regions of Québec [RIS]
Marie-Ève Lambert, DVM; Laura Batista, DVM, PhD; Sylvie D’Allaire, DVM, MS, PhD

Replicon particle PRRSV vaccine provides partial protection from challenge [RIS]
Mark Mogler, BS; Matthew Erdman, DVM, PhD; Ryan Vander Veen, BS; et al.

Serological and virological profiles in a herd experiencing PMWS and PDNS during the fattening period [RIS]
Andreas Palzer, DVM; Beate Rist, DVM; Mathias Ritzmann, DVM; Diplomate ECPHM; et al.

Are some PRRSV types associated with greater clinical disease than others? [RIS]
T Rosendal, MSc; C Dewey, DVM, PhD; Z Poljak DVM, PhD; et al.

Molecular characterization of Clostridium difficile isolated from feral swine, production swine and humans [RIS]
Siddhartha Thakur, BVSc, AH, MVSc, PhD; Michelle Sullivan, MS; Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Claw size in cull sows, quantification of a potential factor in lameness and culling [RIS]
Sarel Van Amstel; Terry Ward; Max Winders; et al.

Industrial Partners – Poster Session

ActiShield™ provides unique activity, long-duration pest control, and has a wide safety profile [RIS]
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management [RIS]
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Dietary plasma protein supplementation attenuates the innate immune response in a mice model of pulmonary inflammation [RIS]
M Maijó, MPharm; A Pérez-Bosque, PhD; L Miró, MPharm; et al.

Timing of post-insemination movement of sows into loose-sow gestation housing and its subsequent effects on reproductive efficiency [RIS]
Chad Bierman, MS; Darwin Kohler, DVM

Clinical effectiveness of Baytril 100® (enrofloxacin) administered as a single injection of 7.5 mg/kg body weight for the treatment and control of naturally occurring bacterial respiratory disease in pigs [RIS]
Andy Holtcamp, DVM

Case report: The value of ileitis vaccination and comprehensive diagnostic investigation [RIS]
Sarah Probst Miller, DVM

Evaluation of standard deviation associated with piglet weaning weights between 18 and 21 days of age [RIS]
L. Greiner; K. Greiner; J. Soto; et al.

Tylan® soluble powder followed by Tylan® premix for the control of porcine proliferative enteropathy (ileitis) in swine [RIS]
Susan L. Moore, BS; Thomas W. Campi, DVM, MPVM

Advancements to STAGES as a selection tool for purebred breeders [RIS]
Clint Schwab, PhD; Allan Schinckel , PhD; Darrell Anderson

Comparison of a Denagard® pulse program vs. a continuous Tylan® program as measured by finishing pig performance [RIS]
Thomas Shipp, PhD; David Funderburke, PhD; Cindy Funderburke, PhD; et al.

Efficacy of an experimental Haemophilus parasuis-Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine administered at 1 and 3 weeks of age [RIS]
Troy J. Kaiser, DVM, MS; Therese K. Yonkers, MA; Lucas P. Taylor, MS; et al.

Impact of varied temperatures on inactivation of PRRSV with disinfectant in transport vehicles [RIS]
Robert Thompson, DVM, MS; Richard Hesse, PhD; Mike Hays, BS; et al.

Improve nursery performance and profitability during stressful periods, including vaccination [RIS]
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Robert W. Evelsizer, DVM; Shelly Widmer, MS; et al.

Analysis of antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Salmonella serotypes using survival analysis [RIS]
F. Olea-Popelka, DVM, PhD; C. Haley, DVM, PhD; B. Wagner, PhD; at al.

Iron and Mulberry Heart Disease (MHD) in nursery pigs [RIS]
Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Chad W. Hastad , PhD

Sow claw horn mineral concentration [RIS]
S. van Amstel, DVM; T. Herdt, DVM; T. L. Ward, PhD; et al.

Bacterial Diseases – Monday Concurrent Session #1

Successful control of clostridial enteritis: A report from the back forty [RIS]
Karen Lehe, DVM, DACVPM

Clostridium-associated diseases in swine [RIS]
Kent J Schwartz

Using genetic sequencing for control of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
Montserrat Torremorell; Simone Oliveira; James Acosta; et al.

The perfect test for Mycoplasma [RIS]
Erin Strait, DVM, PhD

App eradication: A success story [RIS]
David Baum, DVM, PhD; Mark Weaver, DVM; Howard Meyer, BS; et al.

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) case study - elimination and diagnostic test decisions [RIS]
Hans Rotto, DVM, MS; Jeff Claborn, DVM

Experiences with A suis – Part I: Case study: Elimination or reduction? [RIS]
Sarah Probst Miller, DVM; Shelley Stanford, DVM, MS; Simone Oliviera, DVM, MScPhD

Experiences with A suis – Part II [RIS]
Jerome O. Geiger, DVM, MS

Clinical experience – Haemophilus parasuis [RIS]
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Diagnostic update: Haemophilus parasuis, Actinobacillus suis, and Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae [RIS]
Simone Oliveira, BSVM, MS, PhD

Viral Diseases – Monday Concurrent Session #2

Winter of 2007-2008: A practitioner’s experience with PRRS [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Update on PRRSV immunology and viral genetics: From hopeless to hopeful [RIS]
Michael Murtaugh, PhD

On farm application of the PRRS risk assessment [RIS]
Erin E. Johnson, DVM

Cost effective PRRSV surveillance [RIS]
J.R. Prickett; P. Hoffmann; R. Main; et al.

Swine influenza virus: Epidemiology, diagnostics, and research updates [RIS]
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD

Swine influenza virus – efforts to define and implement regional immunization [RIS]
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Jeff DeMint, BS, DVM; Maureen Kerrigan, BS

National swine influenza surveillance [RIS]
John A. Korslund, DVM: Ellen Kasari, DVM

PCV-2 nomenclature: How molecular differences translate to the field [RIS]
Raymond (Bob) Rowland, PhD; Richard Hesse, PhD

Puzzling over PCV2 immunology [RIS]
Joaquim Segalés, DVM, PhD; Tuija Kekarainen, BSc, PhD; Enric Mateu, DVM, PhD; et al.

Porcine circovirus type 2: Current understanding of pathogenesis and role of coinfections [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD

Porcine circovirus vaccinology: Things you should know [RIS]
Richard Hesse, PhD; Raymond Rowland, PhD

Dealing with PCV2 vaccine failure in the field [RIS]
Rodger Main DVM, PhD

Production – Monday Concurrent Session #3

Overview of current costs in a dynamic environment [RIS]
Dennis DiPietre, PhD

Gilt development strategies for excellence [RIS]
William L. Hollis, DVM

Improving longevity for a high producing sow [RIS]
Joaquín Spörke R., DVM

Managing 7% preweaning mortality: Is this possible with total born levels increasing? [RIS]
Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Sow production: Where we’ve been, where we’re going [RIS]
Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD

Keys to 1% mortality at eight weeks post wean [RIS]
Michael Eisenmenger, DVM

Ahead at the finish line- achieving 97% top hogs [RIS]
Tara S. Donovan, DVM; Eva A. Jablonski, DVM, MS

Transporting more dollars to the bank [RIS]
Matt Ritter, PhD; Mike Ellis, PhD; Anna Johnson, PhD

Optimizing marginal rates of return [RIS]
Dennis DiPietre, PhD

Securing our Future; Learning from the Best – Tuesday General Session

Global forces on the US Pork industry [RIS]
Larry Pope

Securing our future: The role for veterinarians [RIS]
W. Ron DeHaven, DVM, MBA

Learning from the best? [RIS]
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS

The most important things a swine veterinarian should know about providing diagnostic services to compete in the “new global” economy [RIS]
James E. Collins, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Learning from the best [RIS]
Kenneth T. Wright, DVM

Lessons learned over 20 years [RIS]
William T. Christianson, DVM, PhD

AASV Annual Meeting (2010)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

People, processes and pigs: Are we fixing what is really broken? [RIS]
James F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

The misinformation game --- Does the villain have a voice? [RIS]
Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Student Seminar --- Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Visual-only evaluation of lung lesions as an alternative to palpation at necropsy [RIS]
Micah Taylor, BS; Angela Baysinger, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Using serum cortisol to distinguish between acute stress and pain response following castration in piglets [RIS]
M. Hensch; L.L. Layman; L.A. Karriker; et al.

Use of a confined space gas monitor as a method of evaluation of CO2 euthanasia devices on the farm [RIS]
Rachael E. Gately; Emily J. McDowell; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Evaluation of damaged filters as a risk factor for the penetration of aerosolized porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
Andrea Pitkin, BS, MS; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM

Use of the AASV Production Animal Risk Assessment Program (PADRAP) for benchmarking biosecurity practices related to semen entry into the breeding herd [RIS]
Jenna Cherry; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Dale Polson,DVM, PhD; et al.

Case study: A rigorous approach to evaluating herd closure and rollover for PRRS virus elimination [RIS]
W. Shamus Brown; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of commonly used swine identification markers [RIS]
Amber Hazel; Spencer Wayne, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

A serological profiling tool for assessing protective immunity following immunization with baculovirus expressed PCV2 vaccine [RIS]
Nicholas Crossland; Megan Potter, DVM; Benjamin Trible; et al.

The benefits of dietary spray dried plasma protein on post-weaning gastrointestinal health in pigs [RIS]
Ralph Michael Peace; Joy M. Campbell, PhD; Adam Moeser, DVM, PhD

The impact of pooling piglet serum samples on PRRSv PCR performance in sow herds being monitored for time-to-negative interval [RIS]
Brent Carmichael; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

Optimization of sample collection for ante-mortem diagnosis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
Cassandra Roe; Nyssa Levy, MS; Mike Kuhn, DVM; et al.

Assessment of vitamin E levels, selenium levels and presence of viral pathogens as the etiology of mulberry heart disease [RIS]
P.R. Thomas, BS; G. Bortoletto, DVM; P.D. Kirkland, DVM, PhD; et al.

The importance of McREBEL procedures in successful elimination of PRRSv from large breeding herds [RIS]
Kate Dion; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

Brachyspira spp. colitis: Induced disease and diagnosis [RIS]
Trevor Schwartz; Dean Dau, DVM, MS; JoAnne Kinyon, MS; et al.

Comparison of swabs and tissue for detection and characterization of Escherichia coli in clinical postweaning diarrhea cases [RIS]
Abbey Canon, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Research Topics --- Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Genetic and antigenic analysis of the hemagglutinin of recent swine influenza virus isolates utilizing a unique software program comparing amino acid substitutions in immunogenic sites [RIS]
T. Oleson, MS; B. Hause, MS; D.L. Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of human-like H1 swine influenza virus isolates [RIS]
Janice R. Ciacci-Zanella, DVM, PhD; Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; Eraldo L. Zanella, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of swine influenza virus (SIV) in porcine oral fluid samples [RIS]
Susan E. Detmer, DVM; Devi P. Patnayak, BVSc, PhD; Marie R. Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Vaccination of pigs against the novel H1N1 virus using replicon technology [RIS]
Ryan Vander Veen, BS; Mark Mogler, BS; Kurt Kamrud, PhD; et al.

Use of a production region model to evaluate aerosol transmission and biosecurity of PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Results from a 3-year study [RIS]
S. Dee; S. Otake; J. Deen

A pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of air filtration in large sow herds located in swine-dense regions [RIS]
Scott Dee; Peter Davies; Gordon Spronk

Quantifying risk and evaluating the relationship between external biosecurity factors and PRRS-negative herd survival [RIS]
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Chong Wang, PhD; et al.

UV254 inactivation of selected viral pathogens [RIS]
Timothy D. Cutler; Steven J. Hoff; Chong Wong; et al.

Further investigation into the PCV2 differential ELISA for vaccination compliance monitoring [RIS]
Sheela Ramamoorthy, DVM, PhD; John Johnson, DVM; Jeremy Pittman, DVM

Head-to-head comparison of the level of protection and duration of immunity induced by different commercial PCV2 vaccines and an experimental live vaccine in PCV2 viremic pigs [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; H. Shen, DVM, PhD; A.R. Patterson, DVM, MS; et al.

Effect of dam parity on progeny gastrointestinal microbiota [RIS]
Erin E. Carney, MS; Huyen Tran; Justin W. Bundy, MS; et al.

Studies of pathogenesis, transmission, and heterologous protection of four isolates of Haemophilus parasuis in a highly susceptible swine population [RIS]
Susan L. Brockmeier, DVM, PhD; Crystal L. Loving, PhD; Michael A. Mullins, MS; et al.

Detection of the vtaA virulence marker in Haemophilus parasuis isolates circulating among US swine herds [RIS]
Simone Oliveira, BSVM, PhD; Alex Olvera, PhD; Sonia Pina, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae diagnostic tests using samples from experimentally infected pigs [RIS]
Giordana Costa, DVM; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD; Jerry Torrison, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners --- Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Effect of tribasic copper chloride on performance of animals facing health challenges [RIS]
Jeff Cohen

Experiences comparing 1- and 2-dose PCV2 vaccines in a conventional pig model [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; P.G. Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD

Evaluation of DRAXXIN(R) Injectable Solution for the control of swine respiratory disease [RIS]
Michael K. Senn, DVM, MS; Robert G. Nutsch, DVM, MS, MBA; Merlyn Lucas, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT

Field efficacy comparison of mixed experimental PCV2/MH and mixed Ingelvac(R) CircoFLEX-MycoFLEX(TM): Carthage trial update [RIS]
Joe Connor, DVM, MS; Kelly Greiner, DVM; Laura Greiner, PhD; et al.

Surveillance and vaccine strain selection for control of swine influenza [RIS]
D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; Ryan VanderVeen, BS; Mark Mogler, BS; et al.

Gilt performance and average age at breeding 2002-2008 [RIS]
Sasha Gibson, HND, MS; Jayne Jackson

Torque teno virus --- should we be concerned? [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Effect of ibuprofen water medication on pigs challenged with SIV, and a field case study [RIS]
Nathan Winkelman, DVM; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS; et al.

Intra-serovar differentiation and evaluation of serovar 7 Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae field strains using PCR and Western blot assays [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

Denagard(R) 10 (tiamulin hydrogen fumarate) for the control of naturally occurring swine respiratory disease [RIS]
James Mark Hammer, DVM; Stephen King, MSc; Elizabeth Roberts, DVM, PhD, DABT; et al.

Early finishing performance of pigs fed Denagard plus chlortetracycline vs. oxytetracycline in the grower diet [RIS]
John T. Waddell, DVM, MBA; Jordan Graham; Linda Roycroft, MA

Detection of pandemic H1N1 in addition to endemic North American SIV nucleoprotein antibodies in pigs using a commercial influenza epitope blocking ELISA developed for avian species [RIS]
Janice R. Ciacci-Zanella, DVM, PhD; Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; John R. Prickett, DVM, MS; et al.

Benefits of Cel-Can(R), an enzymatically hydrolyzed yeast product, for sows and weanling pigs [RIS]
Merlin D. Lindemann, PhD; I-fen Hung, MS; G. L. Cromwell, PhD

Results of PCV2 vaccination in sows and piglets with CIRCOVAC(R) in different situations [RIS]
Francois Joisel, DVM, MS, University Doctorate; Thais Vila, DVM;Henry Too, BVS, MVS; et al.

Mineral concentrations in bone, liver, muscle and ovary tissues collected from hyperprolific sows selected for slaughter across parity 0 through 7 [RIS]
Thomas D. Crenshaw, PhD; Debra K. Schneider, BS; John P. Sonderman, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners --- Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Environmental benefits of Paylean(R) use in United States finisher swine [RIS]
David B. Anderson, PhD; Amy L. Woods, DVM; Todd A. Armstrong, PhD et al.

Full Value Pig(TM) (FVP): Uncovering profit opportunities in production systems [RIS]
Paul Matzat, PhD; Roger Arentson, PhD; Matthew Ritter, PhD

Experimental and field trial of TEGO(TM) animal blood collection kit for PRRS testing [RIS]
Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Yongil Cho, DVM, MS;Wonil Kim, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; et al.

Electronic veterinary prescription certificates: the new web-based tool for documenting drug use in animal agriculture [RIS]
Allison Buck; H. Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD; R.B. Baker, DVM, MS; et al.

New identification products and practices for the small pig [RIS]
Paul Flint; Tod Adams

Determining optimal maximum culling parity in commercial breeding sow herds [RIS]
Caitlyn Abell; Gordon Jones; Kenneth Stalder, PhD

Animal welfare and the risk to the packing industry [RIS]
Glee Goodner

Best practice: Water medications and the Dosatron medicator [RIS]
Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Pam Temko

Iron toxicity in piglets [RIS]
Amanda Ness, DVM; Mark Engle, DVM, MS; Bob Thompson, DVM, MS

Key drivers impacting producer margin [RIS]
Noel Williams

Efficacy of Circumvent(R) PCV preventing PCVAD and maintaining growth performance during an outbreak of PRRSv in a Canadian pig herd with a history of PCVAD [RIS]
Charles Suprenant, DVM; Francisco de Grau, MVZ, EPA, DVM, DVSc; Benoit Laplante, BSc; et al.

Estrous and ovarian responses following PG600 administration to cyclic gilts [RIS]
Rob Knox, PhD; Dian Canaday; Annie Visconti; et al.

Why PCV2 viremia matters from a swine practitioner's point of view [RIS]
K.Vilaca, M. Reindl; C. Dewey; et al.

Application of MJPRRS(TM) vaccine for PRRS control and elimination [RIS]
Neil K. DeBuse, DVM

TOPIGS, genetic improvement of vitality [RIS]
Michiel Westerhof, DVM

Industrial Partners --- Sunday Concurrent Session #5

Fundamentals of young pig feeding programs [RIS]
Dan McManus, DVM

Case report: Using Camas antibodies to support pig health in antibiotic-free production [RIS]
Karen Lehe, DVM, DACVPM; Connie Phillips, BS

Effect of Fresta(R) F, an all-natural phytogenic product, on performance of pigs in a commercial environment [RIS]
K.W. Purser, MS, PhD; Terry Weeden, PhD; Gary Hayes, BS; et al.

Glycomic approach to prevent Fusarium mycotoxicoses in pigs [RIS]
H.V.L.N. Swamy, DVM, PhD; S. Skinner, BSc; P. Groenewegen, MSc

Selection for live pigs at 5 days of age in maternal nucleus lines [RIS]
Thomas A. Rathje, PhD, MS, MBA

An alternative ventilation system for pig comfort and energy cost control [RIS]
Michael Brumm, PhD; Scott Lawrence, MS; Charles Lemmon; et al.

Amplification of North America PRRS virus RNA from oral fluid samples [RIS]
R. Munoz; R. Shah; M. Bounpheng; et al.

Performance benefits resulting from vaccination with Ingelvac CircoFLEX(R) and/or Ingelvac(R) PRRS MLV [RIS]
K. Bretey; J. Husa; E. Diaz; et al.

Assessing the impact of maternally derived immunity on active immunization of pigs against PCV2 [RIS]
Angela Baysinger; John Waddell; Edgar Diaz

Compatibility of Enterisol(R) Ileitis oral Lawsonia intracellularis vaccine for swine when administered concurrently with parenteral ceftiofur sodium or tulathromycin [RIS]
Jeff Husa; Bernd Grosse Liesner; Ryan Saltzman

The 5-week BMD(R) sow feeding program yields heavier pigs than feeding BMD(R) to sows only during lactation [RIS]
Daniel A. Nelson, PhD; Kent Andersen; Ben Pratte; et al.

Estimating the metabolizable energy contribution of Albac(R) (bacitracin zinc) in growing and finishing swine diets [RIS]
Daniel A. Nelson, PhD

Evaluation of potassium penicillin G administered in-water for the control of Streptococcus suis in weaned pigs [RIS]
Chris Byra, DVM; Pierre Gadbois, DVM; William R. Cox, DVM, Dip. Path; et al.

Managing gut health and immunity for optimum pig performance [RIS]
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Robert W. Evelsizer, DVM; Ron Dvorak, PhD

Medicated early weaning for elimination of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae from an M hyopneumoniae- and A pleuropnuemonaie-positive sow herd [RIS]
David H. Baum, MS, DVM, PhD; Mark Weaver, DVM; Gary Holloway, BS; et al.

Veterinary Student --- Poster Session

A review of generalized leg weakness in swine [RIS]
Emily B. Byers; Dewey R. Wilhite, PhD

Comparison of CO2, blunt force trauma, and non-penetrating captive bolt euthanasia methods in nursery pigs [RIS]
David Dykshorn; Tara Donovan, DVM

Post-weaning weight loss and mortality [RIS]
Charlotte R.C. Friendship, BSc; Brent Jones, DVM; Josepha DeLay, DVM, DVSc; et al.

Assessment of water acidification as a tool to improve performance in wean pigs [RIS]
Leslie Gentry, BS; Jarod Hanson, DVM

Oral fluid collection from individually-penned, PRRSV-infected boars [RIS]
J. Johnson; M. Engle; A. Kittawornrat; et al.

Does adding iodine to drinking water improve weanling pig performance? [RIS]
Aleksandar Jovanovic, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSC, Dip ABVP; Anita Tucker, PhD; et al.

Precision and accuracy of six devices assessing core body temperature in sows [RIS]
Brett D. Kroeze, BS; Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; Lori L. Layman, BS; et al.

Detection of Mycoplasma suis by real-time PCR [RIS]
Nyssa Levy, MS; Cassandra Roe; Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH; et al.

Heart rate variability and vocalization as a measure of stress response in pigs to needle-free injections versus needle and syringe [RIS]
Emily J. McDowell; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Developing and refining joint injection technique in sows [RIS]
Clayton A. McGargill; Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; Lori L. Layman; et al.

Efficacy of two recombinant subunit PRRSv vaccines in growing pigs [RIS]
Jessica McKinney; Sarah Probst Miller, DVM; James F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Torque teno virus (TTV) infection in commercial wean-to-finish populations concurrently infected with PRRSV, PCV2, and influenza virus [RIS]
A McNutt; J Prickett, PhD; R Pogranichniy, DVM, PhD; et al.

Aerial mapping: Adding to the swine industry's toolbox for area regional disease control [RIS]
Britni Miller, BA; Carly Dorazio, VMD; Brian Payne, DVM

Comparison of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) commercial vaccine efficacy [RIS]
D.L. Miller; D. Ragland; R.M. Pogranichniy

Understanding the grain market and has it really changed? [RIS]
Aaron Nystrom

A field trial investigating the effectiveness of tulathromycin injection for the control of porcine pleuropneumonia due to Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae on a grower-finisher farm in an outbreak situation [RIS]
Kristen Reynolds, MSc, BSc; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, MSc, PhD; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; et al.

On farm collection of virtual images for improving diagnostic accuracy and developing more precise intervention programs [RIS]
Philip Sadler; Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM, Dipl ABVP; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD; et al.

An evaluation of a breeding herd to optimize income potential [RIS]
Nathan Schaefer; Aaron Nystrom; Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD

Blue2 and BlueLite+2BW use in farrowing for sow and piglet performance advantage [RIS]
Adam Schelkopf; Laura Schulz, DVM

Prevalence of internal parasites in an integrated production system [RIS]
Gene Shepherd, BS; Jeremy S Pittman, DVM; Brad J Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA, Diplomate ABVP; et al.

Streptococcus suis case-control study in nursery aged pigs [RIS]
Morgan Siegrist, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; Lori Layman, BS

The effect of pain relief at castration on piglet performance [RIS]
Sarah Taylor, BSc; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Glen Cassar, DVM

A survey of anaerobic digesters on swine farms [RIS]
Steve Tousignant, BS; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD, MBA

Necropsy examination of pigs in a nursery and finisher flow [RIS]
Evan Van Beusekom; Deb Murray, DVM

A comparison of PRRS virus PCR testing methods: Serum PCR versus oral fluid PCR [RIS]
Whitney Weeks; Randy Jones, DVM; Greg Cline, DVM; et al.

Improving the value of VDL data for swine veterinarians [RIS]
D. Whitney; N. Boyes; K. Schwartz; et al.

Research Topics --- Poster Session

Vulvar skin temperatures change significantly during the periovulatory period in swine as determined by digital infrared thermography [RIS]
Sherrie Clark, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate, ACT; Saara Scolari, DVM; Richard Evans, PhD: et al.

Development of a highly sensitive and specific real-time PCR assay for the detection of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae [RIS]
Giordana Costa, DVM; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD; Jerry Torrison, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Median infectious dose (ID50) of PRRSV isolate MN-184 for young pigs via aerosol exposure [RIS]
Timothy D. Cutler; Apisit Kittawornrat; Steven J. Hoff; et al.

Assessing the evidence of published studies reporting factors associated with the stability of influenza in the environment using a systematic review [RIS]
Christa K. Irwin; Annette O'Connor; Chong Wang; et al.

RT-PCR detection of H3N2 influenza virus in oral fluid samples from experimentally infected pigs [RIS]
Christa K. Irwin; John R. Prickett; Jeff J. Zimmerman; et al.

Evaluation of concurrent swine influenza virus and porcine circovirus type 2b (PCV2b) infection in caesarean-derived and colostrum-deprived (CD/CD) pigs [RIS]
Stephen Lenz, DVM, PhD; Roman Pogranichniy, DVM, PhD; Maria Negron, DVM; et al.

One step real-time RT-PCR for 2009 pandemic H1N1 matrix gene detection in swine samples [RIS]
Alessio Lorusso, DVM, PhD; Kay S. Faaberg, PhD; Mary Lea Killian, MS; et al.

The quality and fate of vaccine trials presented at veterinary conferences from 1988 to 2003 [RIS]
Samantha Brace; Dan Taylor; Annette M. O'Connor; BVSc, MVSc, DVSc

Importance of the surface protective antigen of Erysipelothrix spp [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; J.S. Bender, BS; et al.

Detection of PCV2 and anti-PCV2 antibodies in porcine oral fluid samples [RIS]
J.R. Prickett; T. Opriessnig; J. Johnson; et al.

Antigenic and genetic variations of endemic human-like (delta cluster) swine influenza H1N1 and H1N2 field isolates from the United States [RIS]
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; Gregory P. Nitzel, MS; Therese K. Yonkers, MS

The impact of PCV2 viremia in a high health Canadian swine herd, a vaccination trial comparing two commercial vaccines [RIS]
M. Reindl; C. Dewey; K.Vilaca; et al.

Genetic and clinical characterization of a novel, highly virulent PRRSV isolate from North America [RIS]
John C. Schwartz, BS; Randy G. Jones, DVM; Juan E. Abrahante, PhD; et al.

Usefulness of pooled sera samples for diagnosis of postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) [RIS]
Marti Cortey, BSc, PhD; Sebastian Napp, DVM; Emanuela Pileri, DVM; et al.

A unique high throughput serum neutralization assay to characterize swine influenza virus isolates [RIS]
B. Hause, MS; T. Oleson, MS; D.L. Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners --- Poster Session

Mannan-oligosaccharides improve the immune quality and quantity of sow colostrum, immune status of piglets and pre-weaning mortality [RIS]
A.C. Berge; J. Le Dividich; Y. Martel-Kennes; et al.

Practical methods for feeding BMD(R) to gestating gilts and sows [RIS]
Daniel A. Nelson, PhD; Ben Pratte; Roy Schultz, DVM, MS, Dipl ABVP

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management [RIS]
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Does antibiotic-free pork have a place in tomorrow's market? [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, MS

Detection of Salmonella in lymph nodes from post-harvest pork samples [RIS]
Timothy Frana, DVM, PhD; Matthew Turner, DVM; John Kolb, DVM, Dipl ABVP; et al.

Comparison of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination regimens in pigs under MHYO pressure [RIS]
Kelly Greiner, DVM; Laura Greiner, PhD; Jim Lowe, DVM; et al.

Development and application of a quantitative PCR assay for the detection and enumeration of Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Greg Armbruster, DVM, MBA; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Vaccination of pigs with PRRVENT or PRRSV-RP recombinant vaccines reduces viremia following heterologous challenge [RIS]
Mark Mogler, BS; Ryan Vander Veen, BS; Jerry McVicker, PhD; et al.

Bacterial infection of the navel cord blood clot in neonatal piglets: Prevalence and clinical outcomes [RIS]
Jennifer Reiman, BA; Cassandra Folkerts; Laura Greiner, PhD; et al.

Modified technique for the collection and processing of fecal material for diagnosing intestinal parasites in swine [RIS]
Jeremy S Pittman, DVM; Gene Shepherd, BS; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA, Diplomate ABVP; et al.

Blood sample collection using TEGO(TM) animal blood collection kit [RIS]
Stephanie Norrell, RN, BSN; Susan Tamborini, MS; Colleen Winton, BS, SBB (ASCP)

Analyses of lactation feed and energy intakes for three breeds of sows [RIS]
Allan Schinckel, PhD; C.R. Schwab, PhD; V.M. Duttlinger; et al.

Pharmacokinetics of tetracycline medication in water administered to swine [RIS]
Sharon Mason, DVM; Ronald Baynes, DVM, PhD; Glen Almond, DVM, PhD; et al.

Creating an SIV negative sow herd [RIS]
R.W. Thompson, DVM, MS; M.J. Engle, DVM, MS; J.O. Geiger, DVM, MS; et al.

Effect of GO2(R) on performance of pigs in a commercial environment [RIS]
Dale Green, BS, MBA

A field experience using oregano essential oil in herds with hemorrhagic bowel syndrome [RIS]
Robert W. Evelsizer, DVM; Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Darryl Sanden, A.S.

Reducing performance variation and gaining more value from dried distillers grains with Illuminate Services(TM) [RIS]
Chad D. Hagen, MS, PhD; K.W. Purser, MS, PhD

Genetic management service software for commercial pork production systems [RIS]
Keith Schuman; Mark Brubaker, MS; Scott Lawrence, MS; et al.

Correlation between clinically visible claw lesions in sows and inflammation of the underlying corium [RIS]
A. Da Silva, DVM; J. Deen, DVM, PhD; P. Ossent, DVM; et al.

Swine Well-Being: Euthanasia, Pigs & People --- Concurrent Session #1

Implementing a swine well-being mindset [RIS]
Tara Donovan, DVM

Assessing animal well-being: What is important? [RIS]
Paul R. DuBois, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACT

Human factors influencing swine euthanasia [RIS]
W.E. Morgan Morrow, BVSc, MS, PhD; Robert E. Meyer, DVM, Diplomate ACVA; J. Steven Matthis, BA, MS, EdD

Swine euthanasia literature review: What we know, what we don't know and what we might infer [RIS]
Christa K. Irwin, DVM

Mechanical euthanasia methods --- process and physiology [RIS]
Suzanne T. Millman, BSc (Agr.), PhD

Gas euthanasia methods in swine: Process and physiology [RIS]
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Using an electrical approach to euthanize pigs on-farm: Fundamental principles to know [RIS]
Martine Denicourt, DVM, MSc; Christian Klopfenstein, DVM, PhD; Valerie Dufour, MSc; et al.

Viral Diseases --- Concurrent Session #2

Protecting the pregnant sow from PRRS: Research findings [RIS]
Michael P. Murtaugh, PhD; Mark Wagner

Using recent research findings to implement care for pregnant sows exposed to PRRSV [RIS]
Mark A. Wagner, DVM

The nuances of serum neutralization assays for viral diseases [RIS]
Gene Erickson

Vaccinating comes at a cost, but what is it? And how do we estimate the benefit? [RIS]
Robert B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

PDNS in PCV2 negative pigs [RIS]
Jason D. Miller, DVM

Spread of PCV2 through feed and fomites [RIS]
Abby R. Patterson, DVM, MS; Rodney B. Baker, DVM, MS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Can modified vaccination programs make a difference in pig flows with subclinical PCV2? [RIS]
Tom Petznick, DVM

Research updates: Experimental evaluation of 2009 pandemic A/H1N1 in pigs [RIS]
Amy L. Vincent; Kelly M. Lager; Michelle Harland; et al.

Clinical presentation and epidemiology of human pandemic influenza virus (H1N1) 2009 on an Alberta swine farm [RIS]
Egan Brockhoff, DVM

Flu science vs politics --- our experience [RIS]
Mike Mohr, DVM, MBA

Bacteriology --- Concurrent Session #3

Endemic infections: Interface of organisms, mucosal immunity and the microenvironment [RIS]
Chris Chase, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Ecology of bacterial microflora in sickness and health [RIS]
Griffith, R.W., DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccinology: What does the literature tell us about immunity and timing? [RIS]
Erin Strait, DVM, PhD

Bacterial infections in neonatal pigs [RIS]
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

Prewean bacterial disease --- Attempting to limit exposure of pathogens from sow to pig to increase performance of the growing pig [RIS]
Michael Eisenmenger, DVM

Interventions for bacterial diseases of suckling pigs [RIS]
Ian M. Levis, DVM

Post-weaning enteric infections [RIS]
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

Salmonella in pigs: Is it an infection or a disease? How do we know? [RIS]
Peter B. Bahnson, DVM, PhD

Post-weaning enteric infections: Interventions with impact [RIS]
Jeff Kurt, DVM

Swine dysentery: Systemic impacts and intervention strategies [RIS]
Jarod Hanson, DVM; Melissa Billing, DVM

Endemic and epidemic agents: What tips infection to disease? [RIS]
Gregory W. Stevenson, DVM, PhD, Diplomat ACVP

Post weaning respiratory and systemic infections: interventions with impact [RIS]
Ross Kiehne, DVM

Strategies aimed at minimizing respiratory and systemic bacterial infections in the newly weaned pig [RIS]
Marlin Hoogland, DVM, MS

Challenges to the science of optimized immunity: Factors that influence vaccine decisions in practice [RIS]
Mark FitzSimmons, DVM

Challenges to the science of optimized immunity: Factors that influence vaccine decisions in practice [RIS]
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

Challenges to the science of optimized immunity: Factors that influence vaccine decisions in practice [RIS]
Michael S. Pierdon, VMD

Challenges to the science of optimized immunity: Factors that influence vaccine decisions in practice [RIS]
Rick Swalla, DVM

Implementing Knowledge: Leading the Industry

With vision, there is hope [RIS]
Bruce Vincent

Can we give them what they want? (or what we think they want) [RIS]
Robert M. (Bob) Ruth, Sr.

Pursuing opportunities created by loss [RIS]
Lisa Tokach, DVM, Dipl ABVP

(Surprising) opportunities in challenging times [RIS]
Harvey Hilley

(Surprising) opportunities in challenging times in food supply veterinary medical education [RIS]
Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD

(Surprising) opportunities in challenging times [RIS]
Dr Jim Dick

AASV Annual Meeting (2011)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Evidence based practices: Myths and applications [RIS]
Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Science-based medicine: What are the application barriers? [RIS]
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS

Research Topics

Sunday morning session

Swine influenza active surveillance in the United States [RIS]
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; James F. Lowe, DVM, MS; et al.

The disease ecology of influenza virus in swine breeding farms [RIS]
Matt Allerson, DVM, MPH; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Montse Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Transmission patterns of influenza virus in vaccinated and non-vaccinated pig populations [RIS]
Anna Romagosa, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Han Soo Joo, DVM, PhD; et al.

Influenza antibody detection over time using commercial blocking ELISA [RIS]
C. K. Irwin, DVM, MS; J. R. Prickett, PhD; A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; et al.

Detection of influenza virus in air from artificially generated aerosols and experimentally infected pigs [RIS]
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MS; Anna Romagosa, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of influenza virus in oral fluids at pen level in pig populations [RIS]
Anna Romagosa, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Oregano essential oil improves sow and piglet performance – a summary of three field investigations [RIS]
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Robert W. Evelsizer, DVM; Rafael Cabrera, MS; et al.

Spread of Lawsonia intracellularis in a pure culture seeder pig challenge study [RIS]
Dana C. Beckler, MS, DVM; James Mark Hammer, DVM; Paul Pitcher, DVM, MS; et al.

The impact of air filtration on PRRS control in 7 breeding herds from a commercial system of swine production [RIS]
G. Spronk, DVM; S. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl, ACVM

Porcine peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS), Part III: Intestinal function and morphology [RIS]
Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM

PCV2a vaccination prevented clinical PCVAD and reduced PCV2 viremia and virus shedding in semen of boars concurrently infected with PCV2b and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr. med. vet, PhD; D.M. Madson, DVM, PhD; H. Shen, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of FTA cards as a tool to submit samples for PRRSV diagnostics [RIS]
Daniel Linhares, DVM, MBA; Albert Rovira, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) in serum and oral fluid samples from individual boars: Will oral fluid replace serum for PRRSV surveillance? [RIS]
Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; Mark Engle, DVM; Wayne Chittick; et al.

Development of a novel universal and species-specific Haemophilus parasuis ELISA test [RIS]
Nubia Macedo, DVM, MS; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD; Eric van Esch; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Comparison of PCR data for pre-wean pooled-serum to post-wean oral fluid for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus monitoring in sow farms [RIS]
Paul Thomas; Dave Madsen, DVM; Chris Rademacher, DVM

PRRS diagnostics: Correlation of serum, tonsil scrapings, and oral fluids in growing gilts with natural exposure [RIS]
Deanne Day; Angela Baysinger, DVM; Greg Hartsook

Survey of transport vehicle decontamination practices for PRRSV in the US swine industry [RIS]
Peter Schneider; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Jean Paul Cano, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of a novel electrocution device in swine from birth to 15 pounds [RIS]
Jessica McKinney; Sarah Probst Miller, DVM; Aaron Lower, DVM; et al.

Salmonella environmental contamination assessment in a commercial swine nursery barn [RIS]
A. Massie; T. Frana; J. Miller; et al.

Validation of Swiffer(R) cloth-origin neutralizing broth samples for detection of PRRS virus in the environment [RIS]
Kristy Kenney; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD

Identification of a new potentially virulent Brachyspira species affecting swine [RIS]
Alexander Primus, PhD; Simone Oliveira, DVM, PhD; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Detection of ceftiofur and oxytetracycline in oral fluids of swine with a pen-side competitive ELISA test after intramuscular injection [RIS]
Allison Meiszberg, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD, DACVPM; et al.

Use of Ingelvac(R) PRRS MLV to stabilize a farrow-to-finish herd dually infected with both NA and EU PRRS field strains [RIS]
Britni Miller, BA; Charles Schelkopf, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS; et al.

Genetic diversity of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in Pennsylvania herds [RIS]
Andrew Stas; Laura Batista, DVM, PhD; Enrique Mondaca, DVM, PhD; et al.

Optimization of an antibiotic sensitivity assay for Mycoplasma hyosynoviae and susceptibility profile of recent field isolates [RIS]
Kimberly Schultz, BS; Barbara Erickson, MS; Erin Strait, DVM, PhD; et al.

Characterization of antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella isolates from swine under varying ceftiofur use [RIS]
Marlena McCarty, BS; Dixie Mollenkopf, BS; Julie Funk, DVM, PhD; et al.

Feasibility of oral fluids for detection of antibody response to porcine parvovirus, Leptospira, swine influenza, Lawsonia, or Salmonella in adult swine [RIS]
Jeremy Johnson, BS; John Johnson, DVM; Chris Olsen, BS; et al.

Pen-based oral fluid sampling for PRRSV using an improved PRRSV PCR assay is highly effective for the detection of virus in low prevalence populations [RIS]
John Prickett, PhD; Chong Wang, PhD; Marlin Hoogland, DVM, MS; et al.

Characterization and quantification of risks related to exhibition pigs in a PRRS area-region control and elimination project [RIS]
Jordan Graham; John Waddell, DVM, MBA

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Differences in efficacy of various oral and injectable vitamin E products in newly-weaned pigs [RIS]
Robert L. Stuart, PhD; Roger A. Green , DVM; Paula M. Imerman, PhD

Genomic markers associated with disease tolerance in swine [RIS]
Archie C. Clutter, PhD; Jennifer M. McDonald, PhD

In vitro activity of florfenicol with other antimicrobials [RIS]
Timothy S. Kniffen, DVM, MS

Circumvent(R) PCV M: A new tool for combination PCV2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccina-tion [RIS]
Karen Lehe, DVM, DACVPM; Michelle Allen, MS; Frank Roerink, MS; et al.

Addressing pre-weaning mortality [RIS]
Juan Carlos Pinilla, DVM, MS; Jerome Geiger, DVM, MS

Improving fertility through reciprocal translocation identification [RIS]
Amanda Williams, MS; David McLaren, PhD; Alan Mileham, PhD

Elimination of PRCV and H3N2 swine influenza virus from a production network using a 4-week batch farrowing system [RIS]
Manon St-Hilaire, MV; Robert Desrosiers, DVM, Dipl ABVP

Revisiting creep feeding [RIS]
Dan McManus, DVM

Aerosolization and detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) under different climatic conditions [RIS]
Tom F. Duinhof, DVM; Wil J.M. Landman, DVM, PhD; Gerard J. Wellenberg, PhD, BSc

PRRS-free herd certification: Description of a western Canada pilot project [RIS]
Leigh Rosengren, DVM PhD; Harvey Wagner, Dip Ag

Benefits of combined Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and PCV2 vaccination [RIS]
Hanne Bak, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ESPHM; Erik Norregaard, DVM

Comparative injection site reactivity of one- and two-dose PCV2-M hyo vaccine mixtures [RIS]
Angela Baysinger, DVM; Tara Donovan, DVM; Roy Edler, MS; et al.

Observations of sustained PRRS control by modified-live vaccination of sows and pigs [RIS]
Edgar Diaz, DVM; Jean Claude Chevez, DVM; Leo Perez, IAZ

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Evaluation of an avirulent live Haemophilus parasuis vaccine in commercial nurseries [RIS]
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Joshua Duff, BS; Douglas Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Dynamics of Lawsonia intracellularis shedding and seroconversion in a mid-finishing challenge model [RIS]
Greg A. Armbruster, DVM MBA; Jeff Chewning, DVM; et al.

New possibilities in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae diagnostic testing [RIS]
E Strait, DVM, PhD; F Bertazzo, DVM; M Pierdon, VMD; et al.

MJ PRRS vaccine: Field efficacy [RIS]
Patrick L. Graham, DVM, MS; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS

Effect of including Cel-Can(R), an enzymatically hydrolyzed yeast product, in sow diets on pig birth weight [RIS]
M. D. Lindemann, PhD; J. S. Monegue, MS; M. B. Davis; et al.

Benefits of fixed-time breeding protocols [RIS]
Louisa Zak, PhD; Jennifer Patterson, MSc; Audrey Cameron, MSc; et al.

Focusing nutrition on animal health: Can novel anti-infective agents support sustainability goals? [RIS]
A. Connolly; L. Nollet; A. Frio

Impact of managing gilt service interval on gilt performance [RIS]
Sasha Gibson, HND, MS; Jayne Jackson

Effect of feeding one or two pulses of Aureomycin(R) chlortetracycline on the performance and health of grow-er-finisher pigs [RIS]
Eva A. Jablonski, DVM, MS; Tara S. Donovan, DVM

Justifying longer duration uses of tetracyclines, penicillins and sulfonamides in feeds and water: A summary of US usage and resistance patterns [RIS]
Jeremy Mathers, MS, PhD

Reproductive pathology in boar testicles [RIS]
Y. Dahmani, PhD., I. Huerta, DVM; R. Ausejo, DVM; et al.

Shed/spread and reversion to virulence studies of an SIV RNA vaccine in pigs and mice [RIS]
Kurt I. Kamrud, PhD; Ryan L. Vander Veen, BS; Hank Harris, DVM, PhD

Swine influenza in Europe: An update on epidemiological data and diagnosis [RIS]
T. Vila, DVM; G. Leotti, DVM; G. Perreul, DVM; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Identification, differentiation, and evaluation of Streptococcus suis isolates obtained from clinical cases for autogenous vaccine production [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, PhD; Steve Heller, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

The role of reproductive technologies in genetic improvement at the commercial level [RIS]
John Sonderman, PhD; Tom Rathje, PhD, MBA; Todd Stumpf, PhD

Immunogenicity study of a single dose chimeric PCV 1-2 vaccine [RIS]
Gregory P. Nitzel, MS; Wei Lu, DVM, PhD; Becky Klimesh, DVM; et al.

Comparison of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination [RIS]
L. Greiner, PhD; J.F. Connor, DVM, MS; J.F. Lowe, DVM, MS

EXCEDE(R) for Swine Sterile Suspension for the control of swine respiratory disease [RIS]
Michael K. Senn, DVM, MS; Robert G. Nutsch, DVM, MS, MBA; Merlyn Lucas, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT

A passion for solutions: Methods to evaluate claw lesions and lameness in swine and to improve longevity and animal wellbeing [RIS]
Terry L. Ward, MS, PhD; Mark E. Wilson, MS, PhD; Christof Rapp, PhD

Pharmacokinetics and distribution of enrofloxacin, and its active metabolite, using an in vivo ultrafiltration sampling technique after injection of enrofloxacin to pigs [RIS]
Mark G. Papich, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVCP; Kristen M. Messenger, DVM; Anthony T. Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS

Effects of Denagard(R) plus chlortetracycline or oxytetracycline in-feed antimicrobials on growth performance of growing-finishing pigs [RIS]
James Mark Hammer, DVM; Dean Dau, DVM, MS; Jay Jacela, DVM, PhD

A comparison of Denagard(R)/CTC and Pulmotil(R) on nursery pig growth performance and economic return [RIS]
Dale Mechler, DVM; James Mark Hammer, DVM; Jay Y. Jacela, DVM, PhD

Interpreting carbadox (Mecadox(R)) susceptibility test results for E coli and Salmonella bacteria [RIS]
Brad Gramm, DVM

Torque teno virus: What we know this year…. [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Sample preparation, nucleic acid extraction and real-time PCR amplification of SIV, PCV2 and PRRS in oral fluids [RIS]
R. Shah; J. Zimmerman; A. Burrell; et al.

Determination of the effect of a fully oxidized beta-Carotene dietary supplement on the immune system and growth performance of weaned pigs [RIS]
Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc; Janusz Daroszewski, PhD; Graham Burton, PhD

RNA particle FMDV vaccine proof of concept study in cattle [RIS]
Kurt I. Kamrud, PhD; John Neilan, PhD; Jose Barrera, DVM, PhD; et al.

Poster Session: Veterinary Students

Comparison of alternative sample collection methods for PRRS testing [RIS]
Jessica Abbott; Yong-Il Cho, DVM,MS; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Comparison of two gilt synchronization protocols [RIS]
Kyle A Alberti, MS; Jeremy S Pittman, DVM; Mark J Estienne, MS, PhD

Evaluating the incidence of pig viremia, antibody response, and virus in colostrum of different parity sows from five farms using PCV2 vaccine [RIS]
Natalie Baker; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD; John Baker, DVM

Monitoring porcine circovirus 1/2 in pre-suckled piglets from sows vaccinated with Suvaxyn PCV2 - an inactivated chimeric porcine circovirus type 1 – type 2 vaccine [RIS]
Natalie Baker; Lucina Galina-Pantoja, DVM, PhD; John E. Baker, DVM

Prevalence of PCV2 in the cord blood of newborn pigs in vaccinated farms [RIS]
Natalie Baker; Lucina Galina-Pantoja, DVM, PhD; John E. Baker, DVM

Development of a novel real-time paradigm for monitoring E coli O157:H7: Photonic growth patterns of bioluminescent E coli O157 transformed with two unique plasmids [RIS]
J. Barker, MS; R. Broadway; J. Behrends; et al.

A comparison of three diagnostic techniques to measure porcine IgG in suckling pigs [RIS]
Paisley Canning; Tim Blackwell

Field evaluation of an avirulent live Haemophilus parasuis vaccine [RIS]
Joshua Duff, BS; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Management of an outbreak of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) in a nursery facility [RIS]
C.R.C. Friendship, BSc; G. Armstrong, DVM; R.M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP

Farm records used as a valuable resource in Victorian piggeries [RIS]
Brianna Groubert; Chris Richards, BSc, BVSc; Bernard Gleeson, BVSc

Use of Ingelvac(R) PRRS MLV in a protocol to control and eliminate NA strain of PRRS virus in two large breed to wean sites as part of an area regional control project [RIS]
Abbey Harding, BS; Noel Garbes, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS; et al.

Evaluation of a shoulder decubital ulcer treatment method in sows [RIS]
Amber Hazel, BS; Spencer Wayne, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

Eliminating PCV2 viremia in neonatal pigs through vaccination of the replacement gilts [RIS]
Becky Hobson, BS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; Robyn Fleck, DVM; et al.

Penetrating vs. non-penetrating captive bolt euthanasia in nursery pigs [RIS]
Jared Jacobson; Laura Schulz, DVM; Ron White, DVM

Actinobaculum suis tube agglutination titer and production parameters of sows [RIS]
A. Mihály Kertész; Hunor BÍró, DVM, Diplomate ECPHM

Correlation of clinical diarrhea, histopathological lesions and diagnostic tests for grow-finish enteritis with a focus on Brachyspira hyodysenteriae [RIS]
Hannah C. Lowe; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; J. Mark Hammer, DVM; et al.

Observational study of the prevalence of scrotal hernias, cryptorchidism, incision healing complications and impaired growth performance pre-weaning of surgically castrated pigs [RIS]
Daren L. Miller, BS; Darryl R. Ragland, DVM, PhD

Producer experiences with electronic sow feeding [RIS]
Gilbert Patterson, VMD Candidate; Ines Rodriguez, VMD, MS; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Re-evaluation of a low-cost protocol for reducing the risk of aerosol spread of PRRS virus [RIS]
Andrea Pitkin, BS, MS; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM; Stuart Heller, BS

The effect of feeding Sacchaeomyces cerevisiae to sows on piglet weaning weight [RIS]
Casey Rabbe, Deb Murray DVM; Bob Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

Performance comparison of the new IDEXX PRRS X3 ELISA with the current 2XR ELISA [RIS]
Abigail Redalen; Enrique Mondaca, DVM, PhD; Fred Sylvia; et al.

Risk-based surveillance for bacterial respiratory infections in growing pigs [RIS]
Kristen J. Reynolds, MSc, BSc; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, MSc, PhD; Hoi Mak, BSc

A comparison of diagnostic sampling procedures for detection of PRRSV-infected weaned pigs in endemically infected farms [RIS]
Elissa Schlueter, BS; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM

An evaluation of the “Load, Close, and Homogenize” protocol with modified-live vaccination for PRRSV stabilization in 5 breeding herds [RIS]
Michael Slattery; Jeff Okones, DVM; Reid Philips, DVM

Rotavirus serogroup prevalence and characterization post dam vaccination in four breeding farms [RIS]
Chase Stahl, BS; Mark Wagner, DVM; Tim Kniffen, DVM, MS

A systematic review of the association between Helicobacter spp. and the development of gastric ulcers in swine [RIS]
Sarah Taylor, BSc; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP

“Gilty secrets”: Preliminary trends from a gilt retention cohort study [RIS]
Lisa Thompson, BS; Mat-thew Turner, DVM

Euthanasia by electrocution in 5 kg to 15 kg nursery pigs [RIS]
Evan Van Beusekom; David J. Weimer; Charlotte Wellen; et al.

Automated control and synchronization of gilt inseminations via electronic sow feeding [RIS]
Jonathan Van Blarcom; Gary C. Althouse, DVM PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD PhD; et al.

Poster Session: Research Topics

Evaluation of Brachyspira species associated with clinical disease in swine for antimicrobial susceptibility using a minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) method [RIS]
Kristin A. Clothier; Joann M. Kinyon; Timothy S. Frana; et al.

Vaccine failure? Analyses of influenza A vaccine and outbreak viruses in swine [RIS]
Susan Detmer, DVM; Daniel Darnell; Srinand Sreevatsan, DVM, MPH, PhD; et al.

Genetic and antigenic characterization of recent human-like (-cluster) swine influenza virus isolates [RIS]
Ben Hause, MS; Tracy Oleson, MS; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

The detection of influenza over time by real time rt-PCR in oral fluids from swine challenged with either Ohio ‘07 H1N1 or Illinois ’09 H3N2 [RIS]
Christa K. Irwin; John R. Prickett; Apisit Kittawornrat; et al.

Detection of anti-PRRSV antibodies in oral fluid samples from individual boars using a commercial ELISA [RIS]
Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; Mark Engle, DVM; Jeremy Johnson; et al.

Pig-associated Lawsonia intracellularis and PCV2b in on-farm Dipteroid fly stages [RIS]
Steven McOrist, BVSc PhD; Ruth Blunt, PhD; Connie J. Gebhart, PhD; et al.

PRRSV infection at the time of PCV2 vaccination does not impact vaccine efficacy in conventional pigs [RIS]
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; A. Sinha, BS; H. Shen, DVM, PhD; et al.

Safety and efficacy of live attenuated influenza vaccines against pandemic H1N1 in swine [RIS]
Lindomar Pena, DVM; Amy L. Vincent, PhD; Jianqiang Ye, PhD; et al.

Peri-parturient fecal intestinal parasite egg counts in swine [RIS]
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Joshua W. Duff, BS; Gil H. Myers, PhD; et al.

Porcine peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS), Part I: Epidemiological studies and ante-mortem diagnostics [RIS]
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD

Porcine peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS), Part II: Gross lesions, histopathology and diagnostic analysis [RIS]
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD; Albert Rovira, DVM, PhD

Cross-protection of pigs vaccinated and challenged with delta-1 and delta-2 sub-cluster H1 swine influenza viruses [RIS]
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, MS, PhD; Gregory P. Nitzel, MS; Jenifer L. Czach, MS; et al.

Induction of robust antigen-specific IFN-gamma responses in swine using alphavirus-derived replicon particles [RIS]
Brandon Russell, BS; Mark Mogler, BS; Ryan Vander Veen, BS; et al.

Manipulation of commensal gut microbiota as a tool to decrease the effect of respiratory disease in swine [RIS]
K. Schachtschneider; L. B. Schook; M. Pieters

Effect of PCV2 vaccine on carcass composition in two farms with different health status [RIS]
MarÍa Cris-tina Venegas-Vargas, DVM; Ronald Bates, MS, PhD; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; et al.

Poster Session: Industrial Partners

Albac(R) vs Stafac(R): Effect on performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs [RIS]
Daniel A. Nelson, PhD

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management [RIS]
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Comparison of production parameters and full-valued pigs (FVP) sold between ABF and non-ABF herds [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, PhD

Pigs vaccinated against Lawsonia intracellularis and PCV2 performed significantly better than pigs vaccinated with either vaccine alone [RIS]
Xaver Sidler, Dr. med. vet; Helen Weibel, Dr. med. vet.; Bernd Grosse Liesner, Dr. med. vet.

Estimates of opportunity costs associated with mortality and inadequate growth rates in the US [RIS]
John Deen, DVM, PhD; Kevin Eggers, DVM

The effect of florfenicol on commonly used modified live vaccines [RIS]
Robyn Fleck, DVM; Elliot Stevens, MS, DVM, PhD

Bacteriospermia in commercial porcine semen and resistance to antibiotics [RIS]
Y. Dahmani, PhD; R. Ausejo, DVM; I. Huerta, DVM; et al.

Effectiveness of varied temperatures and time on inactivation of PRRSV with disinfectant in transport vehicles [RIS]
Robert Thompson, DVM, MS; Richard Hesse, PhD; Mike Hays, BS; et al.

In vitro activity of oregano essential oil (Regano(R)) against common livestock pathogens [RIS]
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Jessica Koppien-Fox, BS; Richard Lamb, BS

Comparison of extended boar semen cooling rates for semen packaged in bags and tubes [RIS]
Kilby Wil-lenburg, PhD; Josh Schindler, MS; Reid Formo, BS; et al.

Mycoplasma suis: A re-emerging pathogen in today’s swine industry? [RIS]
Erin Strait, DVM, PhD; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS

Evidence-based Practice: How do we get there?

Monday General Session

Evidence-based swine welfare: Where are we and where are we going? [RIS]
Anna Kerr Johnson, PhD

What’s the other white meat? The animal welfare movement, agenda building, and policy [RIS]
Wes Jamison, PhD

Breeding Herd Health Management

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Infectious disease syndromes of the breeding herd [RIS]
Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

PCV2-associated reproductive failure [RIS]
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP; Tanja Opriessnig, Dr. med. vet., PhD

Using breeding herd records to diagnose reproductive disorders [RIS]
Michelle Sprague, DVM

The ABCs of swine rotaviruses [RIS]
Linda J Saif , MS, PhD; Anastasia Vlasova, DVM, PhD; Kuldeep Chattha, DVM, PhD

Unintentional consequences of live virus inoculation [RIS]
Mark FitzSimmons, DVM

Model for characterizing oral controlled exposure in a field setting [RIS]
Paulo Arruda, DVM; Butch Baker, DVM, MS; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS; et al.

Introducing high health animals into positive farms [RIS]
Matthew Ackerman, DVM

Grow-Finish

Monday Concurrent Session #2

New (and old) tools for dysentery diagnostics [RIS]
Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Practitioner experiences with swine dysentery [RIS]
Perry A. Harms, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma hyorhinis: epidemiology of infection in endemically infected farms [RIS]
Maria J. Clavijo, DVM; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD

A treatment protocol designed to control Mycoplasma hyorhinis infection in a commercial herd points to a potential association with Streptococcus suis [RIS]
Charles Surprenant ; Marcelo Gottschalk

Practitioner experiences with metabolic bone disease in growing pigs [RIS]
Brad Leuwerke, DVM, MS

Influenza – who cares? [RIS]
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD

Periweaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS) [RIS]
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP SHM

Periweaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS): Experiences from Saskatchewan [RIS]
John Harding, DVM, MSc, Dipl ABVP (Swine Health); Yanyun Huang, BAgr, MAgr, MSc;Henry Gauvreau, DVM, MSc

Peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS): Case presentation [RIS]
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM

Failure-to-thrive [RIS]
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

Antibotics and Welfare

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Inside the beltway and beyond: Antibiotics and welfare [RIS]
Bobby Acord

Antibiotics and the R’s: Mechanisms of resistance [RIS]
Paula J. Fedorka-Cray, PhD

The National Residue Program [RIS]
Patty Bennett, DVM, MS, DACVPM

WE CARE – The responsible pork initiative [RIS]
Dallas Hockman

Answering the call to on-the-farm care [RIS]
Sarah Probst Miller, DVM

Pain management in action [RIS]
Egan Brockhoff, DVM

Swine welfare potpourri: briefing on euthanasia research results, PQA Plus(R) and other Pork Checkoff efforts [RIS]
Sherrie R. Niekamp, MS

PRRS Update

Tuesday General Session

What have we really learned from PRRS research? [RIS]
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

PADRAP: Production Animal Disease Risk Assessment Program [RIS]
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Hui Lin; Chong Wang, PhD; et al.

Biosecurity non-negotiables: Breeding stock [RIS]
Tom Petznick, DVM

PRRSV biosecurity non-negotiables [RIS]
Jason Verbeck, DVM, MBA; Clayton Johnson, DVM

Life in the bubble: What is it like to have a filtered sow farm? [RIS]
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM

What do we do with PRRS negative pigs? [RIS]
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

Are we ready to move forward with PRRSV elimination? [RIS]
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl; ACVM

AASV Annual Meeting (2012)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Integrating science into practice and getting it right [RIS]
R. Dean Boyd, PhD

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Science, welfare and economics: Are they cornerstones or just a balancing act? [RIS]
Lisa Tokach, DVM, Dipl. ABVP

Research Topics

Sunday morning session

Diagnostic performance of a commercial PRRS serum antibody ELISA adapted to oral fluid specimens: Longitudinal response in experimentally-inoculated populations [RIS]
A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; J. Prickett, PhD; C. Wang, PhD; et al.

Diagnostic performance of a commercial PRRS serum antibody ELISA adapted to oral fluid specimens: Field samples [RIS]
A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; J. Prickett, PhD; C. Wang, PhD; et al.

Economic analysis of PRRS virus elimination from a herd [RIS]
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; James Kliebenstein, PhD; Eric Neumann; et al.

Use of commercial subunit and chimeric vaccines in 5-day-old piglets is effective in protecting from PCV2 viremia and PCVAD in a PCV2, PPV and PRRSV triple challenge model [RIS]
K. O’Neill, BS; H.G. Shen, DVM, PhD; K. Lin, MD; et al.

An evaluation of interventions for reducing the risk of PRRSV introduction to filtered farms via retrograde air movement through idle fans [RIS]
Carmen Alonso, DVM; Satoshi Otake, DVM, PhD; Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD; et al.

The effect of PRRS ATP vaccine given by exposure to vaccine saturated ropes [RIS]
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM; Jane Christopher-Hennings, DVM, MS; Eric Nelson, PhD; et al.

Evaluating aspirin for reduction of fever and improvement of performance in isowean pigs with uncomplicated PRRS virus infection [RIS]
Mark Wagner, DVM; Michael Murtaugh, PhD; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Enrofloxacin treatment affects the colonization stage of Haemophilus parasuis in weaned pigs [RIS]
Nubia Macedo, DVM, MS; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Bacterial infection of the navel cord in neonatal piglets: A follow up on prevalence and clinical outcomes [RIS]
Jennifer Reiman, BS; Laura Greiner, PhD, MS; James Lowe, DVM, MS; et al.

Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns associated with virulence factors in swine Escherichia coli isolates [RIS]
Timothy Frana, DVM, MPH, PhD; Neil Boyes, BS; Darin Madson, BS, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of antibodies against influenza A virus nucleoprotein (NP) in porcine oral fluid specimens using a commercial blocking ELISA [RIS]
Y. Panyasing, DVM, MS; C. Irwin, DVM, MS; C. Wang, PhD; et al.

Detection of airborne swine influenza A virus in experimentally infected pigs having maternally derived immunity [RIS]
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MS; Matt Allerson, DVM; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of airborne swine influenza A under field conditions [RIS]
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MS; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Influenza A virus genetic diversity in immune pigs [RIS]
C. A. Diaz; M. Allerson; A. Romagosa; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

A pilot study to evaluate the PRRSV carrier status of vasectomized boars in herds attempting PRRSV elimination [RIS]
Sam Holst, BS; Gordon Spronk, DVM; Joel Nerem, DVM; et al.

Use of buffered Swiffer(R) cloth for collection of PRRSv from the snout and face of growing pigs [RIS]
Kevin Dobesh; John Waddell, DVM, MBA; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Assessing production parameters and economic impact of swine influenza, PRRS and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae on finishing pigs in a large production system [RIS]
Cara Dykhuis Haden, BS; Tom Painter, DVM; Thomas Fangman, DVM, MS, DABVP; et al.

Haemophilus parasuis seroprofiling with OppA universal test [RIS]
Bethany Stammen; Bill Minton, DVM; Deb Amodie, MA; et al.

Indirect transmission of PRRS virus in the farrowing rooms of a 6000-sow herd [RIS]
Megan Thompson; Laura Schulz-Dalquist, DVM; Jean Paul Cano, DVM, PhD; et al.

Investigation of a novel retrograde air movement intervention to prevent aerosol transmission of PRRSv [RIS]
Michael Nagorske, BS; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Jeff Kurt, DVM; et al.

Effect of waste environment on survival of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae [RIS]
Trevor Schwartz; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM ; Joann Kinyon, MS; et al.

Early weaning impairs gut mucosal defenses and exacerbates clinical disease in F 18 E. coli infection [RIS]
Brittney L. McLamb; Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD; et al.

An evaluation of Stalosan(R) F powder for deactivation of PRRSv [RIS]
Casey Rabbe; Deb Murray, DVM; Amanda Sponheim, DVM; et al.

A new wrinkle in PRRSV oral fluid PCRs [RIS]
M. Rotolo, BS; D. White, BS; W. Chittick, BS; et al.

A pilot study evaluating prevalence of PCV2 viremia in the breeding herd [RIS]
Kelsey Altholz, BS; Randy Jones, DVM; Alan Scheidt, DVM, MS; et al.

Comparison of the effect of ceftiofur crystalline free acid and procaine penicillin-G administered at either birth or processing on suckling piglet health and performance [RIS]
Jonathan Tangen; Joel Nerem, DVM; Richard Swalla, DVM; et al.

Survey of vitamin D levels in swine serum across different stages of production [RIS]
Jessica Abbott, BS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of using oral fluids from Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae positive gilts to acclimate weaning age pigs [RIS]
Emily Kuntz, BS; Noel Garbes, DVM; Brian Payne, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of sample collection and handling strategies to increase success of PRRSv-ORF5 sequencing in oral fluids [RIS]
Paul Thomas; Amy Chriswell; Sarah Jones; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Laboratory studies on Circumvent(R) PCV M: Combination Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type 2 vaccine [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Tim Kniffen, DVM, MS; Richard Hesse, PhD; et al.

Field evaluations of Circumvent(R) PCV M: Combination Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type 2 vaccine [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS, DABVP; Richard Schlueter, DVM; et al.

Scientific and practical considerations regarding the use of a novel, injectable anti-infective in swine: Zuprevo(R) from Merck Animal Health [RIS]
Timothy S. Kniffen, DVM, MS; Mary I. Wray, PhD

Effect of administering non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (aspirin or ibuprofen) through the water as possible interventions to mitigate the adverse effects of vaccination on nursery pig performance [RIS]
R. Scott Fry, PhD; Sabrina B. Williams, MS; Neil D. Paton, PhD; et al.

Mycotoxin solutions from Novus International Inc. mitigate the negative effects of deoxynivalenol on pigs [RIS]
Karen E. Lehe, DVM, DACVPM; Bradley V. Lawrence, PhD

Tylan premix impact on full value pig metrics [RIS]
G. Pelger, DVM, MS; M. Ritter, PhD; K. Eggers, DVM

Evaluation of fecal shedding by a high-throughput qPCR assay in a Lawsonia intracellularis challenge [RIS]
Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Greg Armbruster, DVM, MBA; Stephanie Rutten-Ramos, DVM, PhD

Utilization of a blend of novel feed ingredients improves lactating and reproductive performance of sows during summer heat stress [RIS]
Joseph Hahn, PhD

Aivlosin(R) (Tylvalosin): a new oral macrolide developed for veterinary use in swine [RIS]
E.M. Abbott, BVMS, PhD, Dip EVPC, MRCVS; C.D. Eliopoulus, DVM; R.J. Domangue, BS, MS, PhD; et al.

A molecular approach to the characterization and intra-species differentiation of porcine Pasteurella multocida strains associated with pneumonia and progressive atrophic rhinitis [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; Terry Marco, BS; et al.

A review of recent supplemental iron industry practices and current usage of Uniferon(R) (iron dextran complex injection, 200 mg/mL) in baby pigs [RIS]
Herschel J. Gaddy, PhD; Jennifer D. Prussman, BS; Donald A. Gable, DVM

Effect of Solutein(TM) given to boars in isolation on discard rate and sperm quality [RIS]
D. Reicks, DVM; B. Allen; J.M. Campbell, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of PCV2 vaccination in different target swine: Sows or piglets with CIRCOVAC(R) under field conditions in Mexico [RIS]
Ricardo Trevison, DVM, MC; Rodolfo Sanchez, DVM, EPA; Marion Pasini, Engineer’s degree in Biology; et al.

Have we really improved sow longevity and lifetime performance? [RIS]
Sasha Gibson, MS; Jayne Jackson

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Updated reagents for amplication of a new North American porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus strain [RIS]
Cate O’Connell

The effects of bacitracin on gut health and performance in heat-stressed pigs [RIS]
Adam J Moeser, DVM; PhD; Beth Overman, PhD

Immunogenicity study of a flexible dose PCV type 1-type 2 chimera killed virus vaccine [RIS]
Gregory P. Nitzel, MS; Jacob Bubolz, MS; Therese Hildebrand, MA; et al.

Attenuation of a virulent North American porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus isolate on CD163-expressing cell lines, and demonstration of efficacy against a heterologous challenge [RIS]
Jay G. Calvert, PhD; Marcia L. Keith, BS; Lucas P. Taylor, MS; et al.

The positive effect of Genomic Selection on genetic progress [RIS]
John Sonderman, PhD; Tom Rathje, PhD, MBA

Use of statistical process control analysis to evaluate the effects of Regano(R) in gestation and lactation diets on sow enteric health and litter performance [RIS]
Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM; Megan S. Nemechek, DVM; Robert Evelsizer, DVM; et al.

Review of the Phibro Animal Health Brachyspira spp. survey project [RIS]
Douglas L. Weiss, DVM; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS; Joann Kinyon, MS

Clostridium difficile antitoxin in neonatal swine [RIS]
David Carter, DVM

A comparison of injection site lesions and performance differences in nursery pigs vaccinated with PCV2 – Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae combination vaccines [RIS]
Erin Johnson, DVM; Kari Saddoris-Clemons, PhD; Greg Cline, DVM

Evaluation of airborne shedding of modified-live porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus from growing pigs [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS; Jean Paul Cano, DVM, PhD; Reid Philips, DVM; et al.

The effect of PCV2 vaccination on semen quality in mature breeding boars [RIS]
Amanda Ness Sponheim, DVM; Chris Kuster, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Patterson, DVM

Reviewing skip-a-heat [RIS]
Juan Carlos Pinilla, DVM, MS; Jose Piva, DVM; Rodrigo Teuber, DVM

Mixed-sex vs. split-sexed penning. Does it matter? [RIS]
S. Jungst, MS, PhD; C. Neill, MS; A. Sosnicki, MS, PhD; et al.

The many uses of CDCD pigs in human research - innovative swine uses and applications [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Electronic sow feeding; Individual animal care in a group housed barn [RIS]
Jeff Schoening

Commercial test herd use: Data partnership to increase genetic progress in prolificacy and longevity [RIS]
Justin S. Fix, PhD, MS; Clint Schwab, PhD, MS

The effect of topical anti-infective application at castration and tail docking of baby pigs versus doing nothing [RIS]
Michael Strobel, DVM, MS; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS

The evaluation of Wean-D on suckling pig performance [RIS]
Aaron Schaffer, BS; Laura Greiner, PhD, MS; Joseph Connor, DVM, MS; et al.

Evaluation of the efficiency of one dose of autogenous MJPRRS(R) vaccine with 10% extra adjuvant in reducing PRRS virus replication and mortality in PRRS naïve 21 day old pigs prior to and during viremia [RIS]
Mark A. Wagner, DVM

Electrostatic particle ionization (EPI) improves nursery pig performance and air quality [RIS]
Chris Rademacher; Gary Bradley; Steve Pollmann; et al.

Unique strategies to address bacterial contamination of boar semen [RIS]
I. Huerta, DVM, MS; C. Kuster, DVM, PhD; Y. Dahmani, PhD; et al.

Business, personal, and professional liability insurance solutions for swine veterinarians [RIS]
Rodney G. Johnson, DVM

Nursery, finishing and wean-to-finish benchmarking analysis [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Protection against swine influenza virus following replicon particle vaccination [RIS]
Ryan Vander Veen, PhD; Mark Mogler, BS; D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

Replicon particle administration prior to challenge reduces PRRSV viremia [RIS]
Mark Mogler, BS; Ryan Vander Veen, PhD; DL Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

Impact of in-feed antibiotic regimens on pig performance and expression of clinical and subclinical diseases [RIS]
Michael C. Brumm, PhD; Paul Yeske, DVM, MS; Timothy J. Loula, DVM

Impact of Denagard(R) plus chlortetracycline in pigs on improving disease control as measured by improved growth performance [RIS]
Keith Erlandson, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP; Brian Konz, BSc; Jeff Lindaman, BA; et al.

Examining the impact of water line cleaning, disinfection, and pH reduction on nursery pigs [RIS]
Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Steven Stone, DVM; Jesse McCoy, BS; et al.

Fat-soluble vitamin needs for nursing and weaned pigs [RIS]
Robert L. Stuart, PhD

Poster Session: Veterinary Students

Evaluating the response of pigs vaccinated with two half and two full doses of Circumvent(R) PCV from sows vaccinated with Circumvent PCV prefarrowing [RIS]
Natalie Baker, DVM; John Baker, DVM

Making lemonade from lemons: A case study of eradicating PRRS from a naïve 650 sow two-site farm after an acute PRRS outbreak and simultaneously eliminating Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
Joshua Barker, MS; Nathan Winkelman, DVM

Using field serum samples to compare qualitative results between Lawsonia intracellularis ELISA and IPMA at the individual and herd levels [RIS]
Brian Bishop, BS; Scott Stehlik, DVM; Brian Payne, DVM; et al.

Detection of PRRSV and SIV in oral fluids from pigs one week postweaning [RIS]
W. Shamus Brown, MBA; Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD, DACVPM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; et al.

Does non-specific maternally-derived immunity or PCV2 viremia adversely affect PCV2 vaccination response? [RIS]
Paisley Canning; Tim Blackwell

Comparing feed efficiency and reproductive performance of gestating sows housed in conventional and group gestation [RIS]
Paisley Canning; Kathy Zurbrigg; Tim Blackwell

Effect of joint sampling technique on bacterial load in synovial fluid samples of swine in a commercial setting [RIS]
Deanne Day, BS; Allison Meiszberg, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVPM; et al.

Surveillance of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae in sows and suckling piglets [RIS]
Joshua Wade Duff, BS; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; James Mark Hammer, DVM

Identification of a flow-based Salmonella challenge using a multi-site necropsy survey in a swine production system [RIS]
Jordan Graham; Clayton Johnson, DVM; Thomas Fangman, DVM

Comparison of early wean to finish mortality diagnoses between trained veterinary student interns and a diagnostic laboratory [RIS]
Aubrey Hauswirth, BSc; Jana Grauerholz, DVM; Darin Madson, DVM

Comparison of various diagnostic samples as a means of diagnosing Mycoplasma hyosynoviae [RIS]
Jared Jacobson; Michael Kuhn, DVM; Erin Strait, DVM, PhD

Hypernatremic dehydration of newborn piglets secondary to insufficient lactation [RIS]
A. Mihály Kertész; Hunor Bíró, DVM, Diplomate ECPHM

Is diarrhea preceded by changes in the normal intestinal microbiota? [RIS]
H. C. Kittrell, BS; J. E. Rubin, DVM, PhD; J. E. Hill, PhD; et al.

A comparison of tracheobronchial, oropharyngeal, and nasal swabs to determine the Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae status in suckling piglets [RIS]
Kurt A. Kuecker, BS; Jeffery D. Okones, DVM

Effectiveness of clove oil (Eugenia aromaticum) as an anthelmintic [RIS]
Amy Kunkel, BS; Victoria Collins, PhD, MS

Retrospective analysis of pig condemnation data: Implications for national disease surveillance [RIS]
Jeffrey Ling Min Than; Eric J Neumann, DVM, MS

Outlining the need for better sow hoof management: A study into the correlations between long phalanges and reproductive performance [RIS]
Wesley Lyons; Lucina Galina, DVM PhD

Modification of swine oral fluid samples to enhance the sensitivity for detecting porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) isolation and genomic sequencing [RIS]
Daren Miller, BSc; Jeremy Pittman, DVM; Jeffery Zimmerman, DVM, PhD; et al.

The role of colostral immunity in reducing PRRS virus replication and its impact on survivability in the suckling pig [RIS]
Michael Nagorske, BS; Mark Wagner, DVM; Michael Murtaugh, PhD

Characterization of pre-wean mortality in a sow farm [RIS]
Amelia Naher; Tara Donovan, DVM; Amanda Ness, DVM

Diagnosis of M hyorhinis and M hyosynoviae in pre-slaughter animals by serology and real-time PCR [RIS]
Brent Pepin; Joao Carlos Gomes-Neto, DVM; Todd Wolff , DVM; et al.

Prevalence of shoulder sores on three sow farms [RIS]
Anna Petrowiak, BS; Sasha Gibson, MS; Brian D. Roggow, DVM

Risk assessment of PRRS vaccine virus transmission from a vaccinated nursery to a PRRSv negative sow farm through weaned pig trailers [RIS]
Casey Rabbe; Deb Murray, DVM; Amanda Sponheim, DVM

Evaluation of rope method to acclimate replacement gilts with PRRS virus [RIS]
Abigail Redalen; Sakda Aunsiam, DVM; Deborah Murray, DVM; et al.

Estimating the role of geography as a risk factor for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection in the growing pig [RIS]
Caleb Robb; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Peter Lasley, MS

Impact of number of females per pen on fallout rate in group gestation [RIS]
Elissa Schlueter; Ron White, DVM; Brad Leuwerke, DVM; et al.

Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae cell-mediated immunity in a field case study [RIS]
Megan Schnur; John E. Baker, DVM; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD

An evaluation of the effects of environmental enrichment on the incidence of 2-week pre-farrow vulva biting in a pen gestated sow farm with individual electronic sow feeders [RIS]
Michael Slattery; Ron White, DVM; Laura Greiner, PhD; et al.

Use of fine needle aspiration and cytology to describe injection site lesions post-PCV2 vaccination [RIS]
Renee Taphorn, BS; Tom Fangman, DVM, MS; Brian Payne, DVM; et al.

Finding the keepers: The influence of observed parameters on gilt retention and productivity [RIS]
Lisa Thompson, BS; Matthew Turner, DVM

Automated control and synchronization of gilt farrowings via electronic sow feeding [RIS]
Jonathan Van Blarcom; Gary C. Althouse, DVM PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD PhD; et al.

Patterns of pig behavior relevant to oral fluid sample collection [RIS]
D. White, BS; M. Rotolo, BS; J. Prickett, PhD; et al.

Poster Session: Research Topics

Visualization and estimation of pig losses due to disease (PRRS) or other management problems [RIS]
Christian Klopfenstein; Zvonimir Poljak; Joël Rivest; et al.

Influenza viruses from swine with increased genetic diversity [RIS]
Susan E. Detmer, DVM, PhD; Ben Hause, MS; Marie R. Gramer , DVM, PhD

Adaptation of a commercial PRRS serum antibody ELISA to oral fluid specimens [RIS]
A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; J. Prickett, PhD; C. Wang, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of cross-protection of FluSure XP(R) against a heterologous gamma cluster H1N1 swine influenza virus challenge [RIS]
Michael Kuhn; Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson; M. Corinne Lenz; et al.

Comparison of whole herd exposure programs to produce PRRSv negative offspring from PRRSv positive breeding herds [RIS]
Daniel Linhares; Jean Paul Cano; Montserrat Torremorell; et al.

New discoveries in anti-PRRSV immunity [RIS]
John C. Schwartz, BS; Sally R. Robinson, BVSc, MVSc; Michael P. Murtaugh, PhD

Comparison of serological assays for Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (serotypes 1-9) using serum from pigs experimentally infected with APP or vaccinated with APP bacterins [RIS]
Michelle Hemann, BS; Sheila Heinen; John Johnson, DVM; et al.

Herd closure for 140 days after PCV2 exposure stabilizes the population [RIS]
Michelle Hemann, BS; X.J. Meng, MD, PhD; Patrick Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Automated feedback of autogenous pathogens in large pen gestation to reduce piglet diarrhea [RIS]
Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD; Curtis Beidel; Jonathan VanBlarcom; et al.

Effect of Denagard(R) Liquid Concentrate on plasma and milk concentrations of tiamulin in sows [RIS]
Angie Supple, DVM; Dale Mechler, DVM; Paul Pitcher, DVM, MS; et al.

Novel PRRSV ORF5a protein is not immunoprotective but drives GP5 glycosylation [RIS]
Sally Robinson, BVSc, MVSc; Marina Figueiredo, DVM; Juan Abrahante, PhD; et al.

PCV2 shedding after challenge by infected semen in PCV2 vaccinated and non-vaccinated conventional gilts [RIS]
Giuseppe Sarli, DVM; Federico Morandi, DVM; Serena Panarese, DBS; et al.

The incomplete elimination of PRRS virus using traditional methods - a retrospective case study in seven herds [RIS]
G. Spronk, DVM; S. Dee, DVM, PhD; C. Odland, DVM

Poster Session: Industrial Partners

Recent developments in euthanasia equipment [RIS]
Clive Scrivens

Retrospective study of the effect of floor space and feeder type on ADG and F/C [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, PhD

An ELISA kit (Swinecheck mix-APP(R)) to detect serum antibodies to the most prevalent serotypes of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae [RIS]
André Broes, DVM, PhD; Martine Bertrand, DEC; Isabelle Caya, BSc

Control, stabilization and elimination of a 1-4-4 PRRS field strain from a breeding herd utilizing Ingelvac(R) PRRS MLV as a tool [RIS]
Noel Garbes, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS; Brian Payne, DVM

PRRSV vaccination trials using replicon particles [RIS]
Mark Mogler, BS; Ryan Vander Veen, PhD; DL Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the efficacy of a live yeast (Levucell SB(R)) against porcine proliferative enteropathy (PPE or ileitis) in a challenge model [RIS]
Dan Rosener, DVM; Eric Chevaux, MS; Nathan Winkelman, DVM

Post-cervical insemination (PCAI): Timing and farm implementation [RIS]
I. Huerta, DVM, MS; R. Ausejo, DVM, MS; Y. Dahmani, PhD; et al.

Diagnostic and treatment strategies for controlling ascarid infestations in sow herds [RIS]
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM

Effect of a Husbandry Education(TM) program on high value nursery pigs [RIS]
Michael Kuhn, DVM, MBA; Terry Moeller; Thayer Hoover, DVM; et al.

Preventing iron deficiency by avoiding an iron gap in modern pig production [RIS]
Stefaan Van Gorp, bio-ir; Hylke Segers, bio-ir; Christian von der Recke, M.Sc. Agro, BBA

Integrating Science, Welfare and Economics in Practice

Monday General Session

Swine immunology: What does it take to make the immune response “take”? [RIS]
Chris Chase DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Applied population medicine in food animal systems [RIS]
Daniel U. Thomson, PhD, DVM

How do we aid convalescence and improve pig welfare? [RIS]
Suzanne T. Millman, B.Sc. (Agr), PhD

Rotavirus and Dysentery: Physiology, Immunology and Practical Knowledge

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Mechanisms of enteric disease caused by rotavirus and Brachyspira hyodysenteriae [RIS]
Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD

Rotavirus: Interpretation of diagnostic results [RIS]
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD; Doug Marthaler

Rotavirus: Field challenges of prevention and control of a reemerging disease [RIS]
Luc Dufresne, DVM, DABVP

Dysentery – Strengths and limitations of current Brachyspira diagnostic methods [RIS]
Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Dysentery - Practical control and treatment [RIS]
Egan Brockhoff, DVM

Respiratory and Systemic Disease

Monday Concurrent Session #2

PCV2 infection/disease in the breeding herd: An update [RIS]
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

PCV2 vaccination in sows: What other factors to consider? [RIS]
Julie Ménard, Bsc, DVM

Update on immunology, vaccinology, and diagnostic trends for swine mycoplasmas [RIS]
Erin Strait, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma hyorhinis; not just an incidential finding [RIS]
Deborah Murray, DVM

Managing Mycoplasma hyosynoviae in grow finish pigs [RIS]
Laura Bruner, DVM

Brief overview of influenza immunology and vaccinology [RIS]
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Susan Detmer, DVM, PhD

Pigs and flu: What to do? [RIS]
Matt Allerson, DVM; Carissa Odland, DVM

SIV: Sow farm vaccination strategies [RIS]
Laura Schulz-Dalquist, DVM

Successful(?) strategies for pushing SIV out of sow farms [RIS]
Aaron J. Lower, DVM

When Nutrition is the Differential

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Nutritional influences on post-weaning health [RIS]
Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Steve Dritz, DVM, PhD; Joel DeRouchey, MS, PhD; et al.

Today’s economic realities… the nutrition game has changed [RIS]
Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD

DDGS: Nutrient variability can affect performance [RIS]
Harold Tilstra, DVM

Metabolic bone disease [RIS]
Megan Potter, DVM, PhD; Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Lisa Tokach, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Influence of particle size on salmonella outbreaks in breeding herds [RIS]
Ian M. Levis, DVM; Luc Dufresne, DVM, DABVP

What veterinarians should know about feed quality assurance and quality control programs [RIS]
Wayne Cast

When nutrition is the differential: What do I submit and what is normal? [RIS]
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Influenza and PRRS

Tuesday General Session

Global coordination for swine influenza virus surveillance and research: What are we missing from the big picture? [RIS]
A. L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; P. Kitikoon, DVM, PhD; P. C. Gauger, DVM, MS; et al.

Regional PRRS elimination: Two steps forward and one step back [RIS]
Lisa Becton, DVM, MS; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

A systematic management strategy for breeding herds based on PRRS herd status [RIS]
James F. Lowe, DVM ,MS; Neil DeBuse, DVM, MS; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD, MBA; et al.

Toolkit for regional success [RIS]
Noel Garbes, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS

Western Illinois Tri-County PRRS area regional control project [RIS]
Dyneah M. Classen, DVM

Exposing the brutal facts and challenges of PRRSV regional elimination in pig-dense areas [RIS]
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

AASV Annual Meeting (2013)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Perspective, passion, and the purpose-inspired practice [RIS]
Craig Rowles, DVM

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Mentoring with purpose [RIS]
John T. Waddell, DVM, MBA

Research Topics

Sunday morning session

Influenza A virus detection from oral fluid and nasal swabs of IAV-inoculated pigs [RIS]
C. K. Goodell, DVM, MS; A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; Y. Panyasing, DVM; et al.

Indirect transmission of influenza A virus in two different biosecurity settings [RIS]
Matt Allerson, DVM; Carol Cardona, DVM, PhD; Montse Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Field investigations of perceived PCV2 vaccine failures and experimental challenge trials that support transitioning to a PCV2b-based vaccine [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Kevin O'Neill, MS; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; et al.

The influence of fetal PCV2 infection response on lifetime performance and vaccine efficacy [RIS]
James F. Lowe, DVM, MS; Laura Greiner, PhD

Association of gilt vulval score with follicle development and expression of estrus [RIS]
Robert V. Knox, PhD; Margaret S. Bojko, BS

Timed insemination following intravaginal OvuGel(R) treatment in postpartum sows [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM; Michael Johnston, MS; Mark Swanson, PhD; et al.

Time to loss of consciousness using CO2 or 70% N2/30% CO2 for pig euthanasia [RIS]
Robert E. Meyer, DVM, DACVA; W. E. Morgan Morrow, BVSc, PhD; Larry F. Stikeleather, PE, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the impact of birth litter size on birth weight and subsequent birth-to-market performance [RIS]
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Brenda DeRodas, PhD; Murali Raghavendra Rao, PhD; et al.

Experimental reproduction of brachyspiral colitis in pigs infected with Brachyspira hampsonii [RIS]
Fabio A. Vannucci, DVM, MS; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Aschalew Z. Bekele, DVM, PhD; et al.

Quantifying the production impact in farms going through load-close-expose programs for PRRS virus [RIS]
Daniel Linhares; Montserrat Torremorell; Robert Morrison

Time to produce PRRSv-negative pigs from infected breeding sites [RIS]
Daniel Linhares; Montserrat Torremorell; Robert Morrison

Ring test evaluation for the detection of PRRSV antibody in oral fluid specimens using a commercial PRRSV serum antibody ELISA [RIS]
Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; Chong Wang, PhD; Gary Anderson; et al.

Effect of sample collection material on the detection of PRRSV in oral fluid [RIS]
C. Olsen, MS; J. Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP; L. Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVPM; et al.

Economic review of air filtration systems in North American sow herds [RIS]
Carmen Alonso, DVM, MS; Peter R. Da-vies, BVSc, PhD; Dale D. Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Utilizing snout wiping for PCR detection and virus isolation of SIV in nursery pigs [RIS]
Kevin Dobesh; Keith Bretey, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

Comparison of sampling methods for Lawsonia intracellularis testing using qPCR [RIS]
Kelsey A. LaVigne, BS; Meghann K. Pierdon, VMD; Greg A. Armbruster, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of biosecurity measures and management variables as risk factors for infection of growing pigs that are negative at placement with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
Caleb Robb; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Paul Yeske, DVM, MS; et al.

Evaluation of Pfizer Flu DETECT antigen test kit for the detection of laboratory isolates and experimentally infected swine with influenza A virus [RIS]
Annie Duquette, BS; Jonathan Ertl BS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Pilot study to assess the effectiveness of thermo-assisted drying and decontamination in reducing PRRSv in the presence of organic matter in livestock transport vehicles [RIS]
Jacob Schwartz, BSc; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; JP Cano, DVM, PhD; et al.

Use of oral fluid sampling in suckling pigs for PRRSV monitoring [RIS]
Jordan Graham; Chris Rademacher, DVM; Richard Swalla, DVM

Post-weaning sudden death in nursery pigs; A case study [RIS]
Paisley Canning, BA & Sc; Sue Burlatschenko, DVM, Dipl. ABVP SHAP; Tim Blackwell, DVM, MSc, PhD

Effect of pre-farrow administration of tulathromycin injectable solution on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae prevalence in suckling pigs at birth and weaning [RIS]
Sam Holst, BS; Paul Yeske, DVM, MS; Brad Leuwerke, DVM, MS; et al.

Comparison of the isolation of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae from various transport and selective media [RIS]
Brian Bishop; Joann Kinyon, MS; Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD; et al.

Correlation of individual behavioral responses to different environmental stressors by group housed sows [RIS]
Alyssa D. Blaustein; Kristina M. Horback, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Comparison of specimens for monitoring PRRSV in boar studs: What works best? [RIS]
B. Pepin BA; A. Kittawornrat, DVM; P. Gauger, DVM, PhD; et al.

Use of daily feeding order at an electronic sow feeder (ESF) to improve the individual animal care of group housed sows [RIS]
Joseph Katz, MLAS; Kristina Horback, PhD; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

An investigation of nodular ulcerative skin lesions in growing pigs [RIS]
Katherine Wedel; Deborah Murray, DVM; Thayer Hoover, DVM

Safety of modified live PRRSV 19S1.21 exposure in late gestation swine [RIS]
Michael Berkland; Phil Gauger, DVM, PhD; Jianqiang Zhang, PhD; et al.

Probability of detecting PRRSV infection using pen-based swine oral fluid specimens as a function of within-pen prevalence [RIS]
C. Olsen, MS; C. Wang, PhD; J. Christopher-Hennings, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

NewField Technologies, LLC, offers S2, a novel approach to piglet euthanasia [RIS]
David Newman, PhD; Brian Stevens; Jennifer Stevens, DVM

Porcine embryo production and non-surgical transfer in the pig, the Minitube of America approach to an unsolved problem [RIS]
John P. Verstegen, DVM, MSc, PhD, DECAR; Karine M. Verstegen, DVM, PhD, DECAR; Brian C. Day; et al.

Effectiveness of OvuGel(R) in commercial swine herds in the United States [RIS]
Stephen Webel, PhD; Michael Johnston, MS; Robert Kraeling, PhD; et al.

An experimental model to evaluate the effect of antibiotics on Haemophilus parasuis colonization and immunity [RIS]
Nubia Macedo, DVM, MS; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD

Studies to evaluate the effects of enrofloxacin on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Bordetella bronchiseptica infections in swine [RIS]
Daniel J. Keil, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Samuel Charles, BVSc, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACPV; Terry Settje, BS

Group sow performance; comparing three group housed systems to conventional stalls [RIS]
Jeff Schoening

Economic value of feed efficiency and body condition scoring in a sow herd [RIS]
John Sonderman, PhD; Thomas Rathje, PhD

Gilt management 2.0 [RIS]
Juan Carlos Pinilla, DVM, MS; Rodrigo Teuber, DVM; Jose Piva, DVM; et al.

Association of lameness in late finishing with pre-market mortality [RIS]
G. Shepherd, DVM; M. Engle DVM, MS

Development of an alphavirus replicon particle-based vaccine against classical swine fever virus [RIS]
J. Dustin Loy, DVM, PhD; Mark Mogler, PhD; Jill Gander, MS; et al.

Development of an alphavirus RNA particle-based vaccine against Clostridium difficile [RIS]
Mark A. Mogler, PhD; Jill Gander, MS; D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

Development of swine-generated products for human benefit [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM; Vishwanath R. Lingappa, MD, PhD

Use of CIRCOVAC(R) in piglets to reduce PCV2 impact in pig herds: A review [RIS]
Keith Wilson, DVM; Thaïs Vila, DVM; Catherine Charreyre, DVM, MS; et al.

Water quality and its effect on production [RIS]
Steven Stone, DVM; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Jesse McCoy, BS

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Antimicrobial resistance patterns in Streptococcus suis and strategies for prudent drug use [RIS]
Norma Varela, DVM, PhD; Pierre Gadbois, DVM; Claude Thibault, DVM; et al.

Effects of a supplemental zinc amino acid complex on intestinal integrity in acutely heat stressed pigs [RIS]
M. Victoria Sanz-Fernandez, DVM; Sarah Pearce, MS; Nicholas Gabler, PhD; et al.

Oral and injectable fat-soluble vitamin programs for sows, newborn and weaned pigs [RIS]
Merlin D. Lindemann, PhD; Robert L. Stuart, PhD; John Goihl, MS

Serratia marcescens, an emerging pathogen involved in semen contamination issues [RIS]
Isaac Huerta; Juan Luis Ubeda; Raquel Ausejo; et al.

Controlled challenge study to measure interference of virginiamycin (Stafac(R)) fed at 10 g/ton with vaccination of an attenuated live oral Lawsonia intracellularis vaccine [RIS]
Douglas Weiss, DVM; Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Dwain Guggenbiller, DVM, MBA; et al.

Effects of a commercial feed additive on the immune components of sow’s colostrum [RIS]
Daniel McManus, DVM; Brenda de Rodas, PhD; Dari Brown, PhD

Benchmarking by week-on-feed for finishing and wean-to-finish groups [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Observations regarding influenza A virus shedding in a swine breeding farm after mass vaccination [RIS]
Cesar A Corzo, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM PhD; Michael Kuhn, DVM, MBA; et al.

A comprehensive, full chain and US meat sector economic analysis of the adoption of Improvest(R) by the US pork industry [RIS]
Brian L. Buhr, PhD; Kelly Zering , PhD; Dennis DiPietre, PhD

Biochemical reactions may be induced via air ionization [RIS]
John Baumgartner

Effect of deviations from predicted lactation feed intake on reproductive performance in F1 sows [RIS]
Chad Yoder, MS; Tom Baas, MS, PhD; Valerie Duttlinger; et al.

Oral-Pro(R) : Vitamin D3 and E: Optimal dosing in piglets and nursery pigs [RIS]
Michael Strobel, DVM, MS; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS

Phytobiologics: Novel natural compounds for improving enteric health in nursing pigs [RIS]
Ching Ching Wu, DVM, PhD

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

In vitro susceptibility of Japanese, European and North American recent and historical isolates of Mycoplasma spp from swine to tylvalosin (Aivlosin(R)) [RIS]
D. Rosener, DVM; J.B. Tasker, BSc, BVetMed; C.D. Eliopoulos, DVM; et al.

Porcine circovirus type 2 diagnostic laboratory trends: Relationship between year and production phase [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Virological and production evaluation of Circumvent(R) PCV M administered during an early field infection [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Todd Williams, DVM; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS, DACT; et al.

Optimizing PG 600(R) and Matrix(TM) usage with progesterone testing and real-time ultrasound evaluation [RIS]
James Leh-man, DVM, MS; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS, DACT; Richard Schlueter, DVM; et al.

ACTIVATE(R) organic acid blends improve performance in sows and pigs [RIS]
Karen E. Lehe, DVM, DACVPM

The evolving world of Brachyspira-associated colitis [RIS]
J. Mark Hammer, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Managing Lawsonia and Brachyspira infections using pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles [RIS]
David G. S. Burch, B. Vet Med, FRCVS; J. Mark Hammer, DVM

Evaluation of Tylan(R) in a finishing pig subclinical ileitis challenge model [RIS]
Greg Armbruster, DVM, MBA; Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Phil Rincker, PhD; et al.

Skycis(TM) (narasin) safety evaluation in growing swine when fed in sequence or combination with tiamulin [RIS]
Tom Weber, PhD; Daniel Ivers, MS; Daniel Mowrey, PhD; et al.

Aligning a boar stud network to produce high quality and consistent semen [RIS]
Todd Distad, DVM

Comparison of different Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination schedules in growing pigs with a seeder pig challenge [RIS]
Angie Supple, DVM; Amber Stricker, DVM, MS; Amanda Ness Sponheim, DVM

Comparative efficacy of Ingelvac MycoFLEX(R) vaccination in pigs at 3 weeks of age from Ingelvac MycoFLEX(R) vaccinated and non-vaccinated sows on the reduction of lung lesions [RIS]
Jose Angulo, DVM; Greg Cline, DVM; Kari Saddoris-Clemons, PhD

PRRSv control in finisher pigs, a large scale barn study in a high dense area in USA [RIS]
Rebecca Robbins, DVM; Perry Harms, DVM, MS; Jose Angulo, DVM; et al.

Poster Session: Veterinary Students

A clinical study evaluating prevalence of PCV2 viremia in the breeding herd [RIS]
Daniel Boykin, BS; Randy G. Jones, DVM; Alan B. Scheidt, DVM, MS

Swine influenza surveillance using FluDETECT(R) test kit [RIS]
Stacy Brussell; Jessica Risser, DVM; Lucina Galina-Pantoja, DVM, PhD

Pharmacokinetic assessment of ceftiofur hydrochloride in pigs challenged with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and Streptococcus suis [RIS]
Deanne Day, BS; Joel Sparks, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; et al.

Hypocalcemia and calcium gluconate use in sows at parturition [RIS]
Alexander S. Hintz; Melissa Farber Billing, DVM

Two whole-herd vaccinations as mitigation of influenza virus in breed-to-wean farms [RIS]
Levi Johnson, BS; Laura Greiner, MS, PhD; Doug King, DVM; et al.

The effects of lidocaine and meloxicam on piglets during and post-castration [RIS]
Michelle Lam, BSc, MSc; Derek Haley, MSc, PhD; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc DipABVP; et al.

A retrospective study of the prevalence of OmpA-RFLP patterns among U.S. field strains of Haemophilus parasuis as correlated to clinical signs and serotype [RIS]
Dana Lembke, BS; Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; et al.

Oral fluids collection in loose housed gestating sows [RIS]
Amy Martell; Meghann Pierdon, VMD; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Use of buffered Swiffer(R) cloth to assess the risk of PRRS virus spread by employees and fomites during warm weather [RIS]
Brittney McLamb, Mary Battrell, DVM; Jeremy Pittman, DVM; et al.

Oral fluids sample collection and post-collection processing to enhance porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus sequencing [RIS]
Shonna Parker; Alan Scheidt, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Investigating the genetic variability of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains circulating within a swine production system [RIS]
Kalie Pettit, BA; Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD; Rick Tubbs, DVM; et al.

Effects of alternative farrowing systems on sow productivity and piglet growth and mortality [RIS]
Shawna P. Rossini; Laurie A. Mack, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons; VMD, PhD

Work in progress: Improved PCRs for oral fluids [RIS]
Marisa Rotolo; S. Abate; A. Kittawornrat; et al.

A serial study to determine piglet vaccination age based on maternal antibody decay, time of infection and potential aerosolization of Mycoplasma hyorhinis [RIS]
Ethan Spronk; Deb Murray, DVM; Amanda Sponheim, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of sleep-wake cycle and behavioral indicators of REM in gestating sows [RIS]
Kathryn P. Sullivan; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

An investigation of sow lameness in relation to leg and foot conformation, lesions and hoof cracks [RIS]
Sarah Ahola, BSC, MSc; Robert Friendship, DipABVP, DVM, MSc; Tina Widowski, BS, MS, PhD; et al.

Enteric pathogen prevalence and association inquiry [RIS]
Brian Bishop; Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD; Kent Schwartz, DVM; et al.

Validation of Swiffer(R) collection technique for Lawsonia intracellularis on concrete surfaces [RIS]
Daniel Borchers, BA; Justin Rustvold, BA; Angela Baysinger, DVM

A comparison of the relative reduction in PCV2 viremia [RIS]
Matthew Borgmann, BS; Josh Ellingson, DVM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM; et al.

Enterotoxin genes in Staphylococcus aureus isolates from pork and pigs [RIS]
Danielle Botting; Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD; Leticia Linhares, DVM; et al.

Field results of a modified vaccination protocol with Pfizer’s Fostera PRRS vaccine [RIS]
Alexandra Buckley, BS; Joshua Ellingson, DVM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM; et al.

Exploring the prevalence of M. hyorhinis, M. hyosynoviae, and M. hyopneumoniae, across various age groups using various sampling techniques [RIS]
Samuel P. Copeland, BS; Mary A. Battrell, DVM; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; et al.

A comparison of oral fluid ELISA dynamics in vaccinated and non-vaccinated pigs from challenged and unchallenged populations [RIS]
Amy Daniels, BS; Joel Nerem, DVM; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; et al.

A comparison of serum and tonsilar swabs for the detection of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in replacement gilts [RIS]
Joshua W. Duff, BS; Sara D. Hough, DVM; Matthew B. Turner, DVM; et al.

Proportionality, public perception, and pigs- an overview of how we dealt with flu at the state fair [RIS]
Jon Ertl; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD

Evaluating the persistence of PRRSv in prior exposed vasectomized teaser boars, mature gilts, and young sows within a breeding herd [RIS]
Will Fombelle, BS; Laura Greiner, PhD; John Waddell, DVM, MBA

Efficacy of a commercial disinfectant to deactivate PRRS virus in water [RIS]
Marissa Garry, BS; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Steven Stone, DVM; et al.

The effects of vitamin D supplementation on production parameters and immune function in pre-wean and nursery piglets [RIS]
Cara Haden, BS; Steven Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Megan Potter, DVM, PhD; et al.

Effect of vitamin D supplementation on plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in suckling and nursery piglets [RIS]
Cara Haden, BS; Amanda Stout, BS; Rae Sires, BS; et al.

Evaluating sampling strategies to diagnose influenza virus in pre-weaned pigs [RIS]
Christina Hill, Matt Allerson; DVM, Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

A holistic approach to stabilizing porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus from a dually infected farrow-to-finish herd [RIS]
Megan Humphrey, BS; Michael Schelkopf, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS; et al.

The importance of vaccination with MLV after stabilization of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in a far-row-to-finish herd in an area regional control project [RIS]
Megan Humphrey, BS; Michael Schelkopf, DVM; Carrie Pol-lard, MS

Evaluating the impact of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome vaccination and vaccine timing on antibody production to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type II vaccines [RIS]
Justin Kuecker; Angie Supple, DVM; Darrell Neuberger, DVM

Impact of PRRS vaccination timing in pigs with different maternal immunity levels [RIS]
Marie-Pier Labrecque; François Cardinal, DVM, MSc

Validating the need for and continued use of E. coli vaccine in pregnant sows and gilts [RIS]
Wesley Lyons; Eugene Nemechek, DVM; Cary Sexton, DVM

Diagnostic survey of residential bacterial pathogens in seven sow barns to justify the use of Excede (ceftiofur crystalline free acid) [RIS]
Nicholas Mayer; Joel Nerem, DVM; Rick Swalla, DVM; et al.

Development of a standard protocol using PRRS modified live virus vaccine to control and reduce wild-type PRRSv in farrow to finish swine systems [RIS]
Daniel Meyer; John Kolb

Effect of oral Vitamin D supplementation on antibody response to PRRS virus [RIS]
Andrea Petersen, BS; Steven Tousignant, DVM; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

A comparison of immunity, viremia, and performance between two commercial circovirus vaccines in a high health swine system [RIS]
Anna Petrowiak, BS; Nathan Winkelman, DVM

Posterior paresis and paralysis associated with spinal cord vacuolation in late finisher pigs [RIS]
Kristen J. Reynolds, MS; Mike Sheridan, DVM; Kurt Preugschas, DVM

Use of slaughter checks to classify lesions identified at harvest [RIS]
Charlie Robinson; Rebecca Robbins, DVM; Mark Hammer, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of the effect of maternal antibodies on the efficacy of porcine circovirus vaccine [RIS]
Holly Rud; Carly Do-razio, VMD; Michael Kuhn, DVM

Cecal colonization and fecal shedding in rats inoculated with various Brachyspira spp. [RIS]
Kate Sawyer; Bailey Wilberts, DVM; Joann Kinyon, MS; et al.

Investigation into sow mortality caused by sudden death [RIS]
Megan Schnur, BS; Ashley DeDecker, PhD; Joseph Fent, DVM; et al.

Effect of porcine reproductive and respiratory viral load when inoculating serologically positive sows [RIS]
Chris Sievers; Mark Wagner, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

The role of serum calcium, vitamin D, and genetics in observations of kyphosis [RIS]
Rae Sires, BS; Steven Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Megan Potter, DVM, PhD; et al.

Antimicrobials in lactation diets are transferred into the milk of dams [RIS]
Bethany Stammen; Bill Minton, DVM; Erin Johnson, DVM; et al.

Analgesia in the farrowing room [RIS]
Ryan Tenbergen, MSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD, DipABVP; et al.

Investigation of Mycoplasma hyorhinis in the reproductive tract of mature gilts and boars [RIS]
Katherine Wedel; Deborah Murray, DVM; Thayer Hoover, DVM

Vitamin D3 dose titration at five dosage rates delivered in water to nursery pigs [RIS]
Amanda West; Nathan Winkelman, DVM, MS; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; et al.

Oral fluid sampling: Recommendations for "trained" vs. "untrained" pigs [RIS]
D. White; M. Hoogland; A. Kittawornrat; et al.

Investigating high levels of nursery mortality in a multi-site system [RIS]
Lisa Yeske-Livermore; Shawn Blood, DVM; Angela Baysinger, DVM, MS

Poster Session: Research Topics

Environmental impact of replacing physical castration with immunological castration (using Improvest(R)) when raising male pigs; results of an environmental life cycle assessment [RIS]
Jim Allison; Gian Luca Baldo; Paulo Moraes; et al.

Phylogenetic evaluation of historic PRRSV isolates from air filtered sow herds in North America [RIS]
Carmen Alonso, DVM, MS; Michael P. Murtaugh, PhD; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Intestinal mucosal PCV2-specific immune response in PCV2 vaccinated and non-vaccinated conventional gilts [RIS]
Carlo Bianco, DVM; Viviana Felice, DVM; Serena Panarese, DBS; et al.

Four-year assessment of influenza A virus infections in swine at agricultural exhibitions [RIS]
Andrew S. Bowman, MS, DVM; Jacqueline M. Nolting, MS; Sarah W. Nelson; et al.

Data summary of immunological castration impact in grow-finish performance of male pigs in USA [RIS]
Bobby Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; David Meeuwse; Jim Bradford, DVM, MS

Retention of expertise in food safety medicine [RIS]
Gail Cunningham, BSc, DVM, MVetSc; Leigh Rosengren, DVM, PhD

Full genome of swine influenza A virus in immune pigs using next generation sequencing [RIS]
A. Diaz; S. Enomoto; S. Sreevatsan; et al.

Swine influenza infection in sow farms over time [RIS]
A. Diaz; M. Torremorell

Estimating corn savings through the use of Improvest(R) [RIS]
Dennis DiPietre, PhD; Mark Bertram, PhD; Kelly Zering, PhD

Detection of Streptococcus suis variants using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry [RIS]
Timothy Frana, DVM, MS, MPH, PhD; Leona McDeid, BS; Derek Adams, BS; et al.

Optimizing nursery pig survivability with a Husbandry Educator Program [RIS]
Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD; Jason Monroe, BS; Robyn Fleck, DVM; et al.

Flexible vaccination with Stellamune(R) One in France: Experiences in 10 farrow-to-finish pig herds [RIS]
Marc Hen-ninger, DVM; Annick Morel-Saives, DVM

Effect of triptorelin administered intravaginally as OvuGel(R) on the timing of ovulation in mature gilts after estrus synchronization with MATRIX(R) [RIS]
Robert Kraeling, PhD; Robert Knox, PhD; Jessica Taibl, MS; et al.

Effect of PRRS on productivity in chronic infected Danish herds [RIS]
Charlotte Sonne Kristensen, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECPHM; Jens Vinther, Statistician

Survey of occupational health risks and protective practices of US swine veterinarians [RIS]
Leticia Linhares, DVM; Claudia Munoz-Zanzi, DVM, MPVM, PhD; Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD

Behavior and handling of physically- and immunologically-castrated market pigs at home and going to market [RIS]
Kimberly Guay, PhD; Brittany Davis, MS; Avi Sapkota, PhD; et al.

Pre and post-euthanasia concentrations of cortisol, norepinephrine and lactate in pigs [RIS]
Morgan Morrow, BVSc MS PhD; Robert Meyer, DVM DACVA; Justin Whitley, BSc; et al.

Effect of influenza vaccination on influenza bioaerosol generation [RIS]
Victor Neira, DVM, PhD; Cesar Corzo, DVM, PhD; Matt Allerson, DVM, MS; et al.

Defining the nutrient requirements of male pigs immunized with Improvest(R) [RIS]
Daniel Nelson, PhD; Aubrey Schroder, PhD; James R. Bradford, DVM; et al.

Comparison of PCR assays for reliable, early and rapid detection of PRRSV in different sample types from experimentally infected boars [RIS]
Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; Kevin O’Neill, MS; Olajide Owolodun, DVM, PhD; et al.

Investigation into emerging parvoviruses in the US pig population [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; ChaoTing Xiao, PhD; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of influenza A virus nucleoprotein antibody (IgM, IgA, IgG) in serum and oral fluid specimens [RIS]
Yaowalak Panyasing, DVM, MS; Christa Goodell, DVM, MS; Luis Giménez-Lirola, PhD; et al.

The effect of passive immunity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and an extended lactation period on piglet immune development [RIS]
Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD; Samuel K. Baidoo, PhD; Thomas W. Molitor, PhD

Comparison of meat quality parameters of pork produced from immunologically castrated and physically castrated male pigs reared under US conditions [RIS]
Dustin Boler, PhD; Floyd McKeith, PhD; Aubrey Schroeder, PhD

Comparison of efficacy of tulathromycin (DRAXXIN(R)) and tildipirosin (ZUPREVO(R)) in the treatment of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in pigs [RIS]
J. W. Eubank; M. K. Senn; R. G. Nutsch; et al.

Outbreak of influenza A (H3N2) in people and pigs at county fairs [RIS]
Sabrina L. Swenson; Mary Lea Killian; Roman M. Pogranichniy; et al.

Sow herd incidence and prevalence study [RIS]
Steve Tousignant; Jim Lowe; Paul Yeske; et al.

Reproduction of peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome in experimentally infected weaned pigs [RIS]
Steve Tousignant; Albert Rovira; Bob Morrison

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae prevalence in Belgian and Dutch pig herds using a tracheo-bronchial swab technique and eventual seasonal effects [RIS]
Frederic Vangroenweghe; Dominiek Maes; Piepers Sofie; et al.

Attenuation of virulence and loss of prophage-like elements in Lawsonia intracellularis after serial passages in vitro [RIS]
Fabio A Vannucci, DVM, MS; Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Nicola Pusterla, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Canadian Swine Health Board National Biosecurity Training Program: A model for enhancing adoption of biosecurity best management practices for the farm at a national level [RIS]
L. Verdon; W. Ballantine; R. Harding

Poster Session: Industrial Partners

Barrier wound spray with pain relief for the health and welfare of baby pigs [RIS]
Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS

PSY vs. PSY* (profit per sow per year) [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, PhD

A comparison of injection site reactivity and growth rate in pigs vaccinated with single dose PCV2 vaccines [RIS]
Erin Johnson, DVM; Kari Saddoris-Clemons, PhD; Greg Cline, DVM

Exogenous enzyme impact on intestinal weights, histology, active nutrient transport and microbial population [RIS]
Jon Ferrel; Thomas Marsteller, DVM

Efficacy of Lincofarm(R) TR (44% Lincomycin) in the treatment of ileitis in naturally infected swine [RIS]
Marcos Ituo Okada, DVM; José Maciel Rodrigues Junior, PharmaD, MS; Daniela Carneiro, DVM, MS; et al.

Development of an alphavirus RNA particle-based vaccine against swine dysentery [RIS]
D. L. Harris, DVM, PhD; K. I. Kamrud, PhD; R. Vander Veen, PhD; et al.

OvuGel(R), a novel product containing the gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist, triptorelin acetate [RIS]
Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; Robert Kraeling, PhD; Mark Swanson, PhD; et al.

Semen quality assessment in extended doses and relationship between key parameters [RIS]
I. Huerta, DVM, MS; Y. Dahma-ni, PhD; R. Ausejo, DVM, MS; et al.

Diagnostic laboratory survey of porcine circovirus type 2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae maternally-derived antibodies [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; John Johnson, DVM

Benchmarking non-productive days across sow farms [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Retrospective analysis by novel methodology of PRRSv field strains in a regional control and elimination project [RIS]
Alan Snodgrass, DVM; Robin Easterly, BS; Byoung-Kwan Kim, Ph.D; et al.

IgG antibody response in young pigs after a booster vaccination with an autogenous Mycoplasma hyosynoviae vaccine [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

Investigating finishing performance and diarrhea: A standardized approach case study [RIS]
Robert Evelsizer, DVM; Mark Hammer, DVM

Effects of Draxxin(R) at weaning in pigs on control of swine respiratory disease including "low" level of PRRS involvement and sub-sequent performance of pigs [RIS]
Doug King, DVM; Robyn Fleck, DVM; Deborah Amodie, MS

In vitro susceptibility to tylvalosin (Aivlosin(R)) of recent and historical Japanese, European and North American isolates of various swine and poultry enteric, joint, and respiratory pathogens [RIS]
J.B. Tasker, BSc, BVetMed; C.D. Eliopoulos, DVM; M.J. Gnozzio, BS; et al.

Purpose-Inspired Practice

Monday General Session

Antibiotic use in swine: Pharmacology, residue avoidance, and foreign/domestic trade [RIS]
Michael Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Antibiotic use in swine: Antibiotic resistance risk, regulation, veterinary oversight, FDA guidance, and "Healthy animals make safer food" [RIS]
H. Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD

Business continuity in the face of a foreign animal disease [RIS]
James A. Roth, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

PRRSV

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Control of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) through genetic improvements in disease resistance and tolerance [RIS]
Raymond R. R. Rowland, PhD; Joan Lunney, PhD; Jack Dekkers, PhD

PRRSv half-life in manure [RIS]
Daniel Linhares, DVM, MBA, PhD; Han Soo Joo, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; et al.

PRRSV Diagnostics: Update on oral fluids [RIS]
J. Zimmerman, DVM, PhD

Optimal sample size and allocation in disease diagnostic testing with two-level structure [RIS]
Yinan Fang; Chong Wang, PhD; Christa Goodell; et al.

PRRS virus elimination: How to prove herd negativity? [RIS]
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Bob Morrison, DVM, PhD

Assessing the long-term effect of air filtration on the occurrence of new PRRSV infections in large breeding herds in swine-dense regions: Strengths and limitations [RIS]
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl, ACVM

Managing critical access points: How do people and pigs safely enter/exit a filtered farm? [RIS]
Jason Kelly, DVM

Where are the common air leaks and how do we fix them? [RIS]
Jeff Feder, DVM

Experiences with sow farm filtration [RIS]
Jeff Kurt, DVM

Swine Influenza Virus

Monday Concurrent Session #2

Summary of results: USDA surveillance for influenza A virus in swine [RIS]
John A. Korslund, DVM; David G. Pyburn, DVM; Sabrina Swenson, DVM; et al.

Influenza virus dynamics, transmission and diversity in pig farms [RIS]
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Matt Allerson, DVM, MPH

Overview of swine influenza virus vaccine research and technology: What's on the horizon and what do we need to move forward? [RIS]
Marcus E. Kehrli, Jr.; Amy L. Vincent; Phil C. Gauger; et al.

Controlling swine influenza in the field (Sow farm strategies) [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Controlling influenza in the field: Sow farm strategies that have worked for us [RIS]
Michelle Sprague, DVM

Managing swine influenza virus on large scale grow/finish sites [RIS]
Jason D. Miller, DVM

North Carolina's regional swine influenza control program [RIS]
Mary Battrell, DVM, MS

Infectious Disease

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Rotavirus and undifferentiated diarrhea in suckling piglets: What's NEW and diagnostic criteria [RIS]
Gregory Stevenson, DVM, PhD, diplomat ACVP; Daren Madson, DVM, PhD, diplomat ACVP; K-J Yoon, DVM, PhD, diplomat ASM; et al.

Rotavirus and undifferentiated diarrhea in suckling piglets: Case management/control methods [RIS]
Michelle Sprague, DVM

What do we really know about feedback to gestating dams? [RIS]
Rebecca C. Robbins, DVM; Emily B. Byers, DVM

Mycoplasma hyorhinis: What we are learning [RIS]
Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Maria Jose Clavijo, DVM

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: What we are finding [RIS]
Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma hyosynoviae: What we are finding and what it may mean [RIS]
João Carlos Gomes Neto, DVM, MS; Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Mycoplasma hyosynoviae: Case management [RIS]
Jeffery D. Blythe, DVM

Swine dysentery: Diagnostic criteria and elimination strategies [RIS]
Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP; Cary Sexton, DVM

Diagnosis of complex grow-finish enteritis and assessing interventions [RIS]
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM, DACVP

Complex grow-finish enterocolitis [RIS]
Jeffery D. Blythe, DVM

Complex diarrhea in finishing swine [RIS]
Cary Sexton, DVM

The Shaping of Purpose

Tuesday General Session

Pink slime and black swans [RIS]
Guy Loneragan

When science and public perception disagree: The debate over swine welfare [RIS]
Howard Hill, DVM, PhD

Providing leadership and demonstrating value: What our clients want and expect [RIS]
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

AASV Annual Meeting (2014)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

The pig always wins [RIS]
Daryl Olsen, DVM

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

The PED challenge: Application of our veterinary oath to represent the pig [RIS]
Mark J. Engle, DVM, MS

Research Topics

Sunday

Differential diagnosis of PRRS infection and vaccination by one-step real-time RT-PCR [RIS]
Jie Zhang, PhD; Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD; Tracy Otterson, MS; et al.

Pigs selected for increased feed efficiency are less affected by experimental infection with the PRRS virus [RIS]
J. R. Dunkelberger, BA; N. J. Boddicker, PhD.; J. M. Young, PhD; et al.

Factors associated with N-specific IgG response in piglets experimentally infected with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
Andrew Hess, BS, MS; Benjamin Trible, MS; Yu Wang, PhD; et al.

Detection and characterization of endemic circulation of influenza A virus in neonatal and nursery pigs in a farm using inactivated influenza sow vaccines [RIS]
Phillip Gauger, DVM, PhD; Alessandra Dias, DVM; Amy Vincent, DVM, PhD; et al.

Influenza A virus infection and diversity in commercial pig herds [RIS]
A. Diaz; S. Enomoto; C. Corzo; et al.

Maternally derived antibodies induce vaccine-associated enhanced respiratory disease in weaned pigs challenged with heterologous virus [RIS]
Daniela Rajao, DVM, PhD; Amy Vincent, DVM, PhD; Crystal Loving, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) production impact and management strategies for stability in sow herds [RIS]
Dane Goede, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD

Pathogenesis of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in post-weaned pigs [RIS]
D. Magstadt; D. Madson; P. Arruda; et al.

Isolation and characterization of US porcine epidemic diarrhea viruses [RIS]
Qi Chen, DVM, MS; Ganwu Li, DVM, PhD; Judith Stasko; et al.

Utility of oral fluid sampling and testing for monitoring PEDV in herds [RIS]
Leslie Bower, MS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; Hai Hoang, DVM; et al.

Development of an alphavirus RNA particle-based vaccine against porcine epidemic diarrhea virus [RIS]
Mark A. Mogler, PhD; Jill Gander, MS; D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

A commercial PCV2a vaccine and an experimental PCV2b vaccine both protect against challenge with a 2013 variant mPCV2b [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; Chao-Ting Xiao, PhD; et al.

Comparative detection of Lawsonia intracellularis, Salmonella and Brachyspira from oral fluids and feces [RIS]
Timothy Frana, DVM, MPH, PhD; Hallie Warneke, BS; Wendy Stensland, BS; et al.

Evaluation of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for detection of Lawsonia intracellularis in feces and oral fluids [RIS]
Ryan Strobel; Molly Kelley, BS; Connie Gebhart, MS, PhD

Effect of antibiotic treatment on the development of Haemophilus parasuis disease and seroconversion [RIS]
Nubia Macedo, DVM, MS; Andy Holtcamp, DVM; Maxim Cheeran, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Use of oral fluids for detection of Ascaris suum eggs [RIS]
Daniel Boykin, BS; Jeremy Pittman, DVM, DABVP; Rebecca Robbins, DVM

Efficacy of different heat bulbs and reflectors in a commercial sow barn [RIS]
Alexandra Buckley, BS; Joshua Ellingson, DVM, MS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM; et al.

Utilizing molecular diagnostics to determine the acclimation dose based on the current PRRSv status of the pigs [RIS]
Ethan Spronk, BS; Mark Wagner, DVM

Evaluation of age dependent vaccination on piglet antibody response to Fostera(TM) PCV [RIS]
Andrew Kryzer, BS; John Deen, DVM, PhD; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; et al.

Infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and Streptococcus suis changes the pharmacokinetics of ceftiofur hydrochloride in nursery pigs [RIS]
Deanne Day, BS; Joel Sparks, BS; Johann Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP; et al.

Evaluation of aerosol shedding in growing pigs following administration of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus vaccine [RIS]
Anna Samson; Brett O’Brien, VMD; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of liquid cyclonic air collectors for the detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
Katherine Wedel; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVM; Amanda Sponheim, DVM; et al.

Development and evaluation of a Lawsonia intracellularis fecal test that differentiates infected from vaccinated animals (DIVA) [RIS]
Ryan Strobel; Molly Kelley, BS; Connie Gebhart, MS, PhD

Potential environmental contamination of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) from livehaul vehicles [RIS]
Alexander S. Hintz; Jeremy Pittman, DVM

A comparison on the influence pooling has on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Real-Time(TM) polymerase-chain reaction diagnostic assay results for both bronchial and oropharyngeal swab samples from piglets [RIS]
Levi Johnson; Brad Leuwerke, DVM, MS; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; et al.

Identification of risk factors for PRRSv infection in finishing sites with PRRSv negative placed pigs [RIS]
Laura Carroll; Jeremy Pittman, DVM, DABVP; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

Assessment of colostrum management strategies at commercial sow farms using immunocrit ratios [RIS]
Brianna Peters, BS; Seth Krantz, DVM; Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD

Dynamics of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae detection and clinical presentation [RIS]
Jake Schwartz, BS; Laura Bruner, DVM; Bob Evelsizer, DVM; et al.

The effect of cross fostering on PRRS transmission and litter performance [RIS]
Brigitte Mason, BS; Melissa Farber Billing, DVM; Jessica Seate, DVM

An investigation into preweaning piglet mortality in three farrowing systems [RIS]
Elizabeth W. Stiles, BA; Laurie A. Mack, PhD; Ray D. Boston, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Mecadox(R): Recent research on control of swine dysentery [RIS]
Dwain Guggenbiller, DVM, MBA; Paul Pitcher, DVM, MS; Doug Weiss, DVM; et al.

A single dose, PCV2a based ORF2 subunit vaccine cross-protects against challenge with a recent PCV2b strain [RIS]
Greg Haiwick; Marc Eichmeyer; Brian Payne

Efficacy of a Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Choleraesuis experimental combination vaccine against S. Typhimurium and S. Choleraesuis challenges in growing pigs [RIS]
Troy Kaiser, DVM, MS; Kara Claxton, MS; Dianna Jordan, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the prevalence of PCV2 viremia in Canadian breeding herds and piglets [RIS]
Blaine Tully, DVM; Sylvain Drapeau, DVM; Francisco De Grau, DVM

Field comparison of PCV2 vaccines: A retrospective production data analysis [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Robert Blomme, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Circumvent(R) PCV G2: Standard efficacy and duration of immunity studies [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Lisa Purtle, DVM, MS; Frank Roerink, MS; et al.

Feeding the sow every day; reliability and uptime of electronic sow feeders [RIS]
Jeff Schoening

Skycis(R) efficacy in a grow-finish facility [RIS]
Michael C. Brumm, PhD; Sheryl L. Spindler, MBA; Roger Arentson, PhD

Dietary modulation of the intestinal immune response [RIS]
Michael E. Spurlock, PhD

Selection for disease tolerance in swine using an estimated genomic breeding value [RIS]
Jennifer M. Bundy, PhD; Mark Weaver, DVM; Chris Sparks, PhD

Immunologic considerations for the use of inactivated multivalent swine influenza vaccines [RIS]
Ben Hause, PhD; Mike Stoll; Ron Batman; et al.

Effect of post-weaning electrolyte supplementation on the performance of nursery pigs [RIS]
Dan McManus, DVM; Dari Brown, PhD; Brenda de Rodas, PhD

Defining, evaluating and understanding iron defiency and anemia in modern swine production [RIS]
Christian von der Recke, M.Se.Agro, BBA

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Effect of an organic acid blend on performance of nursery pigs fed diets with and without antibiotics [RIS]
Betsy Newton, PhD; Sabrina Williams, MS; Doug Cook, PhD

A cost effective alternative to finishing depopulation for swine dysentery [RIS]
Rachel Korty, BSc; Ashley DeDecker, PhD; Perle Boyer, DVM; et al.

New animal drugs: Pioneers, generics and the FDA approval process [RIS]
S. Lee Whaley, MS; C. David Nash, DVM

Building confidence in generic animal drugs [RIS]
Lonnie W. Luther, PhD

Quantitative imaging flow cytometry and porcine semen fertility evaluation: A new insight in semen quality and fertility [RIS]
J. Verstegen; J. Schenk; B. Didion

Benchmarking by week-on-feed for finishing and wean-to-finish groups [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

A novel Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae ELISA, specially designed for high specificity [RIS]
Eric van Esch, DVM

Comprehensive economic analysis of Improvest(R) adoption by the US pork industry [RIS]
Brian L. Buhr, PhD; Terrence Hurley, PhD ; Kelly Zering, PhD; et al.

Effects of DRAXXIN(R) at weaning for control of swine respiratory disease in pigs experiencing a natural outbreak [RIS]
Doug King, DVM; Kelly Lechtenberg, DVM, PhD; Teresa Schieber, DVM; et al.

Efficacy and safety of a two dose one bottle porcine circovirus/Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae combination vaccine [RIS]
J. W. Bubolz, MS; D. S. Fredrickson, BS; V. J. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; et al.

Gilt management for 35 PSY [RIS]
J. C. Pinilla, DVM, MS; R. Molinari. DVM, MS; J. Coates, BSc; et al.

Elimination of two consecutive swine influenza subtypes in a large breed to wean herd [RIS]
R. W. Thompson, DVM, MS; L. L. Coleman, DVM; M. R. Culhane, DVM, PhD; et al.

PEDv in the US pig industry: Avoiding our future vulnerabilities [RIS]
Hank Harris, DVM, PhD

RNA particles: A novel application for efficient development of FAD serologic assays [RIS]
Luis G. Giménez-Lirola, PhD; Lina Mur, MS; Mark A. Mogler, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Regulatory restrictions ease with digital solutions [RIS]
Conrad B. Schmidt, DVM; Heather J. Van Lin, B.A.

Comparison of filter efficiency stability in used air filters [RIS]
Steven Devine, MS

Using litter oral fluids from weanling pigs to monitor PRRS status in commercial sow farms- field study [RIS]
Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, MS, PhD; Yaowalak Panyasing, DVM, MS, PhD; Christa Goodell, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Parity differences in reproductive performance and progeny performance [RIS]
Chad Yoder, MS, PhD; Scott Lawrence, MS; Valerie Duttlinger; et al.

Normal vs optimal levels of fat-soluble vitamins A, D and E for growth and reproduction [RIS]
Robert L. Stuart, PhD

Field evaluations using OvuGel(R) for single fixed-time artificial insemination [RIS]
Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; Michael Johnston, MS; Robert Kraeling, PhD; et al.

A case study: Oral Pro Vitamin D3 plus E to aid in control of PRRS virus circulation in three sow farms [RIS]
Grant Allison, DVM; Phillip C. Gauger, DVM, PhD; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS

The effect of individual piglet birth weight on profitability [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, PhD

Detection of compliance to PCV2 vaccination using a delayed type hypersensitivity test (DTH test) [RIS]
Antonio Callen, DVM, PhD; Sonia Carceles, DVM; Albert Vidal, DVM MSc; et al.

Effectiveness of DLI(R) (Diluted Lawsonia intracellularis) “vaccine” followed by Denagard(R) LC, Aivlosin(R) or Mecadox(R) in finishing pigs challenged with a high dose Lawsonia intracellularis mucosal homogenate [RIS]
Nathan Winkelman, DVM; Adam Mueller, DVM; Rickie Domangue, PhD; et al.

Development and validation of the VetMAX(TM)-Gold SIV Subtyping Kit [RIS]
Angela Burrell, MS; Darcy Myers, BS; Ivan Leyva Baca, DVM, PhD, MS; et al.

The effectiveness of tylvalosin (Aivlosin(R)* Type A Medicated Article) against porcine proliferative enteropathy (PPE; ileitis) in swine challenged with Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
Dan Rosener, DVM; Elizabeth Abbott, BVMS, PhD, MRCVS; Rickie Domangue, PhD; et al.

Why you need CDCD pigs for your research; specifically, why you need Struve Labs International, Inc CDCD pigs for your research [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Veterinary Students

Poster Session

Variation in sow vocalizations during restraint [RIS]
Matthew Cook; Kristina M. Horback, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Evaluation of PRRSV contamination of drivers’ boots and foot pedals during feed truck deliveries [RIS]
Amy Daniels, BS; Laura Greiner, MS, PhD; Doug King, DVM

Oral-fluid collection from gestating sows housed in large static pens [RIS]
L. Glowzenski, MSEd; S. Dunipace, VMD; K. Horback, PhD; et al.

Comparison of maternally derived antibodies in weaned pigs following pre-farrow or pre-breeding vaccination of dams with FluSure XP [RIS]
Jessica Johnson; Jeremy Pittman, DVM; Eugene Nemecheck

Evaluation of swine transport vehicle decontamination practices [RIS]
Justin Kuecker; John Kolb, DVM; Arturo Oropeza-Munoz, MVZ, MS

The impact of pooling nasal swab samples on the diagnostic sensitivity of influenza A virus RRT-PCR [RIS]
Carrie Lee; Matthew Allerson, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Dermestes maculatus infestation of swine barns [RIS]
Christine Mainquist, BS; Josh Ellingson, DVM, MS; Kenneth Holscher, PhD; et al.

The evaluation of PRRSv transfer via tattooing in the suckling piglet [RIS]
Chad O’Connor, BS; Joe Connor, DVM, MS; Dyneah Classen, DVM; et al.

Oral fluids from individually-housed, “untrained” sows: Baseline parameters [RIS]
B. Pepin, BA; R. Main, DVM, PhD; A. Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD; et al.

Comparison of different blood storage and transport temperature effects on PRRSV ELISA results [RIS]
Lauren M. Scruggs; Sarah K. Balik; Jessica L. Bates, DVM; et al.

Effect of tulathromycin or ceftiofur crystalline free acid injection on post-weaning performance and economic return in porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infected pigs [RIS]
Chris Sievers; Scott Stehlik, DVM; Melissa Hensch, DVM; et al.

Using placental umbilical cord serum to determine porcine circovirus type 2 status of breeding herd [RIS]
Tyler Te Grotenhuis; Thomas Fangman, DVM,MS, DABVP; David Baumert, DVM

Effects of an iron dextran injection at weaning on pigs’ blood hemoglobin status and nursery performance [RIS]
Shannon Walsh, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Rocio Amezcu, DVM, MSc, PhD; et al.

Novel use of DNA traceback for genetic selection in the Canadian swine industry [RIS]
Christina Yamazaki; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Improved pre-weaning surveillance using oral fluids: A pilot study [RIS]
Lisa Yeske-Livermore; Kevin O’Neil, MS; Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; et al.

On-site testing of oral fluids for ceftiofur residues using beta-lactam SNAP testing [RIS]
Sarah Balik, BS; L. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; J. Bates, DVM; et al.

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination strategies and challenge in a field setting [RIS]
Cody Branstad, BS; Jana Morgan, DVM

Metaphylactic use of tulathromycin in finishing pigs to control multifactorial porcine respiratory disease [RIS]
Courtney Brumbaugh; Megan Nemechek, DVM; Tom Gillespie, DVM, ABVP; et al.

Monitoring the compliance of the vaccination procedures of 30,535 pigs [RIS]
Colleen Crozier, BS; Josh Ellingson, DVM, MS; Jason Hocker, DVM, MS

Comparison of regional limb injection to systemic medication for the treatment of septic lameness in breeding female swine [RIS]
Luke Duckworth; Meredyth Jones, DVM, MS; Brandon Dominguez, DVM, MS

Effect of pre-farrow vaccination for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae on the bacterial prevalence in offspring at weaning [RIS]
Jon Ertl, BS; Gil Patterson, VMD; Laura Bruner, DVM; et al.

A comparison of sampling methods for Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium [RIS]
Will Fombelle, BS; Carrie Pollard, MS; Noel Garbes, DVM; et al.

Efficacy of commercial water treatment products to inactivate PRRS virus [RIS]
Marissa Garry, BS; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Steven Stone, DVM

Antemortem joint fluid sampling and optimization of transport material for the recovery of lameness-associated Mycoplasma in swine [RIS]
W. Holt; B.C. Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; J. Kula, DVM, MAM; et al.

Age of susceptibility and infectious dose of Clostridium difficile in neonatal suckling pigs [RIS]
Kayce Kobs; Paulo Arruda, DVM, MS; Chandra Tangudu, MS; et al.

A study on pre-and post-suckling serum total protein and influences by different day one pig care interventions [RIS]
Scott A. Kramer, PhD; Andrew Bents, DVM

Value of health and production performance improvement resulting from the treatment of sows exhibiting post-farrowing vaginal discharge [RIS]
Brittney McLamb; Matthew Turner, DVM; Eugene Nemechek, DVM

Assessment of sample methods for detecting and estimating prevalence of Lawsonia intracellularis, Brachyspira hyodysenteriae, and Salmonella spp. in wean to finish pigs [RIS]
Daniel Meyer, BS; John Kolb, DVM, MS; Arturo Oropeza, DVM, MS

Characterization of the GP5 glycoprotein as a major source of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus pathogenicity [RIS]
Sally Moseley

Cognitive bias in gestating sows: A new window on sow welfare? [RIS]
Megan E. Murray; Kristina M. Horback, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Evaluation of a one-dose autogenous Mycoplasma hyosynoviae vaccine to control grow/finish lameness in finishing pigs [RIS]
Chris Olsen; Keith Erlandson; Scott Stehlik; et al.

Trichinella: The role of swine practitioners [RIS]
Marianne I. Parent; Daniel Hurnik; Jette Christensen; et al.

Behavioral assessment of gestating sows via ear-mounted accelerometers [RIS]
L. D. Pavlovic; S. Dunipace, VMD; K.;M. Horback, PhD; et al.

Biological pain indicators for the characterization of piglet pain during and after processing [RIS]
Kelly Pertzborn, BS; Jessica Bates, DVM; Locke Karriker DVM, MS, DAVCPM; et al.

Development of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome outbreak investigations program for breeding herds in regional projects in Iowa [RIS]
Scott Radke; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Butch Baker, DVM, MS; et al.

The role of parity and prevalence on transmission of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae to offspring: A case study [RIS]
Caleb Robb; Chris Rademacher, DVM; Richard Swalla, DVM; et al.

Genetic and geographic variation of PRRSV among the sites of a single company [RIS]
Megan Schnur, BS; Aaron Lower, DVM; Enrique Mondaca-Fernandez, DVM, PhD; et al.

Monitoring mortality rates for the evaluation of alphavirus RNA particle vaccines [RIS]
Channing Sebo; Joel Harris; Derald Holtkamp, MS, DVM; et al.

Comparison of chlortetracycline concentrations in feed, plasma, and oral fluids with pathogen MICs in treated commercial swine sites [RIS]
Joel Sparks, BS; Deanne Day, BS; Johann Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP; et al.

Comparative evaluation of snout wipes for use in influenza A virus surveillance [RIS]
Christine Szablewski; Sarah W. Nelson; Jacqueline M. Nolting, MS; et al.

Investigation of the use of ketoprofen on dystocic sows post-farrowing for improving piglet performance [RIS]
Ryan Tenbergen, MS; Robert Friendship, DVM, MS, DipABVP; Maria del Rocio Amezcua, DVM, PhD, MS; et al.

Development and validation of ELISA testing for serological monitoring and surveillance of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus [RIS]
B. C. Wier, MS; C. M. T. Dvorak, PhD; M. P. Murtaugh, PhD

Research Topics

Poster Session

Effect of the electrostatic particle ionization technology on PRRSV and influenza aerosols under experimental conditions [RIS]
Carmen Alonso; Pete Raynor; Peter Davies; et al.

Pathogenesis of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in CDCD neonatal piglets [RIS]
P. Arruda, DVM MS; D. Madson, DVM PhD; D. Magstadt, DVM; et al.

Translactational analgesia technology for the improvement of swine welfare during castration and tail docking [RIS]
Jessica Bates, DVM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM; Johann Coetzee, BVSc, PhD, DACVCP; et al.

Molecular epidemiology of influenza A virus infections in swine at agricultural fairs [RIS]
Andrew S. Bowman, MS, DVM, PhD; Karla M. Stucker, DVM, PhD; Seth Schobel, MS; et al.

Antimicrobial susceptibility of pathogenic microorganisms isolated from swine intensive production systems in Chile [RIS]
Macarena Cortez-Jara, DVM; Álvaro Ruiz, DVM, PhD

Comparative evaluation of one and two dose PCV/M. hyopneumoniae vaccination protocols in swine challenged with PCV and M. hyopneumoniae [RIS]
B. Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; L. L. Greiner, Phd; D. Neuberger, DVM; et al.

Effects of castration on mortality from processing to weaning [RIS]
B. Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; M. A. Mellencamp, MS, PhD; M. K. Senn, DVM, MS

Effects of immunological castration on variation at marketing [RIS]
B. Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; M.A. Mellencamp, MS, PhD; M.K. Senn, DVM, MS

Description and administration success rate of regional limb intravenous perfusion in swine [RIS]
Brandon J. Dominguez, DVM, MS; Meredyth L. Jones, DVM, MS

Efficacy and safety of a one dose one bottle porcine circovirus/Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae combination vaccine [RIS]
D. Fredrickson, BS; J. Bubolz, MS; V. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; et al.

Detection of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in air samples at varying distances to epidemic farms in Oklahoma [RIS]
Dane Goede, DVM; Rebecca Robbins, DVM; Luc Dufresne, DVM; et al.

Effects of DDGS feeding strategies on carcass lean gain and dietary cost of gain of immunologically castrated pigs [RIS]
E. K. Harris, MS; M. A. Mellencamp, PhD; L. J. Johnston, PhD; et al.

Use of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to determine the vaccine uptake following different vaccination schedules against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) – practical interest [RIS]
Marc Henninger; Hugues Perrin; Jeanne Dupuis; et al.

Relationship between prevalence and severity of lung lesions at slaughter and performance of pigs [RIS]
Marc Henninger, DVM; Bernard Fily; Vincent Auvigne, DVM

Safety of DRAXXIN(R) 25 injectable solution (tulathromycin 25 mg/mL) in swine for treatment and control of SRD [RIS]
Robert G. Nutsch, DVM; Merlyn J. Lucas, DVM; Wendy Collard, PhD; et al.

Innovative air filtration strategies at the exhaust fans of a quarantine building [RIS]
Valérie Létourneau, PhD; Valérie Dufour, MSc; Caroline Duchaine, PhD; et al.

Immunological castration controls boar taint in male pigs [RIS]
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; John Crane; Christi Calhoun, PhD

Dynamics of influenza A virus in aerosols and oral fluids from acutely infected swine populations [RIS]
Victor Neira; Montse Torremorell; Peter Rabinowitz; et al.

Relationship of microscopic lesions and viral load in fetal implantation sites for type 2 PRRSv infected pregnant gilts [RIS]
Predrag Novakovic, DVM, MSc; Ahmad Al-Dissi, DVM, MSc, PhD, Diplomate ACVP; Andrea Ladinig, DVM, PhD; et al.

Novel platform for simultaneous detection of antibodies against Apx toxins I, II, III and IV to determine Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae exposure [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Luis G. Giménez-Lirola, PhD; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; et al.

High prevalence and genetic diversity of porcine bocaviruses (PBoV) in US pigs and identification of multiple novel PBoV species [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Yong-Hou Jiang, PhD; Chao-Ting Xiao, PhD; et al.

Luminex(R) application for PCV2 serological diagnosis [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Luis Giménez-Lirola, PhD; Patrick Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD

Evidence for association of emerging parvoviruses in pigs with cases of porcine circovirus associated disease [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Chao-Ting Xiao, PhD; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, MS; et al.

Influenza A virus (IAV) surveillance using pre-weaning oral fluid samples [RIS]
Yaowalak Panyasing, DVM, MS; Christa Goodell, DVM, PhD; Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the electrostatic particle ionization (EPI) technology to reduce the risk of PRRS infections [RIS]
Gil Patterson, VMD; Carmen Alonso, DVM, MS

Modified live PRRSV vaccination is efficacious following challenge with eight genetically diverse PRRSV isolates [RIS]
A. Patterson; J. Victoria; D. Jordan; et al.

Investigating risk factors for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae piglet colonization during the lactation period [RIS]
M. Pieters, DVM, PhD; G. Cline, DVM; B. Payne, DVM; et al.

Evolution of sow productivity in last ten years in American and European swine herds [RIS]
María Aparicio, DVM; Miguel A. de Andrés, Agronomist; Joaquín Morales, DVM, PhD; et al.

Cross-protection of FluSure XP(R) in pigs challenged with a gamma cluster H1N1/pH1N1 reassortant swine influenza virus [RIS]
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson; M. Corinne Lenz; Michael Kuhn; et al.

Vaccine-related protection against PCV2 fetal infection in conventional gilts [RIS]
M. Daresta, DVM; V. Felice, DVM; S. Panarese, DBS; et al.

Preliminary virology and pathology of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in the United States, Spring 2013 [RIS]
John J. Schiltz, DVM; Richanne Lomkin, DVM; Melinda Jenkins-Moore, BS; et al.

GWAS for reproduction traits and antibody response in PRRS infected sows [RIS]
N. V. L. Serão, PhD; O. Matika, PhD; R. A. Kemp, PhD; et al.

A major gene for host response to PRRS infection [RIS]
N. J. Boddicker, PhD; J. K. Lunney, PhD; R. R. R. Rowland, PhD; et al.

Next generation sequencing of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus genome [RIS]
R. Shah; M. Swimley; A. Allred; et al.

Understanding genome-enabled selection [RIS]
Caitlyn Abell, MS, PhD; Jack Dekkers, MS, PhD; Kenneth Stalder, MS, PhD

National PRRSv Incidence Project [RIS]
Steve Tousignant; Jim Lowe; Paul Yeske; et al.

Collaborative information system for PRRS management: From farm to cell phones [RIS]
Christian Klopfenstein, DVM, PhD; Lilly Urizar, DVM; Valérie Dufour, MS; et al.

Production and economic aspects of pig production sites involved in PRRS area regional control projects in Canada [RIS]
Michel Morin, Agricultural Economist; Jane Carpenter, DVM; Zvonimir Poljack, PhD; et al.

Prevalence of different respiratory pathogens during post-weaning and fattening period in Belgian and Dutch pig herds using TBS [RIS]
Frédéric Vangroenweghe, DVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl. ECPHM

A PCV2a based ORF2 subunit vaccine cross protects against challenge with a recent PCV2b strain [RIS]
M. Rodier; W. Gerner; P. Maass; et al.

Cause of death for hogs that die during transport to an abattoir [RIS]
Kathy Zurbrigg, MSc; Tony van Dreumel, MSc, DVM, Diplomate ACVP; Robert Friendship, MSc, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; et al.

Industrial Partners

Poster Session

Administration of Oral Pro: Vitamin D3 plus E in drinking water of gestating sows [RIS]
Grant Allison, DVM; Phillip C. Gauger, DVM, PhD; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS

Reduction of wild-type PRRS virus shedding in aerosol of growing pigs by modified-live virus vaccination at weaning [RIS]
Scott Dee; Joel Nerem; Thomas Wetzell; et al.

Hemicell(R) HT 1.5x and Zymannase(R) use to control a consumed immunogen in the form of [beta]-1,4 galactomannan and [beta]-1,3 glucan [RIS]
Jon Ferrel; Thomas Marsteller, DVM

Non-living vector vaccines: Introduction to RNA particles and real-time application in the field [RIS]
Joel Harris

Development of a new IDEXX ELISA for the detection of PRRS antibodies in swine oral fluids [RIS]
Sergio Lizano, PhD; Sheri Koller, BSc; Christa Goodell, DVM, MS, PhD

Commercial farm evaluation of sow reproductive performance using OvuGel(R) with a single fixed-time artificial insemination protocol [RIS]
Stephen Webel, PhD; Michael Johnston, MS; Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; et al.

Utilizing progesterone assays to troubleshoot reproductive problems and augment the use of P.G. 600(R) and MATRIX(TM) [RIS]
James Lehman, DVM, MS; Max Rodibaugh, DVM; Daren Miller, DVM; et al.

Improvement of herd performance parameters after piglet and sow vaccination against PCV2 [RIS]
Thaïs Vila, DVM; Hridto Stoykov, DVM; Milena Sevastiyanova, DVM; et al.

Benchmarking weaned sow cohort performance across sow farms [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Heterogeneity among Mycoplasma hyosynoviae field strains characterized by soluble protein profiling, antigen recognition using immunoblotting and PCR-RFLP fingerprinting [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Jeff Kula, DVM, MAM; Steve Heller, MS; et al.

Recent experiences with tylvalosin (Aivlosin(R)) intervention for the eradication of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in commercial swine operations [RIS]
Mark Roozen, DVM; Ronald Kaptur, DVM; Dan Rosener, DVM; et al.

Safety, efficacy, and duration of immunity of a PRRSv MLV vaccine in 1 day-of-age pigs [RIS]
Brett O’Brien, VMD, MS; Marcia L. Keith, BS; Terry L. Martin, MBA; et al.

Our Oath in Practice

Monday General Session

Watching the eastern horizon [RIS]
Jerome O. Geiger, DVM, MS

Meeting our collective oath: USDA Comprehensive and Integrated Swine Surveillance [RIS]
John R. Clifford

Lessons learned: Future applications [RIS]
Rodney B. Baker, DVM, MS

PRRSV and SIV

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Northwest Indiana PRRS ARC project: What is success? [RIS]
Megan Inskeep, DVM; Thomas Gillespie, DVM; Marianne Ash, DVM

Management approaches to limit intra-herd transmission of PRRSv in breeding herds [RIS]
James F. Lowe, DVM, MS, DABVP (Food Animal); Lawrence D. Firkins, DVM, MS, MBA; Abbey L. Harding, DVM; et al.

Review from the AASV PRRS Task Force [RIS]
Bob Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; Montse Torremorell DVM, PhD

Making sense of influenza A virus diagnostics for application on the farm [RIS]
Marie Culhane, DVM, PhD

Connecting the dots between swine influenza A virus surveillance and vaccines [RIS]
Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; Tavis K. Anderson, PhD; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, PhD; et al.

Update from the AASV Influenza Committee [RIS]
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma and Enteric Management

Monday Concurrent Session #2

Update on Mycoplasma research [RIS]
Maria J. Clavijo, DVM; Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD; et al.

Use of parity segregation in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination [RIS]
Laura Bruner, DVM

Management of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae [RIS]
Cameron Schmitt, DVM, MS

Clinical management of Mycoplasma hyorhinis [RIS]
Deborah Murray, DVM

Mycoplasma suis: Strategies for control [RIS]
Megan Potter, DVM, PhD; Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Lisa Tokach, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Whole-genome sequencing of porcine Rotavirus A, B and C reveals changing genetic diversity and new genotypes [RIS]
Elizabeth Poulsen, MS; Jianfa Bai, PhD; Joe Anderson, BS; et al.

Clinical management of rotavirus [RIS]
Douglas Groth, DVM

Management of hemolytic E. coli in recently weaned pigs [RIS]
Craig Rowles, DVM

Mixed enteric disease in wean-to-finish: Diagnostic strategies and interpretation [RIS]
Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Animal Welfare

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Reviewing the state of scientific evidence and developing recommendations about pain mitigation strategies in piglets undergoing routine processing procedures [RIS]
A. O’Connor; R. Dzikamunhenga; S. Gould; et al.

AMDUCA: What worked in 1997 is not working so well in 2014 [RIS]
Johann F. Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP

Euthanasia: Moving away from blunt force trauma [RIS]
Kate Dion, DVM

Transitioning away from the gestation stall: Sow considerations [RIS]
M. L. (Laurie) Connor, PhD

Transitioning away from the gestation stall: It’s all about the people [RIS]
Jose Rojas

The welfare of transportation [RIS]
Anna Johnson, BSc, MSc, PhD; R. K. Kephart, BS; John J. McGlone, BS, MS, PhD

Loos Tales and Loose Stools

Tuesday General Session

To die or not to die [RIS]
Trent Loos

National Pork Board PEDV research summary [RIS]
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Vice President, Science and Technology

Porcine epidemic diarrhea: Pathogenesis and diagnostics [RIS]
Kyoungjin J. Yoon, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM

Epidemiology and economic impact of PED [RIS]
Bob Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; Dane Goede, DVM

Field experience with porcine epidemic diarrhea [RIS]
Luc Dufresne, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Rebecca Robbins, DVM

Charge to AASV [RIS]
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS

AASV Annual Meeting (2015)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Because it's the right thing to do [RIS]
Gregory W. Stevenson, DVM, PhD

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Influence and advocacy: Opportunities for swine veterinarians [RIS]
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Research Topics

Sunday

Viremia and tissue distribution of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in weaned pigs after experimental infection [RIS]
Mahesh Bhandari, BVSc&AH, MS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP; Leslie Bower, MS; et al.

Evaluation of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus transmission and the immune response in growing pigs [RIS]
Kimberly Crawford, DVM, MS; Kelly Lager, DVM, PhD; Laura Miller, PhD; et al.

Defining PEDV maternal immunity and correlates of neonatal protection [RIS]
K. Poonsuk, DVM MS; L. G. Giménez-Lirola, PhD; W. Gonzalez, DVM; et al.

Comparison of the pathogenesis differences of the US PEDV prototype and variant strains in neonatal piglets [RIS]
Jianqiang Zhang, MD, PhD; Qi Chen, DVM, MS; Phillip Gauger, DVM, PhD; et al.

In vitro evaluation of serological cross-reactivity and cross-neutralization between the US PEDV prototype and variant strains [RIS]
Qi Chen, DVM, MS; Joseph Thomas, BS; Luis Giménez-Lirola, PhD; et al.

Previous infection of sows with a “mild” strain of PED virus confers protection against infection with a “severe” strain [RIS]
Dane Goede, DVM; Cheryl Dvorak, PhD; Michael Murtaugh, PhD; et al.

Airborne transmission of PED virus and effect of the electrostatic particle ionization technology on decreasing airborne swine viruses [RIS]
Carmen Alonso, DVM, MS; Peter Raynor, PhD; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD; et al.

Risk assessment of feed ingredients of porcine origin as vehicles for transmission of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) [RIS]
Fernando Sampedro, PhD; Irene Bueno, DVM, MPH; Justin Bergeron, BVMS; et al.

A porcine deltacoronavirus serological survey using an indirect PDCoV anti-IgG ELISA confirms that PDCoV infection in US pigs is low and has been present since 2010 [RIS]
Anil Thachil, DVM, PhD; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; Chao-Ting Xiao, PhD; et al.

Histopathological and immunohistochemical characterization of pigs experimentally infected with porcine deltacoronavirus [RIS]
Sarah Vitosh-Sillman, DVM; Clayton Kelling, DVM, PhD; Bruce Brodersen, DVM, PhD; et al.

Effects of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) modified live virus vaccine on the host response of nursery pigs to co-infection with PRRS virus and porcine circovirus type 2b [RIS]
Megan C. Niederwerder, DVM; Nick V. L. Serão, MS, PhD; Bhupinder Bawa, BVSc, MVSc, PhD, Diplomate ACVP; et al.

Dynamics of co-circulating H1N1 and H3N2 influenza A viruses in a cohort of pigs after weaning [RIS]
A. Diaz; M. Culhane; S. Sreevatsan; et al.

Effect of timing of gilt relocation from group pens to individual stalls on measures of fertility and well-being [RIS]
J. Shen; L. Greiner; J. Connor; et al.

The timing of estrus and ovulation in gilts synchronized using Matrix(R) and the effects of synchronizing ovulation using OvuGel(R) on fertility [RIS]
R. V. Knox; S. K. Webel; M. E. Johnston; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Impact of piglet weight and weaning age on influenza A virus infection and nucleoprotein antibody levels at weaning [RIS]
Hunter Baldry; Matthew Allerson, DVM, MPH, PhD; Andres Diaz, DVM, MS; et al.

An investigation of PRRSV positive PCR findings in weanling pigs using a novel sampling method [RIS]
Brigitte Mason; Noel Garbes, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS; et al.

The effects of vaccination timing on porcine circovirus type 2 viremia [RIS]
Colleen Crozier, BS; Jessica Seate, DVM; Melissa Farber Billing, DVM

Comparison of sow decubital shoulder ulcer treatments [RIS]
Emily Renner, BS; Josh Ellingson, DVM, MS; Paul Thomas, DVM; et al.

Effect of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus infectious doses on outcomes of infection in naïve neonatal piglets and weaned pigs [RIS]
Joseph Thomas, BS; Qi Chen, DVM, MS; Phillip Gauger, DVM, PhD; et al.

Persistence of clinical signs associated with a porcine epidemic diarrhea virus outbreak on a farrow-to-grow swine operation in southwestern Ontario: A case study [RIS]
Ryan Tenbergen, MSc; Terri O'Sullivan, DVM, PhD; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, PhD, MSc; et al.

Correlation of semi-quantitative reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction assay results for porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and the presence of positive immunohistochemistry [RIS]
Alyssa Taplett, Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of an accelerated hydrogen peroxide disinfectant to inactivate PEDV in swine feces on metal surfaces found in livestock trailers [RIS]
Jacqueline Myers, BS; Paul Thomas, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

Comparison of ante-mortem sampling procedures to post-mortem bronchial sampling for the detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae by PCR [RIS]
Chris Sievers, BS; Laura Dalquist, DVM; Amanda Sponheim, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of disinfectants to neutralize porcine epidemic diarrhea virus [RIS]
Scott Radke, BS; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Eric Nelson, PhD, MA, BA; et al.

Use of environmental sampling and bioassay as supportive diagnostics in eliminating porcine epidemic diarrhea virus from sow farms [RIS]
Kathleen Wood, BS; Jeremy Pittman, DVM, DABVP; Whitney Burton, DVM

A solution to controlled exposure of feedback material in group housed gestating sows [RIS]
Alexandra John; Meghann Pierdon, VMD; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Evaluation of a porcine epidemic diarrhea vaccine to reduce preweaning mortality [RIS]
A. J. Harris, MS; B. Wiseman, DVM, PhD; D. L. Harris, DVM, PhD

Evaluating the use of Swiffer(R) pads to detect porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in the farrowing environment [RIS]
Quinn Robinson, BS; Thomas J. Fangman, DVM, MS, DABVP; Greg Cline, DVM; et al.

Pharmacokinetics of translactational delivery of the analgesic meloxicam [RIS]
Brianna Peters, BS; Tomas Martin-Jimenez, DVM, PhD, DECVPT, DACVCP; Jessica Risser, DVM; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Impact of Neo-Terramycin(R), Mecadox(R), Denagard(R) plus CTC and Denagard(R) feeding programs on nursery pigs with PEDV, Salmonella and E. coli [RIS]
D. J. Guggenbiller, DVM, MBA; R. D. Nimmo, PhD; K. P. Kinsley, DVM; et al.

Novel tool for on-farm quantification of prevalence and severity of sow claw lesions and lameness [RIS]
Jerry Torrison, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM; Mark Wilson, PhD; Michael Parsley; et al.

Post-cervical insemination: Driving genetic progress [RIS]
John P. Sonderman, PhD; Todd T. Stumpf, PhD

Practicalities of batch farrowing implementation [RIS]
J. C. Pinilla, DVM, MS; P. Mosqueira, DVM; J. Piva, DVM; et al.

New developments on dietary acidifier usage for swine [RIS]
Jose Soto, MSc; Attila Kovács, DVM, MVSc

Insights into Streptococcus suis genome: Map-based comparative genomic analysis [RIS]
Paulraj K. Lawrence, PhD

A multiplex PCR assay for virulence associated genetic typing of Streptococcus suis [RIS]
Srivishnupriya Anbalagan, MSc, PhD; Brent Wassman; Jen Iverson

Real-time PCR reagents for the detection of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus and porcine deltacoronavirus [RIS]
Christa Goodell; Lori Plourde; Kathy Velek; et al.

A summary of four large scale system-based PRRS control projects [RIS]
John Kolb, DVM, DABVP; Arturo Oropeza, DVM; Jose Angulo, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of the Enterisol(R) Salmonella T/C vaccine strains against challenge with a virulent Salmonella serovar Typhimurium isolate [RIS]
Axel Neubauer, Dr med vet., Diplomate ACVM; Mike B. Roof, MS, PhD

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae gilt acclimation and sow herd stability: Essentials to the systematic control approach [RIS]
Eduardo Fano, DVM, MSc, PhD; Brian Payne, DVM

Nutrition field trial: An innovative food for piglets halves neonatal losses and increases pre-weaning growth [RIS]
Florian Voisin; Mohamed El Hassimiou Dia; Hervé Gabillet; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Detection of tylvalosin (Aivlosin(R)) in synovial fluid from nursery pigs [RIS]
J. Bates, DVM; P. Canning, DVM; K. Hammen, BS; et al.

Enterotoxigenic E. coli pathophysiology and new insights on the impact on gut function and health [RIS]
Adam J. Moeser, DVM PhD; Chad H. Stahl, PhD

Evaluation of the effects of narasin on the growth performance and viral shedding of nursery pigs infected with porcine epidemic diarrhea virus [RIS]
Chris Puls, PhD; Kelly Rosenkrans, DVM; Jo Ann King, BS; et al.

Health information management system to analyze diagnostic data for rapid, precise decision making [RIS]
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS

Benchmarking cost-of-production for nursery, finishing and wean-to-finish groups [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Post-PEDV sow reproductive performance following an epidemic [RIS]
Eric J. Neumann, DVM, PhD; James R. Lehman, DVM, MS; Matthew A. Ackerman, DVM; et al.

Circumvent(R) PCV M G2: Impact of vaccination timing and interval on PCV2 efficacy and serological responses [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP-SHM; Richard Schlueter, DVM; Mark Engle, DVM, MS; et al.

PCV2 vaccination update: Field experiences and serological test comparisons [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP-SHM; Jack Creel, DVM; Robert Blomme, DVM

Vaccination of sows with CIRCOVAC(R) and piglet PCV2 vaccination gives a better chance of controlling PCV2 circulation in the pig flow [RIS]
François Joisel, DVM, MS, University Doctorate; Edson Bordin, DVM; Paolo Augusto Martinez, DVM; et al.

The impact of supportive care on Challenged Pig recovery [RIS]
Dan McManus, DVM; Brenda de Rodas, PhD

A new PRRSV ELISA, highly correlated with IPMA [RIS]
Eric van Esch, DVM

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

New findings for injectable and oral fat-soluble vitamins [RIS]
Robert L. Stuart, PhD; Peggy K. Brinkman, DVM, MPH, DACVPM; William D. Safley, DVM; et al.

EUTHANEX(R) AgPro(TM) humane euthanasia with CO2: How it meets AVMA Guidelines for Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition [RIS]
Corky Feuerbach; Chad Hagen, PhD

Comparison of culture and PCR from oral fluids for the detection of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae [RIS]
Perle Boyer, DVM; Mark Hammer; DVM; Anna Rodgers, MS; et al.

Solubility of Florvio(R) (florfenicol) 2.3% concentrate solution under various water quality conditions in the laboratory [RIS]
Keith Erlandson, DVM, MS, DABVP (SHM); Jesse McCoy, BS, CWS; Ryan Campbell, BS; et al.

Evaluation of reproductive performance using OvuGel(R) with a single fixed-time artificial insemination protocol in six commercial swine farms [RIS]
Charles J. Francisco, DVM; Michael E. Johnston, MS; Stephen K. Webel, PhD; et al.

Fostera(R) PRRS keeps pigs growing in the face of heterologous challenge [RIS]
Brett O'Brien, VMD, MS

Field efficacy of an experimental porcine epidemic diarrhea vaccine, killed virus, administered to pregnant sows [RIS]
Ashley DeDecker, PhD; Terry Coffey, PhD; Vicki Rapp-Gabrielson, MS, PhD; et al.

Anti-inflammatory properties of Draxxin(R) (tulathromycin) [RIS]
Doug King, DVM; Mike Senn, DVM, MS; A. G. Buret, PhD

ESF implementation options: Finding the right solution to meet your clients' needs [RIS]
Jeff Schoening

Feeding a proprietary animal protein mitigates PRRSV-induced effects in mature gilts [RIS]
Ran Song, PhD; Rob Musser, PhD; Ken Purser, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of PED RNA vaccine efficacy in a dam vaccination, suckling piglet challenge model [RIS]
Mark A. Mogler, PhD; Jill R. Gander, MS; David D. Ray, BS; et al.

Veterinary Students

Poster Session

A porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus vaccine based on the synthetic attenuated virus engineering approach is attenuated and effective in protecting pigs against macroscopic lung lesions associated with homologous virus challenge [RIS]
Danielle Evenson, BS; Priscilla F. Gerber, DVM, MS, PhD; Chao-Ting Xiao, PhD; et al.

Retrospective study of Brachyspira hampsonii in western Canadian swine using paraffin embedded colon tissue from diagnostic cases [RIS]
Stephanie A. Derbawka; Champika Fernando, MSc; Janet E. Hill, PhD; et al.

Effect of reconstitution of an influenza A swine vaccine with another vaccine on the serological response [RIS]
Daniel Gascho, BS; Natalie Baker, DVM; John Baker, DVM

Evaluation of deworming protocols in breeding herds using a survey and fecal examination [RIS]
Cassy Griebel, BS; Clark Huinker, DVM; Donald Bliss, PhD

Individual Pig Care: Determining the best management practice for the B-pig [RIS]
Chelsea Onken, BS; Brett O'Brien, VMD, MS; Brad Leuwerke, DVM, MS

Investigation of neutralizing antibodies to determine lactogenic immunity levels following exposure to porcine epidemic diarrhea virus [RIS]
Erin Jobman, BS; Joe Anderson, MS; Richard Hesse, PhD, MS

Alternative methods of measuring swine body temperature [RIS]
Amanda Jara, BS; Jarod Hanson, DVM; Jon Gabbard, et al.

Serology comparison of pigs vaccinated with Ingelvac(R) PRRS MLV at different ages, from a PRRSV positive stable source [RIS]
Tyler Te Grotenhuis; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; Reid Philips, DVM; et al.

Vaccination mitigates the effect PRRSv has on the pharmacokinetics of ceftiofur crystalline free acid in pigs [RIS]
J. W. Sparks, BS; D. N. Day, DVM; L. A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; et al.

Comparison of 4 euthanasia methods in weaning age piglets [RIS]
Daniel J. Breuer, BS; Kate Dion, DVM; Kurt Kuecker, DVM

Elucidating positive states of sow welfare [RIS]
B. Bernatowicz; K. M. Horback, PhD; T. D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Comparison of sampling methods for detection of influenza A virus [RIS]
Kayla Ohrt, BA, PSM; Catherine Harris, DVM; John Kolb, DVM, Dipl ABVP-SHM; et al.

The effect of translactational antibodies on preweaning mortality in a porcine epidemic diarrhea virus exposed herd [RIS]
D. Drebes; L. Greiner; E. Nelson; et al.

Differences in host genetics influence PCVAD susceptibility based on experimental challenges with porcine circovirus 2b [RIS]
T. Engle, MS; A. McKnite, MS; J. Bundy, MS, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of Flu DETECT antigen test kit using three different sampling methods during natural infections of influenza A virus in swine [RIS]
Joseph P. Yaros, BS; Brett K. O'Brien, VMD, MS; Joel L. Nerem, DVM; et al.

Determining Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae viability through the use of ethidium monoazide [RIS]
Alyssa Anderson, BS; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD

Swine handling facilities at regional pork processors [RIS]
K. C. Blake, BS, M.Ag; W. F. Owsley, PhD; S. P. Rodning, DVM; et al.

Characterization of lesions of pigs rejected at finisher placement [RIS]
Daniel Boykin, BS; Matthew Turner, DVM; Gene Nemecheck, DVM

Prophylactic antibiotic and navel care used for the prevention of umbilical hernias in swine [RIS]
Daniel Carreño, BS; Jeremy Pittman, DVM, DABVP

Comparison of performance in pigs administered Fostera PRRS at processing or weaning with subsequent PRRSV challenge in nursery [RIS]
Laura Carroll, BS; Sara Hough, DVM; Eugene Nemechek, DVM

Feral swine and brucellosis in the United States: A literature review [RIS]
Adam Copeland, BS; Courtney Smith, BS; Ana Cabello, BS, MS; et al.

Influence of caretaker preferences and implementation of protocols on use of carbon-dioxide gas for piglet euthanasia [RIS]
L. Daly, M. Eng; J. Ellingson, DVM, MS; M. Nix, BS; et al.

Characterization and management of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae status in a newly established genetic multiplication herd [RIS]
Natalie Didier, BS; John Kolb, DVM; Pete Thomas, DVM; et al.

The effects of hemoglobin levels on growth rates in pigs [RIS]
Sarah Dunnigan, BS; Randy Jones, DVM; Glen Almond, DVM; et al.

Examining spatial dynamics of influenza A virus in swine at agricultural fairs [RIS]
Alexa M. Edmunson; Jacqueline M. Nolting, MS; Sarah W. Nelson; et al.

Comparison of tracheobronchial mucous collection and RT-PCR with seroconversion for assessment of herd prevalence of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in weaned piglets [RIS]
B. Farron, BA; A. Canon, DVM, MPH; K. Hammen, BS; et al.

Influence of the neonatal piglet microbiota on survivability and wean weight [RIS]
Marissa Garry, BS; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD; Gordon Spronk, DVM; et al.

Effects of third generation cephalosporin administration at piglet processing on mortality, morbidity, average daily gain, and castration wound-healing [RIS]
K. Hayman, BS; J. Bates, DVM; P. Canning, DVM; et al.

Biosecurity audits of grow-finish sites [RIS]
Jessica Johnson, Deb Murray, DVM

Evaluation of diagnostic sampling types to evaluate porcine epidemic diarrhea virus shedding status after known exposure to replacement gilts [RIS]
Henry Johnson; Laura Greiner; Aaron Lower; et al.

An evaluation of 4 different mobile phone applications for on-farm data collection [RIS]
M. Kelling; E. Johnson, DVM; D. Polson, DVM, MS, PhD

The association between environmental conditions and diseases in nursery pigs [RIS]
Kaushalya Kuruppu, BSc; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM; Juliana Ferreira, DVM

Monitoring porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in Ontario swine herds and assessing its impact on morbidity and mortality [RIS]
Roxana Lelewski, H.BSc; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, MSc, PhD; Andreia Arruda, MSc, PhD; et al.

Seasonal infertility: A clinical case analysis [RIS]
Emily Mahan-Riggs, BS; Glen Almond, DVM, PhD

Investigation into increased rectal, uterine, and vaginal prolapses in commercial sow herds [RIS]
Brittney McLamb; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM, MS

Environmental enrichment for growing swine [RIS]
Heather Neureuther; Tim Blackwell, DVM

Comparison of Florvio(R) and amoxicillin impacts on clinical diarrhea and average daily gain [RIS]
M. J. Nix, BS; P. Thomas, DVM; E. Renner, BS; et al.

A pilot study evaluating maternal antibody interference with Ingelvac PRRS MLV and Fostera PRRS vaccines [RIS]
Mary O'Loughlin; Richard Swalla, DVM; Marlin Hoogland, DVM; et al.

The challenge of type 1 PRRSV isolation and propagation: A review [RIS]
C. W. Olsen; J. J. Zimmerman; J. Angulo

Behavioral preference for different enrichment types in a commercial sow herd [RIS]
L. D. Pavlovic; K. M. Horback, PhD; M. K. Pierdon, VMD; et al.

Determining if qPCR on oral fluids can reliably detect Lawsonia intracellularis in a commercial swine production environment [RIS]
Megan Pieters, BS and Veterinary School Student; Greg Armbruster, DVM, MBA; Pete Sherlock, DVM; et al.

Systematic investigation of elevated piglet mortality in a high health swine herd [RIS]
A. Sneed; A. Harding; B. Aldridge; et al.

Visual evaluation of sleep behavior in crated gestating sows [RIS]
John M. Sopronyi, BS; Kristina M. Horback, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

A retrospective study on the distribution of MLST types ST1, ST25, and ST28 of Streptococcus suis serotypes 1/2 and 2 clinical strains isolated in the US and evaluation of immunogenicity of each MLST in mice by vaccination [RIS]
Molly Stafne, BS; Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Influenza A virus testing: Which sample material should you use? [RIS]
Christine M. Szablewski; Andrew S. Bowman, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVPM

Prevalence of coccidiosis in nursing piglets [RIS]
Emily Zakrajsek; Terri O'Sullivan, DVM, PhD; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, Dip ACVP

Research Topics

Poster Session

Particle size characterization of influenza A, PRRS, and PED viruses in aerosols from acutely infected pigs [RIS]
Carmen Alonso, DVM, MS; Peter Raynor, PhD; Peter R. Davies, BVSc, PhD; et al.

Exploring the uses of a PRRS area regional control and elimination database for disease investigation [RIS]
Andréia G. Arruda, DVM, MS; Robert Friendship, DVM, MS, DipABVP; Jane Carpenter, DVM; et al.

Determining the frequency and associated risk factors of influenza A virus infections in swine upon arrival at agriculture exhibitions [RIS]
Nola Bliss; Sarah W. Nelson; Jacqueline M. Nolting, MS; et al.

Novel molecular epidemiology tools to assess the relation among porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome viruses causing outbreaks in sow farms [RIS]
Barbara Brito; Scott Dee; Spencer Wayne; et al.

Effects of gilt body weight on litter characteristics under commercial conditions [RIS]
Marcio A. D. Goncalves, DVM; Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD; Mike D. Tokach, MS, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of a PED vaccine on piglet mortality and sow immunity [RIS]
Laura Greiner, PhD; Joseph Connor, DVM, MS; Amanda Graham, MS; et al.

Cross-protection after challenge with a contemporary, heterologous PRRS virus in pigs vaccinated with Fostera(TM) PRRSV [RIS]
Drew Magstadt, DVM; Phil Gauger, DVM, PhD; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Safety, efficacy, and duration of immunity of a PRRSV MLV vaccine in 1 day-of-age pigs [RIS]
Brett O'Brien, VMD, MS; Marcia L. Keith, BS; Terry L. Martin, MBA; et al.

Fostera(R) PRRS for the aid in prevention of reproductive disease due to virulent PRRS in late gestation gilts [RIS]
Brett O'Brien, VMD, MS

Evidence from bioassays that commercial spray drying processes are effective at inactivating PEDV [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Chao-Ting Xiao, PhD; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; et al.

Impact of mixing strategies on animal based measures of welfare in sows fed via electronic sow feeder [RIS]
Meghann Pierdon, VMD; Laurie Mack, PhD; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Safety and immunogenicity of an experimental porcine epidemic diarrhea vaccine, killed virus [RIS]
Vicki Rapp-Gabrielson; Dan Fredrickson; Meggan Bandrick; et al.

Biological hazard analysis and biosecurity assessments for feed manufacturing and distribution in the swine feed supply chain [RIS]
T. Snider, DVM, MPH; Peter R. Davies, BVSc, PhD; Rebecca L. Davies, PhD

Quantitative evaluation of nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus in swine veterinarians [RIS]
Jisun Sun, DVM, MS; My Yang; Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD

Seasonal variation in prevalence of different respiratory pathogens during post-weaning and fattening period in Belgian and Dutch pig herds using a tracheo-bronchial swab technique [RIS]
Frédéric Vangroenweghe; John Vander Wielen

Survey on pig farmers' current knowledge on important aspects of Good Vaccination Practices under field conditions in the Netherlands [RIS]
F. Vangroenweghe; B. De Jongh; L. Broodcoorens; et al.

Industrial Partners

Poster Session

Profit calculator based on piglet birth weight [RIS]
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, PhD

In vitro activity of 12 antimicrobials against an oral attenuated live Lawsonia intracellularis vaccine isolate [RIS]
Bernd Grosse Liesner, Dr med vet; Christoph Keller, Dr med vet

Comparative performance of Hyogen(R) and three commercial M. hyo vaccines: Slaughterhouse evaluation [RIS]
W. M. T. Costa, MS; F. C. Malaga; C. A. Romeiro

The use of antemortem tracheobronchial mucus collection technique for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
J. Bates, DVM; K. Crawford; DVM, MS; L. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; et al.

Evaluation of gilt reproductive performance using OvuGel(R) with a single fixed-time artificial insemination protocol [RIS]
Michael E. Johnston, MS; Stephen K. Webel, PhD; Mark E. Swanson, PhD

Diagnostic and control strategies for managing PCV2 in the breeding herd [RIS]
Keith Aljets, DVM; Nicholas Rippel, DVM; Mark Brinkman, DVM; et al.

Benchmarking market hog sales: Carcass weight standard deviation [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

A case report on discrepant serologic results obtained from ELISA and Western blot immunoassay for young pigs that received two vaccinations with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Jeff Kula, DVM, MAM; Terry Marco, BS

Lawsonia shedding in grow-finish pigs given a partial dose of Lawsonia vaccine [RIS]
Robert Evelsizer, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD; Dana Drake, BSc; et al.

Comparative evaluation of two dose PCV/M. hyopneumoniae combination vaccination protocols in swine challenged with PCV and M. hyopneumoniae [RIS]
B. Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; G. P. Nitzel, MS; M. Smutzer; et al.

Beyond Our Oath: Integrity, Intensity, Professionalism

Monday General Session

Lactogenic immunity and vaccines for porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV): Revisiting transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV) vaccine concepts [RIS]
Linda J. Saif, MS, PhD

Gut immunity – What are the keys to protection? [RIS]
Christopher Chase, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Managing Enteric Coronaviruses

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Managing the initial break [RIS]
Elissa Schlueter, DVM; Clayton Johnson, DVM; Mark Thompson, DVM

Review of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus exposure techniques [RIS]
Matthew B. Turner, DVM

A PEDV re-break [RIS]
Matthew Ackerman, DVM

PED: Dealing with endemic herds [RIS]
Luc Dufresne, DVM

Risk factors for sow farms becoming chronically infected with porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) [RIS]
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM, MS, DABVP; Chris Rademacher, DVM; Mary Battrell, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) production impact and time to stability in sow herds [RIS]
Dane Goede, DVM; Robert B Morrison, DVM, PhD

Animal Welfare

Monday Concurrent Session #2

Animal welfare: What is coming down the pipe? [RIS]
Donald C. Lay Jr., PhD

Canada's new pig code [RIS]
Blaine Tully, DVM

AMDUCA and pain mitigation; what tools are available for veterinarians? [RIS]
Michael D. Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Meloxicam use in pain management [RIS]
L. A. Karriker; J. L. Bates; M. L. Stock; et al.

Feeding sows in pens: Keeping it simple [RIS]
Chad Smith, DVM

Advantages and challenges of implementing electronic sow feeding (ESF) [RIS]
Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD, Diplomat ACAW

Beta-agonists and animal welfare [RIS]
Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde, BSc, PhD; Rosangela Poletto, DVM, MS, PhD

Feeding/nutrition interactions affecting aggression [RIS]
Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde, BSc, PhD

B.E.S.T: A systematic method to individually identify a sick or compromised pig within a population [RIS]
Madonna Gemus-Benjamin; Scott Kramer; Alastair Bratton

Caring for pigs in hospital pens [RIS]
Suzanne T. Millman, B.Sc., PhD

Significant Swine Disease Topics

Monday Concurrent Session #3

PCV2: Tools to assess the subclinical impact [RIS]
Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Influenza A viruses in swine: diversity, diagnostics and interpretation [RIS]
Phillip C. Gauger, DVM, PhD; Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; Karen M. Harmon, PhD; et al.

Parainfluenza: Influenza-like syndromes [RIS]
Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, DACVM; Dong Sun, DVM, PhD; Greg Stevenson, DVM, PhD, DACVP; et al.

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination: Swine Vet Center experience [RIS]
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

PRRS diagnostic trends: What changed with PRRS behavior? [RIS]
Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD

Update of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus 1-7-4 strain in North Carolina [RIS]
Ashley A. Johnson, DVM; Chad Smith, DVM; Glen Almond, DVM, PhD

Transboundary or FAD: What difference does it make?

Tuesday General Session

Global effects of disease on world pork production - making “The List” and the implications to response [RIS]
Patrick Webb, DVM

Emerging diseases: The past and the future [RIS]
Robert Desrosiers, DVM, Dipl ABVP

Building on the Swine Futures Project: Detecting and responding to an emerging animal disease [RIS]
Elizabeth Lautner, DVM, MS

Protecting ourselves: The Food Safety Modernization Act [RIS]
Henry Turlington, PhD; Richard Sellers; Leah Wilkinson; et al.

Transboundary or FAD: What difference does it make? What veterinarians will do differently in the future [RIS]
M. T. Rodibaugh, DVM

AASV Annual Meeting (2016)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Emergence of “Brachyspira hampsonii” in western Canada: A collaborative success [RIS]
John C. S. Harding, DVM, MSc, Dipl ABVP (Swine Health Mgmt)

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Whose shoulders are we standing on? [RIS]
Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS

Research Topics

Sunday

Vaccine efficacy of live-attenuated virus, whole-virus inactivated and alphavirus vectored subunit vaccines against antigenically distinct H3N2 swine influenza A viruses [RIS]
Eugenio J. Abente, BA, PhD; Nicola S. Lewis, BSc, BVetMed, PhD, MRCVS; Mark A. Mogler, BSc, PhD; et al.

Novel reassortant human-like H3N2 and H3N1 influenza A viruses detected in pigs are virulent and antigenically distinct from endemic viruses [RIS]
Daniela Rajao, DVM, PhD; Phillip Gauger, DVM, PhD; Tavis Anderson, PhD; et al.

Effect of sow vaccination and maternally-derived antibodies on influenza infection [RIS]
F. Chamba, DVM, MS; A. Diaz, DVM, MS, PhD; M. Allerson, DVM, MPH, PhD; et al.

Airborne transmission of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. Is the swine industry ready? [RIS]
C. Alonso, DVM, MS; B. Olson, PhD; P. Raynor, PhD; et al.

Particle size association of PRRS and PED viruses in aerosols from acutely infected pigs under field conditions [RIS]
C. Alonso, DVM, MS; B. Olson, PhD; P. Raynor, PhD; et al.

Porcine circovirus (PCV) as delivery virus vector to express porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) epitopes [RIS]
P. E. Piñeyro, DVM, MVSc, DVSc, PhD; S. P. Kenney, PhD; L. G. Giménez-Lirola, PhD; et al.

Developing sampling guidelines for oral fluid-based PRRSV surveillance [RIS]
M. Rotolo; L. Gimenez-Lirola; Y. Sun; et al.

Evaluation of the pathogenesis differences of the US PEDV prototype and S-INDEL-variant strains and examination of the cross-protective immunity of two strains in weaned pigs [RIS]
Qi Chen, DVM, MS; Molly Stafne, BS; Melisa Spadaro, DVM; et al.

An evaluation of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus survival in individual feed ingredients in the presence or absence of a liquid antimicrobial [RIS]
Scott Dee; Casey Neill; Travis Clement; et al.

Effect of thermal mitigation on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) contaminated feed [RIS]
Roger A. Cochrane, MS; Loni L. Schumacher, DVM; Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD; et al.

PEDV antibody responses in fecal and oral fluid specimens [RIS]
L. G. Giménez-Lirola; J. B. Kraft; K. Woodard; et al.

Stochastic modeling to determine number of laryngeal swab sample pools and sample collections needed for low Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae group prevalences [RIS]
C. Fitzgerald; A. Sponheim, DVM; E. Fano, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae ApxIV toxin antibody in serum and oral fluid specimens from pigs inoculated under experimental conditions [RIS]
W. Gonzalez, DVM; L. G. Giménez-Lirola, PhD; A. Holmes, BS; et al.

Discovery of a divergent lineage pestivirus in piglets with congenital tremors and reproduction of disease following experimental challenge [RIS]
B. Arruda, DVM, PhD; P. Arruda, DVM, MS, PhD; D. Magstadt, DVM, MS; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

The effects of tulathromycin injectable solution on reducing the transmission of swine respiratory pathogens from sows to wean pigs [RIS]
Timothy Pearson, BS; Seth Krantz, DVM; Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD

Correlation between aggression and cognitive bias in gestating sows [RIS]
S. A. Manoharan; K. M. Horback, PhD; T. D. Parsons, VMD, PhD, DACAW

Evaluation of diagnostic sampling techniques used in the farrowing house to increase sensitivity of detection and sequencing of influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) [RIS]
Ryan Strobel; Brett O’Brien, VMD, MS; Joel Nerem, DVM; et al.

Assessing and ranking sow farm biosecurity within a production system [RIS]
Brent Sexton, BS; Elissa Toohill, DVM; Clayton Johnson, DVM; et al.

Effect of administering tulathromycin to IAV-S positive weaned pigs to control swine respiratory disease [RIS]
Kathleen Wood, BS; Brett O’Brien, VMD, MS; Sam Holst, DVM; et al.

Characterization of shedding and viremia in naïve or vaccinated replacement gilts given 1-7-4 RFLP PRRS live virus inoculation [RIS]
T. Engle; S. Clark; W. Burton; et al.

Evaluation of a second iron supplementation and the use of zinc oxide in the prevention of iron-deficient anemia in young pigs [RIS]
Eric Perrin, BSc; Amanda Perri, BSc, MSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; et al.

Viral ecology determined by metagenomic sequencing within multi-sourced swine markets located in the southeastern United States [RIS]
Olivia Myers, BS; Josh Duff, DVM; Chad Smith, DVM; et al.

Effect of herd closure on the pattern of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae and Mycoplasma hyorhinis infection [RIS]
A. Anderson, BS; W. Lyons, DVM; J. O. Geiger, DVM, MS; et al.

Vesicles, hoof lesions, and severe lameness in commercial finishing pigs in the United States [RIS]
Scott Radke, BS; Abbey Canon, DVM, MPH; AJ Smit, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of Salmonella Typhimurium fecal shedding in pigs vaccinated with Salmonella Choleraesuis-Typhimurium vaccine via drinking water and challenged four weeks later [RIS]
Q. Steichen, MS; R. A. Smiley, MS; B. Fergen, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the effect of shipping and handling of oral fluid samples on influenza A in swine by PCR [RIS]
Victoria Foerster, BS; Greg Cline, DVM; Wayne Chittick, MS; et al.

Use of topical spray containing lidocaine to mitigate pain in pigs undergoing castration [RIS]
Sara Davenport; Meghann K. Pierdon, VMD; Thomas D. Parsons VMD, PhD, DACAW

Residue depletion profile of ampicillin trihydrate in cull sows [RIS]
C. Mainquist-Whigham, BS; L. A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; J. Bates, DVM; et al.

Characterization of genomic and pathogenic changes of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus after serial passages in cell culture [RIS]
Holly Salzbrenner, BS; Qi Chen, DVM, MS; Phillip Gauger, DVM, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Comparison of the detection of PRRSV antibodies from oral fluids using a commercial PRRS oral fluids assay and the modified PRRS X3 overnight protocol [RIS]
C. Goodell, DVM, MS, PhD; S. Lizano, PhD; J. Fent, DVM; et al

Descriptive study of swine enteric coronavirus disease (SECD) elimination and prevention in a genetic multiplication system in North America [RIS]
J. P. Cano, DVM, PhD; T. Riek, DVM; R. Thompson, DVM, MS; et al.

Ambitine(TM) Feed Technology: A late finishing intervention for pork production [RIS]
D. McManus, DVM; M. Lachmann, PhD; B. de Rodas, PhD; et al.

Biometrics – Intelligent sensors for swine production [RIS]
Guido Klement, Dr. agr.; Simon Lague; Patrick van Dijk, B.Eng., B.ICT

Xylanase reduces wean to finish mortality; potential mechanisms of action [RIS]
D. Nolan, DVM; R. Cabrera, PhD; C. Sparks, PhD

A novel PCV2 qPCR and PCV2 ELISA. Powerful tools to Monitor PCVAD [RIS]
Maartje Wilhelm, DVM; Eric van Esch, DVM; Tim Goode; et al.

Advances in PRRS vaccination strategy: Vaccination schedules alternating MLVs and KVs increase efficiency [RIS]
François Joisel, DVM, MSc, Univ. Doc.; Olivier Merdy, Agronomist; Tom Meyns, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECPHM; et al.

Improved swine influenza A virus (IAV-S) strain selection method affords cross-protection against heterologous challenge in the face of maternal antibodies [RIS]
Paulraj Lawrence, PhD; Eric Bumgardner, MS; Brittanny Wiener, BS

Utilizing a killed PRRSV vaccine in combination with M. hyopneumoniae and PCV2 vaccines; impact on weight gain in vaccinated animals [RIS]
J. Kuecker, DVM; E. A. Bumgardner, MS; P. K. Lawrence, PhD; et al.

The future of swine for research and xenotransplantation is here [RIS]
Rexanne Struve, DVM

The assessment of the effectiveness of the Bock Industries Zephyr EXL non-penetrating captive bolt system for euthanasia of new-born and weaned piglets up to 10 Kg [RIS]
Andrew Grist; Stephen Wotton, MBE

Safety and efficacy of a porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2, killed) and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M hyo, bacterin) vaccine [RIS]
J. Dory, BS; L. Fischer, BS; J. Herczeg, DVM, PhD; et al.

Utilization of commercial female data in maternal genetic improvement programs [RIS]
D. W. Newcom, BS, MS, PhD; V. Duttlinger, AS; C. Witte, BS; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Porcilis(R) Ileitis: 20-week duration of immunity against Lawsonia intracellularis challenge [RIS]
Frank Roerink, MS; Chandra Morgan, BS; Susan Knetter, MS, PhD; et al.

Estimation of the economic value of the productivity differences following a change in PCV2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccines and PRRSV control efforts using historical production data [RIS]
Derald Holtkamp, MS, DVM; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD; Jack Creel, DVM

Circumvent(R) PCV-M G2: PCV2d challenge study and field production data update [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP-SHM; Richard Schlueter, DVM; Jack Creel, DVM; et al.

Effectiveness of avilamycin (Kavault(TM)) for reducing the incidence and severity of colibacillosis in post-weaned pigs [RIS]
Thomas Marsteller, DVM; Brandon Carter, DVM, MS; Kevin Eggers, DVM; et al.

Effectiveness of tilmicosin phosphate (Pulmotil(R) AC) for controlling respiratory disease associated with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine in the presence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) [RIS]
Daniel Ivers, MS; Chris Puls, PhD; Tom Weber, PhD; et al.

Relationship between pig birth weight and survival in a swine nucleus herd [RIS]
C. Abell, PhD; J. Sonderman, PhD; T. Rathje, PhD

Evaluation of efficacy, safety and stability of a novel adjuvant system in conventional and advanced vaccine platform technologies for use with various antigens in swine vaccines [RIS]
T. Miller, PhD; M. Pfannenstiel, PhD; W. Swafford, DVM

Establishing Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae herd status classification criteria for breeding herds [RIS]
L. Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD; M.J. Clavijo, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of Fostera(R) PRRS cross-protection against a contemporary Linage 1 (RFLP 1-7-4) PRRS virus [RIS]
Jose Angulo, DVM; Jay G. Calvert, PhD; Gene Nemechek, DVM; et al.

Comparison of immunological response, shedding profiles, and production performance between Fostera(R) PRRS and Ingelvac PRRS(R)MLV in the face of a heterologous PRRSV challenge [RIS]
S. Dee; B. O’Brien; J. Nerem; et al.

Field evaluation of the intranasal route as an alternative for administering Streptococcus suis and Haemophilus parasuis bacterins [RIS]
R. Jones, DVM; B. Heins, DVM; G. Weaver, DVM; et al.

Quantitative assessment of prevalence and severity to understand impact of Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product (SynGenX(R)) in herd with endemic K88 and Salmonella post-wean [RIS]
S. Probst Miller, DVM; A. Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM; B. E. Bass; et al.

New discoveries for injectable fat-soluble vitamins for sows and piglets [RIS]
Robert L. Stuart, PhD

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Comparative efficacy evaluation of two modified-live PRRS vaccines [RIS]
G. Haiwick, BS; A. Neubauer, Dr. med vet, DACVM; J. Hermann, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) challenge dose in vaccinated pigs [RIS]
G. Haiwick, BS; A. Neubauer, Dr. med. vet, DACVM; J. Hermann, PhD; et al.

PCV2 vaccine cross-protection: Identification of sequences in successfully vaccinated field cases [RIS]
Brian Payne, DVM; Amy Jacobs, BS; Cheryl Dvorak, PhD; et al.

Innovative polymeric adjuvant for PCV2 vaccination [RIS]
Sophia Xu, BVM PhD; Juliette Ben Arous, PhD; Jérome Gaucheron, PhD; et al.

Herd health management solutions: The future is now [RIS]
J. T. Holck, DVM, MS, MBA; A. Yarnell, BS; B. Cowan, BS, MS; et al.

Protective efficacy of a replicon particle vaccine in both naïve sows and previously exposed gilts against porcine epidemic diarrhea virus [RIS]
K. Crawford, DVM, MS; M. Mogler, PhD; J. Hicks, DVM; et al.

RNA particle vaccines: Bringing solutions to emerging and rapidly mutating pathogens [RIS]
Channing Sebo, DVM; Joel Harris; Mark Mogler, DVM, PhD; et al.

Spermatotoxic potential of insemination lubricant [RIS]
Chris Kuster, DVM, MS, PhD; Julie Robinson, BS, PhD; Wai-May Lim, BSc, MS; et al.

Effect of induction of farrowing following OvuGel(R) and single fixed time AI on farrowing performance, timing of parturition and piglet survivability [RIS]
P. E. Yeske, DVM, MS; M. E. Johnston, MS; C. Betlach, BS; et al.

New generation live intranasal PRRSV vaccine [RIS]
Federico A. Zuckermann, DVM, PhD; Gabriela Calzada-Nova, DVM, PhD; Robert J. Husmann, DVM, MS; et al.

Reviewing a novel approach to classifying porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus – MJPRRS(R) Grouping Technology [RIS]
Keith Kinsley, DVM; Dwain Guggenbiller, DVM, MBA; Douglas Weiss, DVM; et al.

Experimental infection of US swine with China origin PRV (HeN1 variant) [RIS]
S. Swenson, DVM, MS, PhD; T. Sturgill, DVM, PhD; R. Clayton, MS; et al.

Veterinary Students

Poster Session

Identification of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae shedding gilts in the field [RIS]
Chris Deegan; Laura Dalquist; Maria Pieters

Risk assessment for the introduction of African Swine Fever virus (ASFV) into the United States [RIS]
Jessica Rotschafer, PhD; Solenne Costard, DVM, MS, PhD; Andres Perez, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparing biopsy instruments and techniques for antemortem joint tissue collection [RIS]
Emily Mahan-Riggs, BS; Paisley Canning, DVM; Bailey Arruda, DVM, PhD; et al.

Serum inoculation of a finishing swine operation to aid the elimination of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome [RIS]
R. Tenbergen, MS; Allister Scorgie, DVM

Differentiation of Pasteurella multocida field strains isolated from growing-finishing pigs that died of bronchopneumonia using PCR-RFLP analysis of the omph gene [RIS]
Kara Telfer, BS; Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Cognitive bias testing of commercial and heritage-breed gilts [RIS]
J. Piergiovanni; K. M. Horback, PhD; T. D. Parsons, VMD, PhD, DACAW

Determining the effects of pooling placenta umbilical cord serum (PUCS) on polymerase chain reaction (PCR) sensitivity [RIS]
Donna Drebes, BS; Jana Morgan, DVM; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; et al.

Evaluating the use of the EnviroBootie(TM) to detect Salmonella at five breed-to-wean sites [RIS]
Kayla Blake; Thomas Fangman, DVM, MS, DABV; Greg Cline, DVM; et al.

Case study: Investigation of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome positive PCR results from a gilt development unit with a negative status [RIS]
Nicole Thomas; Erin Lowe, DVM; Abbey Harding, DVM; et al.

Effect of antimicrobial administration on the microbiome of the pig [RIS]
Katharine Kancer, BS; Brian M. Aldridge, DVM, MS, PhD; James F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Effect of pre-farrow ceftiofur sodium (Naxcel(R)) administration on Streptococcus suis colonization of peri-parturient females and their litters [RIS]
Daniel Gascho, BS; Duane Long, DVM; Lynette Holman, DVM; et al.

Determining the prevalence of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae colonization of weaned piglets from gilt litters [RIS]
Thomas Wurtz, BS; Laura Greiner, PhD; John Waddell, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of diagnostic tests for Circumvent PCV-M G2 compliance monitoring [RIS]
T. Girard, BS; P. Thomas, DVM

Management practices implemented following an outbreak of PRRS in commercial swine breeding herds in North America [RIS]
Kathryn N. Duda, BS; James F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Determining effects of transport factors on transport loss in a commercial production system [RIS]
Megan Pieters; James Mark Hammer, DVM; Thomas Marsteller, DVM; et al.

Use of oral fluids and fecal samples in sow herds for detection of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae [RIS]
Claire Behnke; Amanda Sponheim, DVM; Deb Murray, DVM

Effect of injectable fat-soluble vitamins pre-farrow on piglet number born alive [RIS]
Daniel Carreño, BS; Glen Almond, DVM, PhD

The effect of sampling strategy on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) associated gut morphology and immunohistochemistry scores [RIS]
Jessica Davenport, BS; Paisley Canning, DVM; Jessica Bates, DVM; et al.

Effects of multi-dose iron dextran and vitamin E on hemoglobin concentration and weight gain in neonatal pigs [RIS]
S. Foster, BS; R. Berghaus, DVM, MS, PhD, ACVPM; R. Jones, DVM; et al.

Impact of grain particle size reduction technologies on pig performance and economics [RIS]
Jordan Gebhardt, BS; Steve Dritz, DVM, PhD; Mike Tokach, PhD; et al.

Salmonella enterica: A case study of enterocolitis in Oklahoma and Iowa swine herds [RIS]
Kylie Glisson; Amelia Naher, DVM; Kate Dion, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of iron injection protocols in piglets and their effect on wean weights and hemoglobin levels [RIS]
Tiffany Haegele, BS; Ashley DeDecker, PhD; Glen Almond, DVM, PhD

Improved influenza A virus isolation using non-woven fabric for nasal wipe collection [RIS]
C. T. Hammons, BS; N. Bliss, MS; J. M. Nolting; et al.

Determination of a maternal antibody decay curve for influenza A virus in swine [RIS]
Henry Johnson, BS; Joel Nerem, DVM; Tom Wetzell, DVM; et al.

Sow lameness scoring: Reliability and correlations with other indicators of lameness [RIS]
Jane Karpowicz; Meghann K. Pierdon, VMD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD, DACAW

Porcine epidemic diarrhea: The value of repeat testing [RIS]
C. Mesquita; K. Kuruppu; S. Burlatschenko, DVM

See one, do one, teach one: Increasing swine disease response and diagnostic capacity by using a pyramid based training technique to get boots on the ground [RIS]
N. Lauterbach, BS; A. Canon, DVM, MPH; J. Bates, DVM; et al.

The effects of different vaccination dosing and timing protocols on porcine circovirus type 2 viremia and post vaccination serologic responses [RIS]
Claire LeFevre, BS; Emily Byers, DVM

Salmonella shedding in nursery pigs fed with a high or low complexity diet [RIS]
Jane Newman, BSc; Brandon Lillie, DVM, PhD, DipACVP; Kees de Lange, MSc, PhD; et al.

A comparison of NP ELISA and HI tests identifying influenza A virus maternal antibody levels in processing-aged piglets [RIS]
M. O’Loughlin; K. Bretey, DVM; R. Edler, MS; et al.

Comparison of macro-gut health parameters in PEDV positive and negative nursery pigs [RIS]
Chelsea Ruston, BS; Paisley Canning, DVM; Jessica Davenport, BS; et al.

Incidence of porcine coronaviruses and porcine rotaviruses in an Indiana swine operation following clinical onset of acute diarrhea [RIS]
C. Schnur, BS; D. Ragland, DVM, PhD; R. Pogranichniy, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Do sows and gilts previously infected with PEDV respond to PEDV vaccination? [RIS]
B. Setness, BS; J. Bjustrom-Kraft, BS; K. Woodard, et al.

Development of a snatch farrowed-colostrum deprived piglet challenge model for porcine rotavirus C [RIS]
Brooke Smith; Ryan McCann; Patrick Roady; et al.

Disease surveillance in an all natural system [RIS]
C. Stewart, BS; T. Schwartz, DVM; J. Bates, DVM; et al.

Comparison of sample types for assessing porcine circovirus type 2 status of sow herds [RIS]
Corrine Stoffel, BS; Trevor Schwartz, DVM; Amber Stricker, DVM, MS

The interaction between swine health and low crude protein, amino acid supplemented diets [RIS]
C. Vonderohe, MS; J. S. Radcliffe, PhD

Patterns of resting position in group housed gestating sows [RIS]
H. Wensil-Strow; K. Horback, PhD; M. Pierdon, VMD; et al.

Conditions for development of cross neutralizing antibodies to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
J. Young, BS; K. Martins, DVM, MS; S. Robinson, BVSc, MVSc, PhD

Research Topics

Poster Session

Financial impact of endemic and epidemic pathogens in growing pigs [RIS]
J. Alvarez, DVM, PhD; J. Sarradell, DVM, PhD; M. Torremorell, DVM, PhD; et al.

Description and use of network data to inform disease control and prevention strategies [RIS]
Andréia G. Arruda, DVM, MS; Robert Friendship, DVM, MS, DipABVP; Jane Carpenter, DVM, et al.

Biotherapeutics as alternatives to antibiotics: Effects of adenoviral delivered IFN-α and G-CSF on innate and adaptive immunity in swine [RIS]
Susan L. Brockmeier, DVM, PhD; Crystal L. Loving, PhD; Marcus E. Kehrli, DVM, PhD

An emerging H1N2 sub-cluster within the alpha H1 cluster of influenza A viruses of swine [RIS]
Lauren L. Redies; Marie R. Culhane, DVM, PhD; Susan E. Detmer, DVM, PhD

The effect of agitation and dose position during storage on semen quality [RIS]
Kara Stewart, PhD; Douglas D. Groth, DVM; Hanneke Feitsma, DVM

Dynamics of influenza virus transmission in a swine herd and analysis of risk factors for recurrent infections [RIS]
J. B. Ferreira, DVM, MSc; H. Grgić, DVM, MSc, PhD; R. Friendship, DVM, MSc

Evaluation of the risk of a feed mill being contaminated with PEDV or PDCoV [RIS]
L. Greiner, PhD

Assessment of the immunocrit ratio assay for evaluation of colostrum quality in sows induced to farrow and inseminated using single dose fixed time insemination [RIS]
A. R. Hanson, PhD, MS; J. L. Vallet, PhD; M. E. Johnston, MS; et al.

Absence of human innate immune evasion complex in LA-MRSA ST5 strains isolated from pigs, swine facilities, and humans with swine contact [RIS]
Samantha Hau, DVM; Timothy Frana, DVM, PhD, MPH; Peter R. Davies, PhD; et al.

PEDV shedding patterns and antibody kinetics in commercial growing pigs [RIS]
J. Bjustrom-Kraft, BS; K. Woodard, DVM; L. Giménez-Lirola, PhD; et al.

Dietary iron deficiency and excess affect intestinal permeability and inflammation in pigs [RIS]
Y. Li, PhD; S. Hansen, PhD; L. Borst, DVM, PhD; et al.

Routine manure removal from swine operations: A potential mechanism for pathogen dispersion [RIS]
M. L. Millerick-May, MSc, PhD; G. A. May, E. Ferry, et al.

Association of growth performance with clinical signs following co-infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) in nursery pigs [RIS]
Megan C. Niederwerder, DVM, PhD; Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD; Raymond R. R. Rowland, MA, PhD

Early weaning induces long lasting effects on gastrointestinal health and susceptibility to subsequent stressors in grower and finisher pigs [RIS]
Calvin S. Pohl, DVM; Julia E. Medland; Laura L. Edwards; et al.

Does circulating antibody affect the course of PEDV infection in neonatal piglets? [RIS]
K. Poonsuk, DVM, MS; L. G. Giménez-Lirola, PhD; J. Zhang, MD, PhD; et al.

Investigating the seeder-to-naïve ratio for successful exposure of gilts to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
Luiza R. Roos, DVM; Nitipong Homwong, DVM, MS; Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD

Lactogenic protection against porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in piglets following homologous challenge [RIS]
A. Schelkopf; D. Magstadt; B. Arruda; et al.

A stochastic, mathematical model of influenza A virus within swine breeding herds: Implications of possible management interventions [RIS]
L. A. White, BS; M. Torremorell, DVM, PhD; M. E. Craft, PhD

Field experiences with 119 filtered breeding farms in the United States [RIS]
S. Tousignant, DVM, PhD; D. Reicks, DVM; P. Davies, DVM, PhD; et al.

PRRSV and PEDV infection patterns and risk factors in sow farms in the United States [RIS]
S. Tousignant, DVM, PhD; P. Valdes-Donoso, DVM, MPVM; Andres M. Perez, DVM, PhD

Measuring progress on the control of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) at a regional level: The Minnesota N212 regional control project (RCP) as a working example [RIS]
Pablo Valdes-Donoso; Lovell S. Jarvis; Dave Wright; et al.

Reduction of antibiotic use to treat post-weaning diarrhoea following oral vaccination with Escherichia coli F4 :Case report [RIS]
Frédéric Vangroenweghe

Effect of azaperone (Stresnil(R)) administration after farrowing on maternally derived immunoglobulin level in suckling piglets using the Immunocrit(R) method [RIS]
Frédéric Vangroenweghe; Hinnerk Kranenburg; Johan Kamp; et al.

Detection of classical swine fever virus (CSFV) using serum-based assays [RIS]
Y. Panyasing, DVM, PhD; R. Kedkovid, DVM, MS; Y. Woonwong, DVM; et al.

Detection of classical swine fever virus (CSFV) in oral fluid samples by RT-PCR [RIS]
Y. Panyasing, DVM, PhD; K. Rungprasert, DVM, MS; N. Anakkul, DVM, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners

Poster Session

BioChek software, a 24/7 access link between sample submission and laboratory results [RIS]
Maartje Wilhelm, DVM; Eric van Esch, DVM; Tim Goode; et al.

Multiplex testing for PRRSV, SIV, PCV2, and APP antibodies using multiplexed fluorometric immuno assays (MFIA) [RIS]
I. Caya, BSc; M. Bertrand, DEC; A. Broes, DVM, PhD

Observations of a licensed trivalent PRDC vaccine for PCV2, M hyo and PRRS [RIS]
Brian Payne, DVM; John Kolb, DVM; Roy Edler, MS, MS; et al.

Birth weight impact on survivability and days to market [RIS]
Jan Jourquin, DVM; Joaquin Morales, DVM; Courtney D. Bokenkroger

The use of antibody monitoring for endemic diseases in two commercial sow farm on-site GDUs and a barn of high health commercial pigs – Field study [RIS]
Christa Goodell, DVM, MS, PhD; John Prickett, DVM, PhD; David Baum, DVM, PhD; et al.

Improving sow farm profitability by reducing unnecessary culling and non-productive days and improving reproductive management using advanced technologies [RIS]
Christine Pelland, DVM, MS

Determining viability of porcine mycoplasma pure cultures using a redox indicator [RIS]
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Jeff Kula, DVM, MAM; Terry Marco, BS

Flexible adjuvants for combined live Aujesky’s disease and inactivated swine influenza vaccines [RIS]
Sophia Xu, BVM PhD; Juliette Ben Arous , PhD; Sébastien Deville; et al.

The prospects of selection for social genetic effects to improve welfare and productivity in pigs [RIS]
Naomi Duijvesteijn, PhD; John. M. Eggert, MS, MBA, PhD, Dipl. ACAG

Nutritional requirements of immunologically castrated (IC) barrows [RIS]
D. A. Nelson, PhD; M. Bertram, PhD; S. Pollmann, PhD; et al.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Collaboration and Teamwork

Monday General Session

Neonatal immunology and vaccinology: Timing is everything [RIS]
Dick Hesse, MS, PhD

Fair Oaks Pig Adventure: Public perception of what we do [RIS]
M. Inskeep, DVM

Common swine industry audit – Here’s what is coming [RIS]
Chris Rademacher, DVM; Sherrie Webb

It’s not about you or me, or them or us, it’s about US all, together, living the four “C’s” [RIS]
D. Polson, DVM, MS, PhD; B. Martinez-Lopez, DMV, MPVM, PhD; R. Main, DVM, PhD; et al.

Managing Enteric Coronaviruses

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Review of PEDV disinfectant research [RIS]
Derald Holtkamp, MS, DVM; Paul Thomas, MS, DVM; Kimberlee Gerardy; et al.

Feed biosecurity update [RIS]
Roger A. Cochrane, MS; Loni L. Schumacher, DVM; Anne R. Huss, MS, PhD; et al.

PEDV prevalence [RIS]
R. B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; C. Betlach BSc

Experience with PEDV in North Carolina [RIS]
Sara Hough, DVM

Experiences with porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) acclimation of replacement gilts [RIS]
Pete Thomas, DVM, MS

Evaluation of the effects of PEDV vaccine on PEDV naïve and previously PEDV exposed sows in a challenge model comparing immune response and preweaning mortality [RIS]
T. J. Schwartz; C. J. Rademacher; L. G. Gimenez-Lirola; et al.

PRRS, Mycoplasma and Influenza

Monday Concurrent Session #2

PRRS epidemiology: Data from the Swine Health Monitoring Project [RIS]
R. B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; C. Betlach BSc; H. Baldry BSc; et al.

PRRSV: Emerging isolates [RIS]
Chad Smith, DVM

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination [RIS]
P. E. Yeske, DVM, MS

Gilt acclimation options for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infected breeding herds [RIS]
M. Turner, DVM

Mycoplasma hyosynoviae: Retrospective diagnostic case review  [RIS]
Paisley Canning, DVM; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Interspecies transmission of influenza A viruses [RIS]
Marie Culhane, DVM, PhD; Amanda Beaudoin, DVM, PhD, DACVPM

Considerations for vaccines against influenza A virus in US swine [RIS]
Amy Vincent, DVM, PhD; Daniela Rajao, DVM, PhD; Tavis Anderson, PhD; et al.

Antibiotic Use: 2017 and Beyond

Monday Concurrent Session #3

FDA’s antibiotic regulatory changes and NPB’s pork producer educational outreach [RIS]
J. Koeman, MSc, MPH, DVM, DACVPM

Implementing the VFD rule: Feed company perspective [RIS]
Ronny Moser, PhD; Scott Ringger

Implementing the VFD rule: Practitioner perspective [RIS]
Paul D. Ruen, DVM

Pork production without antibiotics [RIS]
J. Risser, DVM; K. Thornburg

Strategies to reduce antibiotic use in practice [RIS]
Laura Bruner, DVM

Treatment decision trees [RIS]
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM

Considerations for preserving antibiotic use [RIS]
Michael D. Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Emerging Disease Response

Tuesday General Session

Emerging disease response: Global roadmap but local drivers [RIS]
Corrie Brown, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Modeling the transboundary risk of feed ingredients contaminated with porcine epidemic diarrhea virus [RIS]
Scott Dee; Casey Neill; Aaron Singrey; et al.

The next one! A Canadian vision for emerging disease preparedness [RIS]
Doug MacDougald, DVM

SHIC: Enhancing our preparedness [RIS]
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, DACVPM

Lessons learned from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) [RIS]
C. Rowles, DVM

Keep your feet on the ground but stick your head in the “cloud” [RIS]
Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Jordan Bjustrom-Kraft, BS; Bret Crim, BS; et al.

AASV Annual Meeting (2017)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Swine medicine in the 21st century: Immovable object meets unstoppable force [RIS]
Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD, DACVPM

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

One Health: Roles, responsibilities, and opportunities for swine veterinarians [RIS]
Matthew Turner, DVM

Research Topics

Sunday

Land coverage and elevation as risk factors for PRRS outbreaks [RIS]
A.G. Arruda, DVM, MS, PhD; C. Vilalta, DVM, PhD; A. Perez, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Broadly neutralizing antibodies to recent, virulent type 2 PRRSV isolates [RIS]
M.P. Murtaugh, PhD; D.K. Gray, BS; S.R. Robinson, BVSc (Hons), MVSc, PhD; et al.

Characterization of the memory immune response to PRRSV infection [RIS]
Michael C. Rahe; Michael P. Murtaugh

Proof of concept: PRRSV IgM/IgA ELISA detects infection in the face of circulating maternal IgG antibody [RIS]
M. Rotolo; J.Ji; L. Gimenez-Lirola; et al.

Spatial autocorrelation and implications for oral fluid-based PRRSV surveillance [RIS]
M. Rotolo; M. Haddad; Y. Sun; et al.

Comparative pathogenesis and characterization of recent 1-7-4 PRRSV isolates in weanling age piglets [RIS]
A.G.M. Van Geelen, DVM, PhD; K.S. Faaberg, PhD; P. Das, DVM, PhD; et al.

Application of next-generation sequencing technology to whole genome sequencing of PRRSV under diagnostic setting [RIS]
Jianqiang Zhang, PhD; Ying Zheng, MS; Qi Chen, DVM, PhD; et al.

Effects of pain mitigation during piglet castration [RIS]
R. Park; M. Pairis-Garcia, DVM, PhD; M. Campler, MS, PhD

Effect of influenza prevalence at weaning on transmission, clinical signs and performance after weaning [RIS]
F. Chamba, DVM, MS; S. Wayne, DVM, PhD; M. Culhane, DVM, PhD; et al.

Senecavirus A: Overview of experimental studies [RIS]
A. Buckley, DVM; V. Kulshreshtha, DVM, PhD; A. van Geelen, DVM, PhD; et al.

Mycoplasma hyorhinis associated with conjunctivitis in pigs [RIS]
T.P. Resende, DVM, MS; M. Pieters, DVM, PhD; F.A. Vannucci, DVM, MS, PhD; et al

Mycoplasma hyorhinis and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae dual colonization of dams and piglets prior to weaning [RIS]
Luiza R. Roos, DVM, MS; Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD

Efficacy of a commercial G2b-based and two experimental G1b-based porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) vaccines against G2b challenge [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Huigang Shen, DVM, PhD; Alessandra Castro, DVM, PhD; et al.

Serum and mammary secretion antibody responses in PEDV-exposed gilts following PEDV vaccination [RIS]
J.B. Kraft; K. Woodard; L. Giménez-Lirola; et al.

Modeling the transboundary survival of foreign animal disease pathogens in contaminated feed ingredients [RIS]
Scott Dee; Gordon Spronk; Eric Nelson; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Evaluation of a peroxygen-based disinfectant to inactivate porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in swine feces on metal surfaces under freezing conditions [RIS]
K. Baker, BS; C. Mowrer, BS; J. Zhang, MD, PhD, MS; et al.

Calculating and evaluating antibiotic usage in a United States swine production system [RIS]
Megan Pieters; Ross Kiehne, DVM; Eric Christianson, DVM

Assessment of knowledge, compliance, and attitudes of English and Spanish speaking farm employees towards biosecurity practices [RIS]
Michael Mardesen, BS; Jose Angulo, DVM; Clayton Johnson, DVM; et al.

Comparison of standard and bench entry protocols for prevention of environmental contamination due to personnel entry in a commercial swine facility [RIS]
C. Fitzgerald, BS; K. Baker, BS; A. Anderson; et al.

Use of molecular characterization tools to investigate M. hyopneumoniae outbreaks [RIS]
A. Anderson, BS; A. Sponheim, DVM; L. Dalquist, DVM; et al.

Development and validation of ante-mortem urine collection techniques for gilts and sows [RIS]
M. Nickel, BS; K. Skoland, BS; A. Forseth, DVM; et al.

An evaluation of oropharyngeal swabbing as a diagnostic technique for the detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) in weaned pigs [RIS]
Kylie Glisson; Adam Schelkopf, DVM; Brett O’Brien, VMD, MS; et al.

A challenge study to determine whether in-feed flavophospholipol can reduce Salmonella shedding and colonization in nursery pigs [RIS]
Jane Newman, BSc; Vahab Farzan, DVM, MSc, PhD; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc

Correlating sampling methods to porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) viremia status of sows and piglets in a sow herd with or without PCV2 revaccination during gestation [RIS]
Allison Knox, BS; Luis Ochoa, PhD; Laura Greiner, PhD

Sample comparison for detecting porcine circovirus type 2 in breeding herds [RIS]
Rachel Schulte; Darrell Neuberger, DVM; Abigail Redalen, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of positive pressure filtration to reduce aerosol transmission of PRRSV during an experimental challenge of farm access points [RIS]
H. Baldry; K. Wedel, DVM; N. Schaefer, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of methods for determining the porcine circovirus type 2 status of sow herds [RIS]
Chelsea Ruston, BS; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM, MS, DABVP

Dynamics of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae colonization, seroconversion and onset of clinical signs in a population of gilts under field conditions [RIS]
Chris Deegan; Daniel Linhares, DVM, MBA, PhD; Alex Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVPM; et al.

Investigating porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD) in commercial swine herds by next generation sequencing [RIS]
Zhen Yang; Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD; Todd Knutson, PhD; et al.

Effect of antimicrobials on non-toxigenic E. coli oral vaccine [RIS]
Olivia Myers, BS; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM, MS, DABVP; Megan Jacob, MS, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Multiple case study reports of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination projects utilizing tylvalosin (Aivlosin® WSG) [RIS]
D. Rosener, DVM; R. Kaptur, DVM; A. Mueller, DVM; et al.

Feed truck movement and ingredient traceability using FeedTrackur™ [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Comparison of efficacy between two PCV2 vaccination protocols under PCV2d field exposure [RIS]
Eduardo Fano, DVM MC PhD; Nathan Schaefer, DVM; Ethan Schmaling, BS; et al.

Efficacy of Ingelvac PRRS® MLV against a heterologous PRRSV 1-7-4 RFLP challenge [RIS]
A. Patterson, DVM, PhD; G. Haiwick, BS; J. Hermann, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of intestinal lesions between Enterisol® Ileitis and Porcilis® Ileitis using a Lawsonia intracellularis mucosal homogenate seeder pig challenge model [RIS]
S. Dee, DVM, PhD; J. Nerem, DVM; D. Hanson, BS; et al.

Biosecurity controls for the industrial manufacturing of spray-dried plasma [RIS]
Joe Crenshaw, PhD; Joy Campbell, PhD; Javier Polo, PhD

Solution for in-barn, hand-held data collection [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

The effect of feeding MCFA on performance of nursery pigs raised without antibiotics [RIS]
D. McManus, DVM; M. Lachmann, PhD; T. Weeden, PhD; et al.

Water in oil adjuvant selection for the formulation of one-shot safe bacterial vaccines for swine [RIS]
Sophia Bingling Xu; Juliette Ben Arous; Nicolas Versillé; et al.

Diagnosing edema disease: the first step in prevention [RIS]
V. Gotter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECPHM

Seneca Valley virus: Porcine-derived biological risk assessment [RIS]
M. Madsen, PhD; J. Clampitt, BS; C. White, BS; et al.

Specialized VaxLiant® adjuvant for DNA vaccine development using influenza A virus-swine hemagglutination (HA) gene [RIS]
M. Inman, PhD; M. Pfannenstiel, PhD; D. Petrik, PhD; et al.

Feed hygiene: A layered approach [RIS]
J.A. Jendza, PhD

Effect of combined supplementation of 25-hydroxycholecalciferol and cholecalciferol on sow and piglet Vitamin D status and progeny muscle cell parameters [RIS]
J. Hahn, PhD

Effect of Tonisity Px™ administration on pre-weaning mortality and weight gain [RIS]
Ava M. Firth, BS, DVM, MVS, MANZCVS, DACVECC, DECVECC; René Mozo Martín, DVM MSc PhD; Guillermo López Cano, DVM MSc; et al.

Effect of gruel and Tonisity Px™ on feed intake and weight gain at weaning [RIS]
Ava M. Firth, BS, DVM, MVS, MANZCVS, DACVECC, DECVECC; Guillermo Lopez Cano, DVM MSc; Alberto Morillo Alujas, BS DVM MS PhD MBA

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Relationship between LP5™ and litter uniformity and birth weight [RIS]
T. Rathje, PhD; C. Abell, PhD

Reducing antibiotic use: Educational materials for swine veterinarians and producers [RIS]
Mike Tokach, PhD; Jose Soto, MS; H. Morgan Scott, DVM, PhD; et al.

Use of an autogenous PRRSV vaccine in conjunction with MLV elicits broadly neutralizing antibodies [RIS]
Paulraj Lawrence, PhD; Eric Bumgardner, MS

Antibiotic-free production in the face of an acute health challenge [RIS]
Jon A. De Jong, MS, PhD; Casey R. Neill, MS; Barry R. Kerkaert, DVM; et al.

Managing enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli post-weaning diarrhea with Avilamycin [RIS]
Robert Evelsizer, DVM; J. Mark Hammer, DVM; Marcos Rostagno, DVM, PhD

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) certification in Swine Health Management [RIS]
Jeffrey A. Husa, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Impact of piglet birthweight on post-weaning performance and system profitability [RIS]
D.W. Newcom; C. Witte; M. Brubaker; et al.

Just how soluble are the water solubles? [RIS]
D. Nolan, DVM; J. McCoy, CWS; R. Campbell

Masked trichothecene mycotoxins in US feed and corn samples from 2014 to 2016 [RIS]
E.G. Hendel, VMD, PhD; T. Jenkins, PhD; S.M. Mendoza, PhD; et al.

Senecavirus A, a genetic supplier perspective [RIS]
J. Geiger, DVM, MS; P. Graham, DVM, MS; JP. Cano, DVM, PhD

The impact of trained and untrained personnel on product implementation and subsequent pig health [RIS]
Sarah Probst Miller, DVM; Ron Ketchem

Effect of direct fed microbial, Calsporin® (Bacillus subtilis C-3102), on enteric health in nursery pigs after challenge with porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) [RIS]
P. Canning; C. Ruston; D. Madson; et al.

Impact of spray-dried animal plasma species of origin on post-weaning pig performance [RIS]
Chad Pilcher, PhD; Sabrina Williams, MS; Sara Ebarb, MS; et al.

Validation of an ileitis mucosal homogenate seeder pig model to study the natural transmission of Lawsonia intracellularis in grow-finish pigs [RIS]
Nathan L. Winkelman, DVM; Adam D. Mueller, DVM; Robin L. Winscher, CVT

A new PRRSV ELISA, highly correlated with IPMA [RIS]
Eric van Esch, DVM, Technical Director

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Study and field evaluation of an artificial intelligence system’s ability to predict the good moment to breed sows: PigWatch® from Ro-Main [RIS]
J. Labrecque, B. Eng.; J. Rivest, PhD; et al.

Fat-soluble vitamins: To esterify or not to esterify? [RIS]
Robert L. Stuart, PhD

Safe-guard Aquasol® 20% suspension, a novel method of delivering fenbendazole through swine drinking water systems [RIS]
R. Fleck, DVM; J. Slightom

Experimental PCV2d challenge of pigs vaccinated with prototype vaccines containing ORF2 from PCV2a, PCV2b or PCV2d [RIS]
E. Strait, DVM, PhD; A. Suddith, MS; M. Allen, MS; et al.

Field experiences with Porcilis™ Ileitis: The newest tool for controlling Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD; Greg Armbruster, DVM; Angela Baysinger, DVM, MS; et al.

Electronic sow feeding (ESF) vs. the gestation stall: Three head to head comparisons of performance [RIS]
Jeff Schoening, Technical Sales Manager

Comparative study of two vaccines against neonatal diarrhea on a Canadian commercial farm [RIS]
W. Ariza, DVM; D. Robles, BSA; J. Badia, DVM; et al.

The impacts of in-feed antibiotics, a unique organic acid blend, or an in-feed acidifier on nursery pig performance [RIS]
K.M. Hogan, PhD; S. Gould, BS; Y. Han, MS, PhD; et al.

Field evaluation of vaccination of piglets at processing using Fostera® PRRS [RIS]
Keith Aljets, DVM; Jose Angulo, DVM

Determining Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae status in commercial breeding herds [RIS]
E. Spronk, DVM; N. Garbes, DVM; L. Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD

Efficacy of FluSure XP® swine influenza vaccine in pigs challenged with a cluster IV-A H3N2 swine influenza virus [RIS]
M.C. Lenz, MS; V.J. Rapp-Gabrielson, DVM, PhD; A. Heinz, BS; et al.

The impact of activated polyphenols on performance of weaned pigs [RIS]
D. Little, MS, DVM

The economic impact of OvuGel® [RIS]
Dennis DiPietre, PhD; Dean Dau, DVM; Charlie Francisco, DVM, MS; et al.

Systematic implementation of VFDs using FeedLINK electronic VFD solution [RIS]
B. Leuwerke

Pre-slaughter stunning of swine – a scientific viewpoint [RIS]
Steve Wotton, MBE, HNC, MSc

Veterinary Students

Poster Session

An interferon inducing porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus vaccine candidate elicits protection against challenge with a heterologous virulent type 2 strain [RIS]
E. Fontanella, MS; Z. Ma, PhD; Y. Zhang, PhD; et al.

Determining the efficacy of pooling different fecal swab types in the field versus the lab for detection of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus by PCR [RIS]
Sara Hamlett, MS; Katie Woodard, DVM; Rodger Main, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of autogenous vaccine efficacy in western Canadian swine herds [RIS]
L. Redies; J.C.S Harding, DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP; S.E. Detmer, DVM, PhD

Trends of Lawsonia intracellularis polymerase chain reaction submissions at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory over a 10-year period [RIS]
Donna Drebes, BS; Connie Gebhart, PhD; Julio Alvarez, DVM

Sand as a bedding for loose-housed gestating sows fed via ESF [RIS]
J. Applebaum; M. Pierdon, VMD; T. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Evaluation of the sensitivity of Envirobooties™ and Swiffer™ kits for viral detection of PRRSV and PEDV in livestock trailers [RIS]
T. Engle, MS; R. Jones, DVM; D. Johnson, BS; et al.

Comparison of morbidity and mortality after challenge with two North American PRRS virus isolates shows marked variation in time course and prevalence of clinical disease between isolates [RIS]
L.A. Constance; B. Bloomberg; J.K. Lunney; et al.

Detection of influenza A virus on inanimate fair surfaces [RIS]
Courtney M. Wright; Michele M. Zentkovich; Jacqueline M. Nolting, MS; et al.

Evaluation of the effects of flushing feed manufacturing equipment with chemically treated rice hulls on porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) cross contamination during feed manufacturing [RIS]
Jordan Gebhardt, BS; Steve Dritz, DVM, PhD; Jason Woodworth, PhD; et al.

Impact of sow parity on the influenza A (IAV-S) infection timing of the suckling pig in an endemic herd [RIS]
Megan E. Bloemer, BS; Eva Jablonski, DVM, MS; Luis Ochoa, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of a novel antibiotic-free extender utilizing short-term hypothermic storage [RIS]
R. Warner, MS; J. Brown, DVM; T. Dohlman, DVM, MS, DACT; et al.

Timing differences of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae colonization in growing replacement gilts with and without tulathromycin administration at weaning [RIS]
B. Burton, BS; K. Crawford, DVM, MS

Refinement of field anesthesia protocols for joint fluid collection in healthy swine [RIS]
K. O’Brien, BS; P. Canning, DVM; K. Skoland, BS; et al.

Validation of snout wipes to detect influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) [RIS]
Joel Steckelberg; Todd Wolff , DVM, MPH; Daren Miller, DVM; et al.

Observations of sleep-related behaviors in piglets pre- and post-castration [RIS]
Anna Martin; Kristina Horback, PhD; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Survey of enteric disease pathogens within a swine production company [RIS]
Stephanie Betbeze; Seth Krantz, DVM; Jeffrey Luebbe, DVM; et al.

A field trial of an injectable Lawsonia intracellularis vaccine on an antibiotic-free farm [RIS]
G. Chan; R. Friendship, DVM, MSc

Determining the effect of agitation of chlortetracycline stock solutions on chlortetracycline concentrations at different areas of water delivery systems [RIS]
T. Girard, BS; A. Stricker, MS, DVM; J.Kelly, DVM; et al.

Effect of ketoprofen (Anafen®) on platelet aggregation in piglets [RIS]
H. Golightly, HBSc; T.L. O’Sullivan, DVM, PhD; K. Reynolds, DVM; et al.

B-cell tetramer to evaluate the memory immune response to PRRSV [RIS]
K.L. Gustafson, BS; M.C. Rahe, MPH, DVM; M.P. Murtaugh, PhD

Determining Lawsonia intracellularis antibody status in pigs during three early stages of life [RIS]
Kayla Henness, BS; John Waddell, DVM, MBA; Luis Ochoa, PhD; et al.

Characterizing piglet loss from PRRSV outbreak [RIS]
T. Homann; C. Vilalta, DVM, PhD; B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

The sow fecal microbiome across parity and hierarchy [RIS]
John Hurst; Meghann Pierdon, VMD; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Investigating the vertical transmission of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae by real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and enrichment culture [RIS]
E. Koep, BS; D. Murray, DVM; A. Sponheim, DVM

Developing urine catheterization in sows for calcium and phosphorus analysis [RIS]
N. Lauterbach, BS; M. Hoogland, DVM, MS; G. Cline, DVM; et al.

Testing the association between multiple influenza A infections and average daily gain in nursery aged piglets under field conditions [RIS]
Andrea Patterson, BScH; Helena Grgic, DVM, MSc, PhD; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, MSc, PhD

Individual differences in social behavior and affective state in group-housed gestating sows [RIS]
K. Pruett; K.M. Horback, PhD; T.D. Parsons VMD/PhD, DACAW

Determination of behavioral and physiological pain indicators associated with castration and tail docking in young piglets [RIS]
Brent Sexton, BS; Brett O’Brien, VMD,MS; Sam Holst, DVM; et al.

Soy isoflavones and porcine respiratory and reproductive syndrome viral infection in weanling pigs [RIS]
B.N. Smith; A. Morris; M.L. Oelschlager; et al.

Utility of antemortem joint fluid collection for diagnostic investigations of infectious lameness [RIS]
V. Thompson; P. Canning, DVM; E. Koep, BS; et al.

We can’t answer that: The importance of careful interpretation of swine production data [RIS]
J. Tubbs, MS; M. Pieters, DVM, PhD; J. Menard, DVM; et al.

Identifying disease agents contributing to porcine respiratory disease complex (PRDC) within a large production system [RIS]
Shannon Ure; Jana Morgan, DVM; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; et al.

Evaluating different methods of antibody detection for porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in animals exposed at various intervals [RIS]
Kathleen Wood, BS; Brad Heins, DVM; Randy Jones, DVM; et al.

Research Topics

Poster Session

Increased frequency of isolation of multi-drug resistant Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i: from swine with histologic lesions consistent with salmonellosis [RIS]
B. Arruda, DVM, PhD; A. Krull, DVM, PhD; A. Kreuder, DVM, PhD; et al.

Influenza A virus prevalence and seasonality in midwestern US breeding herds [RIS]
F. Chamba, DVM, MS; J. Nerem, DVM; A. Alba, DVM, PhD; et al.

Identification of multiple viruses in swine fecal samples using next-generation sequencing technology coupled with Kraken algorithm-based bioinformatics analysis pipeline [RIS]
Qi Chen; Ying Zheng; Baoqing Guo; et al.

Evaluation of pathogenesis and antibody responses of porcine deltacoronavirus in 3-week-old weaned pigs [RIS]
Qi Chen; Phillip Gauger; Joseph Thomas; et al.

Microbiome associations in pigs with the best and worst clinical outcomes following co-infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) [RIS]
M. Niederwerder, DVM, PhD; C. Jaing, PhD; J. Thissen, BS; et al.

Evaluation of nutrient availability when using feed disinfection in nursery diets [RIS]
L. Greiner, PhD; J. Connor, DVM; B. Knopf ; et al.

Comparison of the efficacy of a commercial inactivated pandemic (p) H1N1 influenza A virus vaccine and two experimental M2e-based vaccines against pH1N1 challenge in the growing pig [RIS]
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Philip Gauger, DVM, MS, PhD; Xi Jiang, PhD; et al.

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection in vivo: investigating the diagnostic sensitivity of laryngeal swabs [RIS]
Luiza R. Roos; Nitipong Homwong; Eduardo Fano; et al.

Adaptation of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) to Vero cells [RIS]
T. Sato, PhD, DVM; K. Oroku; A. Nagao; et al.

Identification of neuropathogenic Teschovirus A serotype 2 and serotype 11 and experimental reproduction of disease [RIS]
F. Matias Ferreyra, DVM; B. Arruda, DVM, PhD; D. Madson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Identification of a divergent strain of Sapelovirus associated with a severe polioencephalomyelitis outbreak in the US [RIS]
Paulo Arruda; Kent Schwartz; Bailey Arruda; et al.

Piglet feed intake during the end of the lactation period impacts post-weaning diarrhea incidence and survival rate [RIS]
Frédéric Vangroenweghe; Hinnerk Kraneburg; Diedrich Hendriks; et al.

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination check using quantification of IFN-gamma levels following T-lymphocyte stimulation of M. hyopneumoniae-vaccinated piglets [RIS]
Frédéric Vangroenweghe; Hinnerk Kraneburg; Diedrich Hendriks; et al.

Evaluation of a vaccine prototype using a chimeric protein and a molecular enhancer produced by Pichia pastoris fermentation [RIS]
A. Villamil; E. Lamazares; A. Ruíz; et al.

Industrial Partners

Poster Session

Grow-finish mortality in pigs consuming acidified water [RIS]
J.A. Jendza, Ph.D

Development of a new swine Mycoplasma multiplex qPCR [RIS]
Eric van Esch, DVM, Technical Director

Annual occurrence of mycotoxins in US corn harvested from 2012 to 2015 [RIS]
E.G. Hendel, VMD, PhD; T. Jenkins, PhD; S.M. Mendoza, PhD; et al.

Field efficacy study of RHINISENG® in Europe on a farm with problems associated with Bordetella bronchiseptica [RIS]
A. Sánchez-Matamoros, PhD; A. Martos, MSc; O. Boix, MSc; et al.

Evaluation of an inactivated vaccine against virus of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) [RIS]
J. Hernandez; Luis G. Giménez; A. Massa; et al.

A novel approach for using P.G. 600®: Impact on gilt performance and sow longevity [RIS]
Derald Holtkamp, MS, DVM; Jennifer Patterson, MS

The bactericidal action of gamithromycin against P. multocida, A. pleuropneumoniae, H. parasuis and B. bronchiseptica [RIS]
Olivier Merdy, Agronomist, A. Richard-Mazet, DVM, PhD, Rose Huang, PhD; et al.

Comparative study to evaluate the performance in grow-finish pigs treated with Aivlosin®17% or Denagard®10 following an experimental challenge with Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
R. Kaptur, DVM; D. Rosener, DVM; A. Mueller, DVM; et al

Effect of Tonisity Px™ administration on intestinal morphology [RIS]
Ava M. Firth, BS, DVM, MVS, MANZCVS, DACVECC, DECVECC; Guillermo Lopez Cano DVM, MSc; Alberto Morillo Alujas, BS DVM MS PhD MBA

Pig Atlas - enhancing phenotypic detail to increase genetic gain in pig breeding [RIS]
L.E. Gangsei, PhD; J. Kongsro, PhD; E. Grindflek, PhD; et al.

Disinfection in freezing temperatures: An experimental approach to identify best practices for applications in the animal health industry [RIS]
F. Ahmadpour; S. van den Berg; G. Perez-Hernandez; L. Pantaleon, DVM, MS, DACVIM, MBA

Evaluation of reproductive performance after implementation of Fostera® PRRS in a 9,000-sow production system using continuous quality improvement tools [RIS]
Jose Angulo, DVM; Abigail Redalen, DVM; Larry Moore, DVM; et al.

One World, One Health, One Passion for Pigs

Monday General Session

Canadian perspective on porcine epidemic diarrhea [RIS]
Egan Brockhoff, DVM

Avian influenza: Lessons learned [RIS]
Jill Nezworski, DVM

Consumers, pigs, vets, and zoonoses: The critical role you play in earning trust with consumers [RIS]
J.J. Jones

Swine Diseases

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Opportunistic bacterial pathogens: Battles fought in daily practice [RIS]
Cameron Schmitt, DVM, MS

Batch farrowing disease control benefits in a production system [RIS]
Elise Toohill, DVM

Determining optimum PRRSV management strategies [RIS]
Clayton Johnson, DVM

Emerging genetic strategies for disease control [RIS]
M. Culbertson; W.O. Herring

Swine Health Information Center 2016 progress [RIS]
P. Sundberg, DVM, PhD, DACVPM

Biosecurity disaster: Foot and mouth disease and classical swine fever outbreaks in Korea [RIS]
W-I Kim, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM

Antibiotics

Monday Concurrent Session #2

Antibiotic resistance mechanisms [RIS]
Randall S. Singer

Metrics for antibiotic use in food animals [RIS]
P.R. Davies, BVSc, PhD

Human models for reducing antibiotic use [RIS]
Michael J. Sadowsky, PhD; Alexander Khoruts, MD

Veterinary Feed Directive: Feed industry perspective [RIS]
Richard Sellers

Practitioner experience with implemented VFD rule [RIS]
Paul D. Ruen, DVM

GlobalVetLINK’s initial experiences following the VFD and prescription changes post-January 1, 2017 [RIS]
J.T. Holck, DVM, MS, MBA

The VFD inspectional assignment [RIS]
Center for Veterinary Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services

Managing the Reproductive Herd for High Health and Productivity

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Economic impact: Fitness traits in post-weaning pigs and sows in lieu of genetic improvement in litter size and leanness [RIS]
John Mabry, PhD, Professor Emeritus

Semen supplier contributions to sow herd performance [RIS]
G.C. Althouse, DVM, PhD; R.L. Linardi, DVM, PhD; E.M. Woodward, PhD

A pig’s early challenges [RIS]
Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD

Considerations for batch production [RIS]
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Managing Danish nurseries in prolific sow herds with minimal antibiotic use [RIS]
J.M.J. Agerley, DVM

AASV’s Stand: Control/Elimination

Tuesday General Session

Biosecurity: The strengths and weaknesses in our industry [RIS]
R.B. Baker, DVM, MS

Practical PED elimination and surveillance: The Quebec experience [RIS]
Julie Ménard, DVM

US swine industry structure and disease control: A “wicked” problem [RIS]
Mike Lemmon, DVM

Voluntary regional PRRS control: Pitfalls and progress [RIS]
David J. Wright, DVM

AASV Annual Meeting (2018)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

How culture, geography, and socioeconomic status affect global animal source food (ASF) consumption: Applications for swine veterinarians [RIS]
William R. DuBois, DVM, DABVP

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

This is our time, the choices are yours [RIS]
Rodger Main, DVM

Research Topics

Sunday

Effect of antimicrobial administration on the prevalence and abundance of selected antibiotic resistance genes in perinatal piglets [RIS]
J. Lowe; B. Blair; M. Zeineldin; et al.

Microbial killing capacity of aqueous and gaseous ozone on different surfaces contaminated with manure [RIS]
Ameer A. Megahed; Brian Aldridge; James F. Lowe

Evaluation of the survival of viral pathogens in contaminated feed ingredients using transboundary shipment models [RIS]
Scott Dee; Fernando V. Bauermann; Megan C. Niederwerder; et al.

Spatial autocorrelation and what it means for swine surveillance [RIS]
M. Rotolo; C. Wang; M Haddad; et al.

Pathogenesis of a porcine parainfluenza virus-1 isolate (USA/MN25890NS/2016) in conventional and CDCD piglets [RIS]
M. Welch, BS; J. Park, PhD; K. Harmon, PhD; et al.

Breeding herd factors associated with influenza in piglets at weaning [RIS]
F. Chamba; A. Schelkopf; M. Allerson; et al.

Is influenza vaccination a key driver of influenza genetic diversity in piglets? [RIS]
J. Nirmala; A. Perez; M. Culhane; et al.

Novel approaches for influenza surveillance in swine breeding herds [RIS]
Jorge Garrido Mantilla; Julio Alvarez; Marie Culhane; et al.

Case report: Identification of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in a breeding herd through tracheo-bronchial swab monitoring [RIS]
F. Vangroenweghe; E. Willems; O. Thas; et al.

Genotypic and phenotypic differences between LA-MRSA ST5 and clinical MRSA ST5 from humans [RIS]
Samantha J. Hau; Anna Allué-Guardia; Brigida Rusconi; et al.

Processing fluids for PRRSV monitoring and surveillance systems [RIS]
Will A. López, DVM; Jose Angulo, DVM; Clayton Johnson, DVM; et al.

PRRS outbreak investigation pilot program: Lessons learned [RIS]
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Kimberlee Baker; Rita Neat; et al.

Evaluating natural planned exposure protocols on rotavirus shedding patterns in gilts and the impact on their suckling pigs [RIS]
Amanda V. Anderson; Jamie Madigan, BS; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Evaluation of the persistence of Senecavirus A during elimination program in a sow farm [RIS]
Deb Murray; Levi Johnson; Matthew Sturos; et al.

Shedding and persistence of Senecavirus A in boars: Natural exposure and experimental infection with an historical and a contemporary strain [RIS]
Matthew Sturos; Deborah Murray; Darwin Reicks; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Developing a useful model to evaluate the judicious use of a ceftiofur crystalline free acid to control umbilical infections and hernias in a commercial production system [RIS]
Cassandra Fitzgerald, BS; Pete Thomas, DVM; Richard Swalla, et al.

The effect of increased feed intake during late gestation on litter characteristics of commercial sows [RIS]
K. O’Brien, BS; A.Ornelas; F. Zarate, MS; et al.

Evaluation of antibiotics at weaning on swine respiratory disease in the early wean-finish phase [RIS]
Joel Steckelberg; Ethan Spronk, DVM; Noel Garbes, DVM; et al.

Comparison of oral fluids, environmental swabs, and pooled feces for detection of dysentery-associated Brachyspira spp. in pigs [RIS]
W. Webb, BS; H. Warneke, MS; J. Seate, DVM; et al.

Comparison of biosecurity aspects between swine breeding herds with low and high incidence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus outbreaks [RIS]
Kimberlee L. Baker, BS; Gustavo Silva, DVM, MS; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; et al.

Putting to test a diagnostic protocol for confirmation of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination in sow farms [RIS]
B. Chapman, BS; R. Evelsizer, DVM; M. Pieters, DVM

Evaluation of washing-disinfectant-TADD conditions required to produce a negative PCR result when monitoring the presence of PRRSV on metal surfaces [RIS]
Rita Anne Neat; Jianqiang Zhang; Hai Hoang; et al.

Litter porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) status at processing and relationship to PRRS status at weaning using different pools of sampling tissues [RIS]
Mikalah Smith, BS; John Waddell, DVM, MBA; Greg Hartsook, BS; et al.

Vaccination shedding of a porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) modified live virus in nursery pigs [RIS]
E. Koep, BS; B. Leuwerke, DVM, MS; S. Holst, DVM

Evaluation of Senecavirus A transmission in laboratory and wild type mice strains under experimental conditions [RIS]
E. R. Houston; G. Temeeyasen; L. G. Gimenez-Lirola; et al.

Utilizing piglet-processing fluids to detect PRRSV by PCR in a low-prevalence population [RIS]
Jacob Baker; Deb Murray; Amanda Sponheim; et al.

Geographic distribution and genetic diversity of porcine circovirus type 3 from clinical samples in the US swine farms [RIS]
Zhen Yang; Todd P. Knutson, PhD; Fangzhou Chen, MS; et al.

Use of a hurricane fogger for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae inoculation in nursery age gilts [RIS]
M. Nickel, BS; E. Toohill, DVM; J. Lehman, DVM, MS

A comparison of the use of tails versus testicles in the production of processing fluids for detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
M. Hood, BS; S. Hough, DVM; J. Angulo, et al.

Evaluating the effects of an isotonic protein solution in nursery pigs [RIS]
Stephanie Betbeze, BS; Ava Firth, BS, DVM, MVS, MANZCVS, DACVECC, DECVECC; Chris Sievers, DVM, MS; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Effect of increasing GleptoForte dosage in newborn pigs on sow and litter performance [RIS]
H. Williams, MS; J. DeRouchey, MS, PhD; J. Woodworth, MS, PhD; et al.

Effect of ButiPEARL™ Z level and feed form on nursery pig growth performance for the first 6 weeks after weaning [RIS]
Ana Lucia de Souza; B. Kremer; T. Marsteller

Is it possible that an antibiotic may actually reduce antibiotic resistance? Flavomycin review [RIS]
D. Nolan, DVM; C. Sparks, PhD

Mucosal IgA production in response to a killed, Carbigen-adjuvanted vaccine administered intranasally [RIS]
G. Weaver; D. Rudrappa; J. Kula; D. Guggenbiller; et al.

Evaluation of a killed virus vaccine (MJPRRS®) as part of a PRRS virus mitigation program [RIS]
K Kinsley, DVM; D Guggenbiller, DVM, MBA; J Newberry, DVM, MBA, MS; et al.

Field studies to evaluate the efficacy of BOAR BETTER®, a new pheromone spray for sows [RIS]
Michael Kuhn, DVM, MBA; John J. McGlone, PhD; Garrett Thompson, MS

Impact of sire-specific mortality on commercial swine profitability [RIS]
D. W. Newcom; C. Witte; M. Brubaker; et al.

Effect of Tonisity Px™ administration to sows and their piglets [RIS]
Ava M. Firth, BS, DVM, MVS, MANZCVS, DACVECC, DECVECC; Guillermo López Cano, DVM MSc; Ahmad R. Seradj, PhD; et al.

Production performance evaluation of Porcilis™ Ileitis in a commercial finisher using a Lawsonia intracellularis seeder pig challenge model [RIS]
Brett O’Brien, VMD, MS; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM; Joel Nerem, DVM; et al.

Efficacy of swine influenza virus replicon particle vaccination including cellular and humoral responses after challenge [RIS]
Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, PhD; Channing Sebo, DVM; Mark Mogler, PhD; et al.

Efficacy and field safety of Prime Pac PRRS™ RS, a new tool against porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [RIS]
E. Strait, DVM, PhD; F. Roerink, MS; S. Knetter, PhD; et al.

Swine models: An integrated approach to providing management and nutritional solutions [RIS]
N. S. Ferguson; M. Swantek; D. Woods

Trends of mycotoxin contamination in US corn [RIS]
E. G. Hendel, VMD, PhD; S. Masching, DVM; T. Jenkins, PhD; et al.

Polymeric formulations are efficient and versatile adjuvants for swine vaccines [RIS]
S. B. Xu; J. Ben Arous; H. Imbault

Increasing intestinal mucin production using algae extracts [RIS]
M. Gallissot, MSc; L. Miel, MSc; C. Rousseaux, PhD; et al.

Seneca Valley virus VI positive flies (Musca domestica): What questions does this pose for the swine industry? [RIS]
Mark Engesser, DVM; Phil Gauger, DVM, MS, PhD; Jianqiang Zhang, MD, MS, PhD; et al.

Use estimates of in-feed antimicrobials in swine production in the United States, 2012 [RIS]
E. Bush, DVM, MS; K. Bjork, DVM, MSPH, PhD; C. Kopral, PhD

Development of multiplex PCRs for a full swine respiratory panel [RIS]
E. van Esch, DVM

How heat placement in farrowing affects nutrient intake and pre-wean mortality (PWM) [RIS]
B. Strobel, PE, MS, MBA

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Improving the speed of health-based decision making [RIS]
E. J. Lowe, DVM; J. T. Holck, DVM, MS, MBA; D. D. Polson, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

The impact of zinc amino acid complex supplementation on the porcine response to subclinical Lawsonia intracellularis infection [RIS]
F. Leite, DVM, MS, PhD Candidate; E. Vasquez, DVM; F. Vannucci, DVM, MSc, PhD; et al.

Effect of avilamycin (Kavault®) on incidence and severity of diarrhea in presence of pathogenic Escherichia coli in nursery pigs [RIS]
D. C. Beckler, DVM, MS; R. Evelsizer, DVM; C. L. Puls, PhD; et al.

Use of tilmicosin (Pulmotil AC®) water medication for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination [RIS]
P. Yeske, DVM, MS; R. Evelsizer, DVM; M. Pieters, DVM, PhD; et al.

Controlling bacterial pathogens in the growing pig: New technology [RIS]
Keith Wilson, DVM; Eric Bumgardner, MS; Paulraj Lawrence, PhD

Streptococcus suis: Research overview and field experiences [RIS]
Paulraj Lawrence, PhD; Eric Bumgardner, MS

Molecules produced by probiotics prevent enteric colibacillosis in pigs [RIS]
R. Nordeste; A. Tessema; S. Sharma; et al.

Genetic selection for health and welfare using meat inspection data [RIS]
P. K. Mathur, MVSc, PhD; J. M. Eggert, MS, MBA, PHD, Dipl. ACAG

Evaluation of two serological assays for Lawsonia intracellularis antibodies [RIS]
Erika Vasquez; Lacey Marshall Lund; Fabio Vannucci; et al.

Comparison of DLI® controlled immunity, Enterisol® and Porcilis® Ileitis vaccines in grower pigs challenged with a Lawsonia intracellularis mucosal homogenate [RIS]
Nathan Winkelman, DVM; Adam Mueller, DVM; Rickie Domangue, PhD

Fat-soluble vitamins: Beyond nutritional needs [RIS]
Robert L. Stuart, PhD

Vaccination and challenge study for an H3N2 swine influenza recombinant DNA vaccine [RIS]
Tim Miller; Laura Trygstad; Dustin Petrik; et al.

Fast Genetics: The use of technology to increase stability and profitability in the swine production chain [RIS]
R. Leach, PhD; B. Belstra, PhD; D. Grossi, DVM, PhD; et al.

Lactobacillus acidophilus fermentation product as an alternative to therapeutic zinc oxide in weaned pig diets on performance and response to E coli challenge [RIS]
X. Guan; B. E. Bass; P. J. van der Aar; et al.

Use of statistical quality control and metrics in PRRS control programs [RIS]
Jose Angulo, DVM

Evaluation of a novel PCV + M hyopneumoniae vaccine in swine experimentally challenged with PCV2d and M hyopneumoniae under commercial conditions [RIS]
L. Galina, DVM, PhD; B. Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; D. Amodie, MS; et al.

Safety comparative study of two reproductive vaccines administered during lactation [RIS]
I. Rodriguez-Ballara; G. Ibanez

The use of LucraFit® Feed and OutPace® Feed Additive to support the reduction of antibiotics and animal protein in young pig diets [RIS]
Dan McManus, DVM; T. Weeden, PhD; B. de Rodas, PhD; et al.

Management considerations and tactics to maximize sow lactation feed intake [RIS]
J. C. Pinilla, DVM, MS; S. Casiro, DVM. MS; S. Canavate, DVM; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

The chemistry of biosecurity [RIS]
Jeff Odle

Efficacy of Circo/MycoGard™ to reduce clinical disease related to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type 2 [RIS]
D. Rosener, DVM; R. Kaptur, DVM; S. Ma, PhD; et al.

Determination of the effectiveness of Aivlosin® Water Soluble Granules (62.5% w/w tylvalosin) in drinking water of pigs for the control of swine respiratory disease (SRD) [RIS]
R. Kaptur, DVM; D. Rosener, DVM; E. Abbott, BVMS, PhD, MRCVS; et al.

Maximus Sow™ next-generation sow ESF and management information system [RIS]
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Development of Ingelvac Provenza™: A new tool against IAV-S [RIS]
Marc A. Eichmeyer; Wesley Johnson; Eric Vaughn; et al.

Laboratory efficacy evaluation of intranasal vaccination with Ingelvac Provenza™ in newborn piglets [RIS]
R. A. Smiley, MS; W. Johnson, MS; B. Fergen, PhD; et al.

The effect of intranasal vaccination with Ingelvac Provenza™ in newborn piglets on IAV-S shedding in nasal swabs [RIS]
Marika Genzow; Christa Goodell; Troy J. Kaiser; et al.

Understanding factors influencing pig quality measured using pig weaning weight [RIS]
C. Bruns, PhD; R. Noel; B. McNeil; et al.

eYeGrow - weight monitor for finisher [RIS]
Guido Klement, Dr. agr; Simon Lague; Patrick van Dijk, B.Eng., B.ICT

Use of the swine bioassay test to evaluate the infectivity of UV-irradiated commercial liquid porcine plasma [RIS]
E. Blázquez; J. Ródenas; C. Rodríguez; et al.

High quality semen program – HQS [RIS]
P. Quadros, DVM, MS; K. Calderam, DVM, MS; J. Rocha, DVM; et al.

Cleaning and disinfecting critical surfaces: Farrowing crates and trailers [RIS]
Ricardo Muñoz

Protecting animal health and profitability via air filtration solutions, a front line defense against PRRSV, PEDV, and influenza [RIS]
J. McGuire; M. Osborne, PhD

Field safety study of a vaginal mucosal vaccination for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) in sows [RIS]
Glen Almond; Cary Sexton; Juliana Bonin Ferreira; et al.

The effects of Defusion® products on the performance of nursery pigs fed diets contaminated with vomitoxin [RIS]
Kari Saddoris-Clemons, PhD; Sara Ebarb, MS; Colleen Fowler, MS; et al.

Effects of an antioxidant support technology on sows and piglets [RIS]
K. Price, PhD; C. Fowler, MS; D. Giesting, PhD; et al.

Impact of two training implementation plans on post-training competency expression of personnel on farm [RIS]
S. Probst Miller, DVM

The impact of Swine Awake®, a new, non-antimicrobial protein, in natural disease conditions in newly weaned pigs [RIS]
J. Tyler Holck, DVM, MS, MBA; Rob Musser, PhD; Ran Song, PhD; et al.

Next generation sequencing for veterinary diagnostics and vaccinology [RIS]
B. Hause, MS, PhD

Veterinary Students

Poster Session

Pooling sensitivity of oropharyngeal swabs when sampling for influenza A and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome viruses [RIS]
Rachel Schulte; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; Ethan Schmaling; et al

Medium chain fatty acids improve growth and alter fecal microbial populations in nursery pigs [RIS]
Jordan Gebhardt, BS; Steve Dritz, DVM, PhD; Jason Woodworth, PhD; et al.

An assessment of hemoglobin concentrations in relation to reproductive stage and parity in sows [RIS]
Kayla Castevens; Glen Almond, DVM; Juliana Bonin Ferreira, DVM

Pre-challenge microbiome composition is associated with improved weight gain in pigs after vaccination with a PRRS MLV vaccine followed by challenge with PRRSV and PCV2b [RIS]
L.A. Constance, J.B. Thissen, C.J. Jaing; et al.

Investigations of prevalence and causes of lameness in various age groups of gilts [RIS]
Shelby Perkins, BS; Emily Severt, DVM; Darin Madson, DVM; et al.

The cost of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in finishing pigs [RIS]
K. Henness, BS; K. Dion, DVM; D. Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Immuno-modulatory influence of antibiotic therapy on the humoral immune response to vaccination in weaned pigs [RIS]
J. Scott, BS; G. Almond, DVM, PhD; J. Fogle, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Comparison of serological responses in traditional and parity segregated flows forMycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Lawsonia intracellularis [RIS]
Elizabeth Noblett, MAS; Joshua Duff, DVM; Samuel Copeland, DVM; et al.

Utilizing serum antibody levels in post vaccinated piglets to evaluate maternal antibody interference and vaccination compliance [RIS]
J. Tubbs, MS; E. Byers, DVM

Assessment of the association between respiratory pathogen burden and the productivity of growing pigs [RIS]
R. Stika; D. Holtkamp, MS, DVM; C. Goodell, MS, DVM, PhD; et al.

A novel approach to water medication calculations [RIS]
Brent Sexton, BS; Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD

Comparison of individual oral fluids, pooled oral fluid samples and Swiffer™ environmental samples of drinkers for the detection of IAV-S and PRRSV by PCR [RIS]
Taylor Homann; Chris Sievers; Jana Morgan; et al.

Evaluation of serological responses to Circumvent PCV M G2 in sows vaccinated pre-farrowing and in pigs with maternally-derived antibodies at time of first vaccination [RIS]
Jamie Madigan, BS; Amanda Anderson; Jeremy S Pittman, DVM, MS, DABVP

Validation of a urine dipstick as a tool to assess the potential impact of urinary tract health on reproductive performance and sow mortality [RIS]
J. Bremer, BS; B. Peters, DVM; M. Jansen, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of antibody titer of the weaned pig following vaccination with a killed influenza A virus vaccine in the presence of maternal antibodies both pre and post heterologous influenza A virus challenge [RIS]
Abigail Ruane, BS; Mark Wagner, DVM; Abigail Redalen, DVM; et al.

Characterization of skin variations that may influence transdermal absorption of topical drugs [RIS]
S. Anthony, BS; J. Brown, DVM; D. Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP; et al.

Monitoring mature sows for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhp) pre-and post-Mhp inoculated gilt entry [RIS]
Megan E. Bloemer, BS; Thomas Painter, DVM; Adam Schelkopf, DVM

Testing of the efficacy of various methods of urine collection for detection of flunixin meglumine (Banamine) in gilts and barrows [RIS]
C. Brooks, BS; T. Mays, MS; B. Dominguez, DVM, MS

Effects of Improvest®, a gonadotropin releasing factor analog-diphtheria toxoid conjugate, on boar behavior during trailer transport [RIS]
Alexandria D. Bufford; Noel Garbes, DVM; Wesley Lyons, DVM

Assessing the impact of perinatal antibiotics on performance and antibiotic resistant bacteria in pre-weaned pigs [RIS]
B. Burton; M. Zeineldin; A. Megahed; et al.

The impact of observer experience and training methods on behavioral scores in piglets [RIS]
E. DeCaluwe-Tulk, HBSc; H. Golightly, HBSc; K. Reynolds, BSc, MSc, DVM; et al.

Validation and application of accelerometers to sow behavior and management [RIS]
Mary Jane Drake, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD, DACAW

Multiplexed phylogenetic comparison of PRRSV sequences using the MinION nanopore sequencer [RIS]
T. Engle, BS, MS; S. M. Todd, BS, MS; K. K. Lahmers, BS, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Evaluation of the impact of iron dosage on post-weaning weight gain, and mortality [RIS]
L. Fredericks, BS; C. Olsen, DVM; A. Maschhoff, DVM; et al.

Assessment of intra- and interrater agreement of pain behavior scores in castrated piglets [RIS]
H. Golightly, HBSc; E. DeCaluwe-Tulk, HBSc; K. Richardson; et al.

In vitro culture of porcine B cells [RIS]
Kevin L. Gustafson; Michael P. Murtaugh

Understanding the impact of farrowing induction on pigs born alive [RIS]
Olivia Hardebeck, BS; Luis Ochoa, PhD; Laura Greiner, PhD; et al.

Physical and behavioral indicators of animal welfare on farms using electronic sow feeders [RIS]
J. Hurst; T. D. Parsons, VMD, PhD., DACAW; M. K. Pierdon, VMD, DACAW

Efficacy of interferon-inducing PRRSV vaccine candidate A2P90 against challenge with atypical pathogenic strain MN184 [RIS]
R. Kass, BS; Y. Zhang, PhD; Z. Ma, PhD; et al.

Determining the necessity of peri-processing antimicrobial use in piglets [RIS]
K. Klemesrud; A. Forseth, DVM; E. Akin, BS; et al.

Dynamics of porcine parainfluenza virus shedding in sows and their piglets [RIS]
Allison Knox, BS; Amber Stricker, DVM, MS

Comparison of pathogenic Salmonella spp. detection from porcine oral fluids, over-the-shoe booties, and fecal samples [RIS]
S. Naberhaus; A. Krull, DVM, PhD; B. Arruda, DVM, PhD; et al.

Worker satisfaction and animal empathy on sow farms using electronic sow feeders [RIS]
A. Palmieri; T. Parsons, VMD, PhD, DACAW; M. Pierdon, VMD, DACAW

Evaluation of analgesics for castration and tail docking in 3-5 day old piglets [RIS]
Andrea Patterson, BScH; Karine Talbot, DVM

Using estrone sulfate urine test to determine pregnancy in sows and gilts [RIS]
Meagan Rennie, BS; Brandon J. Dominguez, DVM MS

Evaluation of BoarBetter® pheromone in optimizing swine reproductive efficiencies in two commercial breeding farms [RIS]
M. Rohde, BS; J. Brown, DVM; S. Anthony, BS; et al.

Evaluation of farrowing stall sanitation protocols with ATP bioluminescence [RIS]
Marjorie Schleper, BS; Laura Dalquist, DVM; Tyler Te Grotenhuis, DVM; et al.

Effects of mechanical lead system for boar control during heat detection on libido and salivary androstenone [RIS]
N. Sugai; S. Probst Miller, DVM; R. V. Knox, PhD

Comparison of oral fluids versus tonsil swabs to diagnose Mycoplasma hyosynoviae infection prior to onset of clinical signs [RIS]
Grzegorz Tarasiuk; Luis Ochoa, PhD; Micah Jansen, DVM; et al.

Medicated starter feed in weaned piglets and ensuing effects on overall health [RIS]
Bex Weaver, BS; Owen Rae, DVM; Brian Payne, DVM

Research Topics

Poster Session

Comparative evaluation of family oral fluids and piglet sera to detect PRRSV RNA by PCR [RIS]
Marcelo N. de Almeida; Jeffrey J. Zimmerman; Derald J. Holtkamp; et al.

Assessment of slaughter surveillance based on oral fluid samples [RIS]
Marcelo N. de Almeida; Jeffrey J. Zimmerman; Fabio Vannucci; et al.

Human-like H3N2 and H3N1 swine influenza A viruses are resistant to neutralization due to antigenic variation [RIS]
Srivishnupriya Anbalagan, M.Sc., Ph.D; Joshua D Elston; Jessica L Peterson

Minimal Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae genetic variability within production flows [RIS]
A. Anderson Betlach, BS; E. Fano, DVM, MS, PhD; A. Sponheim, DVM; et al.

New duplex real time RT-PCR to detect porcine Teschovirus and Sapelovirus [RIS]
M. Barrera; F. Chamba; T. Knutson; et al.

Potential use of outer membrane proteins as subunit vaccines against Streptococcus suis and Haemophilus parasuis [RIS]
Susan L. Brockmeier, DVM, PhD; Kirsten Eberle, PhD; Samantha Hau, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of historic and contemporary strains of Senecavirus A [RIS]
Alexandra Buckley; Baoqing Guo; Vikas Kulshreshtha; et al.

Serological evaluation of influenza A virus vaccine antibody responses in replacement gilts on twelve breeding farms in the United States [RIS]
J. Carlson, MS; A. L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; J. Zhang, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of chlorine dioxide virucidal efficacy against porcine epidemic diarrhea virus, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus, Senecavirus A and influenza A virus [RIS]
Qi Chen; Julian N. Rosenberg; Douwe F. Mason; et al.

Identification and genetic characterization of a novel deltacoronavirus [RIS]
Qi Chen; Chenghuai Yang; Ying Zheng; et al.

Effect of chemical clarification of oral fluids on the detection of PRRSV IgG [RIS]
Y. A. Henao-Díaz, DVM; L. Giménez-Lirola, PhD; K. Poonsuk, DVM, PhD; et al.

Novel behavioral analysis of piglets treated with Metacam® thirty minutes before and at time of castration [RIS]
J. Law, DVM; G. Cunningham, BSc, DVM, MVetSc; N.J. Cook, PhD

Porcine parvovirus type 2 associated with lymphocytic perivascular lesions in nursery and finishing pigs [RIS]
Lacey Marshall Lund; Stephanie A Rossow; Fabio A Vannucci

Age susceptibility of pigs to Mycoplasma hyorhinis challenge [RIS]
Brian Martinson; F. C. Minio; Jeremy Kroll; et al.

Fecal microbiota transplantation improves outcome in pigs following co-infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and porcine circovirus type 2d [RIS]
M. C. Niederwerder, DVM, PhD; R. R. R. Rowland, PhD; L. A. Constance, MS; et al.

Increased microbiome diversity at the time of infection is associated with improved growth rates of pigs after co-infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) [RIS]
Rebecca A. Ober; James B. Thissen; Crystal J. Jaing; et al.

Short summary on the low prevalence of PCV2 on pigs at birth [RIS]
L. Ochoa, PhD; L. Greiner, PhD; J. Connor, DVM; et al.

Effects of PCV2-viremia level of piglets at birth on the efficacy of PCV2 vaccine against exposure to PCV2-b determined by viremia levels and growth rate of pigs [RIS]
L. Ochoa, PhD; L. Greiner, PhD; J. Connor, DVM; et al.

Measuring air filter efficiencies in the discrete PRRS virus range [RIS]
M. Osborne, PhD; D. Sharpley

Analysis of the importation of feed ingredients, live animals and genetic material into the United States to reduce the risk of foreign swine disease and health hazard introduction [RIS]
Gilbert Patterson, VMD, MPH, DACVPM

Oral fluid specimens can be clarified (“cleaned up”) without affecting porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) isotype-specific (IgG, IgA) ELISA responses [RIS]
K. Poonsuk; L. Giménez-Lirola; R. Magtoto; et al.

Work in progress: Development of an ELISA for the detection of FMDV 3ABC antibody in swine oral fluid specimens [RIS]
K. Poonsuk; L. Giménez-Lirola; J. Chiotti; et al.

General trends of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection by PCR in cases submitted to the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory from 2004 - 2016 [RIS]
G. Rawal, DVM; P. Arruda MS, PhD; C. J. Rademacher DVM, BS; et al.

Development of a duplex assay for simultaneous detection of PCV2 and PCV3 in association with histological lesions [RIS]
TP Resende, DVM, MS, PhD student; Benjamin Miller, BS; Todd Knutson, BS, PhD; et al.

Factors that impact PRRS time to stability [RIS]
Juan Sanhueza, DVM, MS, PhD; Carles Vilalta, DVM, PhD; Andreia G. Arruda, DVM, MS, PhD

Phenotypic relationship and amino acid variability of the VP7 gene in porcine rotavirus B and C [RIS]
F.K. Shepherd, BS; F. Chen, BS; T.P. Knutson, PhD; et al.

Benchmarking pen-side sequencing for infectious disease diagnosis [RIS]
Shaoyuan Tan; Michael P. Murtaugh

Associations between PRRS farm status and productive parameters in Spanish sow farms [RIS]
D. Torrents; J. Miranda; A. Puigredon; et al.

Live virus immunization (LVI) with a recent 1-7-4 PRRSV isolate elicits broad protection against PRRSV challenge in finishing age swine [RIS]
Albert G. M. van Geelen; Alexandra Buckley; Vikas Kulshreshtha; et al.

Good Vaccination Practice: It all starts with a good vaccine storage temperature [RIS]
F. Vangroenweghe; K. Kelderman; F. Meulders; et al.

Cup waterer:pig ratio on growth performance of growing and finishing pigs [RIS]
C. M. Vier, DVM; S. S. Dritz, DVM, PhD; M. D. Tokach, PhD; et al.

Model to estimate PRRSV introduction in filtered farms with negative pressure [RIS]
C. Vilalta, DVM, PhD; K. Janni, PhD; C. Alonso, DVM, MSc, PhD; et al.

Use of tylvalosin (Aivlosin®) water medication for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination [RIS]
P. Yeske, DVM, MS; R Kaptur, DVM; D. Rosener, DVM; et al.

Industrial Partners

Poster Session

Preventing PRRS outbreaks in swine environments: Monitoring air filtration for airborne diseases [RIS]
N. Woolard; M. Osborne, PhD

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) certification in Swine Health Management [RIS]
Jeffrey A. Husa, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Identification of the complete swine reproductive pheromone [RIS]
John J. McGlone, PhD; Garrett Thompson, MS; Michael Kuhn, DVM, MBA

Exploring profitability differences when average wean-finish production metrics show minor numerical differences between groups [RIS]
Dennis DiPietre, PhD; Lance Mulberry, BS; Eduardo Fano, DVM MC PhD; et al.

PEDV, PRRSV, and Seneca Valley virus PCR positive flies (Musca domestica). What now? [RIS]
Grant Allison, DVM; Phil Gauger, DVM, MS, PhD; Jianqiang Zhang, MD, MS, PhD; et al.

A Brachyspira challenge study to evaluate medication options [RIS]
Chris Puls, PhD; Tom Weber, PhD; Matt Ritter, et al.

Key VFD learnings from 2017 [RIS]
B. Cowan, MS; J. T. Holck, DVM, MS, MBA; C. J.Rademacher, DVM

Efficacy of Porcilis™ Ileitis against Lawsonia intracelluaris challenge and post-vaccination seroresponse kinetics [RIS]
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD; Greg Armbruster, DVM; Brett O’Brien, VMD, MS; et al.

Streptoccus suis: Research overview [RIS]
Brittanny Wiener, BS; Eric Bumgardner, MS; Paulraj Lawrence, PhD

Mineral source matters conception to market [RIS]
B. Lawrence, PhD; T. Loeffler, DVM; Y. Ma, PhD; et al.

How accurate and precise are current options for testing deoxynivalenol? [RIS]
Sarah Weiland

Comparing the immunogenicity of Circo/MycoGard™ with other combination vaccines used in the field [RIS]
A. Hintz, DVM; R. Kaptur, DVM; D. Rosener, DVM; et al.

Effects of level of Defusion® Prime on performance of growing pigs fed diets containing vomitoxin [RIS]
C. Fowler, MS; S. Ebarb, MS; P. Xue, PhD; et al.

Effect of diet and sex on feed efficiency and the fecal microbiome at slaughter weight [RIS]
L. M. G. Verschuren, MSc; M. P. L. Calus, PhD; A. J. M. Jansman, PhD; et al.

Organic acids modes of action and impacts on intestinal microbiota and performance in swine [RIS]
J. A. Mesonero Escuredo, DVM, ECPHM Resident; P. Bruinenberg, PhD; N. de Groot, DVM; et al.

A dose confirmation study evaluating 100 g/ton of LINCOMIX® (lincomycin hydrochloride) for the reduction of the severity of effects of respiratory disease associated with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae [RIS]
Michael Senn, DVM, MS; Raksha Tiwari, BVSc & AH, MS, PhD; Tom Painter, DVM

Global Knowledge: Individual Application

Monday General Session

Evaluating data: What do we really know? [RIS]
Eric R. Burrough, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Portraying the industry in a positive light [RIS]
Erin Brenneman

Agriculture 2025: Global, local and high tech [RIS]
Lowell B. Catlett, PhD

Not Your Father's Sow Farm

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Experiences with new sow farm technologies [RIS]
N. H. Williams, MS, PhD; H. Williams, MS

Managing highly prolific sows [RIS]
Deborah Murray, DVM

Leading change to improve piglet survival [RIS]
Larry L. Coleman, DVM

Update on feeding strategies for the highly prolific sow [RIS]
M. B. Menegat, DVM, MS; S. S. Dritz, DVM, PhD; C. M. Vier, DVM; et al.

Sow mortality: Impact on performance and root causes [RIS]
Clayton L. Johnson, DVM

Emerging Diseases

Monday Concurrent Session #2

Next generation sequencing and metagenomics: Interpretation for the practitioner [RIS]
D. Marthaler, PhD; T. Knutson, PhD

Porcine circovirus type 3: Practitioner perspective [RIS]
Emily B. Byers, DVM

Porcine circovirus type 3: A pathologist’s perspective [RIS]
S. E. Detmer, DVM, PhD; F. Vannucci, DVM, MSc, PhD

Porcine parainfluenza virus – Practitioner perspective [RIS]
Aaron Lower

Porcine parainfluenza virus type 1 (PPIV-1): Diagnostic laboratory perspective [RIS]
P. Gauger, DVM, PhD; M. Welch, BS; J.Y. Park, PhD, PhD; et al.

Porcine sapelovirus: Practitioner perspective [RIS]
Brian Payne, DVM; Abby Patterson, DVM, PhD; Paulo Arruda, DVM, PhD; et al.

Porcine sapelovirus: Pathologist/research perspective [RIS]
B. Arruda, DVM, PhD; K. Schwartz, DVM, MS; P. Arruda, DVM, MS, PhD

Porcine deltacoronavirus: Researcher’s and practitioner’s perspectives [RIS]
Dick Hesse, MS, PhD; Katherine Wedel, DVM

Seneca Valley virus A, a practitioner’s perspective [RIS]
Dr. Laura Bruner

Senecavirus A: Pathologist/researcher perspective [RIS]
Fabio A. Vannucci, DVM, MSc, PhD

Managing Endemic Disease

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Regional IAV-S vaccination strategies for breeding herds [RIS]
Clayton Johnson, DVM

Systems approach to PRRSV management [RIS]
Hans Rotto, DVM, MS; Peter Schneider, DVM, MS; Jessica Arnold, DVM; et al.

Perennial herd closure [RIS]
E. Spronk, DVM

Tech tools for disease management [RIS]
Maryn Ptaschinski

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Lateral transmission and gilt exposure methods [RIS]
P. Yeske

Experiences managing wean-to-finish PEDV in a production system [RIS]
Lynn Pavlovic, VMD

Subclinical ileitis: Diagnostic monitoring, R2, and economics [RIS]
Nathan Winkelman, DVM

Antibiotics

Tuesday General Session

Crucial to criminal: The range of perspectives on antimicrobial use in pork production [RIS]
L. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Antimicrobial use: Current EU perspective [RIS]
MEC White, BVSc, LLB, DPM, FRCVS

What to expect when you’re not expecting: Aveterinarian, producer and feed mill perspective of an educational FDA audit [RIS]
Peter Schneider, DVM, MS

Measuring antibiotic use in pork production: Why, how, and for whom? [RIS]
Peter Davies

Antibiotic use monitoring in cattle [RIS]
Michael D. Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Swine Health Information Center 2017 progress [RIS]
P. Sundberg, DVM, PhD, DACVPM