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ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners

Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

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ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (1999)

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Roles of Swine Practitioners in Health and Profitability Maintenance
Howard T. Hill

Commodity vs. Specialty Pork—What is the Future for Midwest Producers?
Jeff Ward

Food Safety Concerns and Veterinary Practitioners
Sylvian Quessy

Mycoplasma Research Efforts—What Are We Learning?
Eileen Thacker

Mycoplasma Control Strategies—Why They Work... or Don’t!
L. Kirk Clark

Measuring Variability of Finishing Performance
John Deen

Costs Associated with Finishing Variability
Derald Holtkamp

Is Vaccination with Streptococcus Suis Practical?
Montserrat Torremorell

Multi-site Production—Terminology and Alphanumeric Notation
D.L. ''Hank'' Harris and Isabel Turney-Harris

Values and Pitfalls of Molecular Diagnostic Tools
James Collins

Molecular Diagnostic Tools Available at ISU
Karen Harmon

Practical Bacteriology—What You Need to Know for Best Results
Lorraine Hoffman

Neonatal Clostridial Infections—New Problems or Same Old, Same Old?
Glen Songer

Post-weaning Diarrheas—Clinical Implications and Control Strategies
Mark Wagner

Troubleshooting Nurseries for Better Grow-Finish Performance
Brian Caldwell

Grow-Finish Diarrheas—Diseases, Syndromes, or Normal Responses?
Luc Defresne

Information Management Will Transform Agriculture—Are You a Participant?
Dennis DiPetrie

The Diagnostic Lab takes to the Information Super-Highway--Get Ready for ''On Line'' Serologic Results!
Jeff Zimmerman

Cost-effective Techniques for Diagnoses of Reproductive Diseases
Michael Yaeger

Emerging and Foreign Animal Diseases—Roles for Swine Practitioners
Beth Lautner

European Experiences with Swine Influenza Virus
Ian Brown

Swine Influenza Viruses—Prevalence and Current Research with H3N2 and Other Strains
K.J. Yoon

Swine Influenza Viruses—Different Diagnostics and Strain Differences
Bruce Janke

Swine Influenze Experiences in my Practice Area
Darwin Reicks

Postweaning Multi-systemic Wasting Syndrome—Trends in Diagnostics
Steve Sorden

Postweaning Multi-systemic Wasting Syndrome—Case Investigations
Perry Harms

Postweaning Multi-systemic Wasting Syndrome—Experiences in Chronic Herds
Mark Brinkman

Postweaning Multi-systemic Wasting Syndrome—Current Research Activities
Steve Bolin

PRRS Virus and Co-infections: Research Summaries and Their Practicial Implications
Pat Halbur

PRRS Virus—Pathogenesis and Immunopathogenesis
Fernando Osorio

PRRS Virus—Genetic Variation and Vaccine Selection
Ken Platt

Strategies for Control of PRRS—Effects of Strain and Infective Dose on Pathogenicity
Michael Yaeger

PRRS Control Strategies: Grow-Finish Protocols
Brian Caldwell, Wells, MN

Troubleshooting Non-infectious Reproductive Failures
Brad Thacker

Use of Antibiotics in the Post-framework Environment—Effects on Your Practice?
Michael Apley

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2000)

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ADVANCES IN GENETIC RESISTANCE TO DISEASE Ð WHAT DO THEY MEAN?
MAX F. ROTHSCHILD, PHD

POSTWEANING MULTISYSTEMIC WASTING SYNDROME (PMWS) - DIAGNOSTIC UPDATE AND EXPERIMENTAL REPRODUCTION
STEVEN D. SORDEN, DVM, PHD, DIPL. ACVP

Diagnostic Experiences with Swine Influenza Virus
Bruce H. Janke, DVM, PhD

Practical Diagnostic and Differential Tool for Swine Influenza
Sabrina L. Swenson, DVM, PhD

Update on PRRS virus in the breeding herd
Kelly M. Lager and William L. Mengeling

Update on PRRSV in Grow-Finish
Patrick G. Halbur DVM, PhD

Investigation of the Role of Pigs in the Transmission of Nipah Virus to Humans, Malaysia
Bunning, Mike L., D.V.M., M.P.H.

BIOSECURITY AND SANITATION PRACTICES - SAVIOR OR FALSE IDOL?
Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP

Improving Finisher Peformance Through Facility Management
Dr. Eric Christianson

''Feed Drugs Banned!'', ''Animal therapies tightly controlled!'' - What we do after these headlines.
S. C. Henry, DVM, Dip. ABVP

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF DISEASE RESISTANCE IN BREEDING PROGRAMS
Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD

UPDATE ON PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS RESEARCH AND DIAGNOSTIC PRACTICES
GREGORY W. STEVENSON, DVM, PHD, DACVP

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2001)

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COMMON INFECTIOUS AGENTS: DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY PERSPECTIVE
KENT SCHWARTZ, DVM, MS

EVOLUTION OF PRRSV: CAN SEQUENCE BE USED FOR CONTROL?
KYOUNG-JIN YOON, DVM, PhD, DACVM

IMMUNOLOGY UPDATE
FEDERICO ZUCKERMANN, DVM, PhD

PRRS: WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED IN SOUTH DAKOTA?
MONTE FUHRMAN, DVM, BS

PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUES IN PORK: WHAT’S ON THE HORIZON?
BONNIE BUNTAIN, DVM, MS

PREVENTING TOXOPLASMA IN PORK PRODUCTION
RAY GAMBLE, PhD

SALMONELLA EPIDEMIOLOGY--TRANSMISSION IN TRANSPORT AND HOLDING
SCOTT HURD, DVM, PhD

CRATES TO GROUP HOUSING AND THE ROCKS IN THE ROAD
DR. JAKE WADDILOVE, MA, VetMB, MRCVS

GROWING PIG CONCERNS
DR. MICHAEL ELLIS, BS, PhD

UPDATE ON CHECKOFF FUNDED ACTIVITIES OF THE NATIONAL PORK BOARD’S ANIMAL WELFARE COMMITTEE
PAUL SUNDBERG, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVPM

CURRENT EUROPEAN SITUATION
STANLEY DONE, VLA

POSTWEANING MULTISYSTEMIC WASTING SYNDROME (PMWS)--CURRENT IOWA SITUATION
STEVEN SORDEN, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP

PMWS: IMPROVED MODELS AND RECENT FINDINGS OF CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE
PAT HALBUR, DVM, MS

FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS
DAVID LARSON, DVM, MS

LESSONS FROM RECENT FMD AND HOG CHOLERA OUTBREAKS IN THE UK
STANLEY DONE, VLA

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE-- NATIONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS ANIMAL DISEASE: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
USDA, APHIS, VS, Emergency Programs Staff

PRRSÐSOME OF THE BASICS
DR. JEFF ZIMMERMAN, DVM, MS, PhD

MEDICINE CONTROLS--WHO CONTROLS THE REFRIGERATOR?
DR JOHN CARR, DPM, PhD, BVS

SIV CASE STUDY
JOHN JOHNSON, DVM

CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE AND OTHER EMERGING ENTERIC DISEASES
MICHAEL YAEGER DVM, PhD, DACVP

DIAGNOSTIC TOOL KIT FOR NON-INFECTIOUS CAUSES
JOHN CARR, BVSC, DPM, PhD

BIOSECURITY: HOW DO YOU DEFINE IT?
DAVID PYBURN, DVM

BIOSECURITY Ð DEVELOPING PHILOSOPHIES AND ACTION PLANS FOR CLIENTS
Max T. Rodibaugh, DVM

BIOSECURITY IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES FOR PRODUCTION UNITS
BUTCH BAKER, DVM, MS

PIG TRANSPORTATION Ð RISK REDUCTION STRATEGIES
CRAIG J. ROWLES DVM

TROUBLESHOOTING SEMEN QUALITY
GARY ALTHOUSE, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACT

MAXIMIZING INSEMINATION PRACTICES--TOOLS TO INCREASE CONCEPTION RATES
BRAD THACKER, DVM, PhD

PACKER SAFETY/QUALITY CONCERNS--PRODUCER AND VETERINARY DILEMMAS
ANGELA K. BAYSINGER, DVM, MS

VETERINARY ROLES IN AUDIT SYSTEMS
DAVID PYBURN, DVM

THE ROLE OF THE PRACTITIONER IN PIG FARM AUDIT SCHEMENSÐUK PERSPECTIVES
DR. JAKE WADDILOVE, MA, VetMB, MRCVS

CURRENT STATUS OF MYCOPLASMA VACCINATION
EILEEN L. THACKER, DVM, PhD

ILEITIS (PROLIFERATIVE ENTEROPATHY) RESEARCH UPDATE
CONNIE GEBHART, PhD

H. PARASUIS RESEARCH UPDATE
CARLOS PIJOAN DVM, PhD

PERPLEXITIES IN SERODIAGNOSIS OF SWINE INFLUENZA
BRUCE JANKE, DVM, PhD

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY SWINE DISEASE CONFERENCE FOR SWINE PRACTITIONERS
SWINE CONFERENCE PLANNING COMMITTEE; DR. JAMES MCKEAN, CHAIR

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2002)

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Contents and front matter
Iowa State University

PMWS Control -- European Style
PMWS Control -- European Style

Avoiding Vaccine Handling Mistakes
Jeff Husa, DVM

Water Systems -- Troubleshooting Common Mistakes
John Carr, DPM, PhD

ERYSIPELAS -- NEW SEROTYPES OR SAME OLD STUFF?
Lorraine J. Hoffman, PhD, and Tanja Opriessnig, DVM

PRV ERADICATION -- PROGRESS REPORT
John Schiltz, DVM

SEASONAL INFERTILITY: CURRENT UNDERSTANDINGS
Roy Kirkwood, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECAR

SEASONAL INFERTILITY: DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS -- MORE THAN CONFUSED?
Tom Wetzell, DVM

SEASONAL INFERTILITY: MANAGEMENT PRACTICES -- CAUSES AND FIXES
Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD

SEASONAL INFERTILITY: Early Planning Steps to Minimize Production Effects
Dale W. Mechler

PMWS: Laboratory Experiences
Patrick G. Halbur DVM, PhD; Tanja Opriessnig, DVM; Shan Yu, DVM; Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD

CLOSTRIDIAL INFECTIONS IN SWINE: THE BEST OF MICROBIAL IMPERIALISM
J. Glenn Songer, PhD

PRRS Eradication: Why Does it Fail?
Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

CURRENT ISSUES IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF SWINE INFLUENZA
Bruce H. Janke, DVM, PhD

POST-WEANING Escherichia coli SYNDROME -- LABORATORY PERSPECTIVES
David H. Francis, PhD

Environmental Controls of Streptococcus suis Meningitis Cases
Andy Holtcamp, DVM

ILEITIS: A PRACTITIONER'S PERSPECTIVE
Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

HERBAL ALTERNATIVES TO ANTIBIOTIC GROWTH PROMOTERS
Palmer J. Holden, PhD

Chemotherapeutic Alternatives to Antibiotic Growth Promoters
Brian Hardy, PhD

Danish Experiences with Growth Promotant Removal
John Waddell, DVM, MBA

Measuring ''Health'': Using Serologic Measurement Tools in PRRS Management
Dale Polson, DVM, PhD

HOW TO DETERMINE FALSE POSITIVE REACTIONS OF PRRS ELISA TEST
En-Min (Eric) Zhou, MD, PhD

CURRENT UNDERSTANDING -- INFLUENZA VIRUS
Richard Webby, PhD

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Welcome, contents
Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

SIV Diversity: Implications for Vaccine Efficacy
Juergen A. Richt, DVM, PhD; Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD; Bruce H. Janke, DVM, PhD; Richard J. Webby, PhD

Emerging Diseases--Response Mechanisms for Human vs. Animal Diseases
Mark J. Engle, DVM

Comparative Virology--Human vs. Animal Pathogens: What Can Be Learned from Recently Emerging Human Pathogens?
X. J. Meng, MD, PhD; Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Hepatitis E Virus: Zoonotic Threat or Harmless Commensal of Pigs?
Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD and C. Kasorndorkbua, DVM, MS; X.-J. Meng, MD, PhD

PRV Update
John Schiltz, DVM, State Veterinarian

Multi-site--A Review of 15 Years--Lessons Learned or Forgotten
D. L. "Hank" Harris, DVM, PhD

Parity Segregation, Successes and Pitfalls
Camille Moore, DMV, Swine Consultant

Clinical Experiences in Control of Edema Disease and Haemophilus parasuis
Cameron Schmitt, DVM, MSc

Dealing with Immunologic Subpopulations in Multiple Site Operations
Clark D. Huinker, DVM, MSc and Mark A. Wagner, DVM

Animal Welfare--Swine Welfare Assurance ProgramSM (SWAPSM)
Anna K. Johnson, PhD

Veterinary Services for Producers of Value-added Pork
Paul J. Armbrecht, DVM

Diagnostic Pathways in Neonatal Diarrhea of Swine
Bruce W. Brodersen, DVM, PhD

SARS, Monkeypox, and the Epidemiology of Emerging Diseases
Robert B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

Risk Analysis Methods Applied to Swine Disease Control
H. Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD

Pig Flow--A Potent Disease Management Tool
John Carr, DPM, PhD

Current Iowa Environmental Regulations-- A Basic Primer for Veterinarians
Wendy Powers, PhD

New Technologies for Scientific Environmental Assessments of Emissions from Animal Confinement Operations
Richard Pfeiffer, PhD

Unconventional Reproductive Disease in Sows: Clinical and Diagnostic Perspectives
Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

New Research Perspectives on PMWS and Its Pathogenesis
Roman M. Pogranichniy, DVM, MS and Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, DACVM

PCV2-Associated Diseases: Research and Diagnostic Update
Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; Tanja Opriessnig, DVM; Marlin Hoogland, BS; Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, and Shan Yu, DVM; X. J. Meng, MD, PhD

PMWS--Immunologic Stimulation and Clinical Signs
Catherine E. Charreyre, DVM, MSc

PMWS--Causes and Risk Factors Reconsidered
William T. Christianson, DVM, PhD

Costs of PRRSV in Commercial Production
Rodger G. Main, DVM

Efficacy of Modified Live PRRS Vaccines against Emerging Heterologous PRRS Challenge Strains
Mike Roof, PhD, Eric Vaughn, PhD; Kelly Burkhart; Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; Kay Faaberg, PhD

PRRS Eradication Strategies
William T. Christianson, DVM, PhD

National Pork Board PRRS Initiatives
Eric Neumann, DVM, MSc, Director

Summary of Selected Swine Assays and Results for 2003 from the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Gary Osweiler, DVM, Director

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Table of Contents

Introdution

Update on Porcine Circovirus Type 2 (PCV2)-Associated Diseases
Patrick Halbur, DVM, PhD, and Tanja Opriessnig, DVM

Edema Disease -- Field Problems and Observations
John Hicks, DVM, PhD

Experiences with Edema Disease in 10-Week-Old Feeder Pigs
Chris J. Rademacher, DVM

Edema Disease -- Systems Approach
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, and Abby Patterson, B.S.

Swine Influenza: Relative Prevalence of Reassortants and Subtypes
Bruce H. Janke, DVM, PhD

Swine Influenza: Diversity of U.S. Virus Isolates and Novel Vaccine Approaches
Jurgen A. Richt, DVM, PhD, Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD, and Porntippa Lekcharoensuk, DVM, PhD; Bruce H. Janke, DVM, PhD; Alicia Solorzano, PhD, and Adolfo Garcia-Sastre, PhD; Richard J. Webby, PhD

National Animal Identification Plan -- Practitioner Involvement
James D. McKean, DVM, JD, PhD

Treatment and Control of Ileitis
Steven McOrist

Real-Time PCR for the Detection of Haemophilus parasuis in Diagnostic Specimens
Dianna M. Jordan, DVM, PhD; and Karen M. Harmon, PhD

Haemophilus parasuis -- Novel Proteins -- Hopes for Vaccine?
Jerry K. McVicker, PhD; Louisa B. Tabatabai, PhD; Muriel van Schilfgaarde, PhD

The Humane Euthanasia -- On-Farm Applications
W. E. Morgan Morrow, PhD; Robert E. Meyer, DVM, Diplomat ACVA; John Roberts, DVM, PhD (deceased); Duncan Lascelles, PhD, MRCVS, Diplomat ACVS

Biosecurity Practices -- What Is Known?
Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Diplomat ABV

Biosecurity Practices -- How to Audit Success
W. E. Morgan Morrow, PhD

Biosecurity -- Managing Transportation Risks
Hans Rotto, DVM, MS, Darin Madson, DVM, and Joel Nerem, DVM

Bioterrorism Awareness Programs in Iowa
James A. Roth, DVM, PhD

Clinical Manifestations in Sows -- Agent X/Porcine Reproductive and Neurologic Syndrome
Mark Fitzsimmons, DVM

Clinical Manifestations of a Neurologic Syndrome in Grow-Finish Swine
Jeff Blythe, DVM

Porcine Dermatitis and Nephropathy Syndrome -- European Style
John Carr, DPM, PhD, MRCVS

Clinical and Diagnostic Considerations for an Acute, High Mortality Syndrome in Grow-Finish Swine
Jerry Torrison, DVM, PhD, DACVPM

Australian Experience with an Emerging Disease -- An Infectious Myocarditis Syndrome Affecting Late-Term and Neonatal Piglets
S. McOrist, E. Thornton, and A. Peake; R. Walker and S. Robson; D. Finlaison, P. Kirkland, R. Reece, A. Ross, and K. Walker; A. Hyatt and C. Morrissy

Sudden Presentation of Idiopathic Vesicular Disease in a Swine Herd -- Clinical Picture and Practitioner Response
Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Diplomat ABVP

Practitioner Responsibilities in Foreign Animal Disease (FAD)/Emerging Disease
David Schmitt, DVM

Process-Verified Production in Pig Production: What Is It and Why Should Practitioners Care?
Mike Telford

Nontraditional Production Systems in Iowa/Midwest
Mark Storlie, MS

Problems in Nontraditional Hog Systems
Steve Schwarting, DVM

Basics of PCR Technology
Karen M. Harmon, PhD

Diagnostic Applications of PCR Technology -- System Monitoring Perspective
Christa K. Irwin, DVM

Diagnostic Applications of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Technology: A Practice Perspective
James F. Lowe, DVM

Whole Herd Exposure -- A Review of Techniques for TGE and PRRS Control
Jerome O. Geiger, DVM, MS, and William T. Christianson, DVM, PhD

How Much Virus Does It Take to Infect Young Pigs with PRRSV by Oral or Intranasal Routes?
Joseph Hermann, MS, and Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD; Mike Roof, PhD, and Kelly Burkhart, BS

PRRS Persistence in Grow-Finisher Systems
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, and Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2005)

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Contents
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Swine Medicine and Production at Iowa State University: A Vision for the Future
John U. Thomson

An Evidence-Based Approach to Production Medicine
Mike Apley, DVM, PhD

Disease Trends Observed at the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Iowa’s Application of the National Premises System
John Schlitz, DVM

Needleless Injections -- Good, Bad, or Ugly?
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Feed Interruption Events and Their Clinical Consequences
Mike Brumm, BS, MS, PhD

The Future of the Iowa Animal/Livestock Industry
Maynard Hogberg, PhD, PAS

New Differential Serology Tests for Swine Influenza
K-J Yoon, DVM, PhD; W-I Kim, DVM, MS; W-H Wu, DVM, PhD; E-M Zhou, PhD; and B. H. Janke, DVM, PhD

Swine Influenza Virus Antigenic Drift -- Impacts on Control Strategies
Marie Gramer, DVM

Pork Industry Concerns with Zoonotic Influenza
Liz Wagstrom, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Critical Review of Haemophilus parasuis Infections of Swine
Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH

Haemophilus parasuis: What do we know, and where do we go from here?
Dianna M. Jordan, DVM, MS, PhD

Wasting Nursery Pigs in Parity Segregation
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM

Water, What Is the Cost?
Darin Madson, DVM

An Electrifying Case
Amy L. (Carroll) Woods, DVM

Ten Lessons Learned in First Year at Iowa State University
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS

Circovirus and Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS) Differences in the USA and EU—Are They Significant?
John A. Ellis, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP, ACVM

Best Practices for Control of PCV2-Associated Diseases
P. Halbur, DVM, PhD; T. Opriessnig, Mag med vet, Dr med vet; and P. Thomas, BS

Ileitis: Clinical Quagmire or Practice Builder?
John Hicks, DVM, PhD

Lessons Learned in Lawsonia intracellularis Eradication Effort
Pia Conradsen, DVM

Reducing In-Transit Deaths in Market Pigs
Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Charles Haley, BA, MS, DVM; Tina Widowski, BS, PhD; and Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc

International Animal Welfare Regulations and Impacts on Production Systems
Anna Johnson

Danish Experiences with Removal of Antibiotic Growth-Promoting Drugs in Swine
Pia Conradsen, DVM

U.S. Response to Removal of Antibiotic Growth-Promoting Drugs in Swine
Paul Sundberg, DVM; PhD

Lessons Learned in Eradication of PRRS from a Large System
David Nolan

Investigations to Verify Unexpected PRRS Serology Results
Bernard J. Curran, DVM

Novel Approaches for PRRS Diagnoses: Identification of PRRS Antibodies in Oral Fluid and Meat Juice
En-Min Zhou and Jeffrey J. Zimmerman; Robert Simer; James McKean

Alternatives to Serum Sampling for PRRS Detection
Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Abby Patterson, BS; and Locke Karriker, DVM, MS

Boar Stud PRRS Monitoring—Science and Economics
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM

PRRS Research Update
J. Zimmerman, DVM, PhD

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Front matter

Contents

Welcome to the 14th Annual Swine Disease Conference
John U. Thomson

Reaching for 30 Pigs/Sow/Year
Robert J. Dircks

PRRS Market Swine Survey Results
James D. McKean, DVM, MS, JD

A Review: PRRS Virus Transmission
J. Zimmerman, DVM, PhD

PRRS Risk Assessment Tool: Information Mining
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD

PRRS: "Controlled Exposure" after Several Years--Potentials and Pitfalls
Mark FitzSimmons, DVM

Starting Pigs in Wean-to-Finish Barns
Cameron Schmitt, DVM, MS

"K" Values: Production and Welfare Implications
Harold W. Gonyou, PhD Prairie Swine Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Clostridium difficile: Emerging Disease?
Mark FitzSimmons, DVM

Evidence for and against Clostridium difficile as a Disease of Neonatal Swine
Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Sow Longevity: What We Know
Ken Stalder, MS, PhD; Mark Knauer, MS; and Timo Serenius, MS, PhD; Locke Karriker, MS, DVM; Max Rothschild, MS, PhD; and Benny Mote, MS; Jim McKean, DVM, JD; Tom Baas, MS, PhD; and John Mabry, MS, PhD

Gestation Systems: Impact on Sow Longevity/Welfare
Harold W. Gonyou

Breeding Herd Lamenesses: Classifications and Clinical Diagnostics
Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS; Ken Stalder, PhD Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Infectious Disease/Lameness: Diagnosis
Kent J. Schwartz, DVM, MS

Structural Soundness: Selection Criteria
Tom J. Baas, PhD; and Kenneth Stalder

Diagnostic Trends in Swine Influenza: A Review
Bruce H. Janke, DVM, PhD

Swine Influenza Virus Issues in Practice
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Experimental Evaluation of Killed and Modified Live-Virus Vaccines against Swine Influenza Virus
Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; Juergen A. Richt, DVM, PhD; and Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD

A New Swine Vaccine Technology: Research Update
Matthew M. Erdman, DVM, PhD; and Brenda Crabtree, BS; D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; Kurt I. Kamrud, PhD

The Science of Disinfectants
Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, Diplomate ACVPM

Niche Pork: Production Records and Diagnostic Data
Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, DACVP; Ronda Driskill, Farming Systems Coordinator; Dave Stender

Biofuel Co-Products: Potential Pitfalls/Future
Steve Ensley, DVM, PhD

Porcine Circovirus-Associated Diseases (PCVAD): European Experiences—Good, Bad, Ugly
Meritxell Donadeu, DVM, MS; A.W. (Dan) Tucker, MA, VetMB, PhD, MRCVS

Current Status of PCVAD: Diagnostic and Research Update
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; and P. G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Current Status of PCVAD: Practitioners’ Viewpoint
Rick Swalla, DVM

Diagnostics of Severe PCVAD
Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD; Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; Andy Cheung, PhD; and Phillip C. Gauger, DVM

PCVAD Serology: Impacts on VaccineTiming
John Johnson

PCVAD: Recent Experiences in North Carolina
R. B. Baker, DVM, MS

Suvaxyn(R) PCV2 One Dose as an Aid in Preventing PCV2-Associated Diseases
Darrell L. Neuberger, DVM

Update on Intervet's Porcine Circovirus Type 2 Vaccine
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA

Vaccination of Sows and Gilts against PCV2 Diseases with an Inactivated Adjuvanted Vaccine: CIRCOVAC(R) (Merial)
F. Joisel, DVM, MSc; A. Brun, DVM; M. Bublot, DVM, PhD; C. Charreyre, DVM, MSc; J.B. Herin, DVM; B. Lapostolle, PhD; A. Schade, DVM; and A. Vaganay

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Schedule, contents, etc
Conference Planning Committee

Welcome to the 15th Annual Swine Disease Conference
John U. Thomson, Dean

ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Present and Future: Aligning, Improving, and Enlarging Diagnostic Services and Programs to Meet the Needs of Our Clients
Lorraine J. Hoffman, MS, PhD

Outcome-based Diagnostics?Practice and Capabilities: Tools for Better Evidence
Locke Karriker, David Baum, Kent Schwartz

Health Challenges in Midwestern ?Niche? Pork Production Systems
Lori Layman, BS, Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Swine Influenza Update
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD

Virus Sequencing and Emerging Diseases: PRRSV, PCV2, and Beyond
Raymond R. R. Rowland, PhD; Ying Fang, PhD; Paula Schneider, MS; Eric Nelson, PhD

Maximizing Value with Submissions
David H. Baum, DVM, PhD

Maximizing Value with Submissions
David Striegel, DVM, PhD

Assessment of Boar Semen in the Transmission of Porcine Circovirus Type 2
Darin Madson, DVM; Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Narinder Pal, PhD; and Pat Halbur, DVM, PhD; Chris Kuster, DVM, PhD; Sheela Ramamoorthy, DVM, PhD; and Xiang-Jin Meng, MD, PhD

PCVAD: Understanding Differences in Clinical Manifestations and Outcomes
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Darin Madson, DVM; Abby Patterson, DVM, MS; and Pat Halbur, DVM, PhD; Sheela Ramamoorthy, DVM, PhD; and Xiang-Jin Meng, MD, PhD

PCVAD Transmission Trials
Mary Battrell, DVM, MS

Porcine Circovirus Associated Disease: A Practitioner?s Perspective on Clinical Observations and Control with Vaccination
Mark Wagner, DVM

Actinobacillus suis: An Important Clinical Herd Problem
Kelly F. Greiner, DVM

NT-MRSA in The Netherlands: Current Status and Research Plans
P. van der Wolf, DVM, PhD, MSc, dipl. ECPHM

Zoonotic Diseases Associated with Swine
Liz Wagstrom, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Salmonella Monitoring and Control in the European Union
P. van der Wolf, DVM, PhD, MSc, dipl. ECPHM

An Insight into ?High Fever Syndrome of Swine? in 2006 and 2007
Jiancong Yao

Bottlenecks, Drought, and Oil Price Spikes: Impact on U.S. Ethanol and Agricultural Sectors
Simla Tokgoz, PhD; Amani Elobeid, PhD; Jacinto Fabiosa, PhD; Dermot J. Hayes, PhD; Bruce A. Babcock, PhD; Tun-Hsiang (Edward) Yu, PhD; Fengxia Dong, PhD; and Chad E. Hart, PhD

Feed Contaminant Investigations: From the Common to Melamine
Steve Ensley, DVM, PhD

Impact of Fibrous Coproducts from the Ethanol Industry on Pig Growth, Feed Efficiency, Health, and Carcass Characteristics
Thomas E. Weber, MS, PhD; and Brian Kerr, MS, PhD

Costs of Swine Disease: Impacts of Feed Efficiency
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS, Hans Rotto, DVM, MS, Steve Parker

Strategies for Disease Eradication
Jerome O. Geiger, DVM, MS

Selecting and Implementing Eradication Strategies
R. B. Baker, DVM, MS

Test Selection Criterion for Epidemiological Evaluations
Abby Patterson, DVM, MS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM; and Richard Evans, PhD

Truck Wash Practices and Salmonella Dispersion in Commercial Swine Production Systems
Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, DVM, PhD, DACVPM, Paul M. Dorr, DVM, PhD

Biosecurity Risk Appraisal in Truck Washes
Perry A. Harms, DVM, MS

The ?Big Pig? PRRSV Study: Lessons Learned
R. M. Molina, R. R. R. Rowland, J. Christopher-Hennings and E. Nelson, J. Lunney, K.-J. Yoon, M. P. Murtaugh, W. Chittick, J. J. Zimmerman

Modeling the Impact of Air Transmission to Receptors in Localized Regions
Steven J. Hoff, PhD, PE; and Jay D. Harmon, PhD, PE, Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, DVM, MS, PhD

Aerosol Transmission of PRRSV: What We Know and Think
Scott A. Dee, Professor

PRRS Virus: Within-Herd Transmission Dynamics
Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, Diplomate ACVPM

Appendix: VDL Annual Overview and Annual Report Statistics 2006?2007

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Front matter: Contents, Welcome to the 16th Annual Swine Disease Conference
John U. Thomson, Dean Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Importance of U.S. Pork Exports and Foreign Animal Disease
John D. Lawrence, PhD; and Dermot Hayes, PhD Department of Economics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Emergency Response Capabilities for Foreign Animal Disease Introductions
Patrick Webb, DVM, Director, Swine Health Programs National Pork Board

Porcine High Fever Disease in China: A Summary of an On-the-Ground Investigation into the Mortality Syndrome
Rodney (Butch) Baker, DVM, MS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; Richard A. Hesse, MS, PhD Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Manhattan, KS

Molecular Diagnostic Assays for Swine Bacterial Pathogens at the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Bruce Janke, DVM, PhD; Daniel Whitney; Curtis Thompson, MBA Nadine Naberhaus, BS, MT (ASCP); and Karen Harmon, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Computer Tools to Enhance Value of Antimicrobial Sensitivity Data
Doug Powers, DVM Veterinary Care and Consultation, Partner of Four Star Veterinary Services Rushville, IN

Erysipelas: Condemnation and Outbreak Investigation
Joseph Bender, BS; Joann Kinyon, MS; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS; and Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Infectious Disease Surveillance in Commercial Swine Populations Using Oral Fluids
J. R. Prickett, Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; P. Hoffmann, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA Western Operations, Murphy-Brown LLC, Ames, IA; R. Main, Western Operations, Murphy-Brown LLC, Ames, IA; S. Sornsen, Pfizer Animal Health, Ames, IA; J. Johnson, Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; J. Zimmerman, Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Posterior Paresis: Differential Diagnosis and Interventions
Darin Madson, DVM Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Re-emergence of Swine Dysentery: Implications for Control
Robert D. Glock, DVM, PhD Arizona Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP): Applications
Steve Ensley, DVM, PhD, Veterinary Toxicologist Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Use of Odds Ratios as a Field Diagnostic Tool
Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, Diplomate ACVPM Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

ISU ELISA: Circovirus Vaccine Compliance Techniques
John Johnson, DVM Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Taking New Tools to the Field
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Advances in Understanding PCV2 Infections
Kenneth C. McCullough, PhD; and Artur Summerfield, DVM, PhD Institute of Virology and Immunoprophylaxis Mittelhausern, Switzerland; Steven Krakowka, DVM, PhD The Department of Veterinary Biosciences College of Veterinary Medicine The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; John A. Ellis, DVM, PhD Western College of Veterinary Medicine University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Joaquim Segales, DVM, PhD Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain; Gordon M. Allan, PhD Veterinary Sciences Division Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Belfast, Northern Ireland

Experimental Infections with PCV2a and PCV2b Subtypes
P. C. Gauger, K. M. Lager, and A. L. Vincent Virus and Prion Diseases of Livestock Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, IA; T. Opriessnig Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; M. E. Kehrli, Jr. and A. K. Cheung Virus and Prion Diseases of Livestock Research Unit, National Animal Disease Center USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, IA

PCV2 and Semen Contamination: Practical Implications
Darin Madson, DVM; Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD Abby Patterson, DVM, MS; Sheela Ramamoorthy, DVM, PhD Narinder Pal, PhD; and Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; Xiang-Jin Meng, MD, PhD Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

Glycantype: A New Classification Scheme for PRRSV
Matthew M. Erdman, DVM, PhD; Laura Kaniewski, MS; Mark Mogler, BS Ryan Vander Veen, BS; and D. L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD Iowa State University, Ames, IA

ISU VDPAM Data Warehouse Development Objective
Randy Berghefer, Information Technology Manager Joseph M. Garza, Systems Analyst I Neil P. Boyes, Systems Analyst I, and Kent J. Schwartz, DVM, MS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Computer-based Technologies for Educational Communications
Colin D. Johnson, MS Iowa Pork Industry Center, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Economic and Risk Evaluations for Clinical Decision-making
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Economic Evaluation Techniques to Support Health Recommendations
William L. Hollis, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. Carthage, IL

Value, Strengths/Limitations of MIC Results in Clinical Practice
Mike Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Animal Welfare: A New Program Area at ISU-CVM
Suzanne T. Millman, BSc (Agr), PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine Biomedical Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Use of Systematic Reviews to Inform Clinical Issues/Decisions
Christa K. Irwin, DVM Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Transportation Biosecurity Summit: What Do We Know and What Did We Learn?
Lisa Becton, DVM National Pork Board

Practitioner Role in Transport Biosecurity
Angela M. Delks, DVM Suidae Health and Production, Algona, IA

Disease Control in Contemporary Swine Populations: It?s More Than ?Bugs-n-Drugs?
Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, DVM, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

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Front / Contents
Iowa State University Colleg of Veterinary Medicine

Welcome to the 17th Annual Swine Disease Conference
John U. Thomson, Dean Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Immunology Primer for Practitioners
Chris Chase, DVM, PhD

Emerging International Health Threats for Pigs and People
Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, Diplomate ACVPM

The Importance of On-Farm Use of Animal Health Products to Exports of Red Meat from the United States
K.R. Smith, BS, MS

An Overview of PRRS Elimination Best Practices in Breeding Herds
Rodney B. Baker, DVM, MS

Starting Pigs 101
Daryl Olsen, DVM

Managing Fall-behind Pigs
Luc Dufresne, DVM, Dipl AABP

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Post-Weaned Pigs
C.E. Wiedmeyer, DVM, PhD, DACVP; T.J. Fangman, DVM, MS, DABVP

Considerations and Case Studies Involving Slow Starting Pigs Post Weaning: A Practitioner Perspective
Mark Wagner, DVM

Trends and Diagnostic Tips for Enteric Diseases
G.W. Stevenson, Professor

Clostridial Diseases in Pigs
Kent J. Schwartz

Diagnostic Update: Transmissible Gastroenteritis and Rotaviral Diarrhea
B.H. Janke, DVM, PhD

Alternate Starter Diet Inclusions for Gut Health
J.E. Pettigrew, PhD, and Yanhong Liu, MS

Disease Threats from Feral Swine: Call to Action
David Schmitt, DVM

Environmental Survival of Influenza Virus: An Evidence-based Model
Christa K. Irwin, DVM

Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex Trends and Diagnostics for Practitioners
P.C. Gauger

Reproductive Effects of PCV2 Infection
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD and Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD

Castration Impacts, Controversies, and Solutions
M. Hensch, BS; L.L. Layman, BS; A.K. Johnson, MS, PhD; L.A. Karriker, DVM, MS

Experience and Science in the Diagnosis and Management of Porcine Enteric Diseases
D.J. Taylor

Application of Air Filtration Systems in Swine Operations
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM

Update on 2009 Pandemic H1N1 Influenza Virus Infections of Swine
Kelly M. Lager and Amy L. Vincent; Janice Zanella and Eraldo Zanella; Alessio Lorusso, Kay Faaberg, and Marcus E Kehrli, Jr.

Danish Experiences with Lawsonia intracellularis Eradication Programs
B. Ellegaard; J. Szancer

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae Eradication in a Large Breeding Herd
James F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Emerging Euthanasia Technologies for Swine
Jeff Hill

Danish Practice Experiences After National Withdrawal of Antimicrobial Growth Promoters (AGPs) in Pigs
B. Ellegaard; J. Szancer

Pork Quality Assurance Plus™ Program
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2010)

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Contents and front matter
Program Committee

Welcome to the Eighteenth Annual Swine Disease Conference
John U. Thomson, Dean

Porcine Rotavirus: New Twists or New Tests
Jerry Torrison, DVM, PhD; Doug Marthaler, and Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

Primary Clostridial Infections in Pigs
J. Glenn Songer, PhD

Model for Characterizing Oral Controlled Exposure in a Field Setting
P. Arruda, B. Baker, K. Schwartz, K. Stalder, and A. Ramirez

Overview of Bone Physiology
Jesse Goff, DVM, PhD

Rickets and the Diagnostic Dilemma
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; Steve Ensley, DVM, PhD; and Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Mycotoxins: What We Learned This Year
Steve Ensley, DVM, PhD

A Field Experience Implementing an Antibiotic-Free Program in a Commercial Production System
R.G. Main; J. Stille, B. Borg and M. Hoogland; D. Tomky

Swine Influenza Virus: Emerging Understandings
A.L. Vincent, A. Lorusso, and K.M. Lager; P.C. Gauger ; M.R. Gramer; J.R. Ciacci-Zanella

Troubleshooting Cases of CNS Disease
Jerome C. Nietfeld, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Emergence of a New Type of Porcine Circovirus in Swine in Canada
Carl A. Gagnon; Nedzad Music, Guy Fontaine, and Donald Tremblay; Josée Harel

NNT = Number Needed to Treat
Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

The Sufficient-Component Cause (SSC) Model of Disease Causation: Reminding Us Of What We Already Know
A.M. O’Connor

Vaccine Usage in Practice
M. Sprague, DVM

Antibiotic Resistance Linkage from Stable to Table
H. Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD

Update on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in Pigs and Pork
Liz Wagstrom, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Swine Practitioners and the Antimicrobial Resistance Issue
J.T. Waddell, DVM

Producer Response to Antimicrobial Resistance
C.J. Rowles

Systematic Approaches to Clinical Problems in Swine Medicine
Steve Henry, DVM, Dipl ABVP

A Regional Outbreak of Tuberculosis in Swine at Harvest
A.J. Lower, DVM; J.F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Clinical Assessment Tools for Practitioners
L. A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Micro-Dissecting the Pathogenesis and Immune Response of PRRSV Infection Paves the Way for More Efficient PRRS Vaccines
H.J. Nauwynck, M. Vanhee, H. Van Gorp, U. Karniychuk, M. Geldhof, A. Cao, and W. Van Breedam

Experiences at the ISU-VDL with the IDEXX PRRS X3 ELISA
J.K. Johnson

Comprehensive and Integrated Swine Surveillance
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVPM

Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories’ Role in Surveillance
R.G. Main

Detection of Viral Pathogens of Swine Using Oral Fluid Samples
JR Prickett, PhD; J Zimmerman, DVM, PhD; and J Johnson, DVM

Research Progress from the PRRS CAP
R.R. R Rowland, PRRS CAP Director

African Swine Fever and Other Global Threats
Patrick Webb, DVM

West Michigan PRRS–ARC Project
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ABVP-SHM

Western Illinois Tri-County (Hancock, Adams, and McDonough) PRRS Area Regional Control and Elimination Project
D.M. Classen, DVM; J.F. Connor, DVM; J.F. Lowe, DVM, MS; S.A. Krantz, DVM; and L.L. Greiner, PhD

Area Control of PRRS in Pennsylvania: Delineating Different Strategies for Different Geographic Regions
Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD; Andrew Stas, and Tak Niino

Development of a Model for Regional Control and Elimination for PRRS Virus in Iowa
Derald J. Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Tiffany K. Yoder, MS; Rodney (Butch) Baker, DVM, MS; and James McKean, DVM, MS, JD

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2011)

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Welcome to the Nineteenth Annual Swine Disease Conference at Iowa State University!
Lisa K. Nolan, DVM, PhD Dr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of Veterinary Medicine

Contents (ISU 2011 Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners)
Conference Planning Committee

Swine Influenza Virus: Epidemiology and Vaccine Concerns
P.C. Gauger, DVM, MS National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa, and Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; A.L. Vincent, DVM, MS, PhD National Animal Disease Center, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Ames, Iowa

Influenza A Virus Infections in Swine: Optimizing Diagnostic Efforts
Bruce H. Janke, DVM, PhD Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Brachyspira Colitis-Re-emergence of Swine Dysentery?
Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; and Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

MRSA-Occupational Hazard or Transient Carriage in U.S. Pork Producers?
T. Frana, DVM, MS, MPH, PhD, ACVPM, ACVM; A. Beahm, BS; L. Layman, MS;; J. Kinyon, BS, MS, MT, ASCP; L. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; and; A. Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVPM Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames Iowa

MRSA Experiences in The Netherlands- Emerging Animal and Human Issues
Peter van der Wolf, DVM, PhD, MSc, Diplomate ECPHM Animal Health Service, Pig Health Department, Deventer, The Netherlands

African Swine Fever-An Emerging Worldwide Scourge?
D.G. Pyburn, DVM USDA APHIS VS, Swine Health Programs, Des Moines, Iowa

Clostridium difficile Infection: What Does It Mean to Pig and Human Health?
Paulo H.E. Arruda, DVM, MS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Eric Rowe, DVM, PhD Department of Biomedical Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Glenn Songer, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine and Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Darin M. Madson, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Meeting Consumer/Retail Quality Demands-A Packer Perspective
Kellye Pfalzgraf, DVM Office of Animal Well-Being, Tyson Foods Inc., Springdale, Arkansas

Obvious-and Not-So-Obvious-Challenges Associated with the Adoption of New Ingredients in Swine Feeding Programs
John F. Patience, BS, MS, PhD Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Vitamin D in Growing Pigs-Issues, Mechanisms, and Research
M.L. Potter, DVM, PhD; S.C. Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; and L.M. Tokach, DVM, Diplomate ABVP Abilene Animal Hospital, PA, Abilene, Kansas

Vitamin D: Current Observations from the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; and Jessica Abbott, BS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Practitioner Perspectives on Vitamin D Issues
Jeff Blythe, DVM Orange City Veterinary Clinic, Orange City, Iowa

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: A Brief Review with an Emphasis on Elimination
R.B. Baker, DVM, MS Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Circovirus Type 2 Vaccination in Commercial Sow Farms in a Production System
Deborah Murray, DVM New Fashion Pork, Jackson, Minnesota

Behavior of the Sick Pig-Does It Matter in Treatment Protocols?
Suzanne T. Millman, PhD Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Animal Welfare from a Veterinarian's Perspective
Timothy E. Blackwell, DVM RR# 4, Belwood, Ontario N0B 1J0, Canada

Euthanasia Update: Tools, Techniques, and Training
Suzanne T. Millman, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

The Netherlands/EU: New Approaches to Food Animal Medicine and Antimicrobial Reductions
Peter van der Wolf, DVM, PhD, MSc, Diplomate ECPHM Animal Health Service, Pig Health Department, Deventer, The Netherlands

Iowa County PRRS Project: What Have We Learned?
Keith Aljets, DVM Veterinary Medical Center, Williamsburg, Iowa

What Does PRRS Really Cost the U.S. Swine Industry?
Derald Holtkamp, DMV, MS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; James Kliebenstein, PhD Department of Economics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Eric Neumann, DVM, MS Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand; Hans Rotto, PhD Innovative Agricultural Solutions, Ames, Iowa; Tiffany Yoder, MS; and Chong Wang, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Paul Yeske, DVM, MS Swine Veterinary Center, St. Peter, Minnesota; Chris Mowrer; Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Charles Haley, DVM, PhD United States Department of Agriculture, Fort Collins, Colorado

Diagnostic Performance of the New PRRS ELISA for Oral Fluid Samples
A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; C. Wang, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Department of Statistics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Y. Panyasin, DVM, MS; J.K. Johnson, DVM; and R. Main, DVM, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; R. Rowland, DVM, PhD Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas; J. Zimmerman, DVM, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Oral Fluids as an Alternative Technology in Practice
Gordon Spronk, DVM; Joel Nerem, DVM; Dan Hanson, BS; Spencer Wayne, DVM, PhD; and Scott Dee, DVM, PhD Pipestone Veterinary Clinic, Pipestone, Minnesota

Sow Longevity-How to Measure Its Importance
K.J. Stalder, BS, MS, PhD Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; C.E. Abell, BS, MS Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; L.A. Karriker, BS, MS, DVM Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Johnson, BS, MS, PhD Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Millman, BS, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Detection of Lameness in Swine
M.D. Pairis, BS Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; L.A. Karriker, DVM, MS; and J.F. Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP, MRCVS Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; K.J. Stalder, BS, PhD; and A.K. Johnson, BS, PhD Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; S.T. Millman, BS, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

The Diagnosis of Infectious Arthritis in Swine
Greg Stevenson, DVM, MS, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Grow-Finish Lameness Diagnostic and Intervention Challenges
Marlin Hoogland, DVM Murphy-Brown West LLC, Ames, Iowa; Hans Rotto, DVM, MS Innovative Agriculture Solutions LLC, Ames, Iowa

The Swine Medicine Education Center- What Can It Mean to Your Practice?
Josh Ellingson, DVM Audubon Manning Veterinary Clinic, Audubon, Iowa; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, ACVPM Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Jason Hocker, DVM, MS Audubon Manning Veterinary Clinic, Audubon, Iowa; Pat Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa; Daryl Olsen, DVM Audubon Manning Veterinary Clinic, Audubon, Iowa; ;

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2012)

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Welcome to the Twentieth Annual Swine Disease Conference at Iowa State University!
Lisa K. Nolan, DVM, PhD

Production System Options to Gestation Stalls
H.W. Gonyou, PhD, MS, BS; F.C. Rioja-Lang, PhD

Practitioner Experiences with the Transition from Gestation Stalls to Pens
Brad Leuwerke, DVM, MS

Transition of Breeding Herd Production to Pen Systems:Cost/Facility Experiences
Peter Juul Kristensen

Impact of Stall-to-Pen Transition on Production Records
Mark Rix, B.S. and Ron Ketchem, B.S.

Diagnostic Considerations in Postweaning Enteric Disease Detection and Diagnosis
P.C. Gauger, DVM, MS, PhD

Brachyspira-Associated Colitis—Update and Review
Eric R. Burrough, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Brachyspira Detection in Breeding Herds
J.S. Pittman, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; J.W. Duff, BS

Salmonella Diagnostics and Interpretation: What Does It All Mean?
Kent Schwartz, BS, DVM, MS

Rotavirus Coinfection: Diagnostic Overview
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP; Hai Hoang, DVM, MS; Paula Arruda, DVM, MS; Greg Stevenson, DVM, PhD, DACVP; and Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, DACVM

Rotavirus Type B + C Coinfections: A Practitioner’s Perspective
Doug Groth, DVM

Advancements in Genetic Resistance to PRRS
Jack Dekkers and Nick Boddicker; Graham Plastow; Bob Rowland; John Harding; Joan Lunney; Bob Kemp

Thiamine-Responsive Neurological Disorder of Swine
S.D. Hough, DVM; C.S. Goh, DVM; and S.H. Jennings, DVM

Swine Teaching Update
Josh Ellingson, DVM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Swine Oral Fluid Diagnostics Update
C. Olsen, L. Karriker, K. Harmon, S. Jones, A. Kittawornrat, R. Main, J. Coetzee, A. Meiszberg, Y. Panyasing, and J. Zimmerman; C. Wang; B. Binjawadagi and G. Renukaradhya; J. Christopher-Hennings and E. Nelson; K. Doolittle; A. Kurtz, E. Kurtz, and C. Rademacher; S. Lizano; T. Otterson; R. Rauh; R. Shah

Advances in Gas Euthanasia Techniques and Equipment
Larry Sadler, MS; Suzanne Millman, PhD

Current Antimicrobial Use and Resistance Issues in the European Union—Reality and Resolution?
David G. S. Burch, B Vet Med, Dipl. ECPHM, FRCVS

The Science and Politics of U.S. Antimicrobial Restrictions: A Beltway View
Harry Snelson, DVM

Influences on Effective Antimicrobial Dosing
Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; and Joshua Ellingson, DVM; Johann Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP

Analytical Tools for Prudent and Effective Drug Use
Johann Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CPH, PhD, DACVCP, MRCVS; Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS, ACVPM; and Joshua Ellingson, DVM

Teschen Disease on the Island of Hispaniola
D.G. Pyburn, DVM; M.Y. Deng, DVM, MS, PhD

Impact of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) on Production
Jason Kelly, DVM; Cary Sexton, DVM

Detection/Interpretation of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae Antibodies
M. Gottschalk, DVM, PhD

Trends, Technologies, Needs, and Opportunities at the ISU-VDL
R.G. Main, DVM, PhD

Serology Interpretations—Top 10 Pitfalls in Practice
John Johnson, DVM

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2013)

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Welcome to the Twenty-first Annual Swine Disease Conference at Iowa State University!
Lisa K. Nolan, DVM, PhD; Dr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard

Brachyspira Infections—Diagnostics and Clinical Considerations
Eric R. Burrough, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP

Swine Influenza Virus Vaccine Research and Technology: What Does the Future Hold and What Are Our Next Steps?
Marcus E. Kehrli, Jr., DVM, PhD; Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD, Crystal L. Loving, PhD, Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD

Viral Myelitis: Pathology, Diagnosis, and Sampling
P. Arruda, DVM, MS, K. Schwartz, BS, DVM, MS

Viral Induced Myelitis—A Practitioner’s View
Grant Allison, DVM

Porcine Circovirus Type 2—Importance of Genetic Shifts in Relationship to Pathogenicity
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr Med Vet, PhD; Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD

Practitioner Role in Emerging Diseases Identification and Epidemiology
Dr. David Schmitt

Practitioner’s View of How Veterinarians and the Industry Can Better Manage Emerging Diseases
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS

PEDV’s Emergence in the United States: Events, Observations, and Opportunities
Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD; Vickie Cooper, DVM, MS; Phil Gauger, DVM, PhD; Karen Harmon, MS, PhD; Hai Hoang, DVM; John Johnson, DVM; Erin Kalkworf, BS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; Kate Mueller, DVM; Angela Pillatzki, DVM, MS; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS; Wendy Stensland, BS; Greg Stevenson, DVM, PhD; Dong Sun, DVM, MS; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD; Jianqiang Zhang, MD, PhD

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea—Diagnostics and Testing Methodologies
Greg Stevenson

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) Virus Update
Dr. Lisa Becton (Dr. Paul Sundberg, Presentor)

External Biosecurity Steps to Control PED Spread
Daryl Olsen, DVM

Within System Biosecurity—What to Remember
Ian Levis, DVM

Truck Washes— Friends or Foes?
Joel Nerem, DVM

Disinfection Effectiveness against PRRSV and TGEV; under Trailer Conditions
Peter Schneider, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Alex Ramirez, DVM, PhD; Jianqiang Zhang, PhD

PED Control/Eradication Efforts, Experiences in China
Jerome O. Geiger

The Evolving Antimicrobial Regulatory Environment — Practitioner Concerns
Michael Apley, DVM, PhD

Impact of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome; on Antimicrobial Pharmaceuticals
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; Deanne Day, BS; Joel Sparks, BS; and; Josh Ellingson, DVM, MS; Johann Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP; Larry Wulf, Ph.D; Jianqiang Zhang, Ph.D; Joann Kinyon, MS; and Matt Stock, DVM

Schultz Lecture: Variation in Search of a Theme: The Extraordinary Diversity; of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus
W.W. Laegreid; M. Pires-Alves; H.L. Vu and F.A. Osorio

Clinician’s Perspective on PRRS
Steve Henry, DVM, DABVP

Impacts of First Pulls on Finisher Health
Jeremy S Pittman, DVM, DABVP

Biosecurity Realties at the Abattoir
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Characterization of Fallback Pigs
Chad Pilcher, Ph.D. Candidate

Pig Care—Reducing “Fall Behinds”
Paul J. Armbrecht, DVM

Grow-Finish Lameness—What to Remember
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Successful SARS-CoV Replicon Vaccine Development: A Case Study in Support of a PEDV Replicon Vaccine
Kurt I. Kamrud, Jeanne M. Dudek, Max Custer, Bolyn Hubby, Laura Copp, Whitney Ellis, Harold Alterson, Jonathan F. Smith; AlphaVax, Inc.; Nutan Mytle, Colleen Jonsson

Pig Production in China—What Should We Know?
Jerome O. Geiger, DVM, MS

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2014)

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Contents, Tributes, Welcome, Program
Pat Halbur, Lisa K. Nolan, et al.

Emerging Coronaviruses in U.S. Swine: Implications and Improvements at the ISU VDL
R. Main; K. Mueller; K. Woodard

Maximizing Interpretation of Diagnostic Assays
Eric R. Burrough

Oral Fluids—Where We Are Headed
Jeff Zimmerman

Import Restrictions—New Zealand’s Perspective
E. J. Neumann

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus: Antibody-based Test Development
L.G. Giménez-Lirola; D. Baum; L. Bower; Q. Chen; S. Dong; J.K. Johnson; E. Kalkwarf; D. Madson; R. Magtoto; K.J. Yoon; J.Q. Zhang; J.J. Zimmerman; R. Main

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea: Pathogenesis and Viremia in Weaned and Neonatal Pigs
Magstadt D; Madson D; Arruda P; Hoang H; Sun D; Bower L; Bhandari M; Burrough E; Gauger P; Pillatzki A; Stevenson G; Wilberts B; Brodie J; Harmon K; Chong W; Main R; Zhang J; Yoon K

Field Experiences Using Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) Vaccine in Herds Experiencing Endemic Disease
Pete Thomas

Methods for Inactivating PEDV in Hog Trailers
Paul Thomas; L. A. Karriker; A. Ramirez; J. Zhang; J. S. Ellingson; D. J. Holtkamp

The Science of Feedback
K. J. Schwartz

State Vet Perspective/Regulations on PED
Dave Schmitt

Hog and Pork Market Situation and Outlook: How Is PEDv Impacting Hog Markets?
Lee L. Schulz

The Changing Face of Influenza A Viruses in Swine (IAV-S)— A look at the ISU-VDL USDA IAV-S Surveillance Data
P. C. Gauger; K.M. Harmon; J. Zhang

Roy Schultz Lecture: How Much Testing Is Really Needed to Formulate a Diagnosis?
E. J. Neumann

Group Housing and 40 P/S/Y: Friends or Foes?
Larry L. Coleman

Systematic Investigation of Porcine Circovirus and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Control in the Maschhoffs Wean-to-Market Production System
M. Hensch; D. King; K. Schwartz; C. Johnson; J. Waddell; E. Schlueter; J. Graham

The Future of Emerging Diseases in Swine—PED and the Viral Matrix
H. Snelson

NPB/NPPC/IPPA—How These Organizations Support the Industry— How Can You Get Involved?
C. J. Rowles

What We Know and Don't Know About Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus
Derald Holtkamp and Chris Mowrer

SE Iowa PRRS Project—Are We Making Progress?
Dr. Jim Branstad

Updates on Clostridium difficile in Piglets
Dr. Paulo Arruda; Darin Madson; Alex Ramirez; Eric Rowe

Implications of Early Post-weaning Management on Subsequent Performance of Piglets
Mark J. Bertram

Early Pig Care—A Veterinarian's Perspective
C. S. Schmitt

Pharmacokinetics and Efficacy of NSAIDs in Swine
L. A. Karriker

Translactational Analgesia Technology for Use at Piglet Processing
J. L. Bates; L. A. Karriker; M. L. Stock; K. M. Pertzborn; L. G. Baldwin; L. W. Wulf; C. J. Lee; C. Wang; J. F. Coetzee

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2015)

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Welcome to the 2015 ISU James D. McKean Swine Disease Conference

New Tools for Monitoring the Health Status of Swine Herds
R Main, J Bjustrom-Kraft, B Crim, E Lowe, Z Whedbee, E Mondaca, K Mueller, D Polson, B Martínez-López

PRRSv: Challenges and Opportunities for Controlling Infectionn in Breeding Herds
DCL Linhares, DJ Holtkamp

Iowa Select Farms’ Approach to Reducing the Impact of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
WS Brown, MBA, DVM

FDA Guidance on Judicious Use of Antibiotics
L Wagstrom, DVM, MS

U.S. Pork Industry Preparedness: Swine Health Information Center Update
P Sundberg, DVM, PhD, DACVPM

Antibiotic Regulations in -- Veterinarian Perspective
JMJ Agerley, DVM

Update on PEDV Inactivation on Swine Trailers
DJ Holtkamp, DVM, MS; KL Gerardy; PR Thomas, DVM, MS; LA Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; A Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVPM; J Zhang, MD, MS, PhD; C Wang, PhD

Understanding PEDV Shedding and Antibody Kinetics Will Aid in Implementing Effective Gilt Acclimatization Procedures
J Bjustrom-Kraft, K Woodard, L Giménez-Lirola, M Rotolo, C Wang, P Lasley, Q Chen, J Zhang, D Baum, P Gauger, KJ Yoon, J Zimmerman, R Main

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
TJ Schwartz, CJ Rademacher

Lactogenic Protection against Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus in Piglets Following Homologous Challenge
AC Schelkopf, DR Magstadt, BL Arruda, PHE Arruda, JJ Zimmerman, T Wetzell, SA Dee, DM Madson

Characterization of Pathogenicity and Cross-protective Immunity of U.S. PEDVs
J Zhang, MD, PhD; Q Chen, DVM, MS; J Thomas, BS; P Gauger, DVM, PhD

Effects of PEDV Passive Antibody on Disease and the Neonatal Immune Response
L Giménez-Lirola, K Poonsuk, J Zhang, P Arruda, Q Chen, L Correa da Silva Carrion, R Magtoto, P Piñeyro, L Sarmento, D Madson, J Johnson, C Wang, KJ Yoon, J Zimmerman, R Main

Common Swine Industry Audit -- Here’s What Is Coming
C Rademacher

Euthanasia Update: Experiences with Non-Penetrating Captive Bolt
K Dion, DVM

Overview of Recent FMD Outbreaks and Control Efforts in Korea
WH Lee, DVM, PhD; JK Yeh, DVM, PhD

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Lessons Learned
Y Sato, DVM, MS, DACPV; EN Gingerich, DVM, DACPV; JA Roth, DVM, MS, PhD

Pathogenesis and Transmission Studies: Non-swine Influenza A Viruses in the Swine Host
EJ Abente, DS Rajao, P Kitikoon, TK Anderson, KM Lager, PC Gauger, Amy L. Vincent

State Vet Update: Secure Pork Supply (no paper)
Dr. D Schmitt

Porcine Congenital Tremors: Identification of a Novel Swine Virus and Successful Reproduction of Clinical Disease
D Magstadt, B Arruda, P Arruda, K Schwartz, T Dohlman, J Schleining, A Patterson, C Visek, J Victoria

Epidemic Transient Neonatal Losses in Brazil and Senecavirus A
D Linhares

Seneca Valley Virus: A Case Review in Finishing Pigs
AJ Smit

Senecavirus A Outbreak in a Sow Herd: Case Study
AJ Lower, DVM

Ear Necrosis: Decoding the Enigma Using Novel Techniques
BL Arruda, DVM, PhD

Developing Sampling Guidelines for Oral Fluid-Based PRRSV Surveillance
M Rotolo, Giménez-Lirola, Y Sun, S Abate, C WanD Baum, P Gauger, M Hoogland, R Main, J Zimmerman

Residue Depletion Profile of Ampicillin Trihydrate in Cull Sows
C Mainquist-Whigham, LA Karriker, JL Bates, R Gehring, JF Coetzee

PRRS, SVA, Emerging and Transboundary Diseases -- Systematically Investigating Swine Disease Outbreaks with the Outbreak Investigation Program
A Canon, DVM, MPH; K Gerardy, BS; C Mowrer, BS; L Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; D Holtkamp, DVM, MS

ISU Swine Disease Conference for Swine Practitioners (2016)

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Welcome to the 2016 ISU James D. McKean Swine Disease Conference
Lisa K. Nolan

Schedule of Events

Science with Practice Awards

Improving Tools for Submitting Samples and Receiving Diagnostic Results
R. Main, S. Adhikari, R. Berghefer, B. Crim, J. Bjustrom-Kraft, D. Patanroi, and K. Woodard

State Veterinarian Update
D. Schmitt

The Latest on Interpretation and Implementation of the VFD
Liz Wagstrom

Management Solutions for Veterinary Feed Directives and Prescriptions
J.T. Holck

Implementation of New Guidelines: An Auditor’s Perspective
Jeff Verzal

2016 Hurd/McKean Lecture: Antimicrobial Data Collection: What Is Being Done and Future Steps
Peter Davies

New Tools and Techniques: The Swine Medicine Education Center at Iowa State University
J. Brown, P. Canning, A. Forseth, K. Skoland, J. Ellingson, P. Thomas, and L. Karriker

Field Experiences with Interventions for Rotavirus Control
Jeremy S. Pittman

Feed Biosecurity Update
J.T. Gebhardt, R.A. Cochrane, L.L. Schumacher, A.R. Huss, C.K. Jones, J.C. Woodworth, C.R. Stark, and S.S. Dritz

Rapid Response Program for Epidemiological Investigations
D.J. Holtkamp, D. Linhares, and P. Sundberg

Sow Prolapse Syndrome
Jeremy S. Pittman

Recent Field Experiences with Swine Mycoplasmas
Maria Jose Clavijo

Senecavirus A Update: What Have We Learned Over the Past 18 Months?
Chris Rademacher; Daniel Linhares; Pablo Piñeyro; and Luis Gimenez-Lirola

Iowa Swine Welfare School: Tier One – On-farm Euthanasia for Producers
A.K. Johnson, J.W. Ross, S. Azarpajouh, and S.T. Millman

Improvest Update
Mark J. Bertram

2016 Roy Schultz Lecture: Will the PRRSV Vaccines Ever Achieve Broader Antigenic Coverage?
Fernando A. Osorio

Factors Associated with Shorter Time-to-Stabilityand Time-to-Baseline-Production
Daniel C.L. Linhares

PRRSV Surveillance in Growing Pig Populations
M. Rotolo; Y. Sun; C. Wang; M. Haddad; S. Bade; D. Baum; P. Gauger; K. Harmon; R. Main; and J. Zimmerman

Controlling Recombination: How Gene Editing May Impact Pig Breeding
Bill Christianson and Jean Paul Cano

Swine Health Information Center 2016 Progress
P. SundbergM

Administration of Water-Soluble Antimicrobials: Variation in Water Disappearance
P. Canning; K. Skoland; J. Bates; S. Rajewski; J. Coetzee; A. Ramirez; and L. KarrikerM

Refinement of Antemortem Joint Fluid and Urine Collection Techniques Including Consideration of Field Anesthesia Protocols
M. Breuer; J. Brown; P. Canning; A. Forseth; M. Nickel; K. O’Brien; K. Skoland; V. Thompson; R. Warner; and L.A. Karriker

Porcine Parainfluenza Virus Type 1 (PPIV-1) Disease, Diagnostics, and Clinical Significance
P.C. Gauger, S. Lin, S. Bade, J. Park, K. Harmon, J. Zhang, and P.E. Piñeyro

Porcine Circovirus (PCV) as Delivery Virus Vector to Express Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) Epitopes
P.E. Piñeyro, S.P. Kenney, L.G. Giménez-Lirola, T. Opriessnig, S. Matzinger, D. Tian, C.L. Heffron, and X.J. Meng

What’s New with PCV2?
D. Madson and E. Chalupsky

Increased Frequency of Isolation of Multi-drug Resistant Salmonella 1,4,[5],12:i:- from Swine with Histologic Lesions Consistent with Salmonellosis
A. Krull; A. Kreuder; B. Arruda; E. Burrough; K. Schwartz; and O. Sahin

Identification of a Divergent Strain of Sapelovirus A Associated with a Severe Polioencephalomyelitis Outbreak in U.S. Swine
Paulo Arruda, Kent Schwartz, Bailey Arruda, Albert Rovira, Fabio Vannucci, Talita Resende, Jerome Nietfeld, Paul Sundberg, and Ben Hause