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FDA Outreach for Potential Animal Feed Concerns
October 31, 2019 —  [An.H.]
The FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network may be able to coordinate free animal sample (e.g., tissue, feces, blood) testing for select cases of...
Strep Diagnosis in Swine Assembly Yards Spurs Response
October 9, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (ISU VDL) has confirmed Streptococcus equi ssp zooepidemicus in two recent, potentially related cases of sows for slaughter and feeder pigs in...
Shedding Light on the Epidemiology of Senecavirus A
September 24, 2019 —  [An.H.]
Vesicular diseases have been on the radar of animal health governmental agencies and industries around the world due to their high socio-economic impact. Unfortunately, there are viruses that induce...
SHIC Gathers International Swine Disease Intel
September 3, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) engages in ongoing global pig disease status monitoring including review of Great Britain's Disease Surveillance and Emerging Threats report as well as the...
SHIC Renews Popular Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report
August 28, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report facilitates near real-time identification of hazards posing risks to the domestic pork industry. Being able to access...
2019 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak Update
August 21, 2019 —  [An.H.]
Vesicular stomatitis is a viral disease that primarily affects horses and cattle, but can also affect swine, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, and rarely humans. Since the start of the outbreak on June...
June Swine Disease Monitoring Report Now Available
June 7, 2019 —  [An.H.]
The Swine Health Information Center's (SHIC) June Domestic Swine Disease Monitoring Report shows PRRSV activity continues to remain in predicted values though the highest number of cases for 2019...
Training Video: Best Practices for UV Boxes
June 5, 2019 —  [An.H.]
The Swine Disease Eradication Center at the University of Minnesota in collaboration with the Center of Animal Health and Food Safety has developed a training video on best practices for the use of...
VT Feral Swine Captured Tests Positive for Pseudorabies
May 15, 2019 —  [An.H.]
On March 25th of this year, after many months of sightings, a single feral pig was shot and killed by USDA Wildlife Services in Lyndonville, VT. Subsequently the boar tested positive for pseudorabies...
May Swine Disease Monitoring Report Now Available
May 8, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) May Domestic Swine Disease Monitoring Report shows PRRSV activity remained within the predicted values for 2019 to date. The level of detection of PEDV by...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues