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Update on PRRS Activity in MN
May 13, 2015 —  [PRRS]
The recent number of outbreaks of PRRS reported in the N212 region of Minnesota has broken the epidemic threshold. This is the only area in the Midwest experiencing outbreaks of this magnitude at...

Development of a Synthetic PRRSv Strain that Confers Broader Cross-Protection
April 29, 2015 —  [PRRS]
Substantial genetic variation among PRRSV strains represents a major obstacle for the development of a broadly protective vaccine. We describe here a novel approach to generate a PRRSV vaccine strain...

PRRS Corner: Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) Genotypes in Ontario, Canada, 2004-2007
January 21, 2015 —  [PRRS]
The spread of PRRSV among pig herds has been investigated experimentally, but few observational studies have investigated this subject. Because PRRSV is endemic and live modified vaccines are used in...

PRRS Corner: Pathology and Virus Distribution in the Lung and Lymphoid Tissues of Pigs Experimentally Inoculated with Three Distinct Type 1 PRRS Virus Isolates of Varying Pathogenicity
January 7, 2015 —  [PRRS]
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) continues to be the most economically important disease of swine worldwide. The appearance of highly pathogenic PRRS virus (PRRSV) strains in...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
December 31, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Researchers Tackle Developing Methods to Reduce Spread of PRRS
December 23, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Researchers working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc are developing new tools to assist pork producers in preventing Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome from infecting their herds....

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
December 17, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
December 3, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Genetic Diversity of PRRS Virus Collected from Air Samples in Four Different Regions of Concentrated Swine Production during a High Incidence Season
November 26, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is one of the most relevant swine diseases in the US, costing the industry millions of dollars per year. Unfortunately, disease control is...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
November 19, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

PRRS CORNER: Association between the Genetic Similarity of the Open Reading Frame 5 Sequence of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus and the Similarity in Clinical Signs of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome in Ontario Swine
November 5, 2014 —  [PRRS]
A study of Ontario swine farms positive for Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) tested the association between genetic similarity of the virus and similarity of clinical signs...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
November 5, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Improving PRRS Control: A Scientific Look at Two Strategies
October 15, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) continues to be a significant profit robber in U.S. swine herds, with an estimated annual cost of more than $600 million. The first part of a...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
October 15, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
October 1, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
September 17, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
September 3, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
August 20, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
August 6, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

PRRS Corner: Association Between PRRSV ORF5 Genetic Distance and Differences in Space, Time, Ownership and Animal Sources Among Commercial Pig Herds
August 6, 2014 —  [PRRS]
The objective of this study was to investigate associations between genetic distance of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) detected in Ontario swine herds, and the distance...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
July 23, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

PRRS Corner: Comparison of Time to PRRSv-Stability and Production Losses between Two Exposure Programs to Control PRRSv in Sow Herds
July 14, 2014 —  [PRRS]
To control and eliminate porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSv) from breeding herds, some veterinarians adopt a strategy called load-close-expose which consists of interrupting...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
July 9, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

Swine Vets, Researchers Encouraged to Submit Proposals for BIVI PRRS Research Awards
June 23, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Since 2003, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., (BIVI) has contributed more than $900,000 through its Advancement in PRRS Research Awards to fund 37 selected research programs. According to...

PRRS Corner: PRRS Incidence Study Update
March 19, 2014 — Dr. Steven Tousignant [PRRS]
The 2013-2014 PRRS epidemic season continues to be surprisingly different. Using previous four years as a baseline for expected number of breaks, we have observed significantly fewer cumulative new...

PRRS Corner: National PRRS Incidence Project Update
January 29, 2014 —  [PRRS]
Dr. Steven Tousignant, UMN Swine Disease Eradication Center, reports it was a fairly quiet week for PRRS (reporting only 1 new break). The center added two new farms to the database. The new farms...

PRRS Corner: PRRS Update from UMN SDEC
January 15, 2014 — Dr. Steven Tousignant [PRRS]
The University of Minnesota’s Swine Disease Eradication Center offers the following updates from the National PRRS Incidence Project:We continue to signal epidemic levels of PRRSv in our cohort....

BIVI Encourages Swine Vets, Researchers to Submit Proposals for PRRS Research
December 25, 2013 —  [PRRS]
With porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) costing U.S. swine producers more than $664 million annually in lost production, collaborative scientific research continues to be the...

PRRS Corner: 2013 PRRS Resurgence Delayed 3 Weeks
December 24, 2013 — Harry Snelson [PRRS]
According to the data collected by the National PRRS Incidence Project at the University of Minnesota, the annual upswing in PRRS cases did not cross the epidemic threshold until November 6 this...

PRRS Corner: Advancing the Knowledge of PRRS
December 17, 2013 —  [PRRS]
Building on a 10-year history as the International Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Symposium, the Pork Checkoff recently cosponsored the 2013 North American PRRS Symposium in...

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