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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...
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...

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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