Journal of Swine Health and Production

May and June, 2005

Cover Photo

Three little pigs
Photo courtesy of Tina Smith

 The Journal of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians

President's message

From the Executive Director

From the Editor

A successful method of obtaining percutaneous liver biopsy samples of sufficient quantity for trace mineral analysis in adult swine without the aid of ultrasound
Kevin E. Washburn, Jeremy G. Powell, Charles V. Maxwell, et al

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Environmental temperature, space allowance, and regrouping: Additive effects of multiple concurrent stressors in growing pigs
Y. Hyun, M. Ellis, S. E. Curtis, et al

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The effect of porcine proliferative enteropathy on the introduction of gilts into recipient herds
Robert M. Friendship, Cesar A. Corzo, Cate E. Dewey, et al

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A decision-making framework for evaluating interventions used at weaning to reduce mortality in lightweight pigs and improve weight gains in the nursery
A. J. Larriestra, R. B. Morrison, J. Deen
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A pilot study to determine the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in showers at pork production facilities, gymnasiums, and private residences in Indiana
Sandra F. Amass, Rika Jolie, Jessica L. Schneider, et al
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The porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome quandary. Part II: Vaccines and vaccination strategy
William L. Mengeling
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Diagnostic notes:
Defining swine influenza virus
Marie R. Gramer
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News from the National Pork Board

AASV annual meeting

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