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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...

BIVI Encourages Swine Vets, Researchers to Submit Proposals for PRRS Research
December 11, 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...

BIVI Encourages Swine Vets, Researchers to Submit Proposals for PRRS Research
November 27, 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...

BIVI Encourages Swine Vets, Researchers to Submit Proposals for PRRS Research
November 13, 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...

BIVI Encourages Swine Vets, Researchers to Submit Proposals for PRRS Research
October 23, 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: Strengthening PRRSV Surveillance
September 18, 2013 —  [PRRS]
IDEXX sponsored a webinar on September 4th with Dr. Jeff Zimmerman to discuss the use of oral fluids as a tool in PRRS surveillance. The webinar was recorded and is now available on the IDEXX...

PRRS Corner: OSU Researcher Develops Innovative Vaccine for PRRS
September 9, 2013 —  [PRRS]
Unlike the current live vaccines used to prevent PRRS, the new vaccine uses an inactivated virus to eliminate adverse reactions in pigs such as abortion, sick piglets and further spread of the...

BIVI Encourages Swine Vets, Researchers to Submit Proposals for PRRS Research
September 4, 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: PRRS Season is Coming – Are Your Producers Ready?
August 27, 2013 — Dr Steve Tousignant [PRRS]
Based on data from the National PRRSv Incidence Project, we have documented the repeatability of the seasonal PRRSv epidemic. In this study we record the number of new PRRSv cases in a cohort of 370...

PRRS Corner: BIVI Encourages Swine Vets, Researchers to Submit Proposals for PRRS Research
August 16, 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: Epidemiological Study of Air Filtration Systems for Preventing PRRSV Infection in Large Sow Herds
July 31, 2013 —  [PRRS]
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is the most economically significant pathogen in the US swine industry. Aerosol transmission among herds is a major concern in pig dense...

PRRS Corner: An Intact Sialoadhesin (Sn/SIGLEC1/CD169) is not Required for Attachment/Internalization of the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV)
July 24, 2013 —  [PRRS]
Surface expression of SIGLEC1, also known as sialoadhesin (SN) or CD169, is considered a primary determinant for the permissiveness of porcine alveolar macrophages (PAMs) for infection by porcine...

PRRS Corner: Financial Implications of Installing Air Filtration Systems to Prevent PRRSV Infection in Large Sow Herds
July 10, 2013 —  [PRRS]
Air filtration systems implemented in large sow herds have been demonstrated to decrease the probability of having a porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) outbreak. However,...

PRRS Corner: Project Aims for Unified PRRS Mapping System
May 29, 2013 —  [PRRS]
A project at the University of Minnesota has investigated the feasibility of a unified mapping system for the many regional projects to control Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS)....

PRRS Corner: Characterization of Homologous and Heterologous Adaptive Immune Responses in Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Infection
May 22, 2013 —  [PRRS]
The present study characterized the homologous and heterologous immune response in type-I porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) infection. Two experiments were conducted: in...

PRRS Corner: Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus: Antigenic and Molecular Diversity of British Isolates and Implications for Diagnosis
May 15, 2013 —  [PRRS]
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is an endemic disease of pigs, caused by PRRS virus, a member of the Arteriviridae family. First seen in Britain in 1991, the disease continues to...

PRRS Corner: AASV PRRS Task Force Meets at Annual Meeting
April 24, 2013 — Harry Snelson [PRRS]
The AASV PRRS Task Force met during the AASV Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. The meeting, chaired by Dr. Bob Morrison in the absence of Dr. Montse Torremorell, discussed a number of issues...

PRRS Corner: Implement an Integrated Mapping Service for PRRS Regional Control and Elimination
April 3, 2013 —  [PRRS]
There are approximately 20 regional PRRS control and elimination projects in the United States in various stages of progress. Each project coordinator has his/her own approach to mapping swine...

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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