Tag Archive: flu nomenclature, IAV-S, Influenza A virus in swine, Influenza Special Report, Micah Jansen
What’s in a name? Understanding how flu viruses are identified can help fine-tune swine vaccine strategies
Feb 26, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on What’s in a name? Understanding how flu viruses are identified can help fine-tune swine vaccine strategiesBy Micah Jansen, DVM, Veterinary Manager, US Pork, Zoetis
Jan 26, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on SPECIAL REPORT – Swine Influenza: New control approaches for an evolving virusInfluenza is a genetically diverse, rapidly changing virus that creates challenges for pork producers and veterinarians.
Jan 25, 2021Susan SpiegelComments Off on Torremorell: Proven benefits of influenza vaccinationUS producers and veterinarians have seen an influx of different types of influenza viruses in the last 10 to 15 years, and that is a major reason why influenza is more difficult to control.
Nov 24, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Iowa scientist sees ‘a lot of genetic diversity’ in swine influenza virusesAccording to research, swine influenza A viruses have become more complicated in recent years. There is a great deal of diversity within the influenza virus.
Oct 16, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Genetic diversity makes swine influenza a challenge for producersInfluenza A virus in swine is one of the primary respiratory pathogens challenging swine production systems in the US and around the world.
Sep 15, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Veterinarians answer questions on influenzaWith influenza A virus (IAV-S) in swine continuing to cause performance losses on US pig farms, veterinarians have taken up the mantle to find solutions.
Aug 31, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Take a process-driven approach to influenza controlUS pork producers should strive to produce influenza-negative pigs if they want to see the benefits of increased productivity, reduced secondary infections and antibiotic use, reduced influenza...
Aug 11, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on New approaches to influenza control look promisingInfluenza-A virus of swine (IAV-S) is a thorn in the side of US pork producers, and it’s a difficult thorn to remove. If the virus were more pathogenic, veterinarians and producers would probably...