Tag Archive: Matthew Sturos, neonates, Senecavirus A, SVA
May 25, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Some aspects of Senecavirus A continue to mystify researchersWhile the spikes of Senecavirus A have plateaued in recent years, researchers in the pork industry are still confounded by the elusive virus and what triggers outbreaks.
May 20, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Senecavirus A: Several questions remain unansweredSenecavirus A (SVA) is detected in a pig’s tonsils about 40 days after infection with the virus — a finding that raises some interesting questions.
Jul 03, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on The big imposter: Senecavirus A prompts frequent false alarms at Minnesota pork plantEmployees at the Hormel pork-processing plant in Austin, Minn., well understand the drill for a foreign animal disease (FAD) investigation.
Jun 20, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Routes of Senecavirus A transmission identified in breeding herdsA study of the way swine breeding herds were likely infected with Senecavirus A (SVA) underscores the importance of encouraging adherence to biosecurity procedures.
May 18, 2017Susan SpiegelComments Off on Commonly used disinfectants can vary widely in efficacyCommonly used disinfectants can have substantially different efficacy and should be tested against the pathogen of concern — and under the conditions of use — before they’re used on swine...