Tongue tip fluid (TTF): A welfare friendly directed population-based monitoring technique

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website.

This week’s science page looks at the collect of tongue tip fluid as a monitoring technique for PRRSv, thanks to researchers Jordi Baliellas, Elena Novell, Enric Vicens Tarancón, Lorenzo Fraile and Carles Vilalta.

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Evaluating the Efficacy of Boot Baths with Wet and Dry Disinfectants for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus and Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website.

Researchers at Kansas State University (Olivia Harrison, Catherine Grace Elijah, Allison K. Blomme, Haley Ottot, Jianfa Bai, Elizabeth Poulsen-Porter, Jason C. Woodworth, Chad B. Paulk, Jordan T. Gebhardt, and Cassandra K. Jones) share their finding the efficacy of boot baths for control of the spread of porcine viruses.

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Description of a new clade within subtype 1 of Betaarterivirus suid 1 (PRRSV1) causing severe outbreaks in Spain

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website.

In this week’s Science Page learn more about a new PRRSV clade causing severe outbreaks in Spain, from Martí Cortey, Gerard E. Martín-Valls and Enric Mateu of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

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Is the PRRSV isolate obtained in cell culture the same as the virus present in the original clinical sample?

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website.

In today’s Science Page the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and the Production Animal Medicine team at Iowa State University look into whether cell culture isolates and viruses in the associated clinical samples are sequence equivalent or not.

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Comparative survival of different strains of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus 

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website.

In today’s Science Page, Angie Quinonez and Sagar Goyal of the University of Minnesota investigate the survival of different PRRSV strains at different temperatures.

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