USA - Partnering for Swine Influenza Virus surveillance

The Pork Checkoff, in cooperation with the USDA, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians and participating diagnostic laboratories, will be launching a new campaign next month to encourage pork producers to participate in swine influenza virus (SIV) surveillance when their pigs show signs of respiratory disease.
Friday 10 September 2010 (7 years 5 months 8 days ago)
The Pork Checkoff, in cooperation with the USDA, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians and participating diagnostic laboratories, will be launching a new campaign next month to encourage pork producers to participate in swine influenza virus (SIV) surveillance when their pigs show signs of respiratory disease.

. "It's our hope that with more samples collected for the surveillance system, future vaccines and herd-health protocols can be improved to offer more disease protection at the farm and national level," said Lisa Becton, Checkoff's director of swine health.

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