New Swine Disease Strikes Three States

May 2013
National Hog Farmer Expert Blog;5/20/2013, p1
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The article discusses the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) that was confirmed in Indiana, Iowa and Colorado by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) in May 2013. It describes PEDV as a coronavirus associated with outbreaks of diarrhea and vomiting in swine with clinical similarities to transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE), and mortality in baby pigs less than three weeks of age. It also talks about the origin, detection, transmission and prevention of the disease.


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