AASV Swine Information Library Catalog

AASV Annual Meeting

(American Association of Swine Practitioners prior to 2001)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 

AASV Annual Meeting (1999)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 

Breakage and Deformation Characteristics of Japanese and U.S. Manufactured Hypodermic Needles Under Static and Dynamic Loading
S. J. Hoff and P. Sundberg, National Pork Producers Council

Meet The Press...On Your Terms
Karen Kalish

Classical Swine Fever: Could It Be Us, Could It Be You?
Beth Lautner

Classical Swine Fever: Here it Comes!
Dorothy Geale

Persistence of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus
David A. Benfield, Julie Nelson MS, Raymond R. Rowland, Steven R. Lawson, Melissa Steffen, Kurt Rossow, and James E. Collins

Persistent Infection: Sites and Renewed Replication
Tom Molitor

What We Know About Persistent Infection with Respect to the Epidemiology of PRRS Virus
Jeff Zimmerman

Detecting the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSv) Infected Pig
James E. Collins and Kurt Rossow

Assessing Breeding Herd Stability: Molecular Diagnostics
Scott A Dee

Assessing Breeding Herd Status: Production Data
Angela K. Baysinger and Cate Dewey

Assessing Breeding Herd Status: PRRSV Serology and Statistics
John Roberts

PRRS Control in Large Systems: Strategies for the Future
Mark A. FitzSimmons

The World Can�t Win Its War Against High-Yield Crops and Hogs
Dennis T. Avery

Should We Stop Using Antibiotics In Livestock and Poultry Feed?
Dennis T. Avery

Foodborne Pathogens and Pork Production: What is our Achilles� Heel?
Peter Davies, North Carolina State University

Competitive Exclusion and Microflora Management: Strategy for the Swine Industry.
Charles J. Francisco, Hoechst Roussel Vet

Treatment of Proliferative Enteropathy of Pigs
Claes-Gran Sjsten, Dal Kratzer, Annika Wager, John P. Crane, Pharmacia & Upjohn Animal Health, Inc.

Exploiting Genetics Through STAGES: The Genetic Evaluation Program for the National Swine Registry
Jim Venner, National Swine Registry

Measurement of the Correlation Between Lesion Length and Reduction in Average Daily Gain Using A Lawsonia intracellularis Challenge Model
N. L. Winkelman, Swine Services Unlimited Inc., Morris, Minnesota

Evaluation of the Duration of Efficacy of Doramectin and Ivermectin in the Prevention of Sarcoptes scabiei var suis Infestation in Pigs
C. Cargill, R. Garcia, W. Ryan, Merial Limited, Iselin, NJ

Sarcoptes Scabiei Var. Suis Elimination with IVOMEC¨ Premix and IVOMEC¨ Injection
Martin Mohr, Swine Vet Center, St. Peter, MN

Value Enhanced Corn for Swine Feeding...Beyond High Oil
Jerry C. Weigel and Clare Morganthaler, ExSeed Genetics, L.L.C., Decatur, IL

Termin-8¨ Provides Clean Feed and Prevents Salmonella Recontamination
Douglas L. Weiss and Kurt Richardson, Anitox Corp. Buford, GA

Technological Break-Through In Swine Odor Elimination: A Patent Pending Process
Robert M. Mitchell and Dr. Paul Ling Tai, Aerotech Environmental Division, Inc. Mason, Michigan

Managing management-induced Clostridium perfringens type A infection in suckling pigs: A case study
David P. Madsen, DVM

Obtaining an ABVP Certification for Diplomate Status in Swine Health Management
Anthony R. Scheiber, DVM, Diplomate ABVP SHM

Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine: Antimicrobial Drug Use in Animals � The FDA Perspective
Stephen Sundlof

Common Mistakes in Interpretation of Population Serology
Gregory W. Stevenson, Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Use of Descriptive Statistics in Interpretation of Population Serology
Angela K. Baysinger

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae: An Update
Marcelo Gottschalk, Universit de Montral, Qubec, Canada

Thermal Environmental Effects and Group Size on Growing Swine Performance
Steve H. Pohl, David J. Hurley, and Christopher C.L. Chase, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

The Production of PRRS Seronegative Pigs from PRRS Seropositive Farms through Segregated Early Weaning (SEW)
Andrijana M. Rajic, Catherine E. Dewey, Robert M. Friendship, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

The Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in Veterinary Diagnostic Testing (Benefits and Risks)
Jane Christopher-Hennings

Emerging Disease of the Alimentary Tract of Growing Pigs
Luc Dufresne, Warsaw, North Carolina

Gut Edema and the F18 Pilus: Pathogenesis and Laboratory Findings
Carlton Gyles

Hemoltyic E. coli and Edema Disease
Brad Bosworth, PIC, Inc., Franklin, KY

Gilt Pool Management Acclimatization and Verification
Walter Heuser

How Disease Challenge Down Regulates Growth Potential: A Cellular Perspective
Michael E. Spurlock

Starting and Maintaining a Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae-free System
Mike Seridan

Procedures to Eliminate M. hyo and produce M. hyo Free Pigs: An Update
Poul Bkbo, DANISH BACON & MEAT COUNCIL, Denmark,

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and PRRS in the Finisher
Eileen L. Thacker and Brad J. Thacker, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Haemophilus Parasuis
Gaylan Josephson, Nonie Smart, Jackie Gallant, University of Guelph, Exeter, Ontario

Salmonella Carriage in Late-Finishing Swine
J.N. Nielsen, J.A. Patterson, A. Schinckel, B. Richert, J.P. Nielsen, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Significance of PRRSV Mutations on the Farm
Kelly M. Lager and William L. Mengeling, Virology Swine Research Unit

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Serology/Vaccinology
L. Kirk Clark, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Evaluating the Impact of the Changes in Herd Management due to PRRS on the Control of Reproductive Losses due to Parvoviral and Leptospiral Infection
Gene A. Erickson, Rollins Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, Raleigh, North Carolina

Effect of Vaccination on Dual Infection with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and PRRSV
Eileen L. Thacker, Patrick G. Halbur, and Brad J. Thacker, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Grow-Finish Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Pigs fed Low Phytate Corn in a Commercial Confinement Facility
J.D. Spencer, MS, G.L. Allee, T.E. Sauber, C.D. Hagen, and C. Berentschot University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Impact of Wean-to-Finish Facility Management On SEW Performance and Physiological Responses from Weaning to Slaughter.
Mike Brumm, Angela Baysinger, Edgar Clemens, Robert Wills, and Robert Thaler, University of Nebraska, Concord, NE

Epidemiology of Post-weaning Multi-systemic Wasting Syndrome in Ontario
TS Cottrell, RM Friendship, CE Dewey, G Josephson, G Allan, F McNeilly, I Walker, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Evaluating the Prevalence of Salmonella spp. at Slaughter
D.J. Damman, P.B. Bahnson, R.I. Isaacson, H.F.Troutt, R.M. Weigel, J.Y. Kim, University of Illinois

Development of Osteochondrosis in the Distal Ulnar Physeal Region in Pigs between 8-24 Week of Age: Radiographic Study
M. Ebeid, H.J. Hni, G. Ueltschi, University of Bern, Switzerland

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus: Detection of Viral Recombination
Kay S. Faaberg, Shishan Yuan, Beverly Schmidt and Michael P. Murtaugh, University of Minnesota

Ulceration of the Pars Oesophagea of Swine
Robert Friendship, Sergey Melnichouk, Catherine Dewey, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Producing PRRS Negative Pigs from PRRS Positive Sows
M. L. Gramer, W.T. Christianson, D.L.Harris, PIC USA, Franklin, KY

Porcine Circovirus Infection: Reproduction of Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS) in Gnotobiotic Swine
Steven Krakowka, John A. Ellis, Michael Rings, Gordon Allan, Francis McNeilly and Brian Meehan, Ohio State University

Streptococcus suis: An Update
Marcelo Gottschalk, Universit de Montral, Qubec, Canada

Swine Veterinary Practice: Entering the 21st Century
Larry Rueff, DVM, Swine Veterinary Services, Greensburg, Indiana 47240

Optimization and Application of a One-Tube Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) Assay for Porcine Transmissible Gastroenteritis Virus.
Daniel Todd, Cungin Han, Roger Maes, and Oliver Duran, Michigan State University

The ''Real McCoy'' Real Time Ultrasound Scanner
Len N. Nighswonger, E.I. Medical, Loveland, Colorado

Improvement of an AI Stud Efficiency by Means of MR-A WinPro (Software for Boar Stud Management).
Susana Lapuente; Garca Gonzlez Ral; Garca Ruvalcaba, Jos A. Hernandez-Gil Rocio, KUBUS, S.A.

Synthetic Seminal Plasma (Predil MR-A¨) for Optimization of Rreproductive Efficiency in Gilts.
Darwin Reicks, Susana Lapuente, Angeles Goya, Jose A. Garcia Ruvalcaba, KUBUS,S.A.

PRRS Elimination in a 2-Site Farm
Rick Tubbs, Bob Thompson, Dan Reetzke; PIC, Franklin, KY

Effects of Post-weaning Nutritional Regimens on PIC Isowean Pigs
H. Xin, J.D. Harmon, D.L. Harris, R.C. Ewan, and M.L. Gramer, Pig Improvement Company, Franklin, Kentucky

A Strategy for PRRS Elimination in a large Multisite Herd
S. Keay, J. Moody, J. Connor, J. Popplewell, D. Matousek, D. Ballard, B. Christianson, H. Harris

Serological Monitoring : TGEV-PRCV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Estela Cornaglia and Ren Lallier, Biovet Inc., St-Hyacinthe, Quebec. Canada

Swine Influenza Serological Monitoring: A New Competitive Elisa
Estela Cornaglia, Jit Arora, Serge Dea, Guylaine Laganire, Ren Lallier, Biovet Inc., St-Hyacinthe, Quebec. Canada

Ozone Injection for Odor Control in Facultative/Anaerobic Lagoons
Blaine F. Severin, Dr. Paul Tai, MBI International, Lansing, MI, Oxyzone Incorporated, Farmington Hills, MI

Ingelvac¨ M hyo One Dose - A novel Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin.
John R. Kolb, Jeff Husa, Sharlene K. Miller, Bruce King

The Effect of Two Different Feed Medication Strategies On Finishing Pig Health and Performance
Don Walter, J. Tyler Holck, Teddi Wolff

A Survey of Veterinary Students Regarding Species Interest and Its Impact on Opinions about the Use and Ethics of Animals in Medical Research and Food Production.
Sarah Bro Hinds, Darren Zimmerman, Debra Flannery, Keri Weidman, Thomas Strause, Chester Thomas and Lennart Backstrom, University of Wisconsin

Economics of Green Pork: Win-Win Solutions with Environmentally Friendly Nutritional Interventions.
K.L. Monahan and T.D. Parsons, University of Pennsylvania

Mucosal Competitive Exclusion to Reduce Salmonella in Swine
William Pullen, Paula J. Fedorka-Cray, David Reeves, J. Stan Bailey, N.J. Stern, N.A. Cox, S.R. Ladely, University of Georgia

The Effect of Providing a Free Choice Electrolyte and Vitamin Solution on the Performance of Nursing Piglets.
Mark Cochran, Jane Kielly and Cate Dewey, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Efficacy of the Combined Use of Point-Guard ¨ and Taktic EC ¨ in the Eradication of the Swine Louse (Haematopinus suis)
S.N. McKim, G.C. Althouse, University of Illinois

Monitoring of Lawsonia intracellularis On a Commercial Swine Farm
S.D. Just, C.O. Thoen, J.U. Thompson, B.J. Thacker, T.A. Marstellar, Iowa State University

Castration At Three Days of Age Slows Growth of Pigs
Jane Kielly, Mark Cochran, and Cate Dewey, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Effect of L-carnitine and Chromium Nicotinate on the Ovulation and Fertilization Rates of Gilts
C.J. Samland, R.E. Musser, J.K. Peters, J.T. Sawyer, K.Q. Owen, and D.L. Davis Kansas State University

A Survey of Trichinosis in Michigan Swine and Wildlife
Angela K. Bonczynski, Michigan State University

Relationship between Type A Porcine Rotavirus and Management Practices in Ontario Swine Herds
Tim Pasma, Cate Dewey DVM, Susy Carman, Gaylan Josephson, Beverly McEwen, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Providing a Benchmark for Boar Studs
Stephanie Rutten, Robert Morrison, Darwin Reicks, University of Minnesota

Piglet Growth Rate Following Dexamethasone Use in Sows
Kelley Meyers, Jill Borgman, Bo Norby, and Barb Straw, Michigan State University

Practical Gilt Selection
Ginger Podojil, Locke A. Karriker, Advisor: Dan Scruggs, Mississippi State College

Salmonella Prevalence, Serotypes, and Patterns of Antimicrobial Resistance in Cohorts of Nursery and Finishing Pigs
Matthew Turner, Julie Funk, Wondwossen Gebreyes, Craig Altier, Peter Davies

Elimination of the PRRS Virus from a Farrow to Finish Single Site Farm Using Mass Vaccination and Unidirectional Pig Flow Strategy
Reid C. Philips, Scott A. Dee, Kevin Karhoff, Boehringer Ingelheim/NOBL Labs

A Source of CDCD Swine for Research
Rexanne Struve, Struve Labs

Evaluation of Tylosin Tartrate in Drinking Water for the Treatment of Porcine Proliferative Enteropathy
G.E. Pauling, J. Brennan, PhD, J. Wilson, Elanco Animal Health, Guelph, Ontario

Pulmotil Efficacy Against Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex in a Commercial Swine Herd Practicing AI/AO Pigflow.
Jeffrey W. Harker and Lee E. Watkins, Elanco Animal Health, Greenfield, IN

Control of Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex with Pulmotil¨ and a Commercial Vaccine
Dennis Villani, Elanco Animal Health

Copper Complexes Improve Growth and Feed Conversion in Nursery Pigs
Timothy M. Fakler and A. Bruce Johnson, Zinpro Corporation, Eden Prairie, MN

Integrated Pest Management Towards Food Safety with HACCP as the Model
Scott Gillingham, Bayer Inc., Toronto, Canada

''The Millennium: A New Twist in Wean-to-finish Building Design''
Frank Brummer, Farmweld, Inc.

Feeding Lactating Sows for Maximum Performance, Minimum Labor
Joseph F. Connor, Farmweld, Inc.

Utilizing PRRS modified SN to Identify ''At Risk'' Population & Response to PRRomiSe Vaccine in a Large Swine Herd
Timothy P. Trayer, Bayer Animal Health

The Effect of Antemortem Nutritional Modulation on Pork Yield and Quality
Al Schaefer and Rick Stanley, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Lacombe Research Centre and eMERGE Vision Systems, Inc. Sebastian, Florida

Immunogenicity Study Of Swine Influenza Vaccine, Killed Virus, In Three Week Old Pigs
Samuel Charles, Deb Mattick, Lynette Demuth, Emilio Trigo, and Albert Abraham, Bayer Animal Health

Field Performance Using a Mycoplasma-Atrophic Rhinitis-Pasteurella-Erysipelas Combination Bacterin/Toxoid: ProSystem B*P*M*E
Ron Harrison, Darren Bryant, Brownstown, Rich Schlueter, Intervet Inc, Dallas Center, IA

Evaluation of Injection Site Reactions after Intramuscular or Subcutaneous Injection of Swine With M+Pacª Adjuvanted With A Dual-Action, Oil-In-Water Adjuvant, Emunadeª
Linda R. Gergen, Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, and Terri L. Wasmoen, Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp., Elkhorn, NE

Comparative Efficacies of Florfenicol and Ceftiofur in the Treatment of Naturally Occurring Swine Respiratory Disease
James A. Jackson, Max T. Rodibaugh, Jeffrey W. Harker, Steven A. Bales, Terry L. Katz and Patrick W. Lockwood, Schering-Plough Animal Health

Pulmotil¨ Use to Control Porcine Respiratory Disease Caused by Pasteurella multocida in Off-site Nurseries
TA Marsteller, GA Armbruster, WC Weldon, Elanco Animal Health

Construction and characterization of a recombinant equine arteritis virus expressing the structural genes of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
Stephen J. Spatz, Carolyn A. Cook, John L. Alford and Paul M. Coussens, Origen, Inc., Lansing, MI

Quality Critical Control Points in Pork Production
Jerry Cannon and Roger Johnson, DEKALB Swine Breeders, Inc., DeKalb, IL

Efficacy of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae Bacterin Administered in Two Different Adjuvants Against Virulent Challenge of Pigs 20 Weeks after Vaccination
Martin D. Ficken and Bradford Shive, Pfizer Animal Health

Protective Efficacy of Maternally Derived Passive Immunity Against Virulent Challenge by Bordetella bronchiseptica followed by Toxigenic Pasteurella multocida in Suckling Piglets
Martin D. Ficken and Peggy Anne Hawkins, Pfizer Animal Health

Effect of Dietary Chromium Tripicolinate on Productivity of Sows Under Commercial Conditions
C. D. Hagen, M. D. Lindemann, K. W. Purser, Prince Agri Products, Inc.

Attaining New Profitability Through Health
Rodney Johnson, Genetipork USA, Inc.

Safety of Fort Dodge Laboratories Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Vaccine in Pigs
Javaraiah Srinivasappa, Jeffrey T. Clark, Mike Gill, Bill Acree and Hsien-Jue Chu, Ford Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, IA

Six Month Duration of Immunity Study for Fort Dodge Animal Health�s Erysipelothrix Rhusiopathiae Vaccine
Jim Greer, Wumin Li, Russ Cairns, Steve Chu, Bill Acree, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Fort Dodge, IA

An Economic Analysis of Feeding Conjugated Linoleic Acid to Finishing Pigs
J.E. Pettigrew, Pettigrew Consulting International, LLC

An Evaluation of the Effect of a Chlortetracycline Granular Feed Additive (Aureomycin¨) on the Occurence of Slow Growth Rates in Growing Swine
John Deen, Gene Gourley, Teddi Wolff, Roche Vitamins, Inc., St. Charles, MO

Effect of AUREOMYCIN¨ Chlortetracycline Granular Feed Additive and Competitive Feed Additive Programs on Performance, Health, Carcass Parameters and Meat Quality Characteristics, in High Health, Lean Genotype Swine
Gene Gourley, Teddi Wolff, Roche Vitamins, Inc., St. Charles, MO

Effects of Inorganic and Organic Acids on Urine pH in Lactating Sows
Richard L. Odgaard, Kemin Industries, Inc., Des Moines, IA

The Application of Molecular Technologies in Swine Health and Breeding
Paul M. Coussens, Origen, Inc., Lansing Michigan

Efficacy of Florfenicol Administered in Drinking Water in the Treatment of Naturally Occurring Swine Respiratory Disease
James A. Jackson, Gary W. Davis, Kelly F. Lechtenberg, Terry L. Katz and Patrick W. Lockwood, Schering-Plough Animal Health

AASV Annual Meeting (2000)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 

Know the Facts: Cost Effective Monitoring of Anything Inside or Outside the Barn
Troy D. Gullett

Circovirus in Pigs: What does it Mean?
G M Allan, F McNeilly, S Kennedy, B Meehan, J Ellisand and S Krakowka

Streptococcus suis: What�s New?
Sandra F. Amass

PRRSV and S. suis Type 2 Coinfection of Nursery Pigs
Patrick G. Halbur, Cameron Schmitt, Roongroje Thanawongnuwech

Experimental Reproduction of Severe Disease in CD/CD Pigs Co-infected with PRRSV and Type 2 Porcine Circovirus
Perry A. Harms, Steven D. Sorden, Patrick G. Halbur

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Benefit to Cost of Vaccination
Dominiek Maes, Marc Verdonck, Wim Verbeke, Jacques Viaene, and Aart de Kruif

Salmonella Isolates Collected from Swine Farms with Different Antimicrobial Use Programs
Paula J. Fedorka-Cray, Scott R. Ladely, David Reeves

Gut Edema: Clinical Signs, Diagnosis & Control
Andy Holtcamp

Producing PRRSv negative herds and systems from PRRSv positive animals: the Principles, the Process and the Achievement
Montserrat Torremorell, Steve Henry, Camille Moore

North American Swine Industry in the New Millenium
Dennis DiPietre and Brian Buhr

Nipah Virus: The Integral Role of the Swine Veterinarian in Malaysia and What if it Happen in the United States?
Michel L. Bunning

Dealing with an Activist Group
Fred L. Cunningham

A Welfare-Related Incident in Ohio
Donald E. Sanders

The Importance of Good Community Relations
William L. Hollis

H1N1 and H3N2 Swine Influenza - Optimizing Sample Selection to Confirm Your Diagnosis and Control Disease
Gene Erickson

Review of Vaccines: USDA Licensed and Autogenous
Sabrina L. Swenson and Connie Schmellik-Sandage

Antimicrobial activity against Lawsonia intracellularis � an obligate intracellular bacterium
Steven McOrist

The Gentle Art of Persuasion
Margaret M. Prahl

A Swine Practitioner in the New Millennium Managing Your Public Image
Lois G. Britt

Influencing the Outcome at the Local, State and National Levels
Steve Kopperud

The AASP is Working For You
Tom Burkgren

Swine Health and Production � The State of Your Journal
Cate Dewey

Moving Genes: Getting Them From the Best Sows And Boars To the Slaughter Pig
Rodger Johnson

Applicable Technologies for Gene Transfer in Swine
G.C. Althouse

Health Aspects of Genetic Transfer from the Boar
Bill Brown

Gilt Acclimation: Your Insurance for Health and Production at the Farm
Laura Batista

Predicting and Managing Pigflow
Paul Yeske

Managing Lightweight Pigs � a Case Report
Harry Snelson

Pig Flow Dynamics in Wean to Finish Systems
James F. Lowe

From Practice to a Genetics Company
Mark Engle

From Practice to a Pharmaceutical Company
Darrell Neuberger

Been There, Done That
Angela K. Baysinger

Effect of Administration of PG600¨ to Sows at Weaning on the Time of Ovulation as Determined by Transrectal Ultrasound.
Robert V Knox and Jeff Robb

Development of a Permanent Information Feedback System for Improving Animal Health, Herd Performance, Carcass Quality and Food Safety
Thomas G. Blaha, Kathy Gibson, Alejandro Larriestra, and Bill Crawford

The Effect of Transport and Lairage on Salmonella Isolation from Market Pigs
H. Scott Hurd, James D. Mckean, Irene V. Wesley, Locke A. Karriker

Quality Control of Swine: The Critical Raw Material for Xenotransplantation
Barbara Potts, Dan Olson, Marie Henn, Matthew Bankowski

Experimental Infection of Growing Pigs with Hepatitis E Viruses That Differ in Virulence
P. G. Halbur, C. Kasorndorkbua, R. H. Purcell MD, S. U. Emerson, M. B. Potters, T. E. Toth, X.-J. Meng

Study of Factors Associated With Nursery Pig Performance
Angel F de Grau, Catherine E. Dewey, Robert M Friendship

A Study Investigating Maternal Antibody to Porcine Circovirus Type II and the Occurrence of Viraemia on Two Ontario Farms.
TS Cottrell, RM Friendship, CE Dewey, G Josephson, G Allan, F McNeilly, I Walker

Diagnostic Testing - Where Are We Going?
John J. Andrews

A Brief Review of Basic Concepts in Test Performance
Jeff Zimmerman

Sampling the Herd: When is Enough?
Chris Chase and Dale Polson

Respiratory Disease Diagnosis
Gene Erickson

Laboratory Diagnosis of Intestinal Bacterial Diseases of Growing Pigs
Gerald E. Duhamel

Reproductive Disease Diagnosis in Swine
Jane Christopher-Hennings

Factors Associated with Increased Sow Mortality in North America
Yuzo Koketsu

Characteristics of the immune response of pigs to wild-type PRRS virus or to commercially available vaccines: an unconventional response
William A. Meier, Judi Wheeler , Robert J. Husmann, Fernando A. Osorio and Federico A. Zuckermann

Determining the Value of Weaned Pigs
James F. Lowe

Development Of Value-Added Pork Production
Marty Mohr

Which Quality Adds to Price Today?
Roger Johnson

Assessing Packer Information
David J. Meisinger

Troubleshooting Packer Complaints
Lisa J. Becton

Evaluating Hog Marketing Contracts
Larry L. Reding

How Does Contracting Help Me, the Producer/Veterinarian? SEW Contracts: Pros, Cons, Pitfalls and the Future
Dale Mechler

How to Satisfy Your Lender
Tom Vincent

How long does PRRS virus persist in pigs after infection?
Horter D, Pogranichnyy R, Chang C-C, Yoon K-J, Zimmerman JJ

A diagnostic investigation of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus persistence in a swine breeding herd
M.D. Bierk, S.A. Dee, K.D. Rossow, M.I .Guedes, and T.W. Molitor

Transmission of PRRSV by Artificial Insemination Using Extended Semen Seeded with Different Concentrations of PRRSV
David Benfield, Curt Nelson, Melissa Steffen and Raymond RR Rowland

Experimental Aerosol Transmission of Pseudorabies Virus and Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus
Kelly M. Lager and William L. Mengeling

Susceptibility of Selected Non-Swine Species to Infection with PRRS Virus
Robert W. Wills, Fernando A. Osorio, Alan R. Doster

Index

Managing Change, Variation, and Chance
David E. Reeves, D.V.M.

A Video Guide to Artificial Insemination
Steven P. Lorton, Darwin Reicks, Paul Yeske

Comparative Pharmacokinetics and Efficacy of Aureomycin¨ Chlortetracycline Granular Premix and an Oxytetracycline Premix Against Experimental Pleuropneumonia in Pigs
Jrme R.E. del Castillo, Guy P. Martineau, Michael R. Hannon, Jean-Guy Besner

Effect of Aureomycin¨ (Chlortetracycline)/Denagardª (Tiamulin) Followed By Aureo SP 250¨ in Starter Rations on Nursery Pig Performance and Subsequent Grower-Finisher Performance
John Deen, Gene Gourley, Teddi Wolff

Strategic Application of Aureomycin¨ chlortetracycline Granular Premix in Lactation Diets Reduces Sow Mortality and Improves Reproductive Performance
John Deen, Sheila Keay, R. Dean Boyd, Paul Matzat

Clinical Safety and Efficacy Study of Enrofloxacin Administered as a Single Injection for the Treatment and Control of Naturally Occurring Bacterial Respiratory Disease in Pigs
Kent J. Schwartz, Kathleen M. Ewert

Evaluation of Cross Protection Afforded by a [delta]cya [delta](crp-cdt) Salmonella choleraesuis Commercial Vaccine Against Salmonella typhimurium Infection in Pigs
Samuel Charles, Emilio Trigo, Terry Settje, Thomas Blaha, Kathy Gibson, and Rod Frank

Modern Vaccination Concepts Against Classical Swine Fever
Dietmar Kretzdorn, Alicia Trigo

Evaluation of the Bommeli ELISA SarcopTest for Sarcoptes suis
Rob Nixon, Anne Deckert, and Josee Daigneault

A Field Study Comparison: Aqueous vs. Oil Adjuvanted Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Bacterins
Lindy F. Miller, Terre Haute, Rich Schlueter

Actinobacillus Pleuropneumoniae (APP) Subunit Vaccine Provides Cross Protection Against Virulent APP Challenge
Doug Burkhardt, Michelle Barker, Tracey Laugesen, Karen Lenz and Han van den Bosch

Preliminary Characterization of a H3 Subtype Isolate of Swine Influenza Virus
W. Lu, M.A. Eichmeyer, J.A. Schroeder, R.G. Atchison, A.N. Wasilk, and R.A Hesse

Evaluation of the Mode of Action of RespiSure ¨ Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Bacterin
Michael J Kuhn, Brad J Thacker, Peggy A Hawkins, and W Ray Waters, Eileen L Thacker

Eighteen Week Duration of Immunity in Pigs Vaccinated at 3 or 8 Weeks of Age with One Dose of a Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Bacterin
Lisa Truchan, Rika Jolie, Paul Runnels, David McGavin

Would You Take Advice from You?
Donald H. Tyler

Morphologic and Histopathologic Lesions Obtained from Experimental Infection of CDCD Pigs with Porcine Circovirus Type II
William C. Stoffregen, Steven R. Bolin

Effect of Giving Early or Late Iron Injections on Piglet Weaning Weights
Craig Storey, Cate Dewey, Beth Young

The Effects of Aerosolized Soy Oil on Pulmonary Lesions.
Shawn McKim, G.C. Althouse

How to Make the Most of Diagnostic Test Results
Steven D. Just

Effect of Prostaglandin F 2 a Administered in Semen on Fertility in Repeat Breeding Females
Spencer R. Wayne

Value of Pigs by Growth Rates
Lisa Vos, Cate Dewey, Angel DeGrau, Kees deLange, Bob Friendship

Susceptibility of Porcine Circovirus to Several Commercial and Laboratory Disinfectants
Ryan Royer, Porntippa Nawagitgul, Prem Paul, Pat Halbur

University of Missouri Feed Disappearance Recording Technique
Dan Theobald, Tom Fangman, Marcia Carlson, Joe Zulovich

Efficacy of Vaccines for Control of Postweaning Enteric Colibacillosis in Pigs
Steven Wolfgram, Rocio Amezcua, Robert Friendship and Cate Dewey

Effects of Excenel (Ceftiofur Hydrochloride) on Nursery Pig Performance When Administered During the Pre-Weaning Phase of Production
Wrenn Matthis

Causes of Death in Growing and Fattening Pigs in a Farrow-to-Finishing Operation. Evaluation of their Prevalence
Pablo Ross, Macarena Sanz, Carolina Sernia, Luis Bustos, Hector R. Sanguinetti, Miguel A. Risso, Fabiana Moredo, Germn Vigo, Julio R. Idiart, Carlos J. Perfumo

An Investigation of Pigs Weaned by Parity in F1 vs. F2 Hybrid Sows
Stacy Jones, Morgan Morrow, Monte McCaw

Injection of Prostaglandin F2a in Postpartum Sows: Effects on Lactation and Fertility
Jeff Kurt, Steve Dudley, Gary Bosch, Brad Thacker, Derald Holtkamp

The Prevalence of Morbidity and Mortality in Nursery Pigs in Ontario and Manitoba
Beth Young, Cate Dewey

Reducing Water Waste: The Aqua Globe Bite Ball Valve
Kevin C. Rath

Benefits Derived from Swine Diets Containing Plasma in Escherichia coli Challenged Pigs
J.M. Campbell and B.S. Borg

Use of Chromium Tripicolinate to Improve Pigs Born Alive Confirmed in Multiparous Sows
Merlin D. Lindemann, Roy E. Hall, Ken W. Purser

Pork Action Plan - ''The Pork Business Roadmap''
Kendal Thompson

Efficacy and Safety of MaxiVac¨ -M+, a Combination Swine Influenza Vaccine, Killed Virus-Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae Bacterin
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, Linda R. Gergen, Bradley A. Eddy, Terri L. Wasmoen, Kelly F. Lechtenberg, and Michael Hanna,

Characterization of Subtype H3N2 Swine Influenza Virus Isolates From the United States
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, Linda R. Gergen, Bradley A. Eddy, Terri L. Wasmoen, Kelly F. Lechtenberg, and Michael Hanna

Efficacy of Florfenicol Administered Intramuscularly in Treating Naturally Occurring Swine Respiratory Disease in Canada
James A. Jackson, Camille Moore, Roy Kirkwood, Artur Cegielski, Rejean Berman, Norman Machell, Terry L. Katz, and Patrick W. Lockwood

Use of Process Improvement/SPC as Part of a PRRS Control Strategy
Larry Graham, Dr. John R. Kolb, Fredrick Kuhr, Dr. Anita Reeve, Dr. Don Walter

Effectiveness of Dietary Tiamulin (Denagard� Premix) for the Control and Treatment of Porcine Proliferative Enteropathy
Don Walter, Jeff Knittel, Kent Schwartz, Jeremy Kroll, Mike Roof

Use of Process Behavior Charts (SPC) for the purpose of continuous improvement in commercial swine production
D. H. Baum, D. Nolan, R. Fleck, Jeff Worstell, J. Kolb, D. Kahle

Effects of Transportation and Electrolyte Administration on Pig Behavior, Their Distress and Performance Traits
Peter H. Franz

The Dynamics of PRRS Virus Spread via Infected Animals, and Options For Control
Daniel Hurnik

Effect of Tylan Premix Fed during Lactation on Sow Performance and Fecal Shedding of Lawsonia intracellularis
David Bane

Efficacy of Tylan¨ 200 Injection for the Treatment and Control of Porcine Proliferative Enteropathy caused by Lawsonia intracellularis in Swine
Thomas Marsteller, Nathan Winkelman, Connie Gebhart, Gregory Armbruster, William Weldon, Roger Muller, Jane Weatherford, James Symanowski, Shelley Abrams

Decision Analysis for Respiratory Disease
Rick Tubbs, Lee Watkins

The Evolution of Swine Production and Immunization
Alex Hogg

Vaginal Length and Litter Size at First Farrowing
S. Martn Rillo, C. de Alba Romero, A. Romero Rodriguez, R. Cidoncha, S. Lapuente Granados

Termin-8 Responses Measured in Wean-to-Finish Pigs
Drs. D.L. Weiss and K. Richardson

Bioinformatics
Jeff Veenhuizen

The Effect of Bambermycins (Flavomycin¨) on the Transmission and Carriage of Salmonella typhimurium in Slaughter Weight Hogs
Charles J. Francisco

A Comparison of Deworming Protocols for Replacement Gilts
Fred L. Cunningham and Gil H. Myers

The Benefits of Using Chromium-L-methionine in Growing Pigs and Sows
Timothy M. Fakler and A. Bruce Johnson

The Control of Scabies in Pigs on a Fattening Farm
K. Smets and J. Vercruysse

Swine Health Implications for Y2K and Beyond A Model for High Health Swine Production
Matt S. Anderson

Protocol for Eradication of Sarcoptes scabiei var.suis with Ivomec Premix¨ and Ivomec Injection¨
Dr. Martin F. Mohr

Monitoring Salmonella Levels in Pre-slaughter Pigs Using Serology and Pen Feces Culture
Matthew Erdman, Montserrat Torremorell, Isabel Turney Harris, D.L. Harris

Effects of Chromium Propionate and Metabolizable Energy on Growth, Carcass Traits, and Pork Quality of Growing-Finishing Pigs
J. O. Matthews, A. D. Higbie, L. L. Southern, D. F. Coombs, and T. D. Bidner

Salmonella Derby Cross Protection Study
Kenneth J. Groninga

Evaluation of Exposure to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, PRRS Virus, and Swine Influenza Virus Using Serology and Polymerase Chain Reaction in Growing and Finishing Swine
GJ Bosch

Getting the Most from Your Lutalyse¨ Farrowing Induction Program
James R Bradford

Cost Effective Swine Dysentery Control in Adverse Economic Times: A Case Study
Paul S. Prieksat

A Seroprevalence Study of Porcine Circovirus
Cliff Conn, Dan Olson, Chiu-Ho Webb, Barbara Potts, Sagar Goyal, David Theis and Rexanne Struve

AASV Annual Meeting (2001)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 

Total nutrition: feeding animals for health and growth
Clifford A. Adams, PhD

Case study: hemorrhagic enteritis
Dr. Dave Striegel

The emergence of Clostridium difocile as a cause of porcine neonatal enteritis
Karen W. Post DVM, MS; J. Glenn Songer PhD; BH Jost PhD; et.al.

Salmonella
Paul Schneider, BSA, DVM

Tipping points: how small factors have major impacts on swine health and production
Timothy E. Blackwell, DVM

A sow mortality study--the real reason sows die; Identifying causes and implementing action
R. Schultz; D.Dau; W.Cast; et.al.

Timely euthanasia: veterinarians must take the leadership role
W.E. Morgan Morrow BVSc MS PhD

Grow/finish variation: cost and control strategies
Cate Dewey DVM,MSc,PhD; Angel de Grau DVM; Dip A P; et.al.

Specialized management of the slow growth pig
Doug Baird, DVM

Value of wean-to-finish
Joseph F. Connor, D.V.M.

Identifying and hiring the right employee
Lisa Tokach, DVM

Getting the employee started
Fred L. Cunningham, Ms, DVM

Farm management - financial information for shareholders and owners
Mark J. Engle, D.V.M.

Case Studies: Sow E. Coli
Jerry Torrison, DVM, MS, PhD

TGE: hard lessons learned
Lisa J. Becton, DVM

Aformative action for weaned pigs: utilizing new technologies to level the playing field
Rodney G. Johnson DVM

Sample case report: endemic ringworm and Staphylococcus hyicus infections
Anthony R. Scheiber, DVM, Diplomate ABVP SHM

Obtaining an ABVP certiocation for diplomate status in Swine Health Management
Anthony R. Scheiber, DVM, Diplomate ABVP SHM

Good production practices: vehicle for enhanced pork safety
James D. McKean, DVM, JD

The practitioner�s role in autogenous bacterin use
Randy Bush, DVM

A practical look at AMDUCA and the risks for swine veterinarians
John T. Waddell, DVM, MBA

Foreign animal disease -- we�re not ready
Dr. Harry Snelson

PRRS elimination - advances and challenges for swine veterinarians
S. C. Henry, DVM, Dipl. ABVP; L. M. Tokach, DVM

Basic pathophysiology of enteric disease
Steven D. Sorden, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Necropsy and specimen collection for diagnosis of diarrhea in grow-finish swine
Bruce W. Brodersen, DVM, PhD

Proliferative enteropathy: diagnostics and immunity
Connie Gebhart, PhD; Roberto Guedes, DVM

Differential diagnosis of diarrhea in grow -- finish swine
Gregory W. Stevenson, DVM, PHD, dACVP

Packer Negotiations
Randy Geyerman

The well managed boar stud
Ron Brodersen DVM

Inouence of maternally-derived antibodies on the efocacy of a Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin
Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD

Case-control study on the role of PCV and other swine viruses in PMWS
R. Pogranichnyy, DVM; P. Harms, DVM; S. Sorden, DVM, PhD; et.al.

Effect of pig management on weight variation in grower-finisher pigs.
Angel F de Grau, MVZ, EPA; Catherine E. Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Robert M Friendship, DVM, MSc; Dip ABVP

Effect of reducing dietary protein level and adding amino acids on performance and nitrogen excretion of early-finishing barrows
Gary L. Allee, Ph.D; H. Liu, M.S; J.D. Spencer, M.S; et.al.

Amelioration of swine slurry odors
Paul M. Pitcher, DVM, MS; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD;Charles J. Wysocki, MS, PhD; et.al.

Effect of frequency of boar exposure on estrus and ovulation in weaned sows as determined by real-time ultrasound
Robert V Knox, PhD; Kilby Willenburg; Gina Miller; et.al.

Efficiency of pregnancy diagnosis using real-time ultrasonography and Doppler Echo+
Sara Williams, DVM; Pablo Pieyro, DVM, Rodolfo Luzbel de la Sota, DVM, MSc, PhD.

Salmonella spp. in finishing pig units in Alberta - preliminary findings
Andrijana Rajic DVM,MSc; Julia Keenliside DVM,MSc; Margaret McFall BSc; et.al

Acute gastrointestinal infection in market weight hogs occurs rapidly following exposure to environmental Salmonella
H. Scott Hurd; James D. McKean; Jared K. Gailey; et.al.

The effect of bacteriophage treatment as a preharvest intervention strategy to reduce the rapid dissemination of Salmonella typhimurium in pigs
N. Lee; D.L. Harris

How can a producer go broke while making a proot?
William L. Hollis, D.V.M.

NPPC fat free lean prediction equations
Rodney Goodwin

Exacerbation of porcine pneumonia following dual infection by PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: role of proinoammatory cytokines
Roongroje Thanawongnuwech, DVM, PhD; Theresa F. Young, MS; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; et.al.

A survey of agents associated with neonatal diarrhea in swine, including Clostridium difocile and PRRSV
Michael Yaeger DVM, PhD, DACVP

Managing large boar studs
G.D. Spronk DVM; G.F. Kennedy DVM; J.D. Bobb DVM; et.al.

Gross pathology of the respiratory tract
Gregory W. Stevenson, DVM, PHD, dACVP

Pulmonary immunology
James A. Roth, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma diagnosis and immunity
Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM

A multiplicity of inouenza viruses in swine -- a cause for concern or business as usual?
Bruce Janke, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae : serologic interpretation of herd prooles
Dr. Charles Surprenant

Haemophilus parasuis: diagnostic improvement by a molecular-based technique and oeld applications
Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS; Carlos Pijoan, DVM, MS, PhD

Actinobacillus pleuropeumoniae challenges
Hans Rotto, DVM, MS

A. suis: A diagnostic dilemma
Michael J. Knoll, DVM

Diagnosis and control of PRRS in PRDC
Luc Dufresne DVM

Transmission of PRRSV by mechanical vectors and the impact of biosecurity protocols
Satoshi Otake, DVM; Scott A. Dee, DVM, PhD; Kurt D. Rossow, DVM PhD; et.al.

Evaluation of current PRRS diagnostics in detecting persistently infected animals
D.C. Horter; R. Pogranichnyy; C.-C. Chang; et.al.

What Is the financial impact of ''catch-up'' breeding?
Tom Stein DVM, MS, PhD

The cost-beneot of Tylosin in-feed and in-water to improve the growth performance of Segregated-Early-Weaned (SEW) pigs
Patricia K Holyoake, BVSc, PhD

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture -- Science and technology 2001: Clear goals or black holes?
Max T. Rodibaugh, DVM

Why should piglets dead at the pre-weaning period be post-mortem examined and statistically analysed at weekly intervals?
M. Sanz; C. Sernia; G. Viale; et.al.

An evaluation of BMD(R) and ChlorMax(TM) Chlortetracycline (CTC) for control of challenge-induced Porcine Proliferative Enteropathy (PPE or Ileitis) in swine
Nate Winkelman, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; et.al.

Efocacy of Aureomycin(R) chlortetracycline granular premix against experimental Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae challenge
Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP, Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Comparison of MIC values for tetracycline, chlortetracycline and oxytetracycline vs. swine field isolates of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Pasteurella multocida
Ching Ching Wu, DVM, PhD; Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Evaluation of the duration of immunity of RespiSure-ONE(TM) following experimental challenge with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
R. L. Keich, MSc; L. Sabbadini, DVM; E. L. Thacker, DVM, PhD; et.al.

Evaluation of the inouence of colostral antibodies on the efocacy of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine RespiSure(TM)
L Kirk Clark, DVM; Michael J Kuhn, DVM

A comparison of autogenous and commercial vaccines
Tom Evans, DVM, MS

Achieving better performance by better use of records
Lois P. Fransen, BS

The genetic control of appetite in swine and the impact on commercial swine herds
David G. McLaren, PhD; Tom H. Short, PhD; Rita Aragao, MS

Genetic control of disease resistance -- specioc resistance to edema disease in nursery pigs
L Galina, DVM, PhD; M Mellencamp PhD

The application of embryo transfer technology in the swine industry
Ranald D.A.Cameron, BVSc, MVsc, PhD

Odor control in swine cononement feeding facilities
Darrell D. Cruea, Vice President

Liver condemnations as a result of ascarid infection
Brian S. Harr; Gary L. Bowman, DVM; Paivi Rajala-Schultz, DVM, PhD; et.al.

Efocacy of three novel Streptococcus suis vaccine candidates
C. S. Schmitt; P. G. Halbur; J. A. Roth

Development of a quantitative competitive reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction for the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
Amy Vincent, Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Analysis of testing procedures used for assessment of sanitation levels in swine production facilities
Jason Kelly, BS, DVM ; Sandra Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; Darryl Ragland, DVM,PhD; et.al.

Clinical case: diarrhea due to group C rotavirus in grow-finish pigs
Angela Smith-Bonczynski, BS

Antibiotic treatment of pigs as an attempt to reduce gastric ulceration
Jan Kelly; R.M. Friendship, DVM, Msc

Characterization of H3N2 swine inouenza viruses in Iowa swine
John David Schneider, BS; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, Diplomat ACVM

Comparison of growth rates in nursery pigs after IM administration of ceftiofur or water administration of amoxicillin
N. S. Enberg, BS; J. Deen, DVM, PhD Dipl ABVP; T. Klein 2, DVM; et.al.

Investigating the impact of immunity to M. hyopneumoniae, PRRSV and SIV on a farm with on-going nursery pig problems
Beth Young, BSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Thomas Rosendal

Nutritional deociency as a cause of septal deviations in adult swine
Charsa L. Ailes

A survey of the changing relationship between Midwest food animal veterinarians and the producers they serve
Sarah Probst

Investigation of pre-weaning mortality in a large production company
Keith Zimmerman

A critical analysis of feeds available to Prince Edward Island pork producers
Jonathan Spears, B.Sc.; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, M.Sc

The effects of a PRRS vaccine on the semen quality of boars
Kevin J. Vilaa, BSc; Catherine Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Murray Pettitt, MSc, PhD; et.al.

LINCOMIX(TM) feed additive and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination for treatment and control of naturally occurring Porcine Respiratory Disease Complex (PRDC)
James VanBuren, DVM; D. K. McDermid, DVM; Jorge Izeta, DVM; et.al.

Development of a porcine myology manual using a CD-ROM
Steven J. Jones, PhD, Dennis B. Burson, PhD, Michael C. Brumm, PhD

A successful introduction of PRRS negative gilts into a PRRS positive 5,000 head commercial unit over a two year period
Danny Burns

Performance and carcass responses to feeding Paylean(R): I. Feeding duration and Paylean(R) level inouences
D.R. Cook, PhD; E.A. Newton, PhD; W.H. Turlington, PhD; et.al.

Performance and carcass responses to feeding Paylean(R): II. Paylean(R) level and nutritional inouences
K.R. Cera, PhD; D.R. Cook, PhD; K.L. Adams, PhD; et.al

Effects of Solutein(TM) application to various weight classes of young weaned pigs.
B.S Borg, PhD and J. M. Campbell, PhD

Using cup waterers: observations and beneots
Arlin W. Karsten, BS, DVM

Characterization and performance of a new bivalent, H1N1 & H3N2, swine inouenza vaccine: End-FLUence(TM)2
Rich Schlueter, DVM; Wei Lu, DVM, PhD; Marc Eichmeyer BS; et.al

Serological responses and a vaccine challenge comparison for a subunit A. pleuropneumoniae bacterial extract-toxoid: APPtitude(TM)TX
Rich Schlueter, DVM; Doug Burkhardt, MS; Karen Lenz, BS; et.al.

Complexed trace minerals improve sow and nursing piglet performance
Timothy M. Fakler, PhD; Christof J. Rapp, PhD; A. Bruce Johnson, PhD

Edema disease: a re-emerging problem?
Evelyn A. Dean-Nystrom, PhD; Denise Bartels-Morozov, B.S.

Intraspecies differentiation of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae field strains isolated in the United States
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Evaluation of the efocacy of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin following immunization of young pigs in the presence of varying levels of maternal antibodies
H. Jayappa MVSc, PhD; R. Davis, BS; V. Rapp-Gabrielson PhD; et.al.

Efocacy of Pulmotil followed by Tylan for reducing prevalence of PRDC infected nursery pigs
David Bane, DVM, PHD

An update on the transmission and elimination of PRRS virus
SA Dee; KD Rossow; S Otake; et.al.

Sexed semen technology allows production of uniform litters
Jeremy C. Gawen, CEO

The use of PRRS-blocking ELISA for the conormation of PRRS ELISA positive serum
Patricia A. Brown PhD DVM*

How to handle the future breeding female
Susana Lapuente, DVM; Dave Waltemeyer; Carmen de Alba, PhD, DVM

Controlling animal inputs through use of a Genetic Nucleus system
David Nolan DVM; Mark Eisenhart DVM

Elimination of PRRS from three 1400 sow nucleus farms
Mark Eisenhart, DVM; Bill Brown, DVM; David Baumert, DVM

Agitation strategies of extended semen to provide for consistent dose sperm concentration
G.C. Althouse, DVM, MS, PhD, DiplACT; K Mathias BS; W. Oleson BS

The Closed Herd System for health and genetic improvement
Darwin Kohler, DVM

Efocacy of an avirulent Lawsonia intracellularis (Enterisol(R) Ileitis) vaccine in swine
J. Kroll; J. Knittel, PhD; M. Mathes; et.al.

Comparison of performance parameters of pigs vaccinated with Ingelvac(R) M. hyo 1-dose bacterin vs Respisure(R) Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin
Paul J. Morris, MSc DVM; S. Ernest Sanford, DVM

Evaluation of the immune response and efocacy of 1 and 2 dose commercial Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterins
Michael B. Roof, PhD; Kelly Burkhart; Federico A Zuckermann, DVM, PhD

Demonstration of the efocacy of Fort Dodge Animal Health�s Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae vaccine, Avirulent Live Culture, against a virulent challenge.
Wumin Li, DVM, MS, PhD; Nicole Gibson, BS; Matthew Julius

Efocacy and safety of Fort Dodge Animal Health�s bivalent Swine Inouenza Vaccine
Javaraiah Srinivasappa, DVM, MBA, PhD; Catherine M. Jennen; Deborah A. Champ, DVM, MPVM; et.al.

Sarcoptic mange control/eradication and their impact on pig performance: a literature review and comparison of different protocols and monitoring programs successfully implemented worldwide with IVOMEC(R) products for swine
Martin Mohr, DVM

Detection of Lawsonia intracellularis in Venezuela pigfarms
Eduardo J. Kwiecien, DVM; Victor Bermudez, DVM, PhD; Steven McOrist, BSc, MSc, PhD.

AASV Annual Meeting (2002)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 

Therapeutic effects of EXCENEL(TM) RTU on sub-optimal pig performance
Wrenn Matthis; James R. Bradford, DVM; Chun Zhou, DVM; et al.

Audits done right
Bill Schwartz

Boar studs: Expectations of quality
GC Althouse, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACT

Biosecurity: What does it all mean?
Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP

Excellence in production and food safety
Thomas G. Blaha, DVM, Ph.D.

Transportation audits for reliable logistics
Jerome O. Geiger, DVM, MS

Auditing pig well-being
John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP

IgM-Capture ELISA as a serodiagnostic test for detection of primary infection of PRRSV in pigs
En-Min Zhou, PhD; Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, DVM, PhD; Kathy X. Zhou; et al.

Effect of fetal PRRSV infection on the development of the porcine immune system
Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD; John E. Butler, PhD

Transmission of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus from persistently infected sows to contact controls
S.A. Dee

Evaluation of transmission of PRRSV by mosquitoes
Satoshi Otake, DVM; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl.ACVM; Kurt D. Rossow, DVM, PhD; et al.

Role of maternal immunity to PCV2 and PRRSV co-infection in the pathogenesis of PMWS
Perry A. Harms, DVM, MS; Steven D. Sorden, DVM, PhD; Patrick G. Halbur; et al.

Staphyloccocal dermatitis and PDNS
Dr. Ted Clark

The role of circovirus in PMWS and PRDC: advances in understanding pathogenesis and control
Steven D. Sorden, DVM, PhD; Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

A molecular approach to the differentiation of atypical Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae field strains isolated in the United States
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Automated lactation feeding
Kevin C. Rath, PE

Phage therapy: an innovative approach to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections
Kishore Murthy, PhD; Beatrice Allain, PhD; Jean-Louis Roman; et al.

Electronic engineering and software technologies enable real time performance monitoring in swine production
N. Bird, BSc; H.G. Crabtree, BSc

Interpreting data
Steve Dritz, D.D. Hancock

When foreign animal disease isn't foreign anymore
Phillip V. Erwin, DVM

Exceeding expectations in animal welfare
Jeffrey D. Armstrong; Adroaldo Zanella; Chris Sigurdson; et al.

Recognizing it's something different and knowing when to call for help: experiences with West Nile Virus and Nipah Virus
Mike L. Bunning, DVM, MPH; J. Olson; P. Daniels; et al.

Haemophilus parasuis: challenges and changes
Carlos Pijoan, DVM PhD; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS

Streptococcus suis: update on pathogenesis and progress on control
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD

Clostridial enteritis: diagnosis, significance, control
Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Reproduction of PMWS with an infectious molecular clone of PCV2
P. Halbur; M. Fenaux; G. Haqshenas; et al.

Does the feeding of specific chicken egg antibodies control post-weaning E. coli diarrhea?
Larisa Chernysheva, DVM; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; Carlton Gyles, DVM, PhD

Multicultural workplace: things to consider
Juan Marinez

Selecting for success
Sarah L. Fogleman, MS

Production system modeling: Building knowledge from the chaos
Scott Webster, MS,

Practitioner experience using Ractopamine(R)
Larry Rueff, DVM

Practical grow-finish ventilation
Dr. Mike C. Eisenmenger, DVM

How to monitor active finishing groups performance
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Physiological responses of market hogs to different handling practices
David B. Anderson, PhD; Daniel J. Ivers, MS; Madonna E. Benjamin, DVM, MS; et al.

Hemorrhagic bowel syndrome, what do we know that's new? Findings from 2 large commercial farms
Barbara Straw, DVM, PhD; Catherine Dewey, DVM, MS, PhD; James Kober, DVM, MS et al.

Hemorrhagic bowel syndrome (HBS): a diagnostic laboratory perspective
Kent J. Schwartz

Swine nutrition audits
Mike D. Tokach, PhD; Steve S. Dritz, PhD; Robert D. Goodband, PhD; et al.

Erysipelas: an old disease returns to the swine industry or something NEW?
Kent J. Schwartz

Keys to communication
Sarah L. Fogleman

How does the body respond to PRRSV? (Immune response to PRRSV)
Fernando A. Osorio, M V, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Use of an uncapsulated Haemophilus parasuis vaccine in pigs
Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD candidate; Carlos Pijoan, DVM, MS, PhD

Prevalence of swine influenza virus subtypes H1N1, H1N2 and H3N2 in swine farms
Young Ki Choi DVM, MS; Sagar M. Goyal, DVM, PhD; Han Soo Joo, DVM, PhD

Prevalence of food-borne pathogens of swine from the NAHMS swine 2000 study
Eric J. Bush, DVM, MS; Paula J. Fedorka-Cray; Jeff Gray; et al.

Use of antibiotics and feed additives in weaned market pigs by U.S. pork producers
Eric J. Bush, DVM, MS; LeRoy G. Biehl, DVM, PhD

Effects of animal stressors on antibiotic resistance in bacteria associated with swine
Alan G. Mathew, PhD; Patricia Cullen, MS; Paul D. Ebner, MS

Follicular dynamics in weaned sows
Sara Williams, DVM; Pablo Pi-eyro, DVM; R.Luzbel de la Sota, DVM, MS, PhD

Real-time ultrasound labor and image characterization for positive pregnancy diagnosis
Gina Miller MS; Shawn Breen; Stacy Roth; et al.

The future of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Transmission of PRRSV: recent research reports
Satoshi Otake, DVM; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl.ACVM; Kurt D. Rossow, DVM, PhD; et al.

What do we know about PRRSV and replication in the pig?
David A. Benfield, PhD

Assessing the duration of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus persistence and shedding in a large population of breeding age female swine
L. Batista, DVM; S.A. Dee, DVM, PhD; K.D. Rossow, DVM, PhD; et al.

Infectious causes of skin necrosis in finishing pigs
Kent J. Schwartz

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture: Exceeding expectations
Timothy E. Blackwell, DVM

Evaluation of the decay in colostrum derived maternal antibodies against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine
Matthew D. Wegner, BS; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD

Prevalence and control of intestinal parasites in finishing pigs in Ontario
Beth Young, BSc; Thomas Rosendal; R.M. Friendship, DVM, MSc

Swine influenza virus serology and monitoring post-vaccination response
Isabelle A. Moreau, DVM; E. Cornaglia, DVM, PhD

Sero-diagnostic and PCR assays for the detection of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and toxin production
Doug Burkhardt, MS; Isabelle A. Moreau, DVM; Estela Cornaglia, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae titration: A powerful tool to understand antibody levels
E. Cornaglia, DVM, PhD; M. Bonneau, DVM; Isabelle A. Moreau, DVM

Monitoring the prevalence of Lawsonia intracellularis antibodies using serial sampling in growing and breeding herds
Thomas A. Marsteller, DVM; Greg Armbruster, DVM, MBA; David P. Bane, DVM, PhD; et al.

An evaluation of the effects of tilmicosin in feed on nursery pigs inoculated with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
David A. Benfield, PhD; Christopher C. L. Chase, DVM, PhD; Gregory Moore, DVM; et al.

Results obtained in a commercial sow unit using the post-cervical insemination method as a routine
S. Lapuente, DVM; R. Hernandez-Gil, DVM; C. de Alba, PhD; et al.

Is PRRS really affecting your herd's performance?
Darwin Kohler, DVM

Evaluation of the chemical and biological characteristics of spray-dried plasma protein collected from various locations around the world
B.S. Borg, PhD; J. M. Campbell, PhD; J. Polo, PhD; et al.

Duration of immunity studies for the H3N2 fraction of combination swine influenza vaccines
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; Linda Gergen, MS; Brad Eddy, BS; et al.

The evaluation of the effect of a single dose of Excenel RTU(R) (ceftiofur hydrochloride) on mortality caused by Haemophilus parasuis and Streptococcus suis in nursery pigs
Tim Taylor; Heath Hayden; Michael K. Senn, DVM, MS; et al.

Serological response of sows in a herd with active virus circulation to killed PRRS vaccine
Ross Springer; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Time to critical overcrowding in isolated nursery barns placed under quarantine
Leeanne E. Bargen, BA; Terry L. Whiting, DVM, MSc

Impact of disinfectant and/or Naxcel(R) administration on pig performance
Amy Carroll, BS; Tom Gillespie, DVM, Dipl ABVP; H. Neil Becker, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae seroprevalence and control strategies on farms par ticipating in the National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Swine 2000 Survey
Keith R. Erlandson, BS; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; Eric J. Bush, DVM, MS; et al.

Association between clinical disease and antibody levels for specific respiratory diseases in a multi-source nursery
Susan Fink, BSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD

Development and evaluation of an alternative euthanasia technique in swine
Heather Gunn, BSc; Anne Deckert, DVM, MSc; Bob Friendship, DVM, MSc; et al.

The acute phase response in E. coli challenged pigs treated with systemic antibiotics
Andrea K. Hambach, BS; Thomas J. Fangman DVM, MS, Dipl. ABVP-SHM; Jeffery A. Carroll PhD; et al.

Evaluation of pathogens in air exhausted from swine facilities
Brian S. Harr; Gary L. Bowman, DVM; Melissa Kelley; et al.

Literature review: Disinfectants used for decontamination of swine production facilities
Jason A. Kelly, DVM Class of 2003; Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP

Evaluating a pre-weaning ceftiofur (Naxcel(R)) three-injection program and its effects on post-weaning mortality of 5-25 kg pigs
Chris Lichty; Mark Hammer; Andy Holtkamp; et al.

The prevalence of antibodies to swine influenza virus (H1N1) in Ontario pig farms
Tamara Richards, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; Susy Carman, DVM, PhD; et al.

Transcervical insemination: Effects of variation in total sperm number/dose on fertility
Nicolas Rippel; GC Althouse, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT

Evaluation of duration of immunity after vaccination of swine with a single dose of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin (M+Pac(R))
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; Linda Gergen, MS; Brad Eddy, BS; et al.

Evaluation of a maternal antibody decay curve for H1N1 swine influenza virus using the hemagglutination inhibition and the IDEXX ELISA tests
Robyn Fleck, DVM; Arthur Behrens, DVM

Evaluation of mass vaccination and unidirectional flow for the elimination of PRRS virus from grow/finish populations
Reid C. Philips, DVM; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Effect of feeding grains naturally-contaminated with Fusarium mycotoxins with and without a yeast polymer mycotoxin adsorbent on brain regional neurochemistry of starter pigs
Trevor K. Smith, PhD; Swamy Haladi, BVSc, MSc

Update on IVOMEC(R) for swine Herd Mange/Lice Elimination (HM/LE) program
R. Garcia, DVM, MS

A survey of the prevalence of sarcoptic mange in slaughter pigs at seven midwestern packing plants in the United States
J.J. Melancon

Analysis of mange positive and negative pigs by a defined antigen ELISA
Mark Sandeman, BSc, PhD; Michael Zalunardo, BSc; Jozef Vercruysse, DVM, DTVM; et al.

Health improvement programs: farms to systems
R. B. Baker, DVM, MS

Swine genetics and disease resistance
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD

Controlling salmonella on swine farms
Thomas A. Riek, DVM

Evaluation of cross-protection afforded by a Salmonella choleraesuis vaccine against salmonella infections in pigs under field conditions
D. Maes; K. Gibson; E. Trigo; et al.

SIV serological results among laboratories
Jill A. Janssen, DVM

Efficacy of Lincomix(R) soluble powder for the treatment and control of porcine proliferative enteropathy using a challenge model
Nathan Winkelman, DVM; James R. Bradford, DVM; Frederico Moreira, MS, DVM, PhD; et al.

Enterisol(R) Ileitis vaccine; Field efficacy evaluation
Fred Sick, DVM, EVP; Phil Hayes, DVM; John Kolb, DVM

Administration of a single dose of a bacterin reformulated with improved, non-viscous adjuvant provides duration of immunity of at least 18.8 weeks as an aid for prevention and control of Haemophilus parasuis
Fred Sick, DVM, EVP; Phil Hayes, DVM

Comparative analysis of recent and dated swine influenza subtypes
D.L. Stine, DVM, PhD; G. A. Anderson, DVM, PhD; A. Liem, PhD; et al.

Applying genetic markers in practical swine breeding
Michael M. Lohuis, PhD

Boar stud critical safety hazards and how to avoid them
K. Mathias, BS; G.C. Althouse, DVM, PhD

Efficacy of tilmicosin in the management of experimentally induced Haemophilus parasuis infection in swine
M.A. Paradis, DVM; G.H. Vessie, APM; C.P. Dick, DVM, MSc; et al.

ER BAC(R) PLUS immune response in the presence of maternally derived antibodies
Thomas J. Newby, PhD, JD; Peggy A. Hawkins, DVM, MS; John Thompson, PhD; et al.

Vaccine efficacy and production performance of pigs vaccinated with RespiSure-ONE(TM)
Michael J. Kuhn, DVM

The effect of complexed trace minerals on semen quality
Timothy M. Fakler, PhD; Terry L. Ward, PhD; Christof J. Rapp, PhD; et al.

A retrospective study of PRRS diagnostic results from routine serologic testing of seven PRRS naive herds
S. Keay, DVM; I. A. Moreau, DVM; P. Provis, DVM

In vitro susceptibility of tetracycline, chlortetracycline and oxytetracycline vs. Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Ching Ching Wu, DVM, PhD; Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Clostridium novyi associated mortality in the sow
David E. Reeves, DVM, MS; Barry Harmon, DVM, PhD

The ''Real McCoy'' real time ultrasound scanner
Len N. Nighswonger, BS ME, MBA

Efficacy of a single intramuscular dose of ceftiofur hydrochloride (Excenel(TM) RTU) at 5mg ceftiofur equivalents/kg body weight for the treatment of naturally occurring bacterial swine respiratory disease
David M. Meeuwse, BS; Fabian M. Kausche, MS, DVM; W. Lawrence Bryson, PhD; et al.

AASV Annual Meeting (2003)

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34th Annual AASV Meeting: Orlando, Florida, USA

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American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Conversion Tables
American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

As the future catches you
Lonnie J. King, DVM, MS, MPA

Student Seminar - Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Semen quality parameters in naive boars vaccinated with a MLV porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus vaccine
Kevin J. Vilaca; Cate Dewey, DVM, PhD; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; et al

Comparison of DNA extraction methods for the detection of mycoplasma in porcine lungs
Molita Birchen; Paul Laski; Amy Stevenson; et al

Prevalence of pseudorabies and brucellosis in feral swine from coastal bend and southwest Texas counties
Brandon J. Dominguez, BS; D. Bruce Lawhorn, DVM, MS; Thomas L. Lester, DVM, PhD; et al

Alternatives to housing sows in individual stalls
Melissa Farber; Donald G. Levis, PhD; Gary L. Bowman, DVM; et al

Gestation sow housing in Ontario
Heather Gunn, BSc.; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc.

Evaluation of ultrasound for the detection of retained pigs in postpartum sows
Erin E. Johnson, BSc

Weekly growth and carcass response to feeding ractopamine (Paylean)
Jason A. Kelly; Mike D. Tokach, PhD; Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD

Passive immunization of hamsters using hyper-immunized chicken eggs to control Lawsonia intracellularis infection: a model for growing swine
Keith Kinsley, BA; Connie Gebhart, PhD; Nathan Winkelman, DVM; et al

In-transit loss of Ontarios pigs: Range of losses by producer, trucker, packing plant and season
Earladeen MacGregor, BSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD

Prostaglandin-induced chloride secretion mediates recovery of barrier function in injured pig ileum
Adam J. Moeser; Anthony T. Blikslager, DVM, PhD

Clinical investigation of the association of cross fostering and sow parity on the incidence of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) in pre-weaned piglets: a case report
Chris Spooner; John Roberts, DVM, PhD

Who dunit? The characterization of a mycoplasma field isolate obtained from a high health status swine herd
Erin Strait; Barb Erickson, MS; Kristin Ruebling, MS; et al

Prevalence of Giardia duodenalis and Cryptosporidium spp. infection on 77 Ontario hog farms
Graham Thatcher, BSc; R.M. Friendship, DVM, MSc

The effect of a commercial vaccine and adjuvants on the prevalence of post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome and related circovirus lesions in a finishing barn
Raphael Vanderstichel (DVM Class of 2004); Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Development and comparison of tests for detecting fecal shedding of Lawsonia intracellularis
Dana C. Beckler, BA; Carrie Mahlum-Wees, MS; Roberto M.C. Guedes, DVM, PhD; et al

Industrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Web-based portals for automated information delivery to veterinary clients
Thomas E. Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Feed composition in herds with or without postweaning Escherichia coli diarrhea in early-weaned piglets
Franois Cardinal, DVM; Sylvie DAllaire, DVM, MSc, PhD; John M. Fairbrother, BVSc, PhD

Control points in sow longevity
John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; Paul Matzat, PhD

Development of immunity to Lawsonia intracellularis in pigs fed carbadox (Mecadox)
Connie Gebhart, PhD; Nate Winkelman, DVM; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP1; et al

Correlation of clinical signs and diagnostic indicators of ileitis in pigs fed carbadox (Mecadox)
Nate Winkelman, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; et al

The impact of growth promoting levels of Tylan, Lincomix and an intermittent therapeutic dose of Tylan premix on growth and efficiency in growing commercial pigs reared in two-site production facilities
Mark J. Bertram, PhD; Brian Kremer, PhD

Case study: Effect of Pulmotil on mortality and growth in nursery pigs with clinical PRDC initiated by PRRSV
Karen Lehe, DVM; Lee Watkins, Ph.D

Evaluation of Paylean step-up use programs in commercial pigs
Todd A. Armstrong, PhD; Brian T. Kremer, PhD; Tom A. Marsteller, DVM; et al

Complex copper improves nursery pig performance
Timothy M. Fakler, PhD; Christof J. Rapp, PhD; Terry L. Ward, PhD; et al

Additive effects of L-carnitine and chromium picolinate on reproductive performance and energy status of sows
Jason C. Woodworth, PhD; Kevin Q. Owen, PhD

Efficacy of WEANMOR in enhancing sow performance in a 1600-sow commercial operation
Robert C. Thaler, PhD; Brent Christopherson, MS; Monte Fuhrman, DVM, BS

BYFERM: A viable alternative to the use of growth promoters in pig feed
Hans-Gerd Ulrich, MSc

Evidence of gastric ulcer tissue repair in swine offered Solutein via the water
Joe D. Crenshaw, PhD; Joy M. Campbell, PhD; Douglas Quam, DVM

Applications of Swine Bluelite and Baby Pig Restart
Martin Mohr, DVM

Using DDGS in swine diets
Harold Tilstra, DVM

Automatic sorting technology: sorting out the details
Frank Brummer, Owner and President

Safety evaluation of a modified live pseudorabies virus vaccine administered using a needle-free, transdermal injection device
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; Frank Kruse, BS; Anatoly Loskutoc, MD

Navigating your way through emerging environmental regulations
Marj Ocheltree

Industrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Accessing your diagnostic data and more day or night
Steve Dudley, DVM; John Cowan, MIS Specialist

Summary of field trials implementing Enterisol Ileitis against ileitis
John Kolb, DVM; Fred Sick, DVM

Duration of immunity against erysipelas of a single dose Haemophilus parasuis Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae combination vaccine (Ingelvac HPE-1)
Fred Sick, DVM

Minimum inhibitory concentrations for ceftiofur and comparator antimicrobial agents against bacterial pathogens of swine
Sarah Salmon, BS, Ellen Portis, BS; Cynthia Lindeman, BS

Protection against H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza virus challenges by maternal antibody
Michael Kuhn, DVM; Martin D. Ficken DVM, PhD

Effect of swine influenza virus maternal antibody on active immunization (maternal antibody override)
Alan B. Scheidt, DVM, MS, dABVP; Martin D. Ficken, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of experimental vaccines containing H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza viruses, parvovirus, erysipelas, and leptospira antigens
Martin D. Ficken, DVM, PhD; Steve Sornsen, DVM

Swine influenza control in a large swine production system
Joel Flores, DVM, MS; D.L. Stine, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of Nuflor injectable solution (15 mg/kg twice 48 hours apart) in the treatment of swine respiratory disease (SRD)
Robert Zolynas, DVM, MBA; Jean Cao, MS; Robert Simmons, DVM

Analysis of immune response to vaccination and challenge with H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza virus
Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD; Ryan Vandertop, BS; et al

The three Ms of internal parasite control
Rod Johnson, DVM; Gil Myers, PhD

Duration of immunity (DOI) studies of bivalent swine influenza vaccine EndFluence II
Wei Lu, DVM, PhD

Efficacy, safety and serological cross-reactivity of Fort Dodge Animal Healths swine influenza vaccine
Javaraiah Srinivasappa, DVM, MBA, PhD; Igor Morozov, DVM, PhD; Mike Gill, PhD; et al

Evaluation of premix characteristics and pelleting stability for Aureomycin granular and Terramycin meal premixes in a large midwestern U.S.A. feedmill
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Comparison of the in vitro MIC values for swine pathogens to chlortetracycline (CTC) and oxytetracycline (OTC) for 2000-2002
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

An evaluation of BMD plus Aureomycin chlortetracycline (CTC), Tylan or Lincomix for control of challenge-induced porcine proliferative enteropathy (PPE or ileitis) in swine
N. Winkelman, DVM; C. Gebhart, PhD; T. Wolff, DVM, MS; et al

Vaccination site studies in the pig and approval process for pre-slaughter withholding times
Mark D. Titus, DVM

Ileitis vaccination controls ileitis in the complete absence of oral antibiotics in a start-up breeding farm
John Waddell, DVM, MBA; Pete Sherlock; Don Walter; et al

Industrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Putting PRRS in its place
Darwin Kohler, DVM

Identification and differentiation of Haemophilus parasuis sero-nontypeable strains using a species-specific PCR and the digestion of PCR products with Hind III endonuclease
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Endectoparasite control in finishing pigs: assessment of the efficacy of two control programs in an Italian three-site production system
Claudio Genchi, DVM, PhD; Gianpietro Sandri, DVM; Alessandro De Bassa, DVM; et al

Understanding the differences between artificial insemination (AI), intra-uterine insemination (IUI), and deep intra-uterine insemination (DIUI)
Ken Mathias, BS

Mange (Sarcoptes scabiei) is still prevalent in northern swine belt
John J. Melancon, DVM; Thomas Wetzel, DVM; Randy Bush, DVM; et al

Artificial insemination with boar frozen semen
C. De Alba, PhD; R. Palls; DVM, B. Corcuera, PhD; et al

The new Bantam Real Time ultrasound scanner
Len N. Nighswonger, BSME, MBA

Androhep EnduraGuard, a long term boar semen extender with superior results
Mark E. Wilson; Kevin J. Rozeboom; Brad R. Lindsey; et al

A field investigation of PRRS transmission via transport vehicle
Matt S. Anderson, DVM

A retrospective study of routine screening results from a PRRS nave production system using HerdChek PRRS 2XR ELISA
S. Keay, DVM; B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; P. Provis, DVM; et al

A field-based performance comparison of the new IDEXX HerdChek PRRS 2XR ELISA with the original HerdChek PRRS ELISA
Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Tyler Holck, DVM, MBA; Wayne Chittick; et al

Investigating PRRS outbreaks
Paul Conroy, DVM; Jer Geiger, DVM, MS; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Genetic resistance to diseases in swine
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Peter Balint-Kurti, PhD; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD

Monitoring boar studs
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Bob Thompson, DVM

Thirty years of genetic progress: continuing genetic improvement within a closed nucleus herd system
James F. Schneider, PhD; Chad D. Bierman, MS

PRRS serology: Comparison of IDEXX PRRS 2XR ELISA compares to IFA and blocking ELISA tests
Estela M. Cornaglia, DVM, PhD; Isabelle Caya, BSc; Audrey Lambert, DEC; et al

Using science to enhance the food supply - Monday General Session

Veterinarians and the food service industry: opportunities for synergy
Scott W. Brooks, DVM, MPVM, MS, DACVPM

Countering the threat of agricultural bioterrorism
Dana P. Scott, DVM, DACVP

Evaluating third-party verification: auditing as a new role for the swine veterinarian
Daryl Olsen, DVM

Emerging food supply issues - Monday Concurrent Session #1

FMD Foreign animal diseasesLessons learnt regarding practitioners in animal health emergency management
Stan. H. Done, BA, DVetMed, PhD, Dipl ECVP, FRCVS, FRCPath

Swine practitioner response to FAD
Thomas J. McGinn, III, DVM

The National Food Animal Identification Plan: merit, application, and opportunity
Neil Hammerschmidt

Identification and traceability in swine: business opportunities or cost of business?
R. L. Rick Sibbel, DVM

Understanding the retail sector: practitioner opportunities toward traceability
Brian L. Buhr, PhD; Dennis D. DiPietre, PhD

Process verification walking the walk toward added value
Collette Schultz Kaster, MS; Brent Geater, BS

Certification is added value a reality
William D. Hueston, DVM, PhD

Emerging Diseases - Monday Concurrent Session #2

Monitoring health of the national and state herds
Mark J. Engle, DVM

Diagnosis, prevention and control of PCV2-associated diseases
Joaquim Segals, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVP; Mariano Domingo, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVP

Control of postweaning E. coli
Cameron Schmitt, DVM, MS

Challenges in diagnosis and control of swine influenza virus
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM; Angela M. Daniels, DVM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS

Recent developments on Actinobillus pleuropneumoniae
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD; Andr Broes, DVM, PhD; Nahuel Fittipaldi, BSc

Potential public health concerns in regards to swine hepatitis E virus
X.J. Meng, MD, PhD; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Haemophilus parasuis: trends and new knowledge
Carlos Pijoan DVM PhD; Simone Oliveira DVM, MS

The science and politics of food production - Monday Concurrent Session #3

The scientific and political reality of antimicrobial resistance
Craig Hedberg, PhD

Consumer activist groups: what do they want and how is the industry responding?
Elizabeth A. Lautner, DVM, MS

Management of antibiotic resistance in swine production
Alan G. Mathew, MS, PhD

Life after the ban experiences of a Danish swine veterinarian
Hans Mller Jensen, DVM

Analysis of a more restricted antimicrobial access policy in pork production
Dermot Hayes, PhD; Helen Jensen, PhD; Lennart Backstrom, DVM, PhD

Alternative products:are there any silver bullets?
James E. Pettigrew, PhD

Adding Value vs. Expense - Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

Analyzing the value of herd stabilization of disease elimination vs. depopulation and repopulation
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Biosecurity: a critical review of todays practices
Scott A. Dee, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM

Adding value to diagnostics through epidemiology
Perry A. Harms, DVM, MS

Increasing weaning age improves pig growth performance and profitability in a three-site production system
R.G. Main, DVM; S.S. Dritz, DVM, PhD; M.D. Tokach, PhD; et al

The value of sustainable hygiene: a case study
Christa K. Irwin, DVM

Certification: which focus gives the most value?
Gene Noem

Research Topics - Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Prevalence of respiratory problems in swine veterinarians
Colene Andersen, Susanna Von Essen, MD, MPH, Jon Spencer, MD; et al

PRRSv ELISA limitations, SN antibody response, and viremia following repeated homologous exposures to wild-type virus in adult swine
Monte B. McCaw, DVM, PhD

Studies about porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) transmission by aerosol and non-porcine vectors under field conditions
Carlos Trincado, DVM; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; Larry Jacobson, PhD; et al

Effect of PPV-vaccination on the development of PMWS in PCV2 and PPV coinfected SPF pigs
T. Opriessnig, DVM; P. G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; S. Yu1, DVM; et al

Experimental intrauterine inoculation of sows with porcine circovirus type 2
R. Pogranichniy, DVM, MS; R. Jepsen, DVM; L. Evans, DVM, PhD; et al

Intravaginal GnRH agonist-gel advances time of ovulation and facilitates timed AI in weaned sows
R. V. Knox, PhD; K.L. Willenburg, MS; S. L. Rodriguez-Zas, PhD; et al

National seroprevalence of PRRS, Mycoplasma, and swine influenza virus
Eric J. Bush, DVM, MS; Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD; Sabrina L. Swenson, DVM, PhD

Serological and PCR findings for Lawsonia in field cases
J. Mark Hammer, DVM

Competitive exclusion culture reduces mortality from F-18 strain E. coli in nursery pigs field trial results
Roger B. Harvey, DVM, MS; R.C. Ebert, DVM; Kate Andrews, MS; et al

Evaluation of biosecurity procedures to prevent mechanical transmission of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli by people
S.F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; B.A. Byrne, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM; et al

Antimicrobial resistance of salmonella isolates from Canadian swine
A. Deckert, DVM MS; T. Rosendal; R.M. Friendship DVM, MSc; et al

Antibiotic supplementation of swine diets and antibiotic resistance in swine personnel
Darryl Ragland, DVM, PhD; Jessica Schneider, BVT; Sandra Amass, DVM, PhD

Cockroaches in swine production: occupational allergens and integrated pest management
Mike Stringham, MSc; Chad Gore, MSc; Ludek Zurek, PhD; et al

Immunologic detection of PRRS virus carrier animals
En-Min Zhou, PhD; Zhengjun Jiang, DVM; Mehrdad Ameri-Mahabadi, DVM; et al

PRRSV - Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

Transmission of PRRSV by non-porcine vectors: recent research reports
Satoshi Otake, DVM; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD; et al

Farms and boar studs: how can we prevent PRRSV contamination
Joseph F. Connor, DVM

Update on PRRSV and boars
Jane Christopher-Hennings DVM, MS

Assessment of the production of protective immunity and response to heterologous challenge against PRRSV in breeding age female swine
L. Batista; S. Dee; C. Pijoan; et al

Control and elimination of PRRS in multiple site production
Luc Dufresne, DVM

Techniques for PRRSV elimination utilizing modified live virus vaccine on single-site swine farms
Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Amy L. Carroll

Index of Proceedings

The AASV extends sincere thanks to Dr. Barbara Straw at Michigan State University for compiling and allowing us to publish this comprehensive index of swine veterinary proceedings. The association is indebted to Dr. Straw for her ongoing efforts to update the index, and we appreciate her willingness to share the index with her colleagues.

Index of Authors: 1993-2002
Barb Straw

Subject Index of Proceedings 1993–2002
Barb Straw

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Table of Contents

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Epidemiology, diagnosis and control of swine diseases
Robert Desrosiers, DVM, Dipl ABVP

Student Seminar

Multiple-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis for the differentiation of Lawsonia intracellularis isolates
Dana Beckler; Alongkorn Amonsin; Vivek Kapur; et al

An assessment of insects as a regional vector of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV)
Jennifer A. Boorman, BA; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVM; Roger Moon, PhD; et al

Automatically sorted, large pen finish barns reduce death loss during transportation to market
Meghann Brumsted

Analysis of large pen, automatic sort finisher barns
Amy Carroll

Impact of diet complexity on growth performance and morbidity of pigs after weaning
Angela Haag, BSc; Brian Payne, BSc; J.F. Lowe, DVM; et al

Enhancing artificial insemination in swine
Christa A. Helmka; Cate Dewey, DVM, PhD; Beth Young, DVM

SIV vaccine induced neutraliing and hemagglutination inhibition antibodies
Heather Hilbrands; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Barbara Erickson, MS; et al

Comparison of the effect of adjuvants on PCV2-associated diseases
Marlin Hoogland, BS; Tanja Opriessnig, DVM; Patrick Halbur, DVM, PhD

A survey of antibiotic sensitivity of swine pathogens across three diagnostic laboratories (1998-2001)
Eva Ann Jablonski, MS; John D. Roberts, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of the effectiveness of hyperimmunied chicken eggs for controlling Lawsonia intracellularis infection in growing swine
Keith Kinsley; Connie Gebhart PhD; Nathan Winkelman DVM; et al

Post-vaccination evaluation of antibody production and cross-reactivity against multiple SIV H3N2 strains using a hemagglutination inhibition assay
Brad Leuwerke, BS; Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; et al

A DNA technology trial to demonstrate the identity preservation and traceability of pigs from farm to retail
Kimberley MacDonald, BA; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Characteriation of mortality in pigs 10 to 20 weeks post-weaning in a large production company
B. Payne; A. Haag; B. Wolter, PhD; et al

Growth dynamics of two common bacterial contaminants found in extended porcine semen
Michael S. Pierdon, BSc; Gary C Althouse, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACT

Analysis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae field isolates
Erin L. Strait; Barbara Z. Erickson; Eileen L. ThackerIndustrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Industrial Partners

Concurrent session #2

A description of the effect of a purified Beta-Glucan extract on the antibody response to PRRS Virus vaccination and to lymphocyte proliferation of weaned pigs
Daniel Hurnik; Kim Foote; Raphaël Vanderstichel; et al

Skin trim losses at slaughter - Merial/Elanco/National Pork Board's (NPB) initiatives with the packing industry
David J. Meisinger, PhD

Toward a better diagnosis of swine scabies with a new antibody ELISA kit
Joef Vercruysse, DVM; Iris Peelaers

Application techniques of the "Productivity Calculator" against the resurgence of Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis
Douglas L. Weiss, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Roberto Garcia, DVM, PhD; et al

Co-product use in swine feeds, DDGS
Bob Woerman, PhD, PAS

In vitro inhibition of resistance transfer in Escherichia coli by chlortetracycline (CTC), bacitracin, or CTC plus roxarone combinations
Jeremy J. Mathers, MS, MBA

In vitro susceptibility of Clostridium difficile swine isolates to chlortetracycline (CTC) and CTC plus bacitracin
Jeremy J. Mathers, MS, MBA

Inclusion of BMD(R) or BMD(R) plus 3-Nitro(R) in swine diets during ileitis vaccination
J. Connor, DVM; N. Winkelman, DVM; C. Gebhart, PhD; et al

Pro-apoptotic and anti-inflammatory effects of oral tilmicosin in the Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae- infected porcine lung
A.G. Buret, PhD; E.M. Nerland, MSc; J.M. Leblanc, BSc; et al

Tylan(R) Premix and Enterisol(R) LI Ileitis vaccine evaluations in a Lawsonia intracellularis challenge model
Lyle Kesl, DVM, PhD; Ryan Saltman, DVM; Nathan Winkelman, DVM; et al

Pulmotil sow safety study
Ginger Pelger, DVM, MS; Joan M. Buck, MS; Daniel H. Mowrey, PhD; et al

Water application of inulin during diet changes in swine nursery period
Joseph Hahn, PhD; Brad Lawrence, PhD; Robert Musser, PhD

Recent research suggests chromium source and level is important when supplementing sow diets
M. D. Lindemann, PhD; K. W. Purser, PhD

Past, present, and future uses of organic and inorganic acids in nursery pig diets
M.C. Walsh, BAgrSc; B.T. Richert, PhD; A.L. Sutton, PhD; et al

The effect of Microbial Activation Factor on the viability of swine pathogens in swine effluent
James Zahn, PhD; Conrad Schmidt, DVM

Growth performance benefits of Microbmix(R) (an environment enhancement agent) in 25 to 50 pound nursery pigs
Chris J. Rademacher, DVM; Conrad B. Schmidt, DVM; Ernie L. Hansen, MS; et al

Complexed chromium improves sow performance
T.M. Fakler, PhD; J.A. Cuarón, PhD

Bacteria as a cause of decreased fertility in breeding sows - natural prevention by dietary means
Gwendolyn M. Jones, BSc Hons., PhD; R. Baldinger; F. Waxenecker, DI; et alIndustrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Industrial Partners

Concurrent session #3

AirWorks: The fresh air system that works
Mike Lemmon, DVM

Applying genomics to complex traits
Archie C. Clutter, PhD; Fengxing Du, PhD; Nagappan Mathialagan, PhD; et al

Large research populations for significant genomics discovery
Archie C. Clutter, PhD

Monsanto Choice Genetics genomics tools: Moving from discovery to value capture
Michael M. Lohuis, PhD

A PRRS elimination strategy for recovery of certain Newsham nucleus family lines
Mark Weaver, DVM

Preliminary finding from a sow longevity survey
Luc Dufresne, DVM; Karina Tiranti, DVM; Bob Morrison, DVM, PhD

Impact of 1st service weight and body composition on lifetime productivity of PIC females
Cate E. Zier, MS; Noel H. Williams, PhD; Bradley Wolter, PhD

Development, validation, and commercialiation of a real-time PCR for the detection of Lelystad, European-like and US PRRSV
J. Christopher-Hennings, DVM, MS; J. Callahan, MS, MT (ASCP); A. Wasilk; et al

Closed herd technology: Breedover vs. depop/repop
Darwin Kohler, DVM

Transferring veterinary knowledge to production profits
Scott Bailey

Use of marker-assisted selection in Babcock Genetics programs
James F. Schneider, PhD; Chad D. Bierman, MS

Gilt development and previous lactation length influence on subsequent born alive
Larry Himmelberg, MS; Thomas Rathje, PhD

Field comparisons of reproductive performance on the effects before and after implementation of Sperm VisionTM
Mark E. Wilson, PhD; Kevin J. Roeboom, PhD; Brian C. Day; et al

Variation of semen counts during dispensing and intervention strategies
D Reicks, DVM; P Yeske, DVM, MS; D Murray

Performance characteristics of a new pseudorabies virus (PRV) gB antibody ELISA test
Hardi Liauw, DVM, MSc, PhD; Liselotte Soderlund, BMA; Elisabeth Vauclare, BSc; et al

Serologic responses to three commercial bivalent swine influena virus vaccines in juvenile pigs
T.A. Jackson; N. Chandler-Conrey; K. Prouty; et al

The American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVPM

The New "Bantam" Real time ultrasound scanner
Mia A. PettekIndustrial Partners - Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Industrial Partners

Concurrent session #4

Evaluation of a one-dose Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin and a one-dose Erysipelas rhusiopathie bacterin
Brad Bosworth, DVM, MS, PhD; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; Eric Springer, BS, MS; et al

Efficacy and serologic evaluation of a new one-dose swine influena vaccine
T. Johnson, MS; E. Springer, MS; B. Bosworth, DVM, PhD; et al

Efficacy of modified live PRRS vaccines against emerging heterologous PRRS challenge strains
Mike Roof, PhD; Eric Vaughn, PhD; Kelly Burkhart; et al

Field experiences using modified live PRRS vaccine in a mass vaccination protocol for the control of PRRS in breeding herds
Thomas L. Wetell, DVM

Observations of dose dependency with Enterisol(R) Ileitis vaccine
Don Walter, DVM; Jeremy Kroll, BS; Tyler Holck, DVM, MS, MBA; Klaas Okkinga, BS, MS

Comparison of pharmacokinetic parameters for Excenel(R) RTU when injected by needle or Felton Pulse 250 needle-free injector
Michael K. Senn, DVM, MS; James R. Bradford, DVM; David L. Cook, PhD; et al

Comparative safety evaluation of a one-dose M. hyopneumoniae bacterin (RespiSure-ONE(R)) and a competitor one-dose M. hyopneumoniae bacterin
Michael A. Kuhn, DVM

Further evaluation of the effect of SIV maternally derived antibodies on active immuniation
Thayer C. Hoover, DVM; Martin D. Ficken, DVM, PhD

Comparison of Haemophilus parasuis genotyping using amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) and ERIC-PCR
Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD; Tracy Oleson, MS; Mark D. Titus, DVM; et al

Efficacy of a single dose of M+pac(R): Onset of immunity; duration of immunity; and efficacy in pigs with maternally-derived antibodies
Randy G. Davis; Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson; O. Dale Bailey; et al

Cross-protection between classical and reassortant H1N1 swine influena viruses from the United States
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson; Linda R. Gergen; Bradley A. Eddy; et al

Efficacy of Scourmune(R) against challenge of neonatal piglets with Escherichia coli strains expressing K88, K99, 987P and type 1 pili
H. Jayappa; Craig Lehr; Jason Erskine; et al

Evaluation of protection for Suvaxyn SIV vaccination against H1N2 swine influena virus
Darrell L. Neuberger, DVM; Igor Moroov, DVM, PhD; Deborah A. Champ, DVM, MPVM, Dipl ACVPM

A retrospective study of the prevalence of cpa, cpb, cpe, and cpb2 toxin genes among Clostridium perfringens field isolates obtained from pigs with gastrointestinal diseases using PCR genotyping
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Utiliing a commercially available killed PRRSv vaccine to eliminate PRRSv from a 600 sow farm
Matthew A. Ackerman, DVM; Dennis J. Villani, DVM; Warren D. Wilson, DVM, MS, Dipl ACT, ABVP; et al

Implementation of a process proven system specific SIV vaccination program
Warren D. Wilson, DVM, MS; Wei Lu, DVM, PhD; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD; et al

MATRIX (altrenogest) for estrus synchroniation in mature cycling gilts
Charles Francisco, DVM, MS

Back to the Basics

General session

Zoonoses and potential effects on the global market for pork
Peter R. Davies, BVSc, PhD; William D. Hueston, DVM, PhD

National strategies for swine disease control, eradication and biosecurity: The Danish approach
Poul Baekbo, DVM, PhD

The practice of solving ethical dilemmas
David E. Reeves, DVM, MS

Founders message: "Things I thought were important 35 years ago"
Ralph Vinson, DVM

PRRS

General session

PRRS from 30,000 feet: A 15 year uphill climb...Have we reached the top or bottomed out?
DL Hank Harris, DVM, PhD

The science of PRRS: What do we really know about its transmission, diagnosis and control?
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVM

PRRS immunology: what are we missing?
Michael P. Murtaugh, PhD

PRRS control: To hell and back
Howard T. Hill; Julie A. Mulford; Jeff J. Kaisand; et al

PRRS elimination from farms, regions and countries - Is this a dream or a goal?
S. C. Henry, DVM, Dipl ABVP

The PRRS initiative: game, set, match
Eric Neumann, DVM, MS Emerging Technologies - Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

Emerging technologies

Concurrent session #1

Neonatal immune development in swine management
David J. Hurley, PhD

Emerging technologies in reproduction: How the Danes have reached 30 pigs/sow/year
Thomas Rathje, PhD; Larry Himmelberg, MS

Deciphering complex host-pathogen interactions using functional genomics
Paul M. Coussens

Collecting and managing production data in real time
Brian L. Buhr, PhD Research Topics - Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Research topics

Concurrent session #2

Assessing the risk of transport vehicles in the transmission of PRRSV
Scott Dee; John Deen; Satoshi Otake; et al

Transmission of PRRS virus to young swine by oral exposure
J.R. Hermann, MS; R.B. Evans, PhD; M. Roof, PhD; et al

Minimum infectious dose determination for acute infection of Salmonella in swine
A.T. Loynachan, BS, DVM; D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD

Association of porcine interleukin-12 receptor [beta]2 (IL-12R[beta]2) gene alleles with the development of high or low interferon-[gamma] response to PRRS virus
Federico A. Zuckermann, DVM, PhD; William Schnitlein, PhD; Robert Husmann, DVM; et al

Effect of repeated vaccination for PRRSV on immune responses in sows
Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, DACVM; Josep Bassaganya-Riera, DVM, PhD; Rodney Baker, DVM, MS; et al

Influence of PRRS virus infection on swine influena vaccine efficacy
Pravina Kitikoon; Amy Vincent; Katherine Jones; et al

Clinical, diagnostic and research perspectives on a "new" mystery swine disease
Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD; Roman Pogranichniy, DVM, MS; Kent Schwart, DVM, MS; et al

Procedures for preventing transmission of foot-and-mouth disease virus to pigs and sheep by personnel in contact with infected pigs
Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP; Peter W. Mason, PhD; Juan M. Pacheco, DVM; et al

Effect of estrogen formulation and site of deposition on fertility of artificially inseminated sows treated with HCG
Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD; Roy N. Kirkwoood, DVM, PhD; Robert Friendship, MSc, Dipl ABVP; et al

Progression of Lawsonia intracellularis infection and mucosa immune response in pigs
Roberto M.C. Guedes, DVM, MSc, PhD; Connie J. Gebhart, MSc, PhD

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection increases the severity and duration of PCV2-associated lung and lymphoid lesions
Tanja Opriessnig, DVM; Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD; et al

Efficacy of experimental inactivated PCV2 vaccines for preventing PMWS in CDCD pigs
R. Pogranichniy, DVM, MS; K.-J. Yoon, DVM, PhD; M. Yaeger, DVM, PhD; et al

Are there high and low Salmonella prevalence farms?
Marcos Rostagno, DVM, MPVM, PhD; Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD; James McKean, DVM, JD, MSc

A recombinant Ad-5 swine influena vaccine that overrides maternal antibody interference
Ronald D. Wesley, DVM, PhD; Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhDProduction Issues - Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

Current production issues

Concurrent session #3

Better alignment of customer and consumer expectations with industry performance
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVPM

A packer's perspective on third party audits
Charlie Arnot

Applying real world welfare concerns to the production system through third party audits
John J. McGlone, PhD

SWAP overview
Anna K. Johnson, PhD

On-farm PQA(R) Assessment: The new program and practical experience
Barbara Straw, DVM, PhD

Pondering pork producer possibilities
John D. Lawrence, PhD

Helping swine veterinarians deal with the emotional aspects of clients exiting the business
Margaret VanGinkel, MS, BS

Reducing antimicrobial use in a production system
R. B. Baker, DVM, MS

Writing prescriptions: Is your license in the crosshairs?
Dirk Hanson, DVM

Diagnosis, treatment, control, and elimination of diarrheal diseases in growing pigs

Concurrent session #4

Clostridial diarrheal diseases: neonatal infections that affect postweaning performance
J. Glenn Songer, PhD; Robert D. Glock, DVM, PhD; Karen W. Post, DVM, MS

Post-weaning E. coli -diagnosis, treatment, control, and its effect on subsequent growth performance
David H. Francis, PhD

Dietary effects on wean - finish diarrhea
Jennifer Miguel, MSc; Jestina Kusina, PhD; James E. Pettigrew, PhD.

Ileitis: Current thoughts on prevention
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

Colitis in the grow-finish pig: Diagnosis, control, elimination, and its effect on performance
KJ Schwart

Characteriation of and risk factors for mortality in grow finish pigs 10 to 20 weeks post weaning
J. Lowe, DVM; B Payne; A Haag; et al

Diarrheal diseases in the post-weaned pig: Salmonellosis and viral enteritis
Gregory W. Stevenson, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVP

Index of Proceedings

The AASV extends sincere thanks to Dr. Barbara Straw at Michigan State University for compiling and allowing us to publish this comprehensive index of swine veterinary proceedings. The association is indebted to Dr. Straw for her ongoing efforts to update the index, and we appreciate her willingness to share the index with her colleagues.

Author Index
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Subject Index
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Table of Contents
American Association of Swine Veterinarians

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Lifelong learning: Applying science in practice (Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture)
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate; ACVM

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Effect of antibiotic administration in pigs after weaning in the presence of concurrent nutritional and environmental stressors
Lynette Wellen, BSc; Stacey Walk, BSc; Randy Bowman, BSc; et al

Effects of synthetic progestin (altrenogest) administration to primiparous female swine with short or long lactation length on measures of subsequent reproductive performance
Stacey Walk; James Lowe, DVM; Bradley Wolter, PhD; et al

Effect of PCV2 passive antibody levels on immunization with chimeric PCV1-2 vaccine and challenge with wild-type PCV2
Peter Thomas; Tanja Opriessnig; Nichole McKeown; et al

Treatment of ear haematomas in swine
Janet Sunstrum, BSc; Catherine Dewey, DVM, PhD; Barbara Straw, DVM, PhD

A review of diagnostic tools for the detection of mycoplasmas in the respiratory tract of swine
e. L. Strait; E. L. Thacker, DVM, PhD

Spatial dispersal of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus-contaminated flies following contact with experimentally infected pigs
Jennifer A. Schurrer, BA; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl; ACVM; Roger D. Moon, PhD; et al

Development of a quality-controlled protocol and resulting commercial sow farm production for on-farm live PRRS virus inoculation
Pugh, MS; Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Neil DeBuse, DVM; et al

Accuracy of methods used to determine sperm concentration in extended porcine semen doses
Brian Payne, BA; Sherrie Clark, DVM, PhD

Determination of acetylsalicylic acid and sodium salicylate product stability and achievable serum concentrations under typical nursery conditions
Abby Patterson; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS; Mike Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Caesarian derivation of piglets to manage disease risk of genetic introduction
Jill A. Odle; Perry A. Harms, DVM, MS

Semen extension: a comparison of methods
Deborah Murray, BS; Darwin Reicks, DVM; Chris Kuster, DVM, MS, PhD; et al

Characterization of serological cross-reactivity between genetically different H1N1 and H1N2 swine influenza viruses
Brad Leuwerke, BSc; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Dachrit Nilubol, DVM, PhD; et al

The potential role of beta-glucan for improving the survival of piglets to weaning
Nicola Jackson; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc; Trevor Lank, BSc, DVM; et al

Prevalence and significance of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Actinobacillus suis in Ontario
Heather Gunn-McQuillan, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; Janet MacInnes, PhD; et al

Prevalence of Yersinia enterocolitica in different phases of production on swine farms
Andrew Bowman; Julie Funk, DVM, MS, PhD

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

New approach for veterinarian diagnostic
Maamar Achacha, DMV, M Sc, PhD; Gerald E. Duhamel, DMV, PhD; Ali Kheyar, DMV, M Sc, PhD; et al

The first effective transdermal, needle-free injections in Canada
Gilles Paquin, B Sc; Maamar Achacha, DMV, M Sc, PhD; Ted Toburen, et al

Pig parts for people, or "Is there a pig liver in your future?"
Rexanne Struve, DVM

A new direction for the National Veterinary Accreditation Program
Lawrence E. Miller, DVM, MS; David G. Pyburn, DVM

The American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Integra micro-meter
Kevin C. Rath, PE

FAST® II Alley™ Design: A convenient option for implementing automatic sorting
Frank Brummer

Emcelle Tocopherol (d-alpha-tocopherol): A biologically available source of vitamin E for newly-weaned piglets
Robert L. Stuart, PhD; Ed Kane, PhD

Comparison of feed-based preventive vs. water-based therapeutic medication programs on performance, health and economics of grow-finish pigs
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

An overview of research on bacitracin methylene disalicylate (BMD®) in sow diets
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Clostridium novyi induction trial to evaluate the pathogenesis of clinical disease
Roy A. Schultz, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP; John Carr, BVSc, DPM, PhD

Current slaughter and serological surveys indicate Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis and ascarid spread continues in the USA swine industry
John J. Melancon, DVM; Dan Damman, DVM; Jennifer Greiner, DVM; et al

Demonstration of efficacy in pigs of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae experimental vaccines by an innovative needle-free route
Catherine Charreyre, DVM, MS; Frank Milward, DVM, PhD; Robert Nordgren, MS, PhD; et al

Efficacy of lower dose levels of IVOMEC Premix against Ascaris suum in experimentally infected pigs
Jozef Vercruysse, DVM, Dipl EVPC; Johannes Charlier, DVM

International biotechnology center: bridges the gap between new technologies and training
Mark E. Wilson, MS, PhD; Kevin J. Rozeboom, MS, PhD; John R. Dobrinsky, MS, PhD; et al

Gedis® AI catheter impact on reproductive performance and labor savings
Michelle Michalak, DVM

Gel-based feed improves performance of nursery pigs
Brenda Z. de Rodas, PhD

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Case Studies: Sow and finishing performance - Can you have both?
Darwin Kohler, DVM, Technical Services Manager

A case study of key tools to improving and maximizing gilt reproductive performance
Jeffrey S. Hall, BS,

Can you afford not to do a closed herd? – Comparisons based on Babcock Genetics and utilizing the University of Georgia’s GENCOST program
James F. Schneider, PhD

A whole-genome, high-density scan of the swine genome
Michael D. Grosz, PhD; Nengbing Tao, PhD; Fengxing Du, PhD; et al

A method for delivering superior swine genetics
S.T. Buttram, PhD; M.M. Lohuis, PhD; C.M. Wagner, MBA

Genetic improvement of meat quality and fertility using the national nucleus
Todd See, PhD; Ron Bates, PhD; Alan Schinckel, PhD; et al

Second stage of a MMEW protocol for the generation of a PRRSv and Mycoplasma hyopneumonia free herd
Mark Weaver, DVM; Mark Hammer, DVM

The new "Bantam" real time ultrasound scanner
Len Nighswonger

Improving the profitability of your swine operation – the role of genetics
Noel Williams; Montse Torremorell

Taking a 22,000 sow system PRRSV negative
Alberto Alfonso, DVM; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Jerome Geiger, DVM; et al

Applying genetic marker technology to improve sow longevity
Benny Mote; Nader Deeb, PhD; Olwen Southwood, PhD; et al

Application of MATRIX™ as a component of effective gilt development unit management
Jennifer Patterson, MSc; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS; Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; et al

End-FLUence® 2 provides protection against Cluster III H3N2 experimental challenge
Brad Thacker; Pravina Kitikoon; Dachrit Nilubol; et al

Flavomycin® supplementation of nursery pig diets
Darryl Ragland, DVM, PhD; Jessica Schneider, RVT; Sandra Amass, DVM, PhD; et al

Subclinical ileitis produced by sequential dilutions of Lawsonia intracellularis in a mucosal homogenate challenge model
M.A. Paradis, DVM; R.I. McKay, PhD; J.B. Wilson, DVM, DVSc, PhD; et al

The public health consequences of macrolide use in food animals: A deterministic risk assessment
H.S. Hurd; S. Doores; D. Hayes; et al

Impact of animal handling and transportation conditions on losses of slaughter weight swine during transport
Mike Ellis, BS, PhD; Matt Ritter BS, MS

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Typing of Lawsonia intracellularis isolates by analysis of variable number tandem repeat profiles
D.C. Beckler; N.L. Weber; C.J. Gebhart

H. parasuis – Sampling, diagnostics and autogenous bacterin development
Lori Moser, BSc

Use of mimic molecules for in-house RT-PCR based detection of RNA viruses
Brad Bosworth, DVM, PhD; Howard Hill, DVM, PhD; Julie Mulford, BS, MS; et al

Evaluation of alpha toxoid levels in autogenous Clostridium perfringens Type A bacterins
Brad Bosworth, DVM, MS, PhD; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; Mark Hammer, DVM; et al

Evaluation of a one-dose Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin (PneumoSTAR™ Myco) at 23 weeks post vaccination
Mark Hammer, DVM; Brad Bosworth, DVM, MS, PhD; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; et al

Draxxin®: a novel triamilide antibiotic for swine respiratory disease
Nigel A. Evans, MA PhD

Comparative efficacy of tulathromycin injectable solution (Draxxin®) for the treatment of experimentally induced respiratory infections in swine
Jo McKelvie, BVMS, PhD, MRCVS; Fred J. Hart, MSc, PhD; Jeremy H. Morgan, MA, MSc, VetMB, PhD, MRCVS; et al

Efficacy of tulathromycin injectable solution (Draxxin®) for the treatment of naturally-occurring swine respiratory disease in North America and Europe
Robert G. Nutsch, DVM, MS, MBA; Fred J. Hart, MSc, PhD; Kathleen A. Rooney, DVM; et al

A novel approach to characterize Haemophilus parasuis field isolates using a PCR assay for detecting a neuraminidase gene and using a spot test for estimating the neuraminidase activity expressed by the isolate
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD

Effectiveness of Banamine® (Finadyne®) for the management of pyrexia in pigs associated with naturally occurring bacterial swine respiratory disease
Robert Zolynas, DVM; Jean Cao; Philippe Brianceau, DVM; Robert Simmons, DVM

Evaluation of safety and efficacy of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin (M+Pac™) when administered as single and two dose under field conditions
F. Etor; J.M. Guillaume; A. Keita; et al

Evaluation of efficacy of Escherichia coli bacterin in controlling neonatal diarrhea in pigs (Scourmune) under field condition
G. Cunningham, DVM, MVSc; L. Coulombe, DVM; R. Fleck, DVM; et al

Optimizing vaccination timing with Enterisol" Ileitis
Don Walter, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD; Jeremy Kroll, BS; et al

Enterisol SC-54 cross-protection against a virulent S. typhimurium strain
Dr. med. vet. Axel Neubauer; Mike B. Roof, MS, PhD

Impact of repeated immunization with a closely related vaccine (Ingelvac MLV) on PRRSV VR-2332 persistence and transmission in a population of pigs
Jean Paul Cano, DVM; Scott Dee, DVM, MSc, PhD; Carlos Trincado, DVM; et al

Influence of WEANMOR®+ fed to sows on urine pH, stillbirth rate, and preweaning mortality
Brent Christopherson; J.M. DeRouchey; M.D. Tokach; et al

Commercial mycoplasmal vaccines and potentiation of PCV2 infection
Steven Krakowka; John Ellis; Francis McNeilly; et al

Applying the Basics

Monday General Session

Science in practice, practical examples
Camille Moore

Science and practice, two perspectives one goal: a path for progress
Laura Batista

Effective biosecurity: The case for compliance and regional perspective
Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt, DVM, MSc, PhD

Founders’ message: Oh how the times have changed – A Canadian perspective
Ernest Sanford, DVM, Dip Path, Diplomate ACVP

PRRS: Managing Population Immunity

Monday Concurrent Session #1

PRRS vaccinology: Past, present, and future
William L. Mengeling, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM

Mass vaccination for the control of PRRSV
David Smidt, DVM

Mass vaccination applied to a production system
Matthew B. Turner, DVM

Principles of dealing with PRRS
Mark A. FitzSimmons, DVM

PRRS planned exposure: A summary of results
Mark Wagner, DVM

PRRS planned exposure regulatory considerations
Brian J. Erdahl

PRRS "planned exposure" and "unplanned consequences"
Tom Patterson, Attorney at Law

Research Topics

Monday Concurrent Session #2

Towards timed single insemination in sows
Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD; Roy N. Kirkwood, DVM, PhD, Diplomat ECAR; Kristina Bennett-Steward, DVM; et al

The effect of on-farm semen storage temperature on stored semen quality
Beth Young, DVM, DVSc candidate; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; Bob Friendship, DVM, MSc

Risk factors for the development of decubital ulcers over the scapula in sows
Thomas Rosendal, BSc; Jens Peter Nielsen, DVM, PhD

Immune response and effect of maternal antibody interference on vaccination with a bivalent swine influenza vaccine
Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Dachrit Nilubol, DVM, MS; et al

The prevalence of exposure to Salmonella in finishing swine marketed in Iowa
James D. McKean, DVM, JD; Annette M. O’Connor, BVSc, MVSc, DVSc, MACVSc; John H. Beary, AA; et al

A study investigating farm-level risk factors for variation in carcass characteristics in pigs in southern Ontario
T.S. Cottrell, BVMS, MSc, CertWEL, MRCVS, RAVC; C. E. Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; R. M. Friendship DVM, MSc Dipl. ABVP; et al

Risk factors associated with seropositivity to Lawsonia intracellularis in Alberta finishing swine
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MSc; Andrijana Rajic, DVM, MSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, Dipl ABVP; et al

Optimization of collection methods for the study of viral pathogens in aerosols
Joseph Hermann, MS; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD; Rich Evans, PhD; et al

Molecular characterization of evolution of PRRS virus structural genes during long-term sequential pig-to-pig passages
Sang-Ho Cha, DVM, MS, C.-C. Chang, DVM, PhD, Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD

Immunological significance of PRRSV genetic variation
Won-Il Kim, DVM, MS; Jae-Jo Kim, DVM, MS; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD

Timeline of early detection of PRRS virus in boars
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM

Area-based prevalence of PRRSV and the initiation of a regional control program
Enrique Mondaca-Fernandez, DVM; Robert B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; S. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; et al

Genomic and in vivo comparison of PCV2-isolates from clinical PMWS cases with and without hallmark microscopic lesions of lymphoid depletion
Tanja Opriessnig, DVM; Pete Thomas; Nicole E. McKeown; et al

Evidence of genetics influence on the expression of porcine circovirus disease (PCVD) in postweaning pigs
Sergio Lpez-Soria, DVM; Joaquim Segals, DVM, PhD; Miquel Nofraras, DVM; et al

Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in Canada – How does pork compare?
Anne Deckert, DVM, MS; Rebecca Irwin, DVM, MSc; Kathryn Dor MHSc; et al

Biosecurity

Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

An update on PRRSV biosecurity research
Scott Dee; John Deen; Jennifer Schurrer; et al

Aerosol transmission of swine pathogens: overview of the subject and evaluation of suspected field cases
Robert Desrosiers, DVM, Dipl ABVP

Flying insects as biosecurity risks and what the swine vet needs to know
Roger D. Moon, PhD; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD ,Dipl; ACVM

Assessment of PRRS risk for swine production sites: Methods and applications in health management
Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Dale Spiess, DVM; Reid Philips, DVM; et al

Case history for boar stud PRRS breaks: Implementation of air filtration system
Andy Holtcamp

Making Decisions in Grow/Finish

Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Pro forma budgets and the at-risk pig
John Deen, DVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl ABVP

Using opportunity cost for improving finisher performance
Doug MacDougald

What we have learned about grow–finish performance: Understanding the role of management in optimizing performance of growing pigs
J.F. Lowe, DVM, MS; B.F. Wolter, PhD; B. Peterson, MS; et al

Update on Meadowbrook Farms, a producer-owned packing plant
Alan Wildt, DVM

How to decide to invest in animal health
Mike Mohr

Practical considerations in antibiotic usage
Larry Rueff, DVM

Understanding and Applying Immunology

Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

The porcine innate immune system
James A. Roth, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

General immunology: acquired immunity
Joan K. Lunney, PhD

Immune response to Streptococcus suis infection: Sometimes may help, sometimes may harm
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD; Mariela Segura, PhD

Immunity in E. coli post-weaning diarrhea in pigs
Carlton Gyles, DVM, PhD

Immunity to Haemophilus parasuis
Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD

The protective immune response to swine influenza virus: the European experience
Kristien Van Reeth, DVM, PhD

Veterinarians and Production Management

Tuesday Concurrent Session #4

Services to provide with your management team
Daryl Olsen, DVM

Establishing the right amount of people power
Luke Minion

Guiding and developing your human resources team
Sarah Fogleman

Leadership in the swine industry: How to get people to believe and execute
Jim Pillen

Monitoring personnel understanding of training via pre- and post-training testing (and impact on specific production parameters)
Sarah Probst Miller, DVM

Identifying and communicating key drivers of financial performance to production management
Steve Weiss

Employee financial training and incentives
Craig J. Rowles, DVM

Proactive production management and pig flow decisions in finishers
Jason A. Kelly, DVM

Index of Proceedings

Author Index
B. Straw, DVM

Subject Index
B. Straw, DVM

Conversion Charts

Conversion Charts
AASV staff

AASV Annual Meeting (2006)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Beyond the basics: What will the future bring and how will we get ready?
Gregg W. BeVier, DVM, MS, MBA

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

The effect of stringent cleaning and subtherapeutic chlortetracycline on the prevalence of Salmonella in commercial swine farms
Andrew M. Mack; Julie A. Funk; Andrew S. Bowman

Does weaning age influence immediate and long-term gastrointestinal health in the pig?
Adam J. Moeser; Glen W. Almond, DVM, PhD; Butch Baker, DVM, MS; et al

The influence of using intrauterine insemination with a reduced number of spermatozoa in sows with synchronized ovulation
Christine Pelland, BSc; Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD; Roy Kirkwood, DVM, PhD; et al

Analyzing growth curves as a predictive indicator for hemorrhagic bowel syndrome in swine
Ryan Schaefer; Travis Hargens; Locke Karriker DVM, MS; et al

Urine abnormalities in lactating sows
Lindsay G. Simpson; Megan S. Nemechek; Glen W. Almond; et al

A survey of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae assays offered by diagnostic labs in the United States
J. Joel Sullivan; Katherine Jones; Erin Strait; et al

Clinical signs of stress in finisher pigs transported to market in the summer
Janet Sunstrum, BSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, PhD; Charles Haley, DVM, PhD

Managing a PRRS virus outbreak in one naive gilt herd in a multi herd production system
Krista Toner; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Comparison of an ELISA versus a radioimmunoassay for measuring serum progesterone levels in swine
Amber M. Borcherding, BS; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD; Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomatic ACVM

An evaluation of isolate pathogenicity on porcine respiratory and reproductive syndrome virus concentration in aerosol shedding and transmission
Jenny Cho-MacSwain, MS; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; Alonso Guedes, DVM; et al

Duration of viability of desiccated PRRSV in INGELVAC" PRRS MLV vaccine
Kimberly Dimmich; Angela Delks; Sandra Amass; et al

The effects of farrowing induction on suckling piglet performance
Rayna Gunvaldsen, BSA; Cheryl Waldner, DVM, PhD; John Harding, DVM, MSc

Impact of injectable and oral iron treatments on performance and hematological values of suckling and nursery piglets
H.L. James; M. Sheridan, DVM; W.R. Cox, DVM, Dip. Path.

The effect of downtimes on swine transport trailer contamination when high heat/high power dryers are used post disinfection
Sarah Jensen, BS; Bob Thompson, DVM; Sandra Amass, DVM

Periparturient risk factors for sow mortality
Maya Kuratomi, MS; Sukumarannair S. Anil, DVM, PhD

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Public policy issues impacting the pork industry: A perspective from the Capitol
Michael D. Dykes, DVM

Worker safety in the swine industry
Mark Eisenhart, DVM

Advancements in swine genomics
Mark Eisenhart, DVM

Optimum weaning age recommendations for PIC maternal lines
Noel Williams; Juan Carlos Pinilla

Crossbred breeding values: Selecting for commercial performance
Martin Perez, MS; David Casey, PhD; David McLaren, PhD

Application of genomics of health in animal breeding: impacting full value pigs sold
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Marnie Mellencamp; PhD; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD; et al

PRRS eradication in a large system
Lisa J. Becton, DVM

Trouble shooting a biosecurity breach in a boar stud
Matt Anderson, DVM

Evaluating profitability of wean: finish operations
John Sonderman, PhD

Opportunity: Weaning more pigs per crate
Darwin Kohler, DVM

The AutoMate% system for boar semen collection
Mark Wilson, PhD; Christian Simmet, DVM; Brad Didion, PhD; et al

Cloning, a tool for genetic transfer
Mark Wilson, PhD; Mario Baracaldo, DVM, MVSc, Dip ACT; Joaquin Becerril, DVM, MS; et al

Efficacy of PG600" and Matrix% in meeting gilt mating targets
Jennifer Patterson, MSc; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS; Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; et al

Using MATRIX% and PG 600" in a commercial swine operation - impact on giltpool size
Matthew A. Ackerman, DVM; Charles J. Francisco, DVM, MS

Biosecurity systems - is your program really working?
A.Castiglia, DVM; P. Strange, BS; C.Erkenbrecher, PhD; et al

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

A new method for tracking pig flow through complex, large-scale systems
Alan Childs; Matt Ackerman, DVM; Tom Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

A new method for projecting pig flow through complex, large-scale systems
Tom Stein, DVM, MS, PhD; Alan Childs

Reporting and analyzing management process efficiency in sow farms
Tom Stein DVM, MS, PhD

Behavioural responses in finishing pigs fed Paylean"
Madonna E. Benjamin, DVM, MS; John Brennan, PhD; Gordon Vessie; et al

The impact of Pulmotil" feeding in the nursery on finishing performance of at-risk pigs
Jeffrey W. Harker, DVM; Kerry Keffaber, DVM

Healthy pigs: Safe food
H. Scott Hurd

Use of Nuflor" and Banamine" for individual treatment of PMWS and PCV2 associated pneumonia
Francois Cardinal, DVM, MSc

Use of statistical process control analysis to evaluate the effects of spray-dried plasma in gestation and lactation feed on sow productivity in a PRRS-unstable farm
Joy Campbell, PhD; Tara Donavan, DVM; Dean Boyd, PhD; Louis Russell1, PhD; Joe Crenshaw, PhD

Therapeutic lung exposure to feed-administered chlortetracycline is premix brand dependent
Jerome R.E. del Castillo, DMV, PhD; Teddi Wolff , DVM, MS

Pasteurella multocida as a component of porcine respiratory disease complex (PRDC)
D. Jordan, DVM, MS, PhD; L. Hoffman, PhD; E. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM

Efficacy of Aureomycin" chlortetracycline (CTC) granulated premix in decreasing the potentiation of PRRSV pneumonia by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
E. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVM ; D. Nilubol, DVM, MS, PhD; P. Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD

Elimination of Lawsonia intracellularis from pigs fed carbadox (Mecadox")
Keith Kinsley, DVM; Nate Winkelman, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD; et al

Availa"Cu improves nursery pig performance
Timothy M. Fakler, PhD; Christof J. Rapp, PhD; Terry L. Ward, PhD

Customization of data entry for analysis
Lois P. Fransen, BS

Prima Tech presents LectraVet"
Greg Lehman; Kim Quinn; Linda D'Antonio, MS; et al

Evaluation of antibody response to swine influenza virus subtypes H1N1 and H3N2 in vaccinated pigs by different test procedures
Robyn Fleck; Dave Theis; Brad Eddy; et al

Cross protection of a Haemophilus parasuis serotype 12 vaccine (Parapac") against serotype 4
Huchappa Jayappa, MVSc, PhD; Craig Lehr, BS; Jason Erskine, BS; et al

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Efficacy of lincomycin in-feed (Lincomix" Pfizer Animal Health) and/or a porcine proliferative enteropathy (ileitis) vaccine (Enterisol" Ileitis; Boehringer Ingelheim) administered to pigs artificially challenged with Lawsonia intracellularis
John P. Crane, BSc; Glenn R. Alaniz, BS ; Daniel J. Weigel, PhD; et al

Comparative efficacy of ceftiofur sterile suspension (Excede" for Swine) and water medications in a commercial nursery study
Michael A. Kuhn, DVM; Ryan Schaefer; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS

Efficacy and safety of FarrowSure" Gold B
Jeffrey Kula, DVM, MAM; Paul Runnels, DVM, PhD; Marcia Keith, BS

Efficacy of Enterisol" Ileitis against recent field isolates of Lawsonia intracellularis
Jeremy Kroll, Ph.D; Philip Utley, BS, Michael Roof, MS, Ph.D

Comparison of two commercial Salmonella vaccines in swine
Jeff Husa, DVM; Roy Edler, MS; Ryan Saltzman, DVM; et al

Considerations with simultaneous use of oral bacterial vaccines
Don Walter, DVM; Jeff Husa, DVM; Greg Cline, DVM; et al

Control of porcine enteritis associated with Clostridium perfringens Type A: Is alpha toxoid the solution?
Brad Bosworth, DVM, PhD; Mark Hammer, DVM; Michelle Walz, BS

Reactivity profile of two parvovirus erysipelas leptospira (PEL) vaccines - a safety study
Mark Hammer, DVM; Brad Bosworth, DVM, PhD; Rob Flakus, MS; et al

Ability of adjuvants to enhance the systemic antibody responses against H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza viruses
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; R. Gene White, DVM, MS; Karen K. Brown, PhD; et al

Myco Silencer" ONCE, new two dose approval: Challenge efficacy and serological response studies
Rich Schlueter, DVM; Michelle Allen, BS, MA; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA

Post weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome and porcine circovirus type 2 - Survey of US swine practitioners
Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM, Diplomate, ABVP

Update on circovirus (PCV2)/post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) vaccination strategies
J. Ellis; C. Charreyre; F. Joisel

Efficacy and safety of needle-free transdermal delivery of a novel Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin
Greg Royer, DVM; Catherine Charreyre, DVM, MS; Frank Milward, DVM, MS; et al

Comparison of the BioRad MyiQ Real Time system and the Cepheid Smart Cycler using Tetracore's US PRRS virus detection kit
E. Elder; T. Oleson; S. Daniels, DVM; et al

Potentiation of PCV2-associated PMWS by vaccinations with certain Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae killed adjuvanted bacterins
Steven Krakowka, DVM, PhD; John Ellis, DVM, PhD; Francis McNeilly, DVM; et al

Detection of PRRS seroconversion and persisting antibody titers in swine following controlled infection during a long-term study
Anna Rice, PhD; Valerie Leathers, PhD; Lori Plourde, AS; et al

A multicenter efficacy trial of different vaccination strategies against Mycoplasma hyopneumonia in Europe
Mark Mombarg, DVM, MS

Beyond the Basics

Monday General Session

The future of swine veterinary medicine: A practitioner's perspective
James F Lowe, DVM, MS

Challenges and changes in the swine industry: A producer's prospective
D. Steven Pollmann, PhD

Challenges and changes in the swine industry: A packer's perspective
Gary Louis, PhD

Founders' message: Successes and failures in swine veterinary medicine - What have we learned?
Roy A. Schultz, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ABVP

Professional Development

Monday Concurrent Session #1

The role of mentors in professional development
Randy Jones, DVM

Field trial design, implementation, and analysis
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS

Critical thinking, grant proposal writing and technical writing
Robert B Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

Grant writing: A practitioners perspective: Where is the money, what gets funded, and how do practitioners apply?
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Advanced degrees and board certification: A practitioner's perspective
Warren Wilson, DVM, MS, Dipl ACT, ABVP

Communication and presentation skills
Rowena Crosbie, President, Tero International, Inc.

Ethics and the swine practitioner
M.T. Rodibaugh, DVM

Swine Welfare

Monday Concurrent Session #2

The Swine Welfare Assurance ProgramSM (SWAP): Progress and opportunities
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Auditing animal welfare: Where have we been and where do we go?
Angela K. Baysinger, DVM, MS

Welfare decision making
John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dipl ABVP

The science behind the space allocation decision for nursery and grow-finish facilities
Dr. Michael C. Brumm, PhD

Measuring pain and pain control
Leena Anil, BVSc, PhD; Sukumarannair S Anil, BVSc, PhD; John Deen, DVM, PhD

Management of Diagnostic Data

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Principles of diagnostic testing of animal populations
Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD

Managing diagnostic information in a veterinary clinic
Steven D. Dudley, DVM

Necropsy audit application as a diagnostic approach in large systems
L Dufresne, DVM. Dipl ABVP; Ian Levis DVM

Using diagnostics to justify intervention strategies
Michael Mohr, DVM, MBA

Use of Access database to improve diagnostic information flow and analysis within a large production system
Julie Mulford; Dr. Howard Hill

Emerging Diseases

Monday Concurrent Session #4

An evolutionary view of disease emergence: Why and how organisms become pathogens, and implications for emerging disease
Tony L. Goldberg, PhD, DVM, MS

Swine influenza in the United States and its emergence as a zoonotic pathogen
Richard Webby, PhD

Emergence of antibiotic resistance across bacterial and animal populations
Randall S. Singer, DVM, MPVM, PhD

Postweaning Multisystemic Wasting Syndrome (PMWS) in Quebec, is it an emerging disease?
Laura Batista

Collecting the right information and samples on a farm with unusual clinical signs
James E. Collins, DVM, PhD; Marie Gramer, DVM; Simone Oliveira, DVM, PhD; et al

Emergence of porcine multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) in Quebec: Lessons learned and the role of the practitioner in managing outbreaks of diseases
Francois Cardinal, DVM, MSc

Regional Eradication

Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

Regional eradication: An option today or for the future?
Carlos Pijoan, DVM PhD

Update on PRRSV biosecurity
Scott A. Dee

The industry experience with PRRSv elimination: Thwarting re-introduction
R.B. Baker, DVM, MS

Experiences with regional control of PRRS in Minnesota
Bob Morrison; Enrique Mondaca; Scott Dee; et al

PRRSV eradication in Chile: A country-wide approach
Juan Carlos Pinilla, DVM, MS; Marta Rojas, DVM; L. Cuevas, DVM

Eradication of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in Switzerland
Katharina D.C. Strk, Dr.med.vet., PhD, Dipl. ECVPH; Raymond Miserez, Dr.med.vet., FVH; Stephan Siegmann, Dr.med.vet.; et al

The potential spread of foot-and-mouth disease in US swine: Case studies in California and Iowa
Tim Carpenter, PhD; Bradley F. Dickey, PhD; Lasse E. Christiansen, PhD

Research Topics

Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Sow shoulder lesions: Risk factors and treatment effects on an Ontario farm
Kathy Zurbrigg, RVT, MSc.

A study investigating whether performance in the nursery is a predictor of performance in the grower-finisher barn in all-in-all-out swine systems in Canada
T S Cottrell, BVMS MSc PhD DACVPM CertWEL MRCVS RAVC; C E Dewey, DVM MSc PhDR M Friendship, DVM MSc DipABVP; et al

Salmonella in the finishing pig - does size matter?
Thomas Rosendal, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP

Prevalence of Salmonella enterica and Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium in swine at slaughter
Marcos H. Rostagno, DVM, MPVM, PhD; H. Scott Hurd , DVM, PhD; James D. McKean, DVM, MS, JD

Prevalence of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in piglets at weaning as a predictor of the severity of the disease in growing pigs
Eduardo Fano, DVM, MSc; Carlos Pijoan, DVM, PhD; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVM

Comparison of the transmission ratio of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in vaccinated and non-vaccinated nursery piglets
Tom Meyns, DVM; Dominiek Maes, DVM, PhD, MSc; Jeroen Dewulf , DVM, PhD, MSc; et al

Effect of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination in swine experimentally co-infected with M. hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type 2
Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, PhD; Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, MS, PhD; Thayer Hoover, DVM; et al

Comparison of the pathogenicity of US PCV2 field isolates in an experimental pig model
T. Opriessnig, Mag med vet, Dr med vet; N.E. McKeown; X. J. Meng, MD, PhD; et al

Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)-infection decreases the efficacy of a modified live porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) vaccine
T. Opriessnig, Mag med vet, Dr med vet; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Use of an experimental model to test the efficacy of planned exposure to live porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV)
T. Opriessnig, Mag med vet, Dr med vet; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Experimental quantification of effect of PRRS vaccination on PRRSV transmission
Enrique Mondaca-Fernndez, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; Carlos Trincado, DVM; et al

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus modulates the main innate immune function of porcine plasmacytoid dendritic cells
Gabriela Calzada-Nova, DVM; Robert Husmann, DVM, MSc; William Schnitzlein, PhD; et al

Reassortant human/swine H1N1 and H1N2 influenza virus infections in US swine
Marie Gramer, DVM

Improved serology testing for swine influenza virus (SIV)
Wai-Hong Wu, DVM, PhD; Won-Il Kim, DVM, MS; Jae-Jo Kim, DVM, MS; et al

Evaluation of North American hemagglutinin subtype 1 swine influenza isolates
Amy L. Vincent; Wenjun Ma; Porntippa Lekcharoensuk; et al

Index of proceedings

The AASV extends sincere thanks to Dr. Barbara Straw at Michigan State University for compiling and allowing us to publish this comprehensive index of swine veterinary proceedings. The association is indebted to Dr. Straw for her ongoing efforts to update the index, and we appreciate her willingness to share the index with her colleagues.

Author Index
B.Straw

Subject Index
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Conversion Tables

Conversion Tables

AASV Annual Meeting (2007)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

AASV: Good to great
Tom Burkgren, DVM, MBA

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

“A seat on the bus” – lessons from Dr. Alex Hogg
Steve Henry, DVM

Student Seminar Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Comparison of porcine circovirus type 2 serology tests
M. Aleff, BS; J. Johnson, DVM; E. Strait, DVM; et al.

Characterization of the prevalence and impact of coccidia in suckling piglets
Emma Webster, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc; Cate Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD, et al.

Comparison of preweaning mortality and weight gain of low viability pigs raised in elevated pig decks or nursing sows
Carissa Schloesser, BS; Spencer Wayne, DVM

Identification of water system biofilm bacteria and the negative effects on reproductive traits
Amanda Ness, BS; Luke Borst, DVM; Carol Maddox, PhD; et al.

Grow-finish population dynamics: assessing an individual’s risk of contributing to attrition
Todd E. Wolff, BS; Karen Lehe, DVM, DACVPM; John Deen, DVM, MSc, PhD

Improving the quality of mortality data through necropsy
Aaron Lower; Clayton Johnson; John Waddell, DVM, MBA; et al.

Comparison of different sampling sites and materials for detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome infection (PRRSV)
Genevive Remmers; Laura Batista, DMV, PhD; Sylvie DAllaire, DMV, PhD

An investigation into the impact of age, sex, breed, laboratory, test date, and farm, on the specificity of a PRRS virus ELISA assay
Nicola Jackson; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Evaluation of alternative antemortem diagnostic samples for the detection of PRRSV
Abby Patterson, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVP Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM; et al.

A pilot study to reassess aerosol transmission of PRRSV using a tube model
Jenny Cho-MacSwain, MS; Andrea Pitkin, BS; Eduardo Fano, DVM, MS , et al.

Effect of herd closure for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus elimination on total pigs weaned
Nathan Schaefer; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

Serum inoculation in a sow herd for the control of PRRSV: A case report
Laura Bruner

Umbilical hernias and abscesses: a result of management issues, not genetics
Heather L. James; John C. S. Harding, DVM, MSc; Cheryl L. Waldner, DVM, PhD

Efficacy of tulathromycin for the treatment of at risk nursery pigs
Matt Allerson; John Deen, DVM, MVSc, PhD; Stephanie Rutten, DVM

Pulmotil® 18 inclusion in sow lactation diets
Kristopher J. Eads; Kerry Keffaber, DVM; Glen Almond, DVM, PhD; et al.

Research Topics Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Salmonella prevalence in “first pull” versus “close out” market pigs
Marcos Rostagno, DVM, MS, PhD; Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD; James McKean, DVM, MS, JD

A longitudinal study of the Salmonella status and antimicrobial resistance on Ontario swine farms within the time period 2001-2006
Abdolvahab Farzan, DVM, MSc, PhD (Cnd.); Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Catherine E. Dewey , DVM, MSc, PhD; et al.

The economic cost of major health challenges in large US swine production systems
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Hans Rotto, DVM, MS; Roberto Garcia, DVM, MS

Evaluation of virological and clinical parameters after PRRSV vertical transmission
Jean Paul Cano, DVM; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVM; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS; et al.

Susceptibility of young pigs to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) infection by aerosol route of exposure
Joseph Hermann; C.A. Muoz-Zanzi; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, MS; et al.

An alternate method for PRRSV surveillance: experimental data
John Prickett, BA; Robert Simer, DVM; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD; et al.

Identifying the sources of variation in estrus and ovulation in weaned sows for AI timing and application of fixed time AI
R. V. Knox; S. M. Breen; J. Taibl

Prospective and retrospective studies on Clostridium perfringens type A enteritis in neonatal swine
Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Failure of protection against a US H1N2 swine influenza virus in pigs vaccinated with an inactivated classical swine H1N1 vaccine
Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD; Bruce H. Janke, DVM, PhD; et al.

Use of an NS-1 mutant attenuated influenza virus as a modified live against swine influenza viruses
Amy L. Vincent; Kelly M. Lager; Juergen A. Richt; et al.

Efficacy of a Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin in pigs challenged with new field isolates
Erin Strait, DVM; Vicki Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; Barbara Erickson, MS; et al.

Establishment of markedly improved tools for the diagnosis and further characterization of Erysipelothrix species isolates
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; M. Boogerd, BS; C. Thompson, MS; et al.

Comparison of ELISA assays and PCR for the detection of anti-PCV2-antibodies and PCV2-antigen or DNA in porcine serum, oral fluids, and fecal samples
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; J. Johnson, DVM; D. M. Madson, DVM; et al.

Application of oral fluid sampling to population diagnostics for porcine circovirus type 2
Won-Il Kim, DVM, MS; Robert Simer, DVM; John Prickett, BA; et al.

Effect of porcine circovirus type 2 on porcine cell populations
Shan Yu, DVM, PhD; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, MS; Dachrit Nilubol, DVM, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Evaluation of a new transdermal Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin to control mycoplasmal pneumonia in pigs experimentally co-infected with PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Dachrit Nilubol, DVM, MS, PhD, Richard Evans, PhD

Evaluation of the changes in total mortality rates observed after a six month use of circovac® porcine circovirus vaccine allowed in Canada for emergency use
Normand Plourde, DMV; Norm Machell, DVM

Protocol to investigate the impact of PCV2-associated disease in growing pigs
J. Kolb; K. Okkinga; N. Henke; et al.

Preliminary results with Ingelvac� CircoFLEX� to protect multiple ages of Quebec pigs against PCVAD
Robert Desrosiers, DVM, Dipl ABVP; Edward (Ted) Clark, DVM, MVSc, Dipl ACVP; Dorine Tremblay, DVM; et al.

Dietary spray-dried porcine plasma reduces mortality attributed to porcine circovirus associated disease syndrome
Sylvain Messier, DVM; Claudia Gagne-Fortin, DVM; Joe Crenshaw, PhD

Field efficacy of Suvaxyn® PCV2 One Dose in pigs
Joseph Connor, DVM, MS; Johanne Elsener, DVM, MSc

Efficacy and safety studies of Fort Dodge Animal Health’s Suvaxyn® PCV2 One Dose in pigs
Stephen Wu, PhD; Igor Morozov, DVM, PhD; Brian Martinson, BS; et al.

Experience in procuring PCV2 negative pigs by the Caesarian derived, colostrum deprived method
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Field performance of a conditionally licensed vaccine: US experience
Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA

Field performance of a conditionally licensed vaccine: Canadian experience
A. Francisco de Grau, MVZ, EPA, DVM, DVSc; Jorgen Jorgensen, DVM; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA; et al.

Effect of BMD® in sow diets on clostridial numbers, sow weight loss, and neonatal piglet performance
William L. Flowers, MS, PhD; Roy A. Schultz, DVM; Ben Pratte, BS

Using the Integra™ Micrometer to administer Aureo S-P 250® and Aureomycin® chlortetracycline Granular in a commercial wean to finish facility
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS; Bob Blomme, DVM; Phil Tobin; et al.

Achieving 5,500 lb of carcass sold per sow per year
John P. Sonderman, PhD

Evaluation of inactivation of pathogens in swine transport trailers following wash, disinfect, and heat assisted drying using Bio-Dri system from Automated Production Systems
Ron D. White, DVM

use of commercial pig embryo transfer for genetic rescue from PRRSV infected sows
Steve Terlouw, PhD; Chad Hagen, PhD; Brian Melody, BS; et al.

Capturing genetic gains in productivity with heterosis
Allan Schinckel, PhD; Ron Bates, PhD; Todd See, PhD; et al.

Utilization of an amino acid and peptide product to improve the performance of lactating sows
Mike E. Johnston, MS; Mark E. Wilson, PhD

Evaluation of a siderophore receptor and porin vaccine composition derived from Salmonella Newport and Escherichia coli in swine
Mary Jo Baarsch, PhD, MBA; Doug Burkhardt, MS; Larry Slinden, DVM; et al.

Industrial Partners Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Why and how to diagnose Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae sub-clinical infections
Andr Broes, DVM, PhD; Marcelo Gottschalk , DVM, PhD

Duration of effectiveness of tulathromycin (Draxxin® Injectable Solution) in an Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (serotype 5) challenge model
Alan B. Scheidt, DVM, MS; Terri A. Waag, BS

An intensive Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae control program using Draxxin® Injectable Solution, Excede® for Swine, and Pulmotil® 90
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Antibody response of young pigs to autogenous Haemophilus parasuis vaccine
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; R. Gene White, DVM, MS; Karen K. Brown, PhD; et al.

The Camborough® 29: A new member of the Camborough® family
Mark J. Engle, DVM, MS; Jeff Peden

Key components to wean 11.0+ piglets per farrowing
J. C. Pinilla, DVM, MS; R. Kummer, DVM, PhD; J. Piva, DVM; et al.

Feeding for the pig and the environment
Harold Tilstra, DVM; Suzanne T. Petersen, PhD

New strategies to counteract the negative impact of mycotoxins on piglets
U. Hofstetter, MS; Y. H. Cheng, Prof, PhD

Review of Lawsonia intracellularis seroprevalence screening in the United States, June 2003 to July 2006
Greg A. Armbruster, DVM, MBA; John Deen, DVM PhD; Connie J. Gebhart, PhD; et al.

Influence of Pulmotil, Tylan, and Paylean on pig growth performance and weight variation
Crystal N. Groesbeck, MS; Greg Armbuster, DVM; Mike D. Tokach, PhD; et al.

Summary of Lawsonia intracellullaris detection with IRTest rapid on-site-pen diagnostics
Timothy P. Trayer, DVM

Impact of dietary vitamin E and selenium source on body vitamin E and selenium status and performance of nursery pigs
H. Yang, PhD; D.C. Mahan, PhD; D.A. Hill, PhD; et al.

Clostridium perfringens Type A toxoid field findings in a pig herd
James Mark Hammer, DVM; Monte Fuhrman, DVM; Michelle Walz, BS

In vitro testing of antimicrobial agents for Lawsonia intracellularis
Suphot Wattanaphansak, DVM, MS; Connie Gebhart, PhD; Randall Singer, DVM, PhD; et al.

The interactive effects of BIOSAF® yeast and in-feed antimicrobials on the growth performance of weanling pigs
Thomas E. Burkey, PhD; Brett M. Hildabrand; Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD; et al.

Impact of oregano essential oils on sperm quality and sperm output in a boar stud
Jeff Knott, MS, PhD; Mark Wilson, MS; PhD; Tom Gall, MS; et al.

The impact of the Collectis® automated boar collection system on the productivity and economics in commercial boar studs
Sergio Barrabes, DVM

Effect of Mypravac Suis® on colonization, serologic status and enzootic pneumonia lung lesions in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mh) vaccinated pigs and pigs from Mh vaccinated sows
Marina Sibila; Miquel Nofraras; Sergio Lpez-Soria; et al.

Industrial Partners Poster Session

Comparison of in vitro MIC values for various swine respiratory pathogens to chlortetracycline (CTC) and oxytetracycline (OTC) for 2003-2006
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Inactivation of swine vesicular disease virus in porcine plasma by spray-drying
Joan Pujols, MS; Rosa Rosell, PhD; Louis Russell, PhD; et al.

Performance enhancement of weaned piglets with a combination of acidifier and phytobiotics
Christian Lckstdt, PhD; Arthur Kroismayr, MS; Fergus Neher, BS; et al.

Increasing carcass uniformity by use of Enterisol® Ileitis immunization
Harm Voets, DVM, Dr. Torsten Hardge

Use of a web-based veterinary feed directive (electronic VFD) system for Pulmotil® in swine
Ginger Pelger, DVM, MS

Evaluating the “healing effect” of a new product containing arginine aminobenzoate for sow shoulder sores
R. A. Schultz, BS, DVM, MS, Dipl ABVP; C. Hagen, MS, PhD; W. Cast, BS, MS; et al.

Influence of anti-PCV2 passively-acquired antibodies on efficacy of Suvaxyn® PCV2 vaccination in pigs experimentally-infected with PCV2
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; P.G. Halbur, DVM, PhD

Implementation of an automated collection system for boar studs
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM

Utilization of an amino acid and peptide product to improve the performance of cull sows
Mike E. Johnston, MS; Mark E. Wilson, PhD

Utilization of Matrix� for synchronizing estrus in start-up swine herds
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Gordon Spronk, DVM; Larry Moore, DVM

Vaccination of sows and gilts against PCV2 diseases with CIRCOVAC® (Merial): Field experience in Europe
F. Joisel, DVM, MSc; A. Brune, DVM, PhD; A. Schade, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of AutoMate� and the gloved-hand method for boar semen collection
Steve Terlouw, PhD; Christian Simmet, DVM; Tom Schlimgen, BS; et al.

Semen quality in boars injected with Draxxin® Injectable Solution (tulathromycin)
Carissa Schloesser, BS, current DVM candidate

Application of new genetic technologies to improve reproductive performance
Montserrat Torremorell; Andrew Coates

Non-nutrient additives alter aspects of the innate and adaptive immune responses in nursery pigs
Jeff Carroll, PhD, Diplomat American College of Animal Physiology; Keith Haydon, PhD

Utilization of a bovine colostrum extract product to improve the survivability and pre-weaning weight gain in low birth weight piglets
Dr Joseph Hahn, PhD

Evaluation of efficacy of Haemophilus parasuis serotype 12 bacterin (Parapac®) in providing protection against serotype 5
Jason Erskine, BS; Huchappa Jayappa, MVSc, PhD; Craig Lehr, BS; et al.

Good to Great Monday General Session

Professionalism in veterinary medicine: Good to great
Beth Lautner, DVM, MS

Porcine circovirus diseases (PCVD): The brutal facts
John C. S. Harding, DVM, MSc

Finishing Diseases Monday Concurrent Session #1

Diagnostic update: Grow finisher diseases
Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination
Joe Connor, DVM

Mycoplasma eradication strategies
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Update on Actinobacillus suis diagnosis, epidemiology, and control: On the path from good to great
Dr. Simone Oliveira, BSVM, PhD

Lessons learned from China’s Streptococcus suis outbreak: risk for humans
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD; Mariela Segura, MSc, PhD

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae serotypes, pathogenicity and virulence
Marcelo Gottschalk, DVM, PhD

Management of “suis-cide”diseases
Jason Kelly, DVM

Epidemiology of Swine Pandemics Monday Concurrent Session #2

Recipe for a pandemic
John Kaneene

Case definition and its importance to epidemic response
H. Scott Hurd

Elements of a pandemic: Lessons learned
Robert Wills, DVM, PhD

Are there ‘wicked problems’ in swine health management? Trying to solve the new problems that we create when we fixed the old ones
Dale Polson, DVM, PhD

Public health response to animal outbreaks of avian influenza in the United States
Diane K Gross, DVM, PhD

Control of epidemics: vaccines and other tools –the Danish experience
Jan Dahl, DVM

Opportunities or Threats to our Economic Engine Monday Concurrent Session #3

The US swine industry and the global economy
Steve R. Meyer, PhD

Japanese maximum residue limits (MRLs): Manufacturer’s perspective
Michael Senn, DVM, MS; James Bradford, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; David Gottschall, PhD; et al.

Japanese maximum residue limits (MRLs): Packer’s perspective
Collette Schultz Kaster, MS

Japanese maximum residue limits (MRLs): Practitioner’s perspective
Mark Brinkman, DVM

National issues on the horizon
Kay Johnson

Euthanasia: Practical applications
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

PRRS Monday Concurrent Session #4

North American PRRSV Eradication Task Force (NAPrrsETF)
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Risk assessment: What you don’t know can hurt you (but only if you let it)
Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

PRRS Risk Assessment: On-farm use
Michelle Jens, DVM

Aerosol transmission of PRRSV: Application to the field (preliminary data)
Andrea Pitkin; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD

PRRS virus transmission
Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD

Vaccines: present and future
D. L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; Matthew M. Erdman, DVM, PhD; Kurt I. Kamrud, PhD; et al.

PCVAD Essentials for Survival Tuesday General Session

Pathogenesis of porcine circovirus 2 infections
Hans Nauwynck, DVM, PhD; David Lefebvre, DVM; Gerald Misinzo, DVM; et al.

The immunology of PCV2 infections
Kenneth C. McCullough, PhD; Isabelle E. Vincent, PhD; Artur Summerfield, DVM, PhD; et al.

How to Treat, Control, and Manage PCVAD Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

How to treat, control and manage PCVAD
Jan Dahl, DVM

Field experiences with porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD)
Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM

PCV2 vaccinology: development of an effective chimeric vaccine against PCV2 infection and its associated diseases
XJ Meng, MD, PhD; M. Fenaux, PhD; N.M. Juhan, BS; et al.

PCVAD and Emerging Disease Diagnosis Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Clinical considerations in PCVAD diagnosis
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP, Lisa Tokach, DVM

Diagnosis of PCV2-associated disease – a diagnostic pathologist’s perspective
Michael Yaeger DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

PCVAD diagnosis and emerging diseases: Building a systematic approach
Kelly M. Lager, DVM, PhD; Phillip C. Gauger, DVM; Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; et al.

The International Perspective on PCVAD Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

The Australian and New Zealand perspective on PCVAD
Trish Holyoake, BVSc, PhD

PCV2 strain variation: What does it mean?
Carl A. Gagnon, DVM, PhD; Donald Tremblay, MSc; Peter Tijssen, PhD; et al.

Do boar studs serve as a potential source of PCVAD and PRRS spread? The Danish experience
Jan Dahl, DVM

Conversion Tables

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Journal of Swine Health and Production Staff

AASV Annual Meeting (2008)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Use your strengths to stay in the game
Timothy J. Loula, DVMS

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

The pork value chain - a view from inside a branded food company
Michael D. Terrill, DVM, MS, Vice President, Procurement and Meat Quality

Student Seminar --Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Maternally derived antibody transfer to piglets following SIV vaccination
Matt Allerson; Nathan Schaefer; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

A case study of pneumatosis intestinalis in swine
Andrea Lazier, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Murray Hazlett, DVM, DVSc; et al.

An application of evidence based medicine: The impact of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine on average daily gain in swine
Tyson Dinslage, BS; Josh Bowden, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Water flow variation and water medication with tetracycline in swine finishing facilities
Megan S. Nemechek, BS; Paul Dorr, DVM, PhD; Al Scheidt, DVM, MS; et al.

Impact of Ingelvac CircoFLEX(TM) on PCV2 and porcine circovirus associated disease in a wean-to-finish production system
Jennifer Arnold, BS; John Kolb, DVM, Dipl ABVP; Roy Edler, MS

Failure of TGEV serology in a previously TGEV positive flow
Maryn G. Ptaschinski, BS; Jarod M. Hanson, DVM

Molecular characterization of Streptococcus suis isolates recovered from US swine herds -- unraveling the human link
Maria J. Clavijo; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD

Effects of farrowing induction on passive immunity, fecal Clostridium perfringens, and liver glycogen levels in piglets
Gwenda Olson; Lucie Robine; Crissandra Auckland; et al.

Effect of blood sample handling post-collection on E rhusiopathiae antibody titers
Kathryn N. Bonistalli, BS; Eric J. Neumann, MS, DVM, MACVS

A pilot study of the prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in swine populations of Brazil and the United States
Seth R. Baker, Guido Carlos I. H. Masson, BVSc; Luis Guilherme de Oliveira, BVSc; et al.

Comparison of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae serology tests
Gavin Yager, BS; Kristin Clothier, DVM; Erin Strait, DVM; et al.

Accuracy and precision of Pulse Micro-dose Injection Device using Draxxin, Excede�, Excenel� and sterile water
Carissa A. Schloesser, BS, DVM Candidate; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA; David L. Cook, PhD; et al.

Streptococcus suis infection in the US: serovars, genotypes, and zoonotic potential
Lucas F. Santos; Simone Oliveira

Aerosol transmission of PRRSV: application to the field
Andrea Pitkin, BS; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dip ABVP; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM

Investigation of mortality causes in multi-source swine nurseries
Jess Waddell; Jordan Graham; John Waddell, DVM, MBA; et al.

Research Topics -- Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Effectiveness of the Take Care - Use Antibiotics Responsibly program to influence antibiotic use behaviors and attitudes among pork producers
David Bane, DVM, PhD; James Lehman, DVM, MS; Andrea Lassiter, PhD; et al.

Farm-level risk factors for antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella spp on Ontario swine farms: A multinomial logistic regression approach
Abdolvahab Farzan, DVM, MSc, PhD; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Catherine E. Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD; et al.

Investigation of tetracycline and beta-lactam resistance genes in swine bacterial pathogens
Simone Oliveira, BSVM, PhD; Yogesh Chander, PhD; Giordana Costa, BSVM; et al.

Serologic cross-reactions between reference strains and field isolates representing different genetic clusters of H1N1 and H3N2 swine influenza virus
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Greg Nitzel, MS; Eric Wicklund, BS; et al.

The effect of cross-fostering on the transfer of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae maternal immunity from the sow to the offspring
Maria Pieters, DVM; Meggan Bandrick, BS; Carlos Pijoan, DVM, PhD; et al.

PRRSV vertical transmission dynamics in an endemically infected sow-herd
Jean Paul Cano, DVM PhD; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Albert Rovira, DVM MS PhD; et al.

Effectiveness of a PRRS modified live virus vaccine prepared in a novel porcine alveolar macrophage cell line
Gabriela Calzada-Nova, DVM; Robert J Husmann, DVM; William Schnitzlein, PhD; et al.

Porcine high fever disease in China, 2006-2007
Steven McOrist, BVSc PhD

Effect of PCV2 vaccination on PRRSV and PCV2 coinfection
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; J. R. Prickett, BS; D. M. Madson, DVM; et al.

Experimental characterization of PCV2a and PCV2b isolates in a conventional pig model and evaluation of cross-protection between strains
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; S. Ramamoorthy, DVM, PhD; D. M. Madson, DVMA; et al.

Effect of PCV2 vaccination upon challenge with PCV2 isolates of different genotypes
Maria Fort, DVM; Marina Sibila, PhD; Alberto Allepuz, DVM; et al.

A body score system as a tool to evaluate PCVD disease dynamics in an acutely affected farm
M. Torremorell; M. Mellencamp; S. Sebbana; et al.

Shedding of porcine circovirus type 2 by boars and the role of PCV-2 in semen transmission
Darin Madson, DVM; Tanja Opriessnig, Dr. med vet, PhD; Chris Kuster, DVM, PhD; et al.

Differentiating PCV1 and PCV2 infections in swine
Sumathy Puvanendiran, BVSc; Suzanne Stone, Wanqin Yu, MS; et al.

Industrial Partners -- Sunday Concurrent Session #3

National farm prevalence of porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD) and management factors associated with the presence of PCVAD from the NAHMS Swine 2006 Study
C. A. Haley, DVM, PhD; B.Wagner, PhD

Differences in serologic responses to North American and European subtypes of PCV2 virus isolates
Ben Hause, MS; Mike Stoll; D. L. Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Genetic background influences pig growth rate responses to porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccines
M. L. Potter; L. M. Tokach; S. S. Dritz; et al.

Circumvent PCV vaccine: Performance evaluation and serological studies update
Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Warren D. Wilson, DVM, MS, DABVP; Charles J. Francisco, DVM, MS; et al.

Is PCV2 negative status enough?
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Biologic and economic benefits of controlling subclinical PCVAD with vaccination
Doug King, DVM; Paul DuBois, DVM, MS; Tom Painter, DVM; et al.

Efficacy comparison of Suvaxyn® PCV2 One Dose and the other commercial PCV one dose vaccine in conventional pigs
Stephen Wu, PhD; Brian Martinson, BS; Alan Hassall, BS; et al.

PCVD pathogenesis; consequences in vaccination against PCV2
C. Charreyre, DVM, MSc; C. Androni, PhD; F. Joisel, DVM, MSc

The effects of dietary ractopamine HCl on the performance and carcass characteristics of late finishing pigs with a previous history of disease stress (PCVAD)
Gary Allee, PhD, MS; Buddy Hinson, MS; Chris Parks, PhD, MS; et al.

If sows were cows
M. Allerson, BS; J. Deen, DVM, MS, PhD; T. L. Ward, BS, MS, PhD

What you cannot see in DDGS: A survey on the occurrence of mycotoxins in DDGS
Ursula Hofstetter, MS; Ines Rodrigues, MS; Eva M. Binder, PhD; et al.

Effect of feeding Bacillus organisms on residual bacterial counts in a commercial piglet facility
Charles Starkey, PhD; Robert Stock, PhD; Terry Parrott, MS

Management strategies to maximize weaning weight
J. C. Pinilla, DVM, MS; J. Geiger, DVM, MS; R. Kummer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Oregano essential oil in sow diets improves sows and piglet performance
Rafael Cabrera, MS; Nicole Jordan; Mark Wilson, PhD; et al.

Antagonistic activity of bacteriocins produced by Bacillus subtilis against Clostridium difficile
Dan Rosener, DVM; Ashley Baker, BS; Tom Rehberger, PhD

Needle-free injection technology in swine: A review of the immunology and vaccine trials in swine
Chris Chase

Industrial Partners -- Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Efficacy of Draxxin(R) (tulathromycin injectable solution) for the treatment of swine respiratory disease associated with experimentally-induced Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in pigs
Robert G. Nutsch, DVM, MS, MBA; Shelley L. Stanford, DVM, MS

A molecular approach to the characterization and evaluation of Clostridium perfringens type A field strains
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

Profitable antibiotic-free pork production
Darwin Kohler, DVM; James Schneider, PhD; Chad Bierman, MS

Comparison of the effects of Alphamune vs. Bio-Mos(R) in nursery pig diets on performance, health and response to vaccination
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Evaluation of Pulmotil(R) use in lactation and nursery diets in a herd with swine respiratory disease
Karen Lehe, DVM, Diplomate ACVPM; Kerry Keffaber, DVM; Jennifer Harrod

Using a controlled exposure to Lawsonia intracellularis with carbadox (Mecadox(R)) to stimulate immune response in pigs
Nate Winkelman,DVM; Brad Gramm, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Improving gilt utilization on commercial swine farms
Jeremy S Pittman, DVM

Reduction of PRRS singleton reactors in an improved ELISA diagnostic assay
Anna Rice, PhD; Ricardo Munoz, DVM; Lori Plourde, AS; et al.

Development of a quantification method to specific anti-ORF2 antibody using a blocking ELISA
Stephan Guillossou, DVM, MS; Elvis Lebon, MS; Luc Mieli, DVM; et al.

In-vitro antimicrobial activity of tiamulin and chlortetracycline against field swine pathogens
J. Mills, BS; M. Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP; D. Dau, DVM, MS; et al.

Pig vaccination as an essential part of a comprehensive PRRS control program
John Waddell; Reid Philips; Tyler Holck; et al.

Updating swine influenza vaccines
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, MS, PhD; Steve Sornsen, DVM, MS; Greg Nitzel, MS; et al.

Modeling gilt development strategies
John Sonderman, PhD; Tom Rathje, PhD

Serological cross reactions between 2004-2007 H3N2 swine influenza viruses and antisera to vaccine strains
Robyn Fleck DVM; Mo Morsey, PhD; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of Aureomycin(R) chlortetracycline granulated premix to Lincomix(R) in decreasing the potentiation of PRRSV pneumonia by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in an experimental model
Eileen Thacker, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Simultaneous infection of pigs and people with SIV at a county fair
Sabrina L. Swenson, DVM, PhD; John G. Landgraf , BS; Mary Lea Killian , BS; et al.

Veterinary Student -- Poster Session

Identification of perinatal factors affecting pre-weaning mortality and average daily gain
Keri F. Shaver, BS; Jarod Hanson, DVM

Genetic characterization of porcine circovirus type-2 (PCV2) from infected Missouri pigs
Sarah Schlink, BS; William Mitchell, DVM, PhD; Dae Young Kim, DVM, PhD

Evaluation of swine influenza virus serum antibody levels following vaccination of sows with FluSure and Biomune autogenous vaccines
Nathan Schaefer; Matt Allerson; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

A case study of swine influenza
Katie Ptak, BA

Diagnosis of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae by culture and PCR
J. Platts; E. Strait, DVM, PhD; B. Erickson, MS; et al.

Effects of controlled time of ovulation on apparent duration of gestation and day of farrowing
Christine Pelland, MSc; Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD; Roy Kirkwood, DVM, PhD; et al.

Applying the six sigma-DMAIC methodology to capture pig performance improvements
Aaron Lower; Jim Lowe, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, MS, PhD

Implementation and validation of swine oral fluid collection into a commercial system
Pat Hoffmann; John Prickett; Jeff Zimmerman; et al.

Actinobacillus suis: does data support what we ``know''?
Christy Hanthorn, BS; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Contributing factors and their effects on growth rate and mortality in a herd clinically affected by porcine circovirus associated disease (PCVAD)
John Greving, BS; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

A cross-sectional study of PRRSv positive swine breeding herd sites to develop a case definition-based number and severity of clinical PRRS episodes
Melissa Grant; Jamie Melody; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Effects of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccination on mortality and average daily gain
L. Feldmann; G. Cline; V. Wilt; et al.

Mitigation of sow aggression during group formation for pen gestation
Carrie N. Ellis; Thomas D. Parsons

Effectiveness of using a non-penetrating captive bolt for on-farm euthanasia of low viability piglets
Robyn H. Elgie, MSc; Penny Lawlis, MSc; Kristen Reynolds, BSc; et al.

Scan sampling techniques for behavioral validation in nursery pigs
Josh M. Bowden; Locke A. Karriker; Ken J. Stalder; et al.

Cryopreservation of Salmonella for quantitative assessment of shedding in market pigs
Stacey M. Adams, BS; Kasia D. Krygowska, MS; Peter B. Bahnson, DVM, PhD

Industrial Partners -- Poster Session

Frequency and severity of claw lesions over time in the University of Arkansas sow herd
C. L. Bradley, MS; J. W. Frank, PhD; C. V. Maxwell, PhD; et al.

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

In vitro evaluation of seven commercial disinfectants against Lawsonia intracellularis
Suphot Wattanaphansak, DVM, MS; Randall Singer, DVM, PhD; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Carbadox (Mecadox(R)) MIC values against Salmonella spp isolated from swine
Dana Beckler, DVM; Joann Kinyon, MS; Brad Gramm, DVM

Field safety evaluation of FluSure(R)/FarrowSure(R) GOLD B in pregnant sows and gilts and in pre-breeding gilts
Marcia Keith, BS; Lucas Taylor, MS; Alyssa Vander Werff, BS; et al.

Needle-free injection technology in swine: Operational comparison of a needle-free device to conventional needle delivery of vaccine
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Impact of a Matrix(R)/P.G. 600(R) estrus synchronization program on sow longevity
Derald J. Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Matthew A. Ackerman, DVM

Evaluation of injection sites by gross- and histopathological examination after administration of adjuvant used in Suvaxyn(R) PCV2 One Dose in pigs
Stephen Wu, PhD; Brian Martinson, BS; Mike Gill, PhD; et al.

Effects of previous handling and feed withdrawal prior to loading on transport losses in market weight pigs
Garrett Stewart, BS; Matt Ritter, PhD; Matt Culbertson, PhD; et al.

Comparative safety of PCV2 vaccines under field conditions
John Kolb, DVM; Edgar Diaz, DVM

Effect of Albac(R) (bacitracin zinc) or Stafac(R) (virginiamycin) fed continually or in step-down programs on performance and economics of grow-finish barrows and gilts
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Antagonistic activity of bacteriocins produced by Bacillus subtilis against Clostridium perfringens type A
Dan Rosener, DVM; Ashley Baker, BS; Tom Rehberger, PhD

Building on our strengths -- Monday General Session

The impact of viral ecology and evolution on the science of managing viral diseases of swine
David A. Benfield, PhD

Practitioner's experience with swine flu
Mark Wagner, DVM

Practitioner experiences with PRRSv
Matthew Turner, DVM

PCVAD as seen by a practitioner
Franois Cardinal, DVM

Respiratory Disease -- Monday Concurrent Session #1

Mycoplasma vaccine: implications of age and timing changes
Eileen L. Thacker, DVM, PhD

Life with PCV2 vaccine: Did we fix all the problems?
Barry Kerkaert, DVM

Bacterial pneumonia in grow-finish production systems: Managing the “suis-ide” diseases
Eva A Jablonski, DVM, MS

Trends in diagnostic cases: Keeping our eye on the ball
Darin Madson, DVM

Managing complex respiratory diseases: strategies for growing pigs
Paul Yeske DVM, MS

Managing complex respiratory disease: Implications of breeding herd management on growing pig respiratory health
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

More sources or more time: Making decisions on pig flow to optimize pig health
J. F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Controlling Feed Costs -- Monday Concurrent Session #2

Feed ingredient availability and price expectations
John M. Urbanchuk, MA

Current and future co-products of bio-processing
Robert L. Woerman, PhD; Harold D. Tilstra, DVM

Impact of changing ingredient economics on diets and pig performance
Mike Tokach, PhD; Bob Goodband, PhD; Steve Dritz, DVM, PhD; et al.

Managing the risk of adopting novel feed ingredients in practical pig diets
John F. Patience, PhD; A. Denise Beaulieu, PhD; P. Leterme, PhD

Controlling feed cost outside of ingredient cost
Noel H. Williams, PhD; Casey Neill, MS

PRRS and PCV2 -- Monday Concurrent Session #3

PCV2 diagnostic and clinical trends
Jerry Torrison, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM

PCV2 studies: Research from the K-State PCV2 Team
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Lisa Tokach, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Steven Dritz, DVM, PhD; et al.

Epidemiology of PCV2 and PCVAD
Raymond Rowland, PhD; Steven Henry, DVM; Steve Dritz, DVM, PhD; et al.

PRRS vaccine: Reality or pipe dream?
J. F. Lowe, DVM, MS

USDA PRRS Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP): A veterinarian's viewpoint
Daryl Olsen, DVM

New information on PRRSV transmission and biosecurity
A. Pitkin; J. Deen; S. Dee

Enteric Disease -- Tuesday Concurrent Session #1

Diagnostic workup of early enteric disease
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

Predisposing factors for enteric disorders
Adam J. Moeser, MS, PhD

Clostridial enteric disease: Old problem, new challenges
J. Glenn Songer, PhD

Lawsonia intracellularis: Diagnostic Update
Connie Gebhart, PhD

Swine dysentery, a re-emerging disease in the US
Gerald E. Duhamel

Salmonella: Potential for pig and human disease
Peter B. Bahnson

Housing and Managing the Modern Sow in Gestation -- Tuesday Concurrent Session #2

Understanding sow behavior: implications for accommodations
Stanley E. Curtis, PhD

The science of successful group housing in gestation
Edmond A. Pajor, PhD

Multiple times per day feeding for group housed sows -- field experiences
Steve Henry, DVM, Dipl ABVP

Experiences with managing gestating sows in groups
Malachy Young

Understanding sow longevity and mortality
Kenneth Stalder, PhD; Locke Karriker, DVM; Anna Johnson, PhD

Sow welfare: Euthanasia and individual sow care
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Influenza -- Tuesday Concurrent Session #3

An update on swine influenza ecology and diagnostics
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD

Experimental evaluation of novel swine influenza virus subtypes
Amy L. Vincent; Wenjun Ma; Marie R. Gramer; et al.

Control of influenza A viruses in large production systems
J. F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Influenza isolate selection methodology for timely autogenous vaccine use
Tara S. Donovan, DVM

Influenza management in a large sow farm: When commercial vaccine fails
M. T. Rodibaugh, DVM

Planning for avian-origin H5N1 influenza infection in US swine
Jose R. Dez

Swine influenza virus infection in systems
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

AASV Annual Meeting (2009)

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 

Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Securing the future of the swine veterinarian while our national food insecurity increases
John U. Thomson, DVM, MS, Dean, Iowa State University

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Getting there from here
Lawrence D. Firkins, DVM, MS, MBA, Assistant Dean, Public Engagement

Student Seminar Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Evaluation of a low-cost protocol for reducing the risk of aerosol spread of PRRS virus
Andrea Pitkin, BS, MS; John Deen, DVM, PhD, Dip ABVP; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM

Erysipelas: Condemnation and outbreak investigation
Joseph Bender, BS; Joann Kinyon, MS; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS; et al.

Development and validation of a quantitative real-time PCR for the detection of Actinobacillus suis: The miracle tool?
Maria J. Clavijo; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD

Maternal influences on piglet immune response to vaccination
Meggan Bandrick, BS; Kara Theis, BS; Thomas Molitor, PhD

Sow mortality investigation in a 2500-sow farm
Sara Dillon, BS; Tara Donovan, DVM; Glen Almond; DVMv

The value of a desiccant in the cleaning and disinfecting of swine housing
Jason Norris, MScE, BScE; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MS

Analysis of marketing data to identify economic opportunities for producers
Andrew Bents, BS; Barry Kerkaert, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD, MBA

Evaluation of a stillborn (pre-colostral) piglet sampling and testing procedure for possible inclusion with a conventional soon-to-wean piglet monitoring procedure to measure time-to-virus-negative-piglets interval in PRRSv positive sow herds
Brent Carmichael?; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell?, DVM, PhD; et al.

Diagnostic investigation into a reproductive failure associated with porcine parvovirus and porcine circovirus coinfection
Emily J. McDowell; Amy L. Woods, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Investigation of associations between risk factors, reported clinical PRRS breaks and reproductive performance in swine breeding herds
Jess Waddell; Jamie Melody, MS; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

A longitudinal study of MRSA colonization: Where and when do pigs become infected?
Andrew Zwambag, MSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, Diplomate ABVP; Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVIM; et al.

Selection of a universal vaccine candidate for Actinobacillus suis based on genotype, toxin, and whole cell protein profiles
Rafael S. Carreon; Simone Oliveira; DVM, MS, PhD

Effects of vaccination timing and diet source on performance of nursery pigs immediately after weaning
E.M. Kane; M.L. Potter, DVM; J.R. Bergstrom, MS; et al.

Effect of flooring-type and post-weaning production method on the timing of seroconversion to Lawsonia intracellularis in a multi-site production system
Peter Lasley BS; Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Ginger Pelger, DVM, MS

Investigation of pre-wean mortality in the sow farm
Aaron Nystrom; Chris Rademacher, DVM; Deb Murray, DVM; et al.

Research Topics Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Preparation of GP5-M heterodimer glycantype specific recombinant protein and replicon particles
Ryan L. Vander Veen, BS; Matthew M. Erdman, DVM, PhD; Mark Mogler, BS; et al.

A field comparison of three different PRRSV vaccines used during an acute PRRS outbreak
Peter Thomas, DVM, MS; Steve Dudley, DVM; Steve Haroldson, BS

Detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) by reverse transcriptase loop mediated isothermal amplification (RT-LAMP)
Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Juan Abrahante, BS, PhD; Michael Murtaugh, BS, PhD; et al.

Use of a production region model to address issues regarding the aerobiology of PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and to investigate alternative protocols of aerosol biosecurity
S. Dee; S. Otake; A. Pitkin; et al.

Effect of maternally derived humoral and cell-mediated immunity in protection against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in piglets
Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD; Meggan Bandrick, BS; Simone Oliveira, DVM, PhD; et al.

Protection induced by a recombinant replication-defective adenovirus vaccine expressing the P97 protein of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in challenged pigs: Comparison to Suvaxyn® MH-one vaccine
F. R. Okamba; M. Arella; N. Music; et al.

Antigen expression of replicon particles in swine using an experimental human influenza vaccine: Proof of concept
Brenda G. Crabtree, BS, MS; Matt Erdman, DVM, PhD; D.L. Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

The feeding of dry distillers grain with solubles to lactating sows
L. Greiner, PhD; X. Wang, PhD; J. Connor, DVM, MS; et al.

Antimicrobial use and resistance: Results from the CIPARS on-farm swine program
Anne Deckert, DVM, MS; Sheryl Gow, DVM, PhD; David Léger, DVM; et al.

Use of microarrays to gain insight in porcine circovirus disease pathogenesis
Lana Teixeira Fernandes, DVM, MS; Anna Tomás, DVM, PhD; Armand Sánchez, DVM, PhD; et al.

The PCVAD outbreak in Ontario: Were time and distance to an affected herd important?
Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, MSc, PhD; Catherine E. Dewey, DVM, MSc, PhD;Thomas Rosendal, BSc, MSc, PhD; et al.

Comparison of incidence and shedding patterns of PCV2a and PCV2b
Abby R. Patterson, DVM, MS; Narinder Pal, PhD; Darin Madson, DVM; et al.

Comparison of the efficacy of sow vaccination versus piglet vaccination for PCV2 and evaluation of the impact of revaccination with a homologous PCV2 vaccine
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; D.M. Madson, DVM; A.R. Patterson, DVM, MS; et al.

Head-to-head comparison of the level of protection and duration of immunity induced by different commercial PCV2 vaccines
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; D.M. Madson, DVM; A.R. Patterson, DVM, MS; et al.

Reproductive effects associated with PCV2 in naïve sows artificially inseminated with spiked boar semen
Darin Madson, DVM; Abby Patterson, DVM, MS; Sheela Ramamoorthy, DVM, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Health and performance improvements in pigs treated with tulathromycin injectable solution (Draxxin®) for swine respiratory disease (SRD)
John C. Johnson, DVM, MS; Thayer Hoover, DVM

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine administered to pigs at one day of age
Troy J. Kaiser, DVM, MS; Therese K. Yonkers, MA; Matthew D. Asmus; et al.

PIC technical update; robust genetic improvement
David S. Casey, PhD, MS

Characterization of wean-finish mortality in PIC market pigs
Amanda Ness, DVM; Mark Engle, DVM

Antibiotic free pork production
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, MS

Impact of increased feed costs on the STAGES indexes and selection for terminal sire and maternal lines
Allan Schinckel, PhD; Ron Bates, PhD; Todd See, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the effects of tilmicosin (Pulmotil AC®) administered in drinking water on nursery pigs inoculated with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
Laura Batista, DVM, PhD; Marie Anne Paradis, DVM; Carl Gagnon, DVM, PhD; et al.

Pulmotil® type A medicated article for the control of swine respiratory disease
T. W. Campi, DVM, MPVM; S. L. Moore, BS; C. M. Braun-Hammelman, MS, DVM

The value of ESF
Gerard Weijers, MS

Avirulent Salmonella choleraesuis vaccine efficacy when administered intranasally or orally to newborn piglets
J. M. Hammer, DVM; Tom Halbur, BS; Eric Springer, MS; et al.

Influence of antimicrobial sequence in the nursery on pig performance and economic return
Matt Steidinger, MS; Mike Tokach, PhD; Dean Dau, DVM; et al.

Plasmid GHRH-mediated treatment - from basic research to commercial product
Patricia A. Brown, DVM, PhD; Douglas Kern, DVM; Ruxandra Draghia-Akli?, MD, PhD

Evaluation of Adsero® in sow diets on neonatal piglet performance
Daniel Rosener, DVM; Ellen Davis, PhD; Ashley Baker, BS; et al.

Distinct swine sample matrices used for high throughput RNA purification and TaqMan® RT-PCR amplification of North American and European PRRSV RNA
Ricardo Munoz; Angela Burrell; Quoc Hoang; et al.

Serological cross-reactions between H1 swine influenza viruses and antisera to vaccine strains
R. Fleck; M. Morsey; M. Gramer; et al.

Circumvent® PCV vaccination implementation and compliance in a large production system
Jeremy Pittman, DVM; Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; John Johnson, DVM

Newport Laboratories’ DocuVac™ compliance marker – a field trial
Jeremy S Pittman, DVM; Doug Stein, DVM, PhD; Ben Hause, MS

Internal versus contract multiplication: Pitfalls and profit opportunities
Matt Anderson, DVM

PigKnows production software helps producers and large data bureaus manage and distribute sow and finish data more efficiently
Tom Clark

Industrial Partners Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Amoxicillin – Let’s get the dose right!
Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS; Enrique Mondaca, MVZ, PhD

Management of PCV2 diseases (or PCVD) using vaccination with CIRCOVAC: Recent European field experiences
T. Vila, DVM; D. Autret, DVM; A. Callen, DVM; et al.

New developments in food animal diagnostics
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Molecular characterization and evaluation of Clostridium difficile field isolates recovered from pigs with neonatal diarrhea
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

Prevalence of osteochondrosis in hyperprolific sows at slaughter over a range of 7 parities
Cathy S. Carlson, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP; Josh B. Parker, BS; Thomas D. Crenshaw, PhD; et al.

On-farm euthanasia: Efficient and safe (110 VAC) pig electrocution
Martine Denicourt, DVM, MSc; Christian Klopfenstein, DVM, PhD; Valérie Dufour, MSc; et al

Estimating the sensitivity and specificity of a new ELISA test for porcine circovirus 2 exposure using a study pseudo gold standard and latent-class analysis
C.A. Haley, DVM, PhD; B.Wagner, PhD; M.P. Murtaugh

Effect of wheat dextrin (PremiDex®) and antibiotic on growth performance and fecal microbial population of grow-finish pigs
Buddy Hinson, PhD; Gary Allee, PhD; Monty Kerley, PhD; et al.

Efficacy and safety studies of Fort Dodge Animal Health’s experimental PCV2/MH combination vaccine
Stephen Wu, PhD; Nicole Gibson, BS; Brian Martinson, BS; et al.

Field efficacy comparison of Suvaxyn® PCV2 One Dose and two other commercial PCV vaccines: Carthage trial update
Joe Connor, DVM, MS; Kelly Greiner, DVM; Laura Greiner, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of a virus-like replicon particle vaccine expressing proteins of SIV in pigs with and without maternally derived antibodies
Brad Bosworth, DVM, PhD; Matt Erdman, DVM, PhD; Peter Winter, PhD; et al.

Noveko introduces a new filtration concept that fits air filtration needs of existing production facilities in the swine industry
Martin Bonneau, DVM; Laura Batista, DVM, PhD; Francis Pouliot, Eng

Lameness prevalence and claw lesions in two commercial sow herds
John Sonderman?, PhD; S.S. Anil?, BVSc, MVSc, PhD; John Deen, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

On-farm field trials: the problem of detecting small but economically significant differences
John Deen, DVM, PhD

Biological effects of bacitracin as a therapeutic agent and growth-promoting compound
Jun Lin, PhD; Alan Erickson, PhD; David Francis, PhD; et al.

An innovative method for quantifying animal behavior responses to various immunization protocols
Keith Bretey; Roy Edler; Edgar Diaz

Efficacy evaluation of a mixed Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae bacterin and a porcine circovirus type 2 vaccine
Marc A. Eichmeyer, BS; Michael B. Roof?, PhD; Michael D. Piontkowski, DVM; et al.

Utilization of a direct-fed microbial (Bacillus subtilis PB6) to improve performance of nursing piglets: Comparison of sow, piglet, and combination treatment regimens
Jarod Hanson, DVM; Perry Harms, DVM; Matt Culbertson, PhD; et al.

Veterinary Student Poster Session

Evaluation of thermal gradients of the external genitalia of neonatal pigs following oral exposure to the soy-derived phytoestrogen genistein and estradiol
Cooper Brookshire, BS; Kevin Necaise, BS; Keesla Moulton, PhD; et al.

Efficacy of pre-partum ParturAid on farrowing performance of sows
Aimee Campbell

Identification of Brachyspira species carriage in farm cockroaches
M. Chesworth; A. Gallie; R. Blunt; et al.

A comparison of Tylan injection/tilmicosin lactation feed program to ceftiofur injection/chlorotetracycline lactation feed program
J. Clark; R. Jones, DVM; G. Almond, DVM, PhD; et al.

Feed medication protocol comparison in a PRRSV unstable nursery flow
Kate Dion; Dean Dau; Angela Delks; et al.

On farm trial of porcine circovirus vaccination efficacy
Nina Duflo; Julie Funk, DVM, MS, PhD; James Kober, DVM, MS, DABVP-SHM

Factors impacting the welfare of gestating sows housed in large pens and fed via electronic sow feeders
Christopher Feaster; Ines Rodriguez, VMD, MS; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Effect of injectable iron on the prevalence of clinical anemia in nursery pigs
Leah Fedders, BA; Melissa Farber Billing, DVM; Jarod Hanson, DVM

Identification of harmful dipteroid communities on pig farms
A. Gallie, M. Chesworth, R. Blunt, et al.

Recurring outbreaks of salmonellosis in a swine finisher barn
Carrie Lubrick, BSc; Greg Wideman, DVM; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; et al.

Field trial of a novel killed subunit PRRSv vaccine
Alana McNutt; Lori Layman; Locke Karriker, DVM

Evaluation of the impact of medicated feed controlling SRD on sows during a PRRS serum exposure
Megan Nemechek, BS; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA; Ginger Pelger, DVM, MS

Can fear be effectively assessed in swine? A study measuring fear levels during a human approach test
Monique Pairis; Jill Garvey; Ann Young; et al.

Boar and sow euthanasia
Christine Pelland, MSc

Assessing the within-herd dynamics of a porcine circovirus type 2-associated disease outbreak in a commercial wean-to-finish swine operation
Maya Popovic, HBSc; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, PhD

Staphylococcus aureus spa types isolated from retail pork products
Stephanie Pylka, BS, Peter R. Davies, BVSc, PhD, Sirnand Sreevatsan, MVSc, MPH, PhD, et al.

Prevalence of PRRS in suckling piglets and risk factors associated with being positive
Abigail L. Redalen, BS; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Jean Paul Cano, DVM, PhD; et al.

Enteric and respiratory specimen handling impacts diagnostic analysis
Jennifer Reiman; Whitney Holt; Locke Karriker, DVM; et al.

Efficacy of intensive neonatal piglet care on umbilical hernias and joint infections
Emilie Schilling; Laura Greiner, PhD; James F. Lowe, DVM, MS; et al.

Survey of injection methodologies in pork production
Carissa Schloesser, BS; Conrad Spangler, BS; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA; et al.

Comparison of pooled feces and cotton rope for culture of Salmonella from swine
Jessica Seate; Nina Duflo; Stacia Belda; et al.

Analysis of horizontal wall crack hoof lesions and relationship to parturition
Conrad Spangler, BS; John Deen, DVM, PhD, MSc

The effects of probiotics on piglet health and performance when fed to sows during gestation and lactation
Kara Theis; Meggan Bandrick; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD; et al.

Field evaluation of Ingelvac Circoflex® on growth performance of pigs in a subclinical PCVAD herd
Jason Verbeck; John Waddell; Angela Baysinger

A systematic review of CO2 euthanasia in swine
Gabriel S. Young; Christa K. Irwin, DVM

Research Topics Poster Session

NAHMS Swine 2007: A national study of small-enterprise swine operations
Eric J Bush, DVM, MS; Charles Haley, DVM, PhD

Co-infection of Salmonella, Campylobacter, Yersinia enterocolitica, Escherchia coli O:157, and Listeria monocytogenes on a subset of Canadian swine farms
Abdolvahab Farzan, DVM, MSc, PhD; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; et al.

An eye on biosecurity: a necessity for regional control
Marie-Ève Lambert, DVM; Sylvie D Allaire, DVM, MS, PhD

Acclimatization methods used to control porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) in two swine production regions of Québec
Marie-Ève Lambert, DVM; Laura Batista, DVM, PhD; Sylvie DAllaire, DVM, MS, PhD

Replicon particle PRRSV vaccine provides partial protection from challenge
Mark Mogler, BS; Matthew Erdman, DVM, PhD; Ryan Vander Veen, BS; et al.

Serological and virological profiles in a herd experiencing PMWS and PDNS during the fattening period
Andreas Palzer, DVM; Beate Rist, DVM; Mathias Ritzmann, DVM; Diplomate ECPHM; et al.

Are some PRRSV types associated with greater clinical disease than others?
T Rosendal, MSc; C Dewey, DVM, PhD; Z Poljak DVM, PhD; et al.

Molecular characterization of Clostridium difficile isolated from feral swine, production swine and humans
Siddhartha Thakur, BVSc, AH, MVSc, PhD; Michelle Sullivan, MS; Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Claw size in cull sows, quantification of a potential factor in lameness and culling
Sarel Van Amstel; Terry Ward; Max Winders; et al.

Industrial Partners Poster Session

ActiShield™ provides unique activity, long-duration pest control, and has a wide safety profile
Teddi Wolff, DVM, MS

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Dietary plasma protein supplementation attenuates the innate immune response in a mice model of pulmonary inflammation
M Maijó, MPharm; A Pérez-Bosque, PhD; L Miró, MPharm; et al.

Timing of post-insemination movement of sows into loose-sow gestation housing and its subsequent effects on reproductive efficiency
Chad Bierman, MS; Darwin Kohler, DVM

Clinical effectiveness of Baytril 100® (enrofloxacin) administered as a single injection of 7.5 mg/kg body weight for the treatment and control of naturally occurring bacterial respiratory disease in pigs
Andy Holtcamp, DVM

Case report: The value of ileitis vaccination and comprehensive diagnostic investigation
Sarah Probst Miller, DVM

Evaluation of standard deviation associated with piglet weaning weights between 18 and 21 days of age
L. Greiner; K. Greiner; J. Soto; et al.

Tylan® soluble powder followed by Tylan® premix for the control of porcine proliferative enteropathy (ileitis) in swine
Susan L. Moore, BS; Thomas W. Campi, DVM, MPVM

Advancements to STAGES as a selection tool for purebred breeders
Clint Schwab, PhD; Allan Schinckel?, PhD; Darrell Anderson

Comparison of a Denagard® pulse program vs. a continuous Tylan® program as measured by finishing pig performance
Thomas Shipp, PhD; David Funderburke, PhD; Cindy Funderburke, PhD; et al.

Efficacy of an experimental Haemophilus parasuis-Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine administered at 1 and 3 weeks of age
Troy J. Kaiser, DVM, MS; Therese K. Yonkers, MA; Lucas P. Taylor, MS; et al.

Impact of varied temperatures on inactivation of PRRSV with disinfectant in transport vehicles
Robert Thompson, DVM, MS; Richard Hesse, PhD; Mike Hays, BS; et al.

Improve nursery performance and profitability during stressful periods, including vaccination
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Robert W. Evelsizer, DVM; Shelly Widmer, MS; et al.

Analysis of antimicrobial susceptibility profiles of Salmonella serotypes using survival analysis
F. Olea-Popelka, DVM, PhD; C. Haley, DVM, PhD; B. Wagner, PhD; at al.

Iron and Mulberry Heart Disease (MHD) in nursery pigs
Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Chad W. Hastad?, PhD

Sow claw horn mineral concentration
S. van Amstel, DVM; T. Herdt, DVM; T. L. Ward, PhD; et al.

Bacterial Diseases Monday Concurrent Session #1

Successful control of clostridial enteritis: A report from the back forty
Karen Lehe, DVM, DACVPM

Clostridium-associated diseases in swine
Kent J Schwartz

Using genetic sequencing for control of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Montserrat Torremorell; Simone Oliveira; James Acosta; et al.

The perfect test for Mycoplasma
Erin Strait, DVM, PhD

App eradication: A success story
David Baum, DVM, PhD; Mark Weaver, DVM; Howard Meyer, BS; et al.

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (APP) case study - elimination and diagnostic test decisions
Hans Rotto, DVM, MS; Jeff Claborn, DVM

Experiences with A suis Part I: Case study: Elimination or reduction?
Sarah Probst Miller, DVM; Shelley Stanford, DVM, MS; Simone Oliviera, DVM, MScPhD

Experiences with A suis Part II
Jerome O. Geiger, DVM, MS

Clinical experience Haemophilus parasuis
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Diagnostic update: Haemophilus parasuis, Actinobacillus suis, and Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
Simone Oliveira, BSVM, MS, PhD

Viral Diseases Monday Concurrent Session #2

Winter of 2007-2008: A practitioner’s experience with PRRS
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Update on PRRSV immunology and viral genetics: From hopeless to hopeful
Michael Murtaugh, PhD

On farm application of the PRRS risk assessment
Erin E. Johnson, DVM

Cost effective PRRSV surveillance
J.R. Prickett; P. Hoffmann; R. Main; et al.

Swine influenza virus: Epidemiology, diagnostics, and research updates
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD

Swine influenza virus – efforts to define and implement regional immunization
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Jeff DeMint, BS, DVM; Maureen Kerrigan, BS

National swine influenza surveillance
John A. Korslund, DVM: Ellen Kasari, DVM

PCV-2 nomenclature: How molecular differences translate to the field
Raymond (Bob) Rowland, PhD; Richard Hesse, PhD

Puzzling over PCV2 immunology
Joaquim Segalés, DVM, PhD; Tuija Kekarainen, BSc, PhD; Enric Mateu, DVM, PhD; et al.

Porcine circovirus type 2: Current understanding of pathogenesis and role of coinfections
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD

Porcine circovirus vaccinology: Things you should know
Richard Hesse, PhD; Raymond Rowland, PhD

Dealing with PCV2 vaccine failure in the field
Rodger Main DVM, PhD

Production Monday Concurrent Session #3

Overview of current costs in a dynamic environment
Dennis DiPietre, PhD

Gilt development strategies for excellence
William L. Hollis, DVM

Improving longevity for a high producing sow
Joaquín Spörke R., DVM

Managing 7% preweaning mortality: Is this possible with total born levels increasing?
Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Sow production: Where we’ve been, where we’re going
Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD

Keys to 1% mortality at eight weeks post wean
Michael Eisenmenger, DVM

Ahead at the finish line- achieving 97% top hogs
Tara S. Donovan, DVM; Eva A. Jablonski, DVM, MS

Transporting more dollars to the bank
Matt Ritter, PhD; Mike Ellis, PhD; Anna Johnson, PhD

Optimizing marginal rates of return
Dennis DiPietre, PhD

Securing our Future; Learning from the Best Tuesday General Session

Global forces on the US Pork industry
Larry Pope

Securing our future: The role for veterinarians
W. Ron DeHaven, DVM, MBA

Learning from the best?
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS

The most important things a swine veterinarian should know about providing diagnostic services to compete in the “new global” economy
James E. Collins, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Learning from the best
Kenneth T. Wright, DVM

Lessons learned over 20 years
William T. Christianson, DVM, PhD

AASV Annual Meeting (2010)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

People, processes and pigs: Are we fixing what is really broken?
James F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

The misinformation game --- Does the villain have a voice?
Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Student Seminar --- Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Visual-only evaluation of lung lesions as an alternative to palpation at necropsy
Micah Taylor, BS; Angela Baysinger, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Using serum cortisol to distinguish between acute stress and pain response following castration in piglets
M. Hensch; L.L. Layman; L.A. Karriker; et al.

Use of a confined space gas monitor as a method of evaluation of CO2 euthanasia devices on the farm
Rachael E. Gately; Emily J. McDowell; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Evaluation of damaged filters as a risk factor for the penetration of aerosolized porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
Andrea Pitkin, BS, MS; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM

Use of the AASV Production Animal Risk Assessment Program (PADRAP) for benchmarking biosecurity practices related to semen entry into the breeding herd
Jenna Cherry; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Dale Polson,DVM, PhD; et al.

Case study: A rigorous approach to evaluating herd closure and rollover for PRRS virus elimination
W. Shamus Brown; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of commonly used swine identification markers
Amber Hazel; Spencer Wayne, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

A serological profiling tool for assessing protective immunity following immunization with baculovirus expressed PCV2 vaccine
Nicholas Crossland; Megan Potter, DVM; Benjamin Trible; et al.

The benefits of dietary spray dried plasma protein on post-weaning gastrointestinal health in pigs
Ralph Michael Peace; Joy M. Campbell, PhD; Adam Moeser, DVM, PhD

The impact of pooling piglet serum samples on PRRSv PCR performance in sow herds being monitored for time-to-negative interval
Brent Carmichael; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

Optimization of sample collection for ante-mortem diagnosis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Cassandra Roe; Nyssa Levy, MS; Mike Kuhn, DVM; et al.

Assessment of vitamin E levels, selenium levels and presence of viral pathogens as the etiology of mulberry heart disease
P.R. Thomas, BS; G. Bortoletto, DVM; P.D. Kirkland, DVM, PhD; et al.

The importance of McREBEL procedures in successful elimination of PRRSv from large breeding herds
Kate Dion; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

Brachyspira spp. colitis: Induced disease and diagnosis
Trevor Schwartz; Dean Dau, DVM, MS; JoAnne Kinyon, MS; et al.

Comparison of swabs and tissue for detection and characterization of Escherichia coli in clinical postweaning diarrhea cases
Abbey Canon, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Research Topics --- Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Genetic and antigenic analysis of the hemagglutinin of recent swine influenza virus isolates utilizing a unique software program comparing amino acid substitutions in immunogenic sites
T. Oleson, MS; B. Hause, MS; D.L. Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of human-like H1 swine influenza virus isolates
Janice R. Ciacci-Zanella, DVM, PhD; Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; Eraldo L. Zanella, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of swine influenza virus (SIV) in porcine oral fluid samples
Susan E. Detmer, DVM; Devi P. Patnayak, BVSc, PhD; Marie R. Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Vaccination of pigs against the novel H1N1 virus using replicon technology
Ryan Vander Veen, BS; Mark Mogler, BS; Kurt Kamrud, PhD; et al.

Use of a production region model to evaluate aerosol transmission and biosecurity of PRRSV and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Results from a 3-year study
S. Dee; S. Otake; J. Deen

A pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of air filtration in large sow herds located in swine-dense regions
Scott Dee; Peter Davies; Gordon Spronk

Quantifying risk and evaluating the relationship between external biosecurity factors and PRRS-negative herd survival
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; Chong Wang, PhD; et al.

UV254 inactivation of selected viral pathogens
Timothy D. Cutler; Steven J. Hoff; Chong Wong; et al.

Further investigation into the PCV2 differential ELISA for vaccination compliance monitoring
Sheela Ramamoorthy, DVM, PhD; John Johnson, DVM; Jeremy Pittman, DVM

Head-to-head comparison of the level of protection and duration of immunity induced by different commercial PCV2 vaccines and an experimental live vaccine in PCV2 viremic pigs
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; H. Shen, DVM, PhD; A.R. Patterson, DVM, MS; et al.

Effect of dam parity on progeny gastrointestinal microbiota
Erin E. Carney, MS; Huyen Tran; Justin W. Bundy, MS; et al.

Studies of pathogenesis, transmission, and heterologous protection of four isolates of Haemophilus parasuis in a highly susceptible swine population
Susan L. Brockmeier, DVM, PhD; Crystal L. Loving, PhD; Michael A. Mullins, MS; et al.

Detection of the vtaA virulence marker in Haemophilus parasuis isolates circulating among US swine herds
Simone Oliveira, BSVM, PhD; Alex Olvera, PhD; Sonia Pina, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae diagnostic tests using samples from experimentally infected pigs
Giordana Costa, DVM; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD; Jerry Torrison, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners --- Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Effect of tribasic copper chloride on performance of animals facing health challenges
Jeff Cohen

Experiences comparing 1- and 2-dose PCV2 vaccines in a conventional pig model
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; P.G. Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD

Evaluation of DRAXXIN(R) Injectable Solution for the control of swine respiratory disease
Michael K. Senn, DVM, MS; Robert G. Nutsch, DVM, MS, MBA; Merlyn Lucas, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT

Field efficacy comparison of mixed experimental PCV2/MH and mixed Ingelvac(R) CircoFLEX-MycoFLEX(TM): Carthage trial update
Joe Connor, DVM, MS; Kelly Greiner, DVM; Laura Greiner, PhD; et al.

Surveillance and vaccine strain selection for control of swine influenza
D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; Ryan VanderVeen, BS; Mark Mogler, BS; et al.

Gilt performance and average age at breeding 2002-2008
Sasha Gibson, HND, MS; Jayne Jackson

Torque teno virus --- should we be concerned?
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Effect of ibuprofen water medication on pigs challenged with SIV, and a field case study
Nathan Winkelman, DVM; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS; et al.

Intra-serovar differentiation and evaluation of serovar 7 Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae field strains using PCR and Western blot assays
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

Denagard(R) 10 (tiamulin hydrogen fumarate) for the control of naturally occurring swine respiratory disease
James Mark Hammer, DVM; Stephen King, MSc; Elizabeth Roberts, DVM, PhD, DABT; et al.

Early finishing performance of pigs fed Denagard plus chlortetracycline vs. oxytetracycline in the grower diet
John T. Waddell, DVM, MBA; Jordan Graham; Linda Roycroft, MA

Detection of pandemic H1N1 in addition to endemic North American SIV nucleoprotein antibodies in pigs using a commercial influenza epitope blocking ELISA developed for avian species
Janice R. Ciacci-Zanella, DVM, PhD; Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; John R. Prickett, DVM, MS; et al.

Benefits of Cel-Can(R), an enzymatically hydrolyzed yeast product, for sows and weanling pigs
Merlin D. Lindemann, PhD; I-fen Hung, MS; G. L. Cromwell, PhD

Results of PCV2 vaccination in sows and piglets with CIRCOVAC(R) in different situations
Francois Joisel, DVM, MS, University Doctorate; Thais Vila, DVM;Henry Too, BVS, MVS; et al.

Mineral concentrations in bone, liver, muscle and ovary tissues collected from hyperprolific sows selected for slaughter across parity 0 through 7
Thomas D. Crenshaw, PhD; Debra K. Schneider, BS; John P. Sonderman, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners --- Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Environmental benefits of Paylean(R) use in United States finisher swine
David B. Anderson, PhD; Amy L. Woods, DVM; Todd A. Armstrong, PhD et al.

Full Value Pig(TM) (FVP): Uncovering profit opportunities in production systems
Paul Matzat, PhD; Roger Arentson, PhD; Matthew Ritter, PhD

Experimental and field trial of TEGO(TM) animal blood collection kit for PRRS testing
Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Yongil Cho, DVM, MS;Wonil Kim, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; et al.

Electronic veterinary prescription certificates: the new web-based tool for documenting drug use in animal agriculture
Allison Buck; H. Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD; R.B. Baker, DVM, MS; et al.

New identification products and practices for the small pig
Paul Flint; Tod Adams

Determining optimal maximum culling parity in commercial breeding sow herds
Caitlyn Abell; Gordon Jones; Kenneth Stalder, PhD

Animal welfare and the risk to the packing industry
Glee Goodner

Best practice: Water medications and the Dosatron medicator
Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Pam Temko

Iron toxicity in piglets
Amanda Ness, DVM; Mark Engle, DVM, MS; Bob Thompson, DVM, MS

Key drivers impacting producer margin
Noel Williams

Efficacy of Circumvent(R) PCV preventing PCVAD and maintaining growth performance during an outbreak of PRRSv in a Canadian pig herd with a history of PCVAD
Charles Suprenant, DVM; Francisco de Grau, MVZ, EPA, DVM, DVSc; Benoit Laplante, BSc; et al.

Estrous and ovarian responses following PG600 administration to cyclic gilts
Rob Knox, PhD; Dian Canaday; Annie Visconti; et al.

Why PCV2 viremia matters from a swine practitioner's point of view
K.Vilaca, M. Reindl; C. Dewey; et al.

Application of MJPRRS(TM) vaccine for PRRS control and elimination
Neil K. DeBuse, DVM

TOPIGS, genetic improvement of vitality
Michiel Westerhof, DVM

Industrial Partners --- Sunday Concurrent Session #5

Fundamentals of young pig feeding programs
Dan McManus, DVM

Case report: Using Camas antibodies to support pig health in antibiotic-free production
Karen Lehe, DVM, DACVPM; Connie Phillips, BS

Effect of Fresta(R) F, an all-natural phytogenic product, on performance of pigs in a commercial environment
K.W. Purser, MS, PhD; Terry Weeden, PhD; Gary Hayes, BS; et al.

Glycomic approach to prevent Fusarium mycotoxicoses in pigs
H.V.L.N. Swamy, DVM, PhD; S. Skinner, BSc; P. Groenewegen, MSc

Selection for live pigs at 5 days of age in maternal nucleus lines
Thomas A. Rathje, PhD, MS, MBA

An alternative ventilation system for pig comfort and energy cost control
Michael Brumm, PhD; Scott Lawrence, MS; Charles Lemmon; et al.

Amplification of North America PRRS virus RNA from oral fluid samples
R. Munoz; R. Shah; M. Bounpheng; et al.

Performance benefits resulting from vaccination with Ingelvac CircoFLEX(R) and/or Ingelvac(R) PRRS MLV
K. Bretey; J. Husa; E. Diaz; et al.

Assessing the impact of maternally derived immunity on active immunization of pigs against PCV2
Angela Baysinger; John Waddell; Edgar Diaz

Compatibility of Enterisol(R) Ileitis oral Lawsonia intracellularis vaccine for swine when administered concurrently with parenteral ceftiofur sodium or tulathromycin
Jeff Husa; Bernd Grosse Liesner; Ryan Saltzman

The 5-week BMD(R) sow feeding program yields heavier pigs than feeding BMD(R) to sows only during lactation
Daniel A. Nelson, PhD; Kent Andersen; Ben Pratte; et al.

Estimating the metabolizable energy contribution of Albac(R) (bacitracin zinc) in growing and finishing swine diets
Daniel A. Nelson, PhD

Evaluation of potassium penicillin G administered in-water for the control of Streptococcus suis in weaned pigs
Chris Byra, DVM; Pierre Gadbois, DVM; William R. Cox, DVM, Dip. Path; et al.

Managing gut health and immunity for optimum pig performance
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Robert W. Evelsizer, DVM; Ron Dvorak, PhD

Medicated early weaning for elimination of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae from an M hyopneumoniae- and A pleuropnuemonaie-positive sow herd
David H. Baum, MS, DVM, PhD; Mark Weaver, DVM; Gary Holloway, BS; et al.

Veterinary Student --- Poster Session

A review of generalized leg weakness in swine
Emily B. Byers; Dewey R. Wilhite, PhD

Comparison of CO2, blunt force trauma, and non-penetrating captive bolt euthanasia methods in nursery pigs
David Dykshorn; Tara Donovan, DVM

Post-weaning weight loss and mortality
Charlotte R.C. Friendship, BSc; Brent Jones, DVM; Josepha DeLay, DVM, DVSc; et al.

Assessment of water acidification as a tool to improve performance in wean pigs
Leslie Gentry, BS; Jarod Hanson, DVM

Oral fluid collection from individually-penned, PRRSV-infected boars
J. Johnson; M. Engle; A. Kittawornrat; et al.

Does adding iodine to drinking water improve weanling pig performance?
Aleksandar Jovanovic, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSC, Dip ABVP; Anita Tucker, PhD; et al.

Precision and accuracy of six devices assessing core body temperature in sows
Brett D. Kroeze, BS; Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; Lori L. Layman, BS; et al.

Detection of Mycoplasma suis by real-time PCR
Nyssa Levy, MS; Cassandra Roe; Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH; et al.

Heart rate variability and vocalization as a measure of stress response in pigs to needle-free injections versus needle and syringe
Emily J. McDowell; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Developing and refining joint injection technique in sows
Clayton A. McGargill; Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; Lori L. Layman; et al.

Efficacy of two recombinant subunit PRRSv vaccines in growing pigs
Jessica McKinney; Sarah Probst Miller, DVM; James F. Lowe, DVM, MS

Torque teno virus (TTV) infection in commercial wean-to-finish populations concurrently infected with PRRSV, PCV2, and influenza virus
A McNutt; J Prickett, PhD; R Pogranichniy, DVM, PhD; et al.

Aerial mapping: Adding to the swine industry's toolbox for area regional disease control
Britni Miller, BA; Carly Dorazio, VMD; Brian Payne, DVM

Comparison of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) commercial vaccine efficacy
D.L. Miller; D. Ragland; R.M. Pogranichniy

Understanding the grain market and has it really changed?
Aaron Nystrom

A field trial investigating the effectiveness of tulathromycin injection for the control of porcine pleuropneumonia due to Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae on a grower-finisher farm in an outbreak situation
Kristen Reynolds, MSc, BSc; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, MSc, PhD; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; et al.

On farm collection of virtual images for improving diagnostic accuracy and developing more precise intervention programs
Philip Sadler; Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM, Dipl ABVP; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD; et al.

An evaluation of a breeding herd to optimize income potential
Nathan Schaefer; Aaron Nystrom; Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD

Blue2 and BlueLite+2BW use in farrowing for sow and piglet performance advantage
Adam Schelkopf; Laura Schulz, DVM

Prevalence of internal parasites in an integrated production system
Gene Shepherd, BS; Jeremy S Pittman, DVM; Brad J Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA, Diplomate ABVP; et al.

Streptococcus suis case-control study in nursery aged pigs
Morgan Siegrist, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; Lori Layman, BS

The effect of pain relief at castration on piglet performance
Sarah Taylor, BSc; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Glen Cassar, DVM

A survey of anaerobic digesters on swine farms
Steve Tousignant, BS; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD, MBA

Necropsy examination of pigs in a nursery and finisher flow
Evan Van Beusekom; Deb Murray, DVM

A comparison of PRRS virus PCR testing methods: Serum PCR versus oral fluid PCR
Whitney Weeks; Randy Jones, DVM; Greg Cline, DVM; et al.

Improving the value of VDL data for swine veterinarians
D. Whitney; N. Boyes; K. Schwartz; et al.

Research Topics --- Poster Session

Vulvar skin temperatures change significantly during the periovulatory period in swine as determined by digital infrared thermography
Sherrie Clark, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate, ACT; Saara Scolari, DVM; Richard Evans, PhD: et al.

Development of a highly sensitive and specific real-time PCR assay for the detection of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
Giordana Costa, DVM; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD; Jerry Torrison, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Median infectious dose (ID50) of PRRSV isolate MN-184 for young pigs via aerosol exposure
Timothy D. Cutler; Apisit Kittawornrat; Steven J. Hoff; et al.

Assessing the evidence of published studies reporting factors associated with the stability of influenza in the environment using a systematic review
Christa K. Irwin; Annette O'Connor; Chong Wang; et al.

RT-PCR detection of H3N2 influenza virus in oral fluid samples from experimentally infected pigs
Christa K. Irwin; John R. Prickett; Jeff J. Zimmerman; et al.

Evaluation of concurrent swine influenza virus and porcine circovirus type 2b (PCV2b) infection in caesarean-derived and colostrum-deprived (CD/CD) pigs
Stephen Lenz, DVM, PhD; Roman Pogranichniy, DVM, PhD; Maria Negron, DVM; et al.

One step real-time RT-PCR for 2009 pandemic H1N1 matrix gene detection in swine samples
Alessio Lorusso, DVM, PhD; Kay S. Faaberg, PhD; Mary Lea Killian, MS; et al.

The quality and fate of vaccine trials presented at veterinary conferences from 1988 to 2003
Samantha Brace; Dan Taylor; Annette M. O'Connor; BVSc, MVSc, DVSc

Importance of the surface protective antigen of Erysipelothrix spp
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; J.S. Bender, BS; et al.

Detection of PCV2 and anti-PCV2 antibodies in porcine oral fluid samples
J.R. Prickett; T. Opriessnig; J. Johnson; et al.

Antigenic and genetic variations of endemic human-like (delta cluster) swine influenza H1N1 and H1N2 field isolates from the United States
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; Gregory P. Nitzel, MS; Therese K. Yonkers, MS

The impact of PCV2 viremia in a high health Canadian swine herd, a vaccination trial comparing two commercial vaccines
M. Reindl; C. Dewey; K.Vilaca; et al.

Genetic and clinical characterization of a novel, highly virulent PRRSV isolate from North America
John C. Schwartz, BS; Randy G. Jones, DVM; Juan E. Abrahante, PhD; et al.

Usefulness of pooled sera samples for diagnosis of postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS)
Marti Cortey, BSc, PhD; Sebastian Napp, DVM; Emanuela Pileri, DVM; et al.

A unique high throughput serum neutralization assay to characterize swine influenza virus isolates
B. Hause, MS; T. Oleson, MS; D.L. Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners --- Poster Session

Mannan-oligosaccharides improve the immune quality and quantity of sow colostrum, immune status of piglets and pre-weaning mortality
A.C. Berge; J. Le Dividich; Y. Martel-Kennes; et al.

Practical methods for feeding BMD(R) to gestating gilts and sows
Daniel A. Nelson, PhD; Ben Pratte; Roy Schultz, DVM, MS, Dipl ABVP

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Does antibiotic-free pork have a place in tomorrow's market?
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, MS

Detection of Salmonella in lymph nodes from post-harvest pork samples
Timothy Frana, DVM, PhD; Matthew Turner, DVM; John Kolb, DVM, Dipl ABVP; et al.

Comparison of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination regimens in pigs under MHYO pressure
Kelly Greiner, DVM; Laura Greiner, PhD; Jim Lowe, DVM; et al.

Development and application of a quantitative PCR assay for the detection and enumeration of Lawsonia intracellularis
Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Greg Armbruster, DVM, MBA; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Vaccination of pigs with PRRVENT or PRRSV-RP recombinant vaccines reduces viremia following heterologous challenge
Mark Mogler, BS; Ryan Vander Veen, BS; Jerry McVicker, PhD; et al.

Bacterial infection of the navel cord blood clot in neonatal piglets: Prevalence and clinical outcomes
Jennifer Reiman, BA; Cassandra Folkerts; Laura Greiner, PhD; et al.

Modified technique for the collection and processing of fecal material for diagnosing intestinal parasites in swine
Jeremy S Pittman, DVM; Gene Shepherd, BS; Brad J. Thacker, DVM, PhD, MBA, Diplomate ABVP; et al.

Blood sample collection using TEGO(TM) animal blood collection kit
Stephanie Norrell, RN, BSN; Susan Tamborini, MS; Colleen Winton, BS, SBB (ASCP)

Analyses of lactation feed and energy intakes for three breeds of sows
Allan Schinckel, PhD; C.R. Schwab, PhD; V.M. Duttlinger; et al.

Pharmacokinetics of tetracycline medication in water administered to swine
Sharon Mason, DVM; Ronald Baynes, DVM, PhD; Glen Almond, DVM, PhD; et al.

Creating an SIV negative sow herd
R.W. Thompson, DVM, MS; M.J. Engle, DVM, MS; J.O. Geiger, DVM, MS; et al.

Effect of GO2(R) on performance of pigs in a commercial environment
Dale Green, BS, MBA

A field experience using oregano essential oil in herds with hemorrhagic bowel syndrome
Robert W. Evelsizer, DVM; Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Darryl Sanden, A.S.

Reducing performance variation and gaining more value from dried distillers grains with Illuminate Services(TM)
Chad D. Hagen, MS, PhD; K.W. Purser, MS, PhD

Genetic management service software for commercial pork production systems
Keith Schuman; Mark Brubaker, MS; Scott Lawrence, MS; et al.

Correlation between clinically visible claw lesions in sows and inflammation of the underlying corium
A. Da Silva, DVM; J. Deen, DVM, PhD; P. Ossent, DVM; et al.

Swine Well-Being: Euthanasia, Pigs & People --- Concurrent Session #1

Implementing a swine well-being mindset
Tara Donovan, DVM

Assessing animal well-being: What is important?
Paul R. DuBois, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACT

Human factors influencing swine euthanasia
W.E. Morgan Morrow, BVSc, MS, PhD; Robert E. Meyer, DVM, Diplomate ACVA; J. Steven Matthis, BA, MS, EdD

Swine euthanasia literature review: What we know, what we don't know and what we might infer
Christa K. Irwin, DVM

Mechanical euthanasia methods --- process and physiology
Suzanne T. Millman, BSc (Agr.), PhD

Gas euthanasia methods in swine: Process and physiology
C. Scanlon Daniels, DVM, MBA

Using an electrical approach to euthanize pigs on-farm: Fundamental principles to know
Martine Denicourt, DVM, MSc; Christian Klopfenstein, DVM, PhD; Valerie Dufour, MSc; et al.

Viral Diseases --- Concurrent Session #2

Protecting the pregnant sow from PRRS: Research findings
Michael P. Murtaugh, PhD; Mark Wagner

Using recent research findings to implement care for pregnant sows exposed to PRRSV
Mark A. Wagner, DVM

The nuances of serum neutralization assays for viral diseases
Gene Erickson

Vaccinating comes at a cost, but what is it? And how do we estimate the benefit?
Robert B. Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

PDNS in PCV2 negative pigs
Jason D. Miller, DVM

Spread of PCV2 through feed and fomites
Abby R. Patterson, DVM, MS; Rodney B. Baker, DVM, MS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Can modified vaccination programs make a difference in pig flows with subclinical PCV2?
Tom Petznick, DVM

Research updates: Experimental evaluation of 2009 pandemic A/H1N1 in pigs
Amy L. Vincent; Kelly M. Lager; Michelle Harland; et al.

Clinical presentation and epidemiology of human pandemic influenza virus (H1N1) 2009 on an Alberta swine farm
Egan Brockhoff, DVM

Flu science vs politics --- our experience
Mike Mohr, DVM, MBA

Bacteriology --- Concurrent Session #3

Endemic infections: Interface of organisms, mucosal immunity and the microenvironment
Chris Chase, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Ecology of bacterial microflora in sickness and health
Griffith, R.W., DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccinology: What does the literature tell us about immunity and timing?
Erin Strait, DVM, PhD

Bacterial infections in neonatal pigs
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

Prewean bacterial disease --- Attempting to limit exposure of pathogens from sow to pig to increase performance of the growing pig
Michael Eisenmenger, DVM

Interventions for bacterial diseases of suckling pigs
Ian M. Levis, DVM

Post-weaning enteric infections
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

Salmonella in pigs: Is it an infection or a disease? How do we know?
Peter B. Bahnson, DVM, PhD

Post-weaning enteric infections: Interventions with impact
Jeff Kurt, DVM

Swine dysentery: Systemic impacts and intervention strategies
Jarod Hanson, DVM; Melissa Billing, DVM

Endemic and epidemic agents: What tips infection to disease?
Gregory W. Stevenson, DVM, PhD, Diplomat ACVP

Post weaning respiratory and systemic infections: interventions with impact
Ross Kiehne, DVM

Strategies aimed at minimizing respiratory and systemic bacterial infections in the newly weaned pig
Marlin Hoogland, DVM, MS

Challenges to the science of optimized immunity: Factors that influence vaccine decisions in practice
Mark FitzSimmons, DVM

Challenges to the science of optimized immunity: Factors that influence vaccine decisions in practice
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

Challenges to the science of optimized immunity: Factors that influence vaccine decisions in practice
Michael S. Pierdon, VMD

Challenges to the science of optimized immunity: Factors that influence vaccine decisions in practice
Rick Swalla, DVM

Implementing Knowledge: Leading the Industry

With vision, there is hope
Bruce Vincent

Can we give them what they want? (or what we think they want)
Robert M. (Bob) Ruth, Sr.

Pursuing opportunities created by loss
Lisa Tokach, DVM, Dipl ABVP

(Surprising) opportunities in challenging times
Harvey Hilley

(Surprising) opportunities in challenging times in food supply veterinary medical education
Patrick G. Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD

(Surprising) opportunities in challenging times
Dr Jim Dick

AASV Annual Meeting (2011)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Evidence based practices: Myths and applications
Locke A. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Science-based medicine: What are the application barriers?
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS

Research Topics

Sunday morning session

Swine influenza active surveillance in the United States
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; James F. Lowe, DVM, MS; et al.

The disease ecology of influenza virus in swine breeding farms
Matt Allerson, DVM, MPH; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Montse Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Transmission patterns of influenza virus in vaccinated and non-vaccinated pig populations
Anna Romagosa, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Han Soo Joo, DVM, PhD; et al.

Influenza antibody detection over time using commercial blocking ELISA
C. K. Irwin, DVM, MS; J. R. Prickett, PhD; A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; et al.

Detection of influenza virus in air from artificially generated aerosols and experimentally infected pigs
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MS; Anna Romagosa, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of influenza virus in oral fluids at pen level in pig populations
Anna Romagosa, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Oregano essential oil improves sow and piglet performance – a summary of three field investigations
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Robert W. Evelsizer, DVM; Rafael Cabrera, MS; et al.

Spread of Lawsonia intracellularis in a pure culture seeder pig challenge study
Dana C. Beckler, MS, DVM; James Mark Hammer, DVM; Paul Pitcher, DVM, MS; et al.

The impact of air filtration on PRRS control in 7 breeding herds from a commercial system of swine production
G. Spronk, DVM; S. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl, ACVM

Porcine peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS), Part III: Intestinal function and morphology
Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM

PCV2a vaccination prevented clinical PCVAD and reduced PCV2 viremia and virus shedding in semen of boars concurrently infected with PCV2b and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
T. Opriessnig, Dr. med. vet, PhD; D.M. Madson, DVM, PhD; H. Shen, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of FTA cards as a tool to submit samples for PRRSV diagnostics
Daniel Linhares, DVM, MBA; Albert Rovira, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) in serum and oral fluid samples from individual boars: Will oral fluid replace serum for PRRSV surveillance?
Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; Mark Engle, DVM; Wayne Chittick; et al.

Development of a novel universal and species-specific Haemophilus parasuis ELISA test
Nubia Macedo, DVM, MS; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD; Eric van Esch; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Comparison of PCR data for pre-wean pooled-serum to post-wean oral fluid for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus monitoring in sow farms
Paul Thomas; Dave Madsen, DVM; Chris Rademacher, DVM

PRRS diagnostics: Correlation of serum, tonsil scrapings, and oral fluids in growing gilts with natural exposure
Deanne Day; Angela Baysinger, DVM; Greg Hartsook

Survey of transport vehicle decontamination practices for PRRSV in the US swine industry
Peter Schneider; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Jean Paul Cano, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of a novel electrocution device in swine from birth to 15 pounds
Jessica McKinney; Sarah Probst Miller, DVM; Aaron Lower, DVM; et al.

Salmonella environmental contamination assessment in a commercial swine nursery barn
A. Massie; T. Frana; J. Miller; et al.

Validation of Swiffer(R) cloth-origin neutralizing broth samples for detection of PRRS virus in the environment
Kristy Kenney; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD

Identification of a new potentially virulent Brachyspira species affecting swine
Alexander Primus, PhD; Simone Oliveira, DVM, PhD; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Detection of ceftiofur and oxytetracycline in oral fluids of swine with a pen-side competitive ELISA test after intramuscular injection
Allison Meiszberg, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD, DACVPM; et al.

Use of Ingelvac(R) PRRS MLV to stabilize a farrow-to-finish herd dually infected with both NA and EU PRRS field strains
Britni Miller, BA; Charles Schelkopf, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS; et al.

Genetic diversity of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in Pennsylvania herds
Andrew Stas; Laura Batista, DVM, PhD; Enrique Mondaca, DVM, PhD; et al.

Optimization of an antibiotic sensitivity assay for Mycoplasma hyosynoviae and susceptibility profile of recent field isolates
Kimberly Schultz, BS; Barbara Erickson, MS; Erin Strait, DVM, PhD; et al.

Characterization of antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella isolates from swine under varying ceftiofur use
Marlena McCarty, BS; Dixie Mollenkopf, BS; Julie Funk, DVM, PhD; et al.

Feasibility of oral fluids for detection of antibody response to porcine parvovirus, Leptospira, swine influenza, Lawsonia, or Salmonella in adult swine
Jeremy Johnson, BS; John Johnson, DVM; Chris Olsen, BS; et al.

Pen-based oral fluid sampling for PRRSV using an improved PRRSV PCR assay is highly effective for the detection of virus in low prevalence populations
John Prickett, PhD; Chong Wang, PhD; Marlin Hoogland, DVM, MS; et al.

Characterization and quantification of risks related to exhibition pigs in a PRRS area-region control and elimination project
Jordan Graham; John Waddell, DVM, MBA

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Differences in efficacy of various oral and injectable vitamin E products in newly-weaned pigs
Robert L. Stuart, PhD; Roger A. Green , DVM; Paula M. Imerman, PhD

Genomic markers associated with disease tolerance in swine
Archie C. Clutter, PhD; Jennifer M. McDonald, PhD

In vitro activity of florfenicol with other antimicrobials
Timothy S. Kniffen, DVM, MS

Circumvent(R) PCV M: A new tool for combination PCV2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccina-tion
Karen Lehe, DVM, DACVPM; Michelle Allen, MS; Frank Roerink, MS; et al.

Addressing pre-weaning mortality
Juan Carlos Pinilla, DVM, MS; Jerome Geiger, DVM, MS

Improving fertility through reciprocal translocation identification
Amanda Williams, MS; David McLaren, PhD; Alan Mileham, PhD

Elimination of PRCV and H3N2 swine influenza virus from a production network using a 4-week batch farrowing system
Manon St-Hilaire, MV; Robert Desrosiers, DVM, Dipl ABVP

Revisiting creep feeding
Dan McManus, DVM

Aerosolization and detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) under different climatic conditions
Tom F. Duinhof, DVM; Wil J.M. Landman, DVM, PhD; Gerard J. Wellenberg, PhD, BSc

PRRS-free herd certification: Description of a western Canada pilot project
Leigh Rosengren, DVM PhD; Harvey Wagner, Dip Ag

Benefits of combined Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and PCV2 vaccination
Hanne Bak, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ESPHM; Erik Norregaard, DVM

Comparative injection site reactivity of one- and two-dose PCV2-M hyo vaccine mixtures
Angela Baysinger, DVM; Tara Donovan, DVM; Roy Edler, MS; et al.

Observations of sustained PRRS control by modified-live vaccination of sows and pigs
Edgar Diaz, DVM; Jean Claude Chevez, DVM; Leo Perez, IAZ

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Evaluation of an avirulent live Haemophilus parasuis vaccine in commercial nurseries
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Joshua Duff, BS; Douglas Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Dynamics of Lawsonia intracellularis shedding and seroconversion in a mid-finishing challenge model
Greg A. Armbruster, DVM MBA; Jeff Chewning, DVM; et al.

New possibilities in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae diagnostic testing
E Strait, DVM, PhD; F Bertazzo, DVM; M Pierdon, VMD; et al.

MJ PRRS vaccine: Field efficacy
Patrick L. Graham, DVM, MS; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS

Effect of including Cel-Can(R), an enzymatically hydrolyzed yeast product, in sow diets on pig birth weight
M. D. Lindemann, PhD; J. S. Monegue, MS; M. B. Davis; et al.

Benefits of fixed-time breeding protocols
Louisa Zak, PhD; Jennifer Patterson, MSc; Audrey Cameron, MSc; et al.

Focusing nutrition on animal health: Can novel anti-infective agents support sustainability goals?
A. Connolly; L. Nollet; A. Frio

Impact of managing gilt service interval on gilt performance
Sasha Gibson, HND, MS; Jayne Jackson

Effect of feeding one or two pulses of Aureomycin(R) chlortetracycline on the performance and health of grow-er-finisher pigs
Eva A. Jablonski, DVM, MS; Tara S. Donovan, DVM

Justifying longer duration uses of tetracyclines, penicillins and sulfonamides in feeds and water: A summary of US usage and resistance patterns
Jeremy Mathers, MS, PhD

Reproductive pathology in boar testicles
Y. Dahmani, PhD., I. Huerta, DVM; R. Ausejo, DVM; et al.

Shed/spread and reversion to virulence studies of an SIV RNA vaccine in pigs and mice
Kurt I. Kamrud, PhD; Ryan L. Vander Veen, BS; Hank Harris, DVM, PhD

Swine influenza in Europe: An update on epidemiological data and diagnosis
T. Vila, DVM; G. Leotti, DVM; G. Perreul, DVM; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Identification, differentiation, and evaluation of Streptococcus suis isolates obtained from clinical cases for autogenous vaccine production
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, PhD; Steve Heller, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

The role of reproductive technologies in genetic improvement at the commercial level
John Sonderman, PhD; Tom Rathje, PhD, MBA; Todd Stumpf, PhD

Immunogenicity study of a single dose chimeric PCV 1-2 vaccine
Gregory P. Nitzel, MS; Wei Lu, DVM, PhD; Becky Klimesh, DVM; et al.

Comparison of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination
L. Greiner, PhD; J.F. Connor, DVM, MS; J.F. Lowe, DVM, MS

EXCEDE(R) for Swine Sterile Suspension for the control of swine respiratory disease
Michael K. Senn, DVM, MS; Robert G. Nutsch, DVM, MS, MBA; Merlyn Lucas, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACT

A passion for solutions: Methods to evaluate claw lesions and lameness in swine and to improve longevity and animal wellbeing
Terry L. Ward, MS, PhD; Mark E. Wilson, MS, PhD; Christof Rapp, PhD

Pharmacokinetics and distribution of enrofloxacin, and its active metabolite, using an in vivo ultrafiltration sampling technique after injection of enrofloxacin to pigs
Mark G. Papich, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVCP; Kristen M. Messenger, DVM; Anthony T. Blikslager, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS

Effects of Denagard(R) plus chlortetracycline or oxytetracycline in-feed antimicrobials on growth performance of growing-finishing pigs
James Mark Hammer, DVM; Dean Dau, DVM, MS; Jay Jacela, DVM, PhD

A comparison of Denagard(R)/CTC and Pulmotil(R) on nursery pig growth performance and economic return
Dale Mechler, DVM; James Mark Hammer, DVM; Jay Y. Jacela, DVM, PhD

Interpreting carbadox (Mecadox(R)) susceptibility test results for E coli and Salmonella bacteria
Brad Gramm, DVM

Torque teno virus: What we know this year….
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Sample preparation, nucleic acid extraction and real-time PCR amplification of SIV, PCV2 and PRRS in oral fluids
R. Shah; J. Zimmerman; A. Burrell; et al.

Determination of the effect of a fully oxidized beta-Carotene dietary supplement on the immune system and growth performance of weaned pigs
Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc; Janusz Daroszewski, PhD; Graham Burton, PhD

RNA particle FMDV vaccine proof of concept study in cattle
Kurt I. Kamrud, PhD; John Neilan, PhD; Jose Barrera, DVM, PhD; et al.

Poster Session: Veterinary Students

Comparison of alternative sample collection methods for PRRS testing
Jessica Abbott; Yong-Il Cho, DVM,MS; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Comparison of two gilt synchronization protocols
Kyle A Alberti, MS; Jeremy S Pittman, DVM; Mark J Estienne, MS, PhD

Evaluating the incidence of pig viremia, antibody response, and virus in colostrum of different parity sows from five farms using PCV2 vaccine
Natalie Baker; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD; John Baker, DVM

Monitoring porcine circovirus 1/2 in pre-suckled piglets from sows vaccinated with Suvaxyn PCV2 - an inactivated chimeric porcine circovirus type 1 – type 2 vaccine
Natalie Baker; Lucina Galina-Pantoja, DVM, PhD; John E. Baker, DVM

Prevalence of PCV2 in the cord blood of newborn pigs in vaccinated farms
Natalie Baker; Lucina Galina-Pantoja, DVM, PhD; John E. Baker, DVM

Development of a novel real-time paradigm for monitoring E coli O157:H7: Photonic growth patterns of bioluminescent E coli O157 transformed with two unique plasmids
J. Barker, MS; R. Broadway; J. Behrends; et al.

A comparison of three diagnostic techniques to measure porcine IgG in suckling pigs
Paisley Canning; Tim Blackwell

Field evaluation of an avirulent live Haemophilus parasuis vaccine
Joshua Duff, BS; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

Management of an outbreak of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) in a nursery facility
C.R.C. Friendship, BSc; G. Armstrong, DVM; R.M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP

Farm records used as a valuable resource in Victorian piggeries
Brianna Groubert; Chris Richards, BSc, BVSc; Bernard Gleeson, BVSc

Use of Ingelvac(R) PRRS MLV in a protocol to control and eliminate NA strain of PRRS virus in two large breed to wean sites as part of an area regional control project
Abbey Harding, BS; Noel Garbes, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS; et al.

Evaluation of a shoulder decubital ulcer treatment method in sows
Amber Hazel, BS; Spencer Wayne, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

Eliminating PCV2 viremia in neonatal pigs through vaccination of the replacement gilts
Becky Hobson, BS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; Robyn Fleck, DVM; et al.

Penetrating vs. non-penetrating captive bolt euthanasia in nursery pigs
Jared Jacobson; Laura Schulz, DVM; Ron White, DVM

Actinobaculum suis tube agglutination titer and production parameters of sows
A. Mihly Kertsz; Hunor Br, DVM, Diplomate ECPHM

Correlation of clinical diarrhea, histopathological lesions and diagnostic tests for grow-finish enteritis with a focus on Brachyspira hyodysenteriae
Hannah C. Lowe; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; J. Mark Hammer, DVM; et al.

Observational study of the prevalence of scrotal hernias, cryptorchidism, incision healing complications and impaired growth performance pre-weaning of surgically castrated pigs
Daren L. Miller, BS; Darryl R. Ragland, DVM, PhD

Producer experiences with electronic sow feeding
Gilbert Patterson, VMD Candidate; Ines Rodriguez, VMD, MS; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Re-evaluation of a low-cost protocol for reducing the risk of aerosol spread of PRRS virus
Andrea Pitkin, BS, MS; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM; Stuart Heller, BS

The effect of feeding Sacchaeomyces cerevisiae to sows on piglet weaning weight
Casey Rabbe, Deb Murray DVM; Bob Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

Performance comparison of the new IDEXX PRRS X3 ELISA with the current 2XR ELISA
Abigail Redalen; Enrique Mondaca, DVM, PhD; Fred Sylvia; et al.

Risk-based surveillance for bacterial respiratory infections in growing pigs
Kristen J. Reynolds, MSc, BSc; Zvonimir Poljak, DVM, MSc, PhD; Hoi Mak, BSc

A comparison of diagnostic sampling procedures for detection of PRRSV-infected weaned pigs in endemically infected farms
Elissa Schlueter, BS; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD, MS, Dip ACVM

An evaluation of the “Load, Close, and Homogenize” protocol with modified-live vaccination for PRRSV stabilization in 5 breeding herds
Michael Slattery; Jeff Okones, DVM; Reid Philips, DVM

Rotavirus serogroup prevalence and characterization post dam vaccination in four breeding farms
Chase Stahl, BS; Mark Wagner, DVM; Tim Kniffen, DVM, MS

A systematic review of the association between Helicobacter spp. and the development of gastric ulcers in swine
Sarah Taylor, BSc; Robert M. Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP

“Gilty secrets”: Preliminary trends from a gilt retention cohort study
Lisa Thompson, BS; Mat-thew Turner, DVM

Euthanasia by electrocution in 5 kg to 15 kg nursery pigs
Evan Van Beusekom; David J. Weimer; Charlotte Wellen; et al.

Automated control and synchronization of gilt inseminations via electronic sow feeding
Jonathan Van Blarcom; Gary C. Althouse, DVM PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD PhD; et al.

Poster Session: Research Topics

Evaluation of Brachyspira species associated with clinical disease in swine for antimicrobial susceptibility using a minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) method
Kristin A. Clothier; Joann M. Kinyon; Timothy S. Frana; et al.

Vaccine failure? Analyses of influenza A vaccine and outbreak viruses in swine
Susan Detmer, DVM; Daniel Darnell; Srinand Sreevatsan, DVM, MPH, PhD; et al.

Genetic and antigenic characterization of recent human-like (?-cluster) swine influenza virus isolates
Ben Hause, MS; Tracy Oleson, MS; Doug Stine, DVM, PhD; et al.

The detection of influenza over time by real time rt-PCR in oral fluids from swine challenged with either Ohio ‘07 H1N1 or Illinois ’09 H3N2
Christa K. Irwin; John R. Prickett; Apisit Kittawornrat; et al.

Detection of anti-PRRSV antibodies in oral fluid samples from individual boars using a commercial ELISA
Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; Mark Engle, DVM; Jeremy Johnson; et al.

Pig-associated Lawsonia intracellularis and PCV2b in on-farm Dipteroid fly stages
Steven McOrist, BVSc PhD; Ruth Blunt, PhD; Connie J. Gebhart, PhD; et al.

PRRSV infection at the time of PCV2 vaccination does not impact vaccine efficacy in conventional pigs
T. Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; A. Sinha, BS; H. Shen, DVM, PhD; et al.

Safety and efficacy of live attenuated influenza vaccines against pandemic H1N1 in swine
Lindomar Pena, DVM; Amy L. Vincent, PhD; Jianqiang Ye, PhD; et al.

Peri-parturient fecal intestinal parasite egg counts in swine
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Joshua W. Duff, BS; Gil H. Myers, PhD; et al.

Porcine peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS), Part I: Epidemiological studies and ante-mortem diagnostics
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD

Porcine peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS), Part II: Gross lesions, histopathology and diagnostic analysis
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD; Albert Rovira, DVM, PhD

Cross-protection of pigs vaccinated and challenged with delta-1 and delta-2 sub-cluster H1 swine influenza viruses
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson, MS, PhD; Gregory P. Nitzel, MS; Jenifer L. Czach, MS; et al.

Induction of robust antigen-specific IFN-gamma responses in swine using alphavirus-derived replicon particles
Brandon Russell, BS; Mark Mogler, BS; Ryan Vander Veen, BS; et al.

Manipulation of commensal gut microbiota as a tool to decrease the effect of respiratory disease in swine
K. Schachtschneider; L. B. Schook; M. Pieters

Effect of PCV2 vaccine on carcass composition in two farms with different health status
Mara Cris-tina Venegas-Vargas, DVM; Ronald Bates, MS, PhD; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; et al.

Poster Session: Industrial Partners

Albac(R) vs Stafac(R): Effect on performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs
Daniel A. Nelson, PhD

Pursuing American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) certification in swine health management
James A. Kober, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP-SHM

Comparison of production parameters and full-valued pigs (FVP) sold between ABF and non-ABF herds
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, PhD

Pigs vaccinated against Lawsonia intracellularis and PCV2 performed significantly better than pigs vaccinated with either vaccine alone
Xaver Sidler, Dr. med. vet; Helen Weibel, Dr. med. vet.; Bernd Grosse Liesner, Dr. med. vet.

Estimates of opportunity costs associated with mortality and inadequate growth rates in the US
John Deen, DVM, PhD; Kevin Eggers, DVM

The effect of florfenicol on commonly used modified live vaccines
Robyn Fleck, DVM; Elliot Stevens, MS, DVM, PhD

Bacteriospermia in commercial porcine semen and resistance to antibiotics
Y. Dahmani, PhD; R. Ausejo, DVM; I. Huerta, DVM; et al.

Effectiveness of varied temperatures and time on inactivation of PRRSV with disinfectant in transport vehicles
Robert Thompson, DVM, MS; Richard Hesse, PhD; Mike Hays, BS; et al.

In vitro activity of oregano essential oil (Regano(R)) against common livestock pathogens
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; Jessica Koppien-Fox, BS; Richard Lamb, BS

Comparison of extended boar semen cooling rates for semen packaged in bags and tubes
Kilby Wil-lenburg, PhD; Josh Schindler, MS; Reid Formo, BS; et al.

Mycoplasma suis: A re-emerging pathogen in todays swine industry?
Erin Strait, DVM, PhD; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS

Evidence-based Practice: How do we get there?

Monday General Session

Evidence-based swine welfare: Where are we and where are we going?
Anna Kerr Johnson, PhD

What’s the other white meat? The animal welfare movement, agenda building, and policy
Wes Jamison, PhD

Breeding Herd Health Management

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Infectious disease syndromes of the breeding herd
Michael Yaeger, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

PCV2-associated reproductive failure
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP; Tanja Opriessnig, Dr. med. vet., PhD

Using breeding herd records to diagnose reproductive disorders
Michelle Sprague, DVM

The ABCs of swine rotaviruses
Linda J Saif , MS, PhD; Anastasia Vlasova, DVM, PhD; Kuldeep Chattha, DVM, PhD

Unintentional consequences of live virus inoculation
Mark FitzSimmons, DVM

Model for characterizing oral controlled exposure in a field setting
Paulo Arruda, DVM; Butch Baker, DVM, MS; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS; et al.

Introducing high health animals into positive farms
Matthew Ackerman, DVM

Grow-Finish

Monday Concurrent Session #2

New (and old) tools for dysentery diagnostics
Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS

Practitioner experiences with swine dysentery
Perry A. Harms, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma hyorhinis: epidemiology of infection in endemically infected farms
Maria J. Clavijo, DVM; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Simone Oliveira, DVM, MS, PhD

A treatment protocol designed to control Mycoplasma hyorhinis infection in a commercial herd points to a potential association with Streptococcus suis
Charles Surprenant ; Marcelo Gottschalk

Practitioner experiences with metabolic bone disease in growing pigs
Brad Leuwerke, DVM, MS

Influenza – who cares?
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD

Periweaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS)
Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP SHM

Periweaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS): Experiences from Saskatchewan
John Harding, DVM, MSc, Dipl ABVP (Swine Health); Yanyun Huang, BAgr, MAgr, MSc;Henry Gauvreau, DVM, MSc

Peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome (PFTS): Case presentation
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM

Failure-to-thrive
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD

Antibotics and Welfare

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Inside the beltway and beyond: Antibiotics and welfare
Bobby Acord

Antibiotics and the R’s: Mechanisms of resistance
Paula J. Fedorka-Cray, PhD

The National Residue Program
Patty Bennett, DVM, MS, DACVPM

WE CARE – The responsible pork initiative
Dallas Hockman

Answering the call to on-the-farm care
Sarah Probst Miller, DVM

Pain management in action
Egan Brockhoff, DVM

Swine welfare potpourri: briefing on euthanasia research results, PQA Plus(R) and other Pork Checkoff efforts
Sherrie R. Niekamp, MS

PRRS Update

Tuesday General Session

What have we really learned from PRRS research?
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

PADRAP: Production Animal Disease Risk Assessment Program
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Hui Lin; Chong Wang, PhD; et al.

Biosecurity non-negotiables: Breeding stock
Tom Petznick, DVM

PRRSV biosecurity non-negotiables
Jason Verbeck, DVM, MBA; Clayton Johnson, DVM

Life in the bubble: What is it like to have a filtered sow farm?
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM

What do we do with PRRS negative pigs?
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

Are we ready to move forward with PRRSV elimination?
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl; ACVM

AASV Annual Meeting (2012)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Integrating science into practice and getting it right
R. Dean Boyd, PhD

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Science, welfare and economics: Are they cornerstones or just a balancing act?
Lisa Tokach, DVM, Dipl. ABVP

Research Topics

Sunday morning session

Diagnostic performance of a commercial PRRS serum antibody ELISA adapted to oral fluid specimens: Longitudinal response in experimentally-inoculated populations
A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; J. Prickett, PhD; C. Wang, PhD; et al.

Diagnostic performance of a commercial PRRS serum antibody ELISA adapted to oral fluid specimens: Field samples
A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; J. Prickett, PhD; C. Wang, PhD; et al.

Economic analysis of PRRS virus elimination from a herd
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; James Kliebenstein, PhD; Eric Neumann; et al.

Use of commercial subunit and chimeric vaccines in 5-day-old piglets is effective in protecting from PCV2 viremia and PCVAD in a PCV2, PPV and PRRSV triple challenge model
K. ONeill, BS; H.G. Shen, DVM, PhD; K. Lin, MD; et al.

An evaluation of interventions for reducing the risk of PRRSV introduction to filtered farms via retrograde air movement through idle fans
Carmen Alonso, DVM; Satoshi Otake, DVM, PhD; Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD; et al.

The effect of PRRS ATP vaccine given by exposure to vaccine saturated ropes
Darwin L. Reicks, DVM; Jane Christopher-Hennings, DVM, MS; Eric Nelson, PhD; et al.

Evaluating aspirin for reduction of fever and improvement of performance in isowean pigs with uncomplicated PRRS virus infection
Mark Wagner, DVM; Michael Murtaugh, PhD; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Enrofloxacin treatment affects the colonization stage of Haemophilus parasuis in weaned pigs
Nubia Macedo, DVM, MS; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Bacterial infection of the navel cord in neonatal piglets: A follow up on prevalence and clinical outcomes
Jennifer Reiman, BS; Laura Greiner, PhD, MS; James Lowe, DVM, MS; et al.

Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns associated with virulence factors in swine Escherichia coli isolates
Timothy Frana, DVM, MPH, PhD; Neil Boyes, BS; Darin Madson, BS, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of antibodies against influenza A virus nucleoprotein (NP) in porcine oral fluid specimens using a commercial blocking ELISA
Y. Panyasing, DVM, MS; C. Irwin, DVM, MS; C. Wang, PhD; et al.

Detection of airborne swine influenza A virus in experimentally infected pigs having maternally derived immunity
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MS; Matt Allerson, DVM; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of airborne swine influenza A under field conditions
Cesar A. Corzo, DVM, MS; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Influenza A virus genetic diversity in immune pigs
C. A. Diaz; M. Allerson; A. Romagosa; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

A pilot study to evaluate the PRRSV carrier status of vasectomized boars in herds attempting PRRSV elimination
Sam Holst, BS; Gordon Spronk, DVM; Joel Nerem, DVM; et al.

Use of buffered Swiffer(R) cloth for collection of PRRSv from the snout and face of growing pigs
Kevin Dobesh; John Waddell, DVM, MBA; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Assessing production parameters and economic impact of swine influenza, PRRS and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae on finishing pigs in a large production system
Cara Dykhuis Haden, BS; Tom Painter, DVM; Thomas Fangman, DVM, MS, DABVP; et al.

Haemophilus parasuis seroprofiling with OppA universal test
Bethany Stammen; Bill Minton, DVM; Deb Amodie, MA; et al.

Indirect transmission of PRRS virus in the farrowing rooms of a 6000-sow herd
Megan Thompson; Laura Schulz-Dalquist, DVM; Jean Paul Cano, DVM, PhD; et al.

Investigation of a novel retrograde air movement intervention to prevent aerosol transmission of PRRSv
Michael Nagorske, BS; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Jeff Kurt, DVM; et al.

Effect of waste environment on survival of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae
Trevor Schwartz; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM ; Joann Kinyon, MS; et al.

Early weaning impairs gut mucosal defenses and exacerbates clinical disease in F 18 E. coli infection
Brittney L. McLamb; Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD; et al.

An evaluation of Stalosan(R) F powder for deactivation of PRRSv
Casey Rabbe; Deb Murray, DVM; Amanda Sponheim, DVM; et al.

A new wrinkle in PRRSV oral fluid PCRs
M. Rotolo, BS; D. White, BS; W. Chittick, BS; et al.

A pilot study evaluating prevalence of PCV2 viremia in the breeding herd
Kelsey Altholz, BS; Randy Jones, DVM; Alan Scheidt, DVM, MS; et al.

Comparison of the effect of ceftiofur crystalline free acid and procaine penicillin-G administered at either birth or processing on suckling piglet health and performance
Jonathan Tangen; Joel Nerem, DVM; Richard Swalla, DVM; et al.

Survey of vitamin D levels in swine serum across different stages of production
Jessica Abbott, BS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of using oral fluids from Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae positive gilts to acclimate weaning age pigs
Emily Kuntz, BS; Noel Garbes, DVM; Brian Payne, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of sample collection and handling strategies to increase success of PRRSv-ORF5 sequencing in oral fluids
Paul Thomas; Amy Chriswell; Sarah Jones; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Laboratory studies on Circumvent(R) PCV M: Combination Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type 2 vaccine
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Tim Kniffen, DVM, MS; Richard Hesse, PhD; et al.

Field evaluations of Circumvent(R) PCV M: Combination Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type 2 vaccine
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS, DABVP; Richard Schlueter, DVM; et al.

Scientific and practical considerations regarding the use of a novel, injectable anti-infective in swine: Zuprevo(R) from Merck Animal Health
Timothy S. Kniffen, DVM, MS; Mary I. Wray, PhD

Effect of administering non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (aspirin or ibuprofen) through the water as possible interventions to mitigate the adverse effects of vaccination on nursery pig performance
R. Scott Fry, PhD; Sabrina B. Williams, MS; Neil D. Paton, PhD; et al.

Mycotoxin solutions from Novus International Inc. mitigate the negative effects of deoxynivalenol on pigs
Karen E. Lehe, DVM, DACVPM; Bradley V. Lawrence, PhD

Tylan premix impact on full value pig metrics
G. Pelger, DVM, MS; M. Ritter, PhD; K. Eggers, DVM

Evaluation of fecal shedding by a high-throughput qPCR assay in a Lawsonia intracellularis challenge
Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Greg Armbruster, DVM, MBA; Stephanie Rutten-Ramos, DVM, PhD

Utilization of a blend of novel feed ingredients improves lactating and reproductive performance of sows during summer heat stress
Joseph Hahn, PhD

Aivlosin(R) (Tylvalosin): a new oral macrolide developed for veterinary use in swine
E.M. Abbott, BVMS, PhD, Dip EVPC, MRCVS; C.D. Eliopoulus, DVM; R.J. Domangue, BS, MS, PhD; et al.

A molecular approach to the characterization and intra-species differentiation of porcine Pasteurella multocida strains associated with pneumonia and progressive atrophic rhinitis
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; Terry Marco, BS; et al.

A review of recent supplemental iron industry practices and current usage of Uniferon(R) (iron dextran complex injection, 200 mg/mL) in baby pigs
Herschel J. Gaddy, PhD; Jennifer D. Prussman, BS; Donald A. Gable, DVM

Effect of Solutein(TM) given to boars in isolation on discard rate and sperm quality
D. Reicks, DVM; B. Allen; J.M. Campbell, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of PCV2 vaccination in different target swine: Sows or piglets with CIRCOVAC(R) under field conditions in Mexico
Ricardo Trevison, DVM, MC; Rodolfo Sanchez, DVM, EPA; Marion Pasini, Engineers degree in Biology; et al.

Have we really improved sow longevity and lifetime performance?
Sasha Gibson, MS; Jayne Jackson

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Updated reagents for amplication of a new North American porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus strain
Cate OConnell

The effects of bacitracin on gut health and performance in heat-stressed pigs
Adam J Moeser, DVM; PhD; Beth Overman, PhD

Immunogenicity study of a flexible dose PCV type 1-type 2 chimera killed virus vaccine
Gregory P. Nitzel, MS; Jacob Bubolz, MS; Therese Hildebrand, MA; et al.

Attenuation of a virulent North American porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus isolate on CD163-expressing cell lines, and demonstration of efficacy against a heterologous challenge
Jay G. Calvert, PhD; Marcia L. Keith, BS; Lucas P. Taylor, MS; et al.

The positive effect of Genomic Selection on genetic progress
John Sonderman, PhD; Tom Rathje, PhD, MBA

Use of statistical process control analysis to evaluate the effects of Regano(R) in gestation and lactation diets on sow enteric health and litter performance
Thomas G. Gillespie, DVM; Megan S. Nemechek, DVM; Robert Evelsizer, DVM; et al.

Review of the Phibro Animal Health Brachyspira spp. survey project
Douglas L. Weiss, DVM; Kent Schwartz, DVM, MS; Joann Kinyon, MS

Clostridium difficile antitoxin in neonatal swine
David Carter, DVM

A comparison of injection site lesions and performance differences in nursery pigs vaccinated with PCV2 Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae combination vaccines
Erin Johnson, DVM; Kari Saddoris-Clemons, PhD; Greg Cline, DVM

Evaluation of airborne shedding of modified-live porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus from growing pigs
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS; Jean Paul Cano, DVM, PhD; Reid Philips, DVM; et al.

The effect of PCV2 vaccination on semen quality in mature breeding boars
Amanda Ness Sponheim, DVM; Chris Kuster, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Patterson, DVM

Reviewing skip-a-heat
Juan Carlos Pinilla, DVM, MS; Jose Piva, DVM; Rodrigo Teuber, DVM

Mixed-sex vs. split-sexed penning. Does it matter?
S. Jungst, MS, PhD; C. Neill, MS; A. Sosnicki, MS, PhD; et al.

The many uses of CDCD pigs in human research - innovative swine uses and applications
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Electronic sow feeding; Individual animal care in a group housed barn
Jeff Schoening

Commercial test herd use: Data partnership to increase genetic progress in prolificacy and longevity
Justin S. Fix, PhD, MS; Clint Schwab, PhD, MS

The effect of topical anti-infective application at castration and tail docking of baby pigs versus doing nothing
Michael Strobel, DVM, MS; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS

The evaluation of Wean-D on suckling pig performance
Aaron Schaffer, BS; Laura Greiner, PhD, MS; Joseph Connor, DVM, MS; et al.

Evaluation of the efficiency of one dose of autogenous MJPRRS(R) vaccine with 10% extra adjuvant in reducing PRRS virus replication and mortality in PRRS na�ve 21 day old pigs prior to and during viremia
Mark A. Wagner, DVM

Electrostatic particle ionization (EPI) improves nursery pig performance and air quality
Chris Rademacher; Gary Bradley; Steve Pollmann; et al.

Unique strategies to address bacterial contamination of boar semen
I. Huerta, DVM, MS; C. Kuster, DVM, PhD; Y. Dahmani, PhD; et al.

Business, personal, and professional liability insurance solutions for swine veterinarians
Rodney G. Johnson, DVM

Nursery, finishing and wean-to-finish benchmarking analysis
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Protection against swine influenza virus following replicon particle vaccination
Ryan Vander Veen, PhD; Mark Mogler, BS; D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

Replicon particle administration prior to challenge reduces PRRSV viremia
Mark Mogler, BS; Ryan Vander Veen, PhD; DL Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

Impact of in-feed antibiotic regimens on pig performance and expression of clinical and subclinical diseases
Michael C. Brumm, PhD; Paul Yeske, DVM, MS; Timothy J. Loula, DVM

Impact of Denagard(R) plus chlortetracycline in pigs on improving disease control as measured by improved growth performance
Keith Erlandson, DVM, MS, Diplomate ABVP; Brian Konz, BSc; Jeff Lindaman, BA; et al.

Examining the impact of water line cleaning, disinfection, and pH reduction on nursery pigs
Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Steven Stone, DVM; Jesse McCoy, BS; et al.

Fat-soluble vitamin needs for nursing and weaned pigs
Robert L. Stuart, PhD

Poster Session: Veterinary Students

Evaluating the response of pigs vaccinated with two half and two full doses of Circumvent(R) PCV from sows vaccinated with Circumvent PCV prefarrowing
Natalie Baker, DVM; John Baker, DVM

Making lemonade from lemons: A case study of eradicating PRRS from a nave 650 sow two-site farm after an acute PRRS outbreak and simultaneously eliminating Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae
Joshua Barker, MS; Nathan Winkelman, DVM

Using field serum samples to compare qualitative results between Lawsonia intracellularis ELISA and IPMA at the individual and herd levels
Brian Bishop, BS; Scott Stehlik, DVM; Brian Payne, DVM; et al.

Detection of PRRSV and SIV in oral fluids from pigs one week postweaning
W. Shamus Brown, MBA; Jeff Zimmerman, DVM, PhD, DACVPM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; et al.

Does non-specific maternally-derived immunity or PCV2 viremia adversely affect PCV2 vaccination response?
Paisley Canning; Tim Blackwell

Comparing feed efficiency and reproductive performance of gestating sows housed in conventional and group gestation
Paisley Canning; Kathy Zurbrigg; Tim Blackwell

Effect of joint sampling technique on bacterial load in synovial fluid samples of swine in a commercial setting
Deanne Day, BS; Allison Meiszberg, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVPM; et al.

Surveillance of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae in sows and suckling piglets
Joshua Wade Duff, BS; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; James Mark Hammer, DVM

Identification of a flow-based Salmonella challenge using a multi-site necropsy survey in a swine production system
Jordan Graham; Clayton Johnson, DVM; Thomas Fangman, DVM

Comparison of early wean to finish mortality diagnoses between trained veterinary student interns and a diagnostic laboratory
Aubrey Hauswirth, BSc; Jana Grauerholz, DVM; Darin Madson, DVM

Comparison of various diagnostic samples as a means of diagnosing Mycoplasma hyosynoviae
Jared Jacobson; Michael Kuhn, DVM; Erin Strait, DVM, PhD

Hypernatremic dehydration of newborn piglets secondary to insufficient lactation
A. Mihly Kertsz; Hunor Br, DVM, Diplomate ECPHM

Is diarrhea preceded by changes in the normal intestinal microbiota?
H. C. Kittrell, BS; J. E. Rubin, DVM, PhD; J. E. Hill, PhD; et al.

A comparison of tracheobronchial, oropharyngeal, and nasal swabs to determine the Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae status in suckling piglets
Kurt A. Kuecker, BS; Jeffery D. Okones, DVM

Effectiveness of clove oil (Eugenia aromaticum) as an anthelmintic
Amy Kunkel, BS; Victoria Collins, PhD, MS

Retrospective analysis of pig condemnation data: Implications for national disease surveillance
Jeffrey Ling Min Than; Eric J Neumann, DVM, MS

Outlining the need for better sow hoof management: A study into the correlations between long phalanges and reproductive performance
Wesley Lyons; Lucina Galina, DVM PhD

Modification of swine oral fluid samples to enhance the sensitivity for detecting porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) isolation and genomic sequencing
Daren Miller, BSc; Jeremy Pittman, DVM; Jeffery Zimmerman, DVM, PhD; et al.

The role of colostral immunity in reducing PRRS virus replication and its impact on survivability in the suckling pig
Michael Nagorske, BS; Mark Wagner, DVM; Michael Murtaugh, PhD

Characterization of pre-wean mortality in a sow farm
Amelia Naher; Tara Donovan, DVM; Amanda Ness, DVM

Diagnosis of M hyorhinis and M hyosynoviae in pre-slaughter animals by serology and real-time PCR
Brent Pepin; Joao Carlos Gomes-Neto, DVM; Todd Wolff , DVM; et al.

Prevalence of shoulder sores on three sow farms
Anna Petrowiak, BS; Sasha Gibson, MS; Brian D. Roggow, DVM

Risk assessment of PRRS vaccine virus transmission from a vaccinated nursery to a PRRSv negative sow farm through weaned pig trailers
Casey Rabbe; Deb Murray, DVM; Amanda Sponheim, DVM

Evaluation of rope method to acclimate replacement gilts with PRRS virus
Abigail Redalen; Sakda Aunsiam, DVM; Deborah Murray, DVM; et al.

Estimating the role of geography as a risk factor for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection in the growing pig
Caleb Robb; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Peter Lasley, MS

Impact of number of females per pen on fallout rate in group gestation
Elissa Schlueter; Ron White, DVM; Brad Leuwerke, DVM; et al.

Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae cell-mediated immunity in a field case study
Megan Schnur; John E. Baker, DVM; Lucina Galina, DVM, PhD

An evaluation of the effects of environmental enrichment on the incidence of 2-week pre-farrow vulva biting in a pen gestated sow farm with individual electronic sow feeders
Michael Slattery; Ron White, DVM; Laura Greiner, PhD; et al.

Use of fine needle aspiration and cytology to describe injection site lesions post-PCV2 vaccination
Renee Taphorn, BS; Tom Fangman, DVM, MS; Brian Payne, DVM; et al.

Finding the keepers: The influence of observed parameters on gilt retention and productivity
Lisa Thompson, BS; Matthew Turner, DVM

Automated control and synchronization of gilt farrowings via electronic sow feeding
Jonathan Van Blarcom; Gary C. Althouse, DVM PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD PhD; et al.

Patterns of pig behavior relevant to oral fluid sample collection
D. White, BS; M. Rotolo, BS; J. Prickett, PhD; et al.

Poster Session: Research Topics

Visualization and estimation of pig losses due to disease (PRRS) or other management problems
Christian Klopfenstein; Zvonimir Poljak; Jol Rivest; et al.

Influenza viruses from swine with increased genetic diversity
Susan E. Detmer, DVM, PhD; Ben Hause, MS; Marie R. Gramer , DVM, PhD

Adaptation of a commercial PRRS serum antibody ELISA to oral fluid specimens
A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; J. Prickett, PhD; C. Wang, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of cross-protection of FluSure XP(R) against a heterologous gamma cluster H1N1 swine influenza virus challenge
Michael Kuhn; Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson; M. Corinne Lenz; et al.

Comparison of whole herd exposure programs to produce PRRSv negative offspring from PRRSv positive breeding herds
Daniel Linhares; Jean Paul Cano; Montserrat Torremorell; et al.

New discoveries in anti-PRRSV immunity
John C. Schwartz, BS; Sally R. Robinson, BVSc, MVSc; Michael P. Murtaugh, PhD

Comparison of serological assays for Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (serotypes 1-9) using serum from pigs experimentally infected with APP or vaccinated with APP bacterins
Michelle Hemann, BS; Sheila Heinen; John Johnson, DVM; et al.

Herd closure for 140 days after PCV2 exposure stabilizes the population
Michelle Hemann, BS; X.J. Meng, MD, PhD; Patrick Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Automated feedback of autogenous pathogens in large pen gestation to reduce piglet diarrhea
Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD; Curtis Beidel; Jonathan VanBlarcom; et al.

Effect of Denagard(R) Liquid Concentrate on plasma and milk concentrations of tiamulin in sows
Angie Supple, DVM; Dale Mechler, DVM; Paul Pitcher, DVM, MS; et al.

Novel PRRSV ORF5a protein is not immunoprotective but drives GP5 glycosylation
Sally Robinson, BVSc, MVSc; Marina Figueiredo, DVM; Juan Abrahante, PhD; et al.

PCV2 shedding after challenge by infected semen in PCV2 vaccinated and non-vaccinated conventional gilts
Giuseppe Sarli, DVM; Federico Morandi, DVM; Serena Panarese, DBS; et al.

The incomplete elimination of PRRS virus using traditional methods - a retrospective case study in seven herds
G. Spronk, DVM; S. Dee, DVM, PhD; C. Odland, DVM

Poster Session: Industrial Partners

Recent developments in euthanasia equipment
Clive Scrivens

Retrospective study of the effect of floor space and feeder type on ADG and F/C
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, PhD

An ELISA kit (Swinecheck mix-APP(R)) to detect serum antibodies to the most prevalent serotypes of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
Andr Broes, DVM, PhD; Martine Bertrand, DEC; Isabelle Caya, BSc

Control, stabilization and elimination of a 1-4-4 PRRS field strain from a breeding herd utilizing Ingelvac(R) PRRS MLV as a tool
Noel Garbes, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS; Brian Payne, DVM

PRRSV vaccination trials using replicon particles
Mark Mogler, BS; Ryan Vander Veen, PhD; DL Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the efficacy of a live yeast (Levucell SB(R)) against porcine proliferative enteropathy (PPE or ileitis) in a challenge model
Dan Rosener, DVM; Eric Chevaux, MS; Nathan Winkelman, DVM

Post-cervical insemination (PCAI): Timing and farm implementation
I. Huerta, DVM, MS; R. Ausejo, DVM, MS; Y. Dahmani, PhD; et al.

Diagnostic and treatment strategies for controlling ascarid infestations in sow herds
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM

Effect of a Husbandry Education(TM) program on high value nursery pigs
Michael Kuhn, DVM, MBA; Terry Moeller; Thayer Hoover, DVM; et al.

Preventing iron deficiency by avoiding an iron gap in modern pig production
Stefaan Van Gorp, bio-ir; Hylke Segers, bio-ir; Christian von der Recke, M.Sc. Agro, BBA

Integrating Science, Welfare and Economics in Practice

Monday General Session

Swine immunology: What does it take to make the immune response “take”?
Chris Chase DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

Applied population medicine in food animal systems
Daniel U. Thomson, PhD, DVM

How do we aid convalescence and improve pig welfare?
Suzanne T. Millman, B.Sc. (Agr), PhD

Rotavirus and Dysentery: Physiology, Immunology and Practical Knowledge

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Mechanisms of enteric disease caused by rotavirus and Brachyspira hyodysenteriae
Adam J. Moeser, DVM, PhD

Rotavirus: Interpretation of diagnostic results
Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD; Doug Marthaler

Rotavirus: Field challenges of prevention and control of a reemerging disease
Luc Dufresne, DVM, DABVP

Dysentery Strengths and limitations of current Brachyspira diagnostic methods
Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Dysentery - Practical control and treatment
Egan Brockhoff, DVM

Respiratory and Systemic Disease

Monday Concurrent Session #2

PCV2 infection/disease in the breeding herd: An update
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

PCV2 vaccination in sows: What other factors to consider?
Julie Mnard, Bsc, DVM

Update on immunology, vaccinology, and diagnostic trends for swine mycoplasmas
Erin Strait, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma hyorhinis; not just an incidential finding
Deborah Murray, DVM

Managing Mycoplasma hyosynoviae in grow finish pigs
Laura Bruner, DVM

Brief overview of influenza immunology and vaccinology
Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; Susan Detmer, DVM, PhD

Pigs and flu: What to do?
Matt Allerson, DVM; Carissa Odland, DVM

SIV: Sow farm vaccination strategies
Laura Schulz-Dalquist, DVM

Successful(?) strategies for pushing SIV out of sow farms
Aaron J. Lower, DVM

When Nutrition is the Differential

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Nutritional influences on post-weaning health
Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Steve Dritz, DVM, PhD; Joel DeRouchey, MS, PhD; et al.

Today’s economic realities… the nutrition game has changed
Steve S. Dritz, DVM, PhD

DDGS: Nutrient variability can affect performance
Harold Tilstra, DVM

Metabolic bone disease
Megan Potter, DVM, PhD; Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Lisa Tokach, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Influence of particle size on salmonella outbreaks in breeding herds
Ian M. Levis, DVM; Luc Dufresne, DVM, DABVP

What veterinarians should know about feed quality assurance and quality control programs
Wayne Cast

When nutrition is the differential: What do I submit and what is normal?
Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Influenza and PRRS

Tuesday General Session

Global coordination for swine influenza virus surveillance and research: What are we missing from the big picture?
A. L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; P. Kitikoon, DVM, PhD; P. C. Gauger, DVM, MS; et al.

Regional PRRS elimination: Two steps forward and one step back
Lisa Becton, DVM, MS; Robert Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD

A systematic management strategy for breeding herds based on PRRS herd status
James F. Lowe, DVM ,MS; Neil DeBuse, DVM, MS; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD, MBA; et al.

Toolkit for regional success
Noel Garbes, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS

Western Illinois Tri-County PRRS area regional control project
Dyneah M. Classen, DVM

Exposing the brutal facts and challenges of PRRSV regional elimination in pig-dense areas
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

AASV Annual Meeting (2013)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

Perspective, passion, and the purpose-inspired practice
Craig Rowles, DVM

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

Mentoring with purpose
John T. Waddell, DVM, MBA

Research Topics

Sunday morning session

Influenza A virus detection from oral fluid and nasal swabs of IAV-inoculated pigs
C. K. Goodell, DVM, MS; A. Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; Y. Panyasing, DVM; et al.

Indirect transmission of influenza A virus in two different biosecurity settings
Matt Allerson, DVM; Carol Cardona, DVM, PhD; Montse Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Field investigations of perceived PCV2 vaccine failures and experimental challenge trials that support transitioning to a PCV2b-based vaccine
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Kevin O'Neill, MS; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; et al.

The influence of fetal PCV2 infection response on lifetime performance and vaccine efficacy
James F. Lowe, DVM, MS; Laura Greiner, PhD

Association of gilt vulval score with follicle development and expression of estrus
Robert V. Knox, PhD; Margaret S. Bojko, BS

Timed insemination following intravaginal OvuGel(R) treatment in postpartum sows
Paul Yeske, DVM; Michael Johnston, MS; Mark Swanson, PhD; et al.

Time to loss of consciousness using CO2 or 70% N2/30% CO2 for pig euthanasia
Robert E. Meyer, DVM, DACVA; W. E. Morgan Morrow, BVSc, PhD; Larry F. Stikeleather, PE, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the impact of birth litter size on birth weight and subsequent birth-to-market performance
Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Brenda DeRodas, PhD; Murali Raghavendra Rao, PhD; et al.

Experimental reproduction of brachyspiral colitis in pigs infected with Brachyspira hampsonii
Fabio A. Vannucci, DVM, MS; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Aschalew Z. Bekele, DVM, PhD; et al.

Quantifying the production impact in farms going through load-close-expose programs for PRRS virus
Daniel Linhares; Montserrat Torremorell; Robert Morrison

Time to produce PRRSv-negative pigs from infected breeding sites
Daniel Linhares; Montserrat Torremorell; Robert Morrison

Ring test evaluation for the detection of PRRSV antibody in oral fluid specimens using a commercial PRRSV serum antibody ELISA
Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, MS; Chong Wang, PhD; Gary Anderson; et al.

Effect of sample collection material on the detection of PRRSV in oral fluid
C. Olsen, MS; J. Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP; L. Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVPM; et al.

Economic review of air filtration systems in North American sow herds
Carmen Alonso, DVM, MS; Peter R. Da-vies, BVSc, PhD; Dale D. Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Utilizing snout wiping for PCR detection and virus isolation of SIV in nursery pigs
Kevin Dobesh; Keith Bretey, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

Comparison of sampling methods for Lawsonia intracellularis testing using qPCR
Kelsey A. LaVigne, BS; Meghann K. Pierdon, VMD; Greg A. Armbruster, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of biosecurity measures and management variables as risk factors for infection of growing pigs that are negative at placement with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
Caleb Robb; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Paul Yeske, DVM, MS; et al.

Evaluation of Pfizer Flu DETECT antigen test kit for the detection of laboratory isolates and experimentally infected swine with influenza A virus
Annie Duquette, BS; Jonathan Ertl BS; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD; et al.

Pilot study to assess the effectiveness of thermo-assisted drying and decontamination in reducing PRRSv in the presence of organic matter in livestock transport vehicles
Jacob Schwartz, BSc; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; JP Cano, DVM, PhD; et al.

Use of oral fluid sampling in suckling pigs for PRRSV monitoring
Jordan Graham; Chris Rademacher, DVM; Richard Swalla, DVM

Post-weaning sudden death in nursery pigs; A case study
Paisley Canning, BA & Sc; Sue Burlatschenko, DVM, Dipl. ABVP SHAP; Tim Blackwell, DVM, MSc, PhD

Effect of pre-farrow administration of tulathromycin injectable solution on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae prevalence in suckling pigs at birth and weaning
Sam Holst, BS; Paul Yeske, DVM, MS; Brad Leuwerke, DVM, MS; et al.

Comparison of the isolation of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae from various transport and selective media
Brian Bishop; Joann Kinyon, MS; Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD; et al.

Correlation of individual behavioral responses to different environmental stressors by group housed sows
Alyssa D. Blaustein; Kristina M. Horback, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Comparison of specimens for monitoring PRRSV in boar studs: What works best?
B. Pepin BA; A. Kittawornrat, DVM; P. Gauger, DVM, PhD; et al.

Use of daily feeding order at an electronic sow feeder (ESF) to improve the individual animal care of group housed sows
Joseph Katz, MLAS; Kristina Horback, PhD; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

An investigation of nodular ulcerative skin lesions in growing pigs
Katherine Wedel; Deborah Murray, DVM; Thayer Hoover, DVM

Safety of modified live PRRSV 19S1.21 exposure in late gestation swine
Michael Berkland; Phil Gauger, DVM, PhD; Jianqiang Zhang, PhD; et al.

Probability of detecting PRRSV infection using pen-based swine oral fluid specimens as a function of within-pen prevalence
C. Olsen, MS; C. Wang, PhD; J. Christopher-Hennings, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

NewField Technologies, LLC, offers S2, a novel approach to piglet euthanasia
David Newman, PhD; Brian Stevens; Jennifer Stevens, DVM

Porcine embryo production and non-surgical transfer in the pig, the Minitube of America approach to an unsolved problem
John P. Verstegen, DVM, MSc, PhD, DECAR; Karine M. Verstegen, DVM, PhD, DECAR; Brian C. Day; et al.

Effectiveness of OvuGel(R) in commercial swine herds in the United States
Stephen Webel, PhD; Michael Johnston, MS; Robert Kraeling, PhD; et al.

An experimental model to evaluate the effect of antibiotics on Haemophilus parasuis colonization and immunity
Nubia Macedo, DVM, MS; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD

Studies to evaluate the effects of enrofloxacin on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Bordetella bronchiseptica infections in swine
Daniel J. Keil, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; Samuel Charles, BVSc, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACPV; Terry Settje, BS

Group sow performance; comparing three group housed systems to conventional stalls
Jeff Schoening

Economic value of feed efficiency and body condition scoring in a sow herd
John Sonderman, PhD; Thomas Rathje, PhD

Gilt management 2.0
Juan Carlos Pinilla, DVM, MS; Rodrigo Teuber, DVM; Jose Piva, DVM; et al.

Association of lameness in late finishing with pre-market mortality
G. Shepherd, DVM; M. Engle DVM, MS

Development of an alphavirus replicon particle-based vaccine against classical swine fever virus
J. Dustin Loy, DVM, PhD; Mark Mogler, PhD; Jill Gander, MS; et al.

Development of an alphavirus RNA particle-based vaccine against Clostridium difficile
Mark A. Mogler, PhD; Jill Gander, MS; D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

Development of swine-generated products for human benefit
Rexanne Struve, DVM; Vishwanath R. Lingappa, MD, PhD

Use of CIRCOVAC(R) in piglets to reduce PCV2 impact in pig herds: A review
Keith Wilson, DVM; Thas Vila, DVM; Catherine Charreyre, DVM, MS; et al.

Water quality and its effect on production
Steven Stone, DVM; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Jesse McCoy, BS

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Antimicrobial resistance patterns in Streptococcus suis and strategies for prudent drug use
Norma Varela, DVM, PhD; Pierre Gadbois, DVM; Claude Thibault, DVM; et al.

Effects of a supplemental zinc amino acid complex on intestinal integrity in acutely heat stressed pigs
M. Victoria Sanz-Fernandez, DVM; Sarah Pearce, MS; Nicholas Gabler, PhD; et al.

Oral and injectable fat-soluble vitamin programs for sows, newborn and weaned pigs
Merlin D. Lindemann, PhD; Robert L. Stuart, PhD; John Goihl, MS

Serratia marcescens, an emerging pathogen involved in semen contamination issues
Isaac Huerta; Juan Luis Ubeda; Raquel Ausejo; et al.

Controlled challenge study to measure interference of virginiamycin (Stafac(R)) fed at 10 g/ton with vaccination of an attenuated live oral Lawsonia intracellularis vaccine
Douglas Weiss, DVM; Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Dwain Guggenbiller, DVM, MBA; et al.

Effects of a commercial feed additive on the immune components of sow’s colostrum
Daniel McManus, DVM; Brenda de Rodas, PhD; Dari Brown, PhD

Benchmarking by week-on-feed for finishing and wean-to-finish groups
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Observations regarding influenza A virus shedding in a swine breeding farm after mass vaccination
Cesar A Corzo, DVM, MS; Marie Gramer, DVM PhD; Michael Kuhn, DVM, MBA; et al.

A comprehensive, full chain and US meat sector economic analysis of the adoption of Improvest(R) by the US pork industry
Brian L. Buhr, PhD; Kelly Zering , PhD; Dennis DiPietre, PhD

Biochemical reactions may be induced via air ionization
John Baumgartner

Effect of deviations from predicted lactation feed intake on reproductive performance in F1 sows
Chad Yoder, MS; Tom Baas, MS, PhD; Valerie Duttlinger; et al.

Oral-Pro(R) : Vitamin D3 and E: Optimal dosing in piglets and nursery pigs
Michael Strobel, DVM, MS; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS

Phytobiologics: Novel natural compounds for improving enteric health in nursing pigs
Ching Ching Wu, DVM, PhD

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

In vitro susceptibility of Japanese, European and North American recent and historical isolates of Mycoplasma spp from swine to tylvalosin (Aivlosin(R))
D. Rosener, DVM; J.B. Tasker, BSc, BVetMed; C.D. Eliopoulos, DVM; et al.

Porcine circovirus type 2 diagnostic laboratory trends: Relationship between year and production phase
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Virological and production evaluation of Circumvent(R) PCV M administered during an early field infection
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Todd Williams, DVM; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS, DACT; et al.

Optimizing PG 600(R) and Matrix(TM) usage with progesterone testing and real-time ultrasound evaluation
James Leh-man, DVM, MS; Warren Wilson, DVM, MS, DACT; Richard Schlueter, DVM; et al.

ACTIVATE(R) organic acid blends improve performance in sows and pigs
Karen E. Lehe, DVM, DACVPM

The evolving world of Brachyspira-associated colitis
J. Mark Hammer, DVM; Connie Gebhart, PhD

Managing Lawsonia and Brachyspira infections using pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic principles
David G. S. Burch, B. Vet Med, FRCVS; J. Mark Hammer, DVM

Evaluation of Tylan(R) in a finishing pig subclinical ileitis challenge model
Greg Armbruster, DVM, MBA; Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Phil Rincker, PhD; et al.

Skycis(TM) (narasin) safety evaluation in growing swine when fed in sequence or combination with tiamulin
Tom Weber, PhD; Daniel Ivers, MS; Daniel Mowrey, PhD; et al.

Aligning a boar stud network to produce high quality and consistent semen
Todd Distad, DVM

Comparison of different Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination schedules in growing pigs with a seeder pig challenge
Angie Supple, DVM; Amber Stricker, DVM, MS; Amanda Ness Sponheim, DVM

Comparative efficacy of Ingelvac MycoFLEX(R) vaccination in pigs at 3 weeks of age from Ingelvac MycoFLEX(R) vaccinated and non-vaccinated sows on the reduction of lung lesions
Jose Angulo, DVM; Greg Cline, DVM; Kari Saddoris-Clemons, PhD

PRRSv control in finisher pigs, a large scale barn study in a high dense area in USA
Rebecca Robbins, DVM; Perry Harms, DVM, MS; Jose Angulo, DVM; et al.

Poster Session: Veterinary Students

A clinical study evaluating prevalence of PCV2 viremia in the breeding herd
Daniel Boykin, BS; Randy G. Jones, DVM; Alan B. Scheidt, DVM, MS

Swine influenza surveillance using FluDETECT(R) test kit
Stacy Brussell; Jessica Risser, DVM; Lucina Galina-Pantoja, DVM, PhD

Pharmacokinetic assessment of ceftiofur hydrochloride in pigs challenged with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and Streptococcus suis
Deanne Day, BS; Joel Sparks, BS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; et al.

Hypocalcemia and calcium gluconate use in sows at parturition
Alexander S. Hintz; Melissa Farber Billing, DVM

Two whole-herd vaccinations as mitigation of influenza virus in breed-to-wean farms
Levi Johnson, BS; Laura Greiner, MS, PhD; Doug King, DVM; et al.

The effects of lidocaine and meloxicam on piglets during and post-castration
Michelle Lam, BSc, MSc; Derek Haley, MSc, PhD; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc DipABVP; et al.

A retrospective study of the prevalence of OmpA-RFLP patterns among U.S. field strains of Haemophilus parasuis as correlated to clinical signs and serotype
Dana Lembke, BS; Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, BS, MS; et al.

Oral fluids collection in loose housed gestating sows
Amy Martell; Meghann Pierdon, VMD; Thomas Parsons, VMD, PhD

Use of buffered Swiffer(R) cloth to assess the risk of PRRS virus spread by employees and fomites during warm weather
Brittney McLamb, Mary Battrell, DVM; Jeremy Pittman, DVM; et al.

Oral fluids sample collection and post-collection processing to enhance porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus sequencing
Shonna Parker; Alan Scheidt, DVM, MS; Dale Polson, DVM, PhD; et al.

Investigating the genetic variability of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains circulating within a swine production system
Kalie Pettit, BA; Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD; Rick Tubbs, DVM; et al.

Effects of alternative farrowing systems on sow productivity and piglet growth and mortality
Shawna P. Rossini; Laurie A. Mack, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons; VMD, PhD

Work in progress: Improved PCRs for oral fluids
Marisa Rotolo; S. Abate; A. Kittawornrat; et al.

A serial study to determine piglet vaccination age based on maternal antibody decay, time of infection and potential aerosolization of Mycoplasma hyorhinis
Ethan Spronk; Deb Murray, DVM; Amanda Sponheim, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of sleep-wake cycle and behavioral indicators of REM in gestating sows
Kathryn P. Sullivan; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

An investigation of sow lameness in relation to leg and foot conformation, lesions and hoof cracks
Sarah Ahola, BSC, MSc; Robert Friendship, DipABVP, DVM, MSc; Tina Widowski, BS, MS, PhD; et al.

Enteric pathogen prevalence and association inquiry
Brian Bishop; Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD; Kent Schwartz, DVM; et al.

Validation of Swiffer(R) collection technique for Lawsonia intracellularis on concrete surfaces
Daniel Borchers, BA; Justin Rustvold, BA; Angela Baysinger, DVM

A comparison of the relative reduction in PCV2 viremia
Matthew Borgmann, BS; Josh Ellingson, DVM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM; et al.

Enterotoxin genes in Staphylococcus aureus isolates from pork and pigs
Danielle Botting; Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD; Leticia Linhares, DVM; et al.

Field results of a modified vaccination protocol with Pfizer’s Fostera PRRS vaccine
Alexandra Buckley, BS; Joshua Ellingson, DVM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM; et al.

Exploring the prevalence of M. hyorhinis, M. hyosynoviae, and M. hyopneumoniae, across various age groups using various sampling techniques
Samuel P. Copeland, BS; Mary A. Battrell, DVM; Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM; et al.

A comparison of oral fluid ELISA dynamics in vaccinated and non-vaccinated pigs from challenged and unchallenged populations
Amy Daniels, BS; Joel Nerem, DVM; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; et al.

A comparison of serum and tonsilar swabs for the detection of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in replacement gilts
Joshua W. Duff, BS; Sara D. Hough, DVM; Matthew B. Turner, DVM; et al.

Proportionality, public perception, and pigs- an overview of how we dealt with flu at the state fair
Jon Ertl; Marie Gramer, DVM, PhD

Evaluating the persistence of PRRSv in prior exposed vasectomized teaser boars, mature gilts, and young sows within a breeding herd
Will Fombelle, BS; Laura Greiner, PhD; John Waddell, DVM, MBA

Efficacy of a commercial disinfectant to deactivate PRRS virus in water
Marissa Garry, BS; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Steven Stone, DVM; et al.

The effects of vitamin D supplementation on production parameters and immune function in pre-wean and nursery piglets
Cara Haden, BS; Steven Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Megan Potter, DVM, PhD; et al.

Effect of vitamin D supplementation on plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations in suckling and nursery piglets
Cara Haden, BS; Amanda Stout, BS; Rae Sires, BS; et al.

Evaluating sampling strategies to diagnose influenza virus in pre-weaned pigs
Christina Hill, Matt Allerson; DVM, Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

A holistic approach to stabilizing porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus from a dually infected farrow-to-finish herd
Megan Humphrey, BS; Michael Schelkopf, DVM; Carrie Pollard, MS; et al.

The importance of vaccination with MLV after stabilization of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus in a far-row-to-finish herd in an area regional control project
Megan Humphrey, BS; Michael Schelkopf, DVM; Carrie Pol-lard, MS

Evaluating the impact of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome vaccination and vaccine timing on antibody production to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and porcine circovirus type II vaccines
Justin Kuecker; Angie Supple, DVM; Darrell Neuberger, DVM

Impact of PRRS vaccination timing in pigs with different maternal immunity levels
Marie-Pier Labrecque; Franois Cardinal, DVM, MSc

Validating the need for and continued use of E. coli vaccine in pregnant sows and gilts
Wesley Lyons; Eugene Nemechek, DVM; Cary Sexton, DVM

Diagnostic survey of residential bacterial pathogens in seven sow barns to justify the use of Excede (ceftiofur crystalline free acid)
Nicholas Mayer; Joel Nerem, DVM; Rick Swalla, DVM; et al.

Development of a standard protocol using PRRS modified live virus vaccine to control and reduce wild-type PRRSv in farrow to finish swine systems
Daniel Meyer; John Kolb

Effect of oral Vitamin D supplementation on antibody response to PRRS virus
Andrea Petersen, BS; Steven Tousignant, DVM; Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

A comparison of immunity, viremia, and performance between two commercial circovirus vaccines in a high health swine system
Anna Petrowiak, BS; Nathan Winkelman, DVM

Posterior paresis and paralysis associated with spinal cord vacuolation in late finisher pigs
Kristen J. Reynolds, MS; Mike Sheridan, DVM; Kurt Preugschas, DVM

Use of slaughter checks to classify lesions identified at harvest
Charlie Robinson; Rebecca Robbins, DVM; Mark Hammer, DVM; et al.

Evaluation of the effect of maternal antibodies on the efficacy of porcine circovirus vaccine
Holly Rud; Carly Do-razio, VMD; Michael Kuhn, DVM

Cecal colonization and fecal shedding in rats inoculated with various Brachyspira spp.
Kate Sawyer; Bailey Wilberts, DVM; Joann Kinyon, MS; et al.

Investigation into sow mortality caused by sudden death
Megan Schnur, BS; Ashley DeDecker, PhD; Joseph Fent, DVM; et al.

Effect of porcine reproductive and respiratory viral load when inoculating serologically positive sows
Chris Sievers; Mark Wagner, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

The role of serum calcium, vitamin D, and genetics in observations of kyphosis
Rae Sires, BS; Steven Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Megan Potter, DVM, PhD; et al.

Antimicrobials in lactation diets are transferred into the milk of dams
Bethany Stammen; Bill Minton, DVM; Erin Johnson, DVM; et al.

Analgesia in the farrowing room
Ryan Tenbergen, MSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Glen Cassar, DVM, PhD, DipABVP; et al.

Investigation of Mycoplasma hyorhinis in the reproductive tract of mature gilts and boars
Katherine Wedel; Deborah Murray, DVM; Thayer Hoover, DVM

Vitamin D3 dose titration at five dosage rates delivered in water to nursery pigs
Amanda West; Nathan Winkelman, DVM, MS; Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; et al.

Oral fluid sampling: Recommendations for "trained" vs. "untrained" pigs
D. White; M. Hoogland; A. Kittawornrat; et al.

Investigating high levels of nursery mortality in a multi-site system
Lisa Yeske-Livermore; Shawn Blood, DVM; Angela Baysinger, DVM, MS

Poster Session: Research Topics

Environmental impact of replacing physical castration with immunological castration (using Improvest(R)) when raising male pigs; results of an environmental life cycle assessment
Jim Allison; Gian Luca Baldo; Paulo Moraes; et al.

Phylogenetic evaluation of historic PRRSV isolates from air filtered sow herds in North America
Carmen Alonso, DVM, MS; Michael P. Murtaugh, PhD; Scott A. Dee, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Intestinal mucosal PCV2-specific immune response in PCV2 vaccinated and non-vaccinated conventional gilts
Carlo Bianco, DVM; Viviana Felice, DVM; Serena Panarese, DBS; et al.

Four-year assessment of influenza A virus infections in swine at agricultural exhibitions
Andrew S. Bowman, MS, DVM; Jacqueline M. Nolting, MS; Sarah W. Nelson; et al.

Data summary of immunological castration impact in grow-finish performance of male pigs in USA
Bobby Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; David Meeuwse; Jim Bradford, DVM, MS

Retention of expertise in food safety medicine
Gail Cunningham, BSc, DVM, MVetSc; Leigh Rosengren, DVM, PhD

Full genome of swine influenza A virus in immune pigs using next generation sequencing
A. Diaz; S. Enomoto; S. Sreevatsan; et al.

Swine influenza infection in sow farms over time
A. Diaz; M. Torremorell

Estimating corn savings through the use of Improvest(R)
Dennis DiPietre, PhD; Mark Bertram, PhD; Kelly Zering, PhD

Detection of Streptococcus suis variants using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry
Timothy Frana, DVM, MS, MPH, PhD; Leona McDeid, BS; Derek Adams, BS; et al.

Optimizing nursery pig survivability with a Husbandry Educator Program
Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD; Jason Monroe, BS; Robyn Fleck, DVM; et al.

Flexible vaccination with Stellamune(R) One in France: Experiences in 10 farrow-to-finish pig herds
Marc Hen-ninger, DVM; Annick Morel-Saives, DVM

Effect of triptorelin administered intravaginally as OvuGel(R) on the timing of ovulation in mature gilts after estrus synchronization with MATRIX(R)
Robert Kraeling, PhD; Robert Knox, PhD; Jessica Taibl, MS; et al.

Effect of PRRS on productivity in chronic infected Danish herds
Charlotte Sonne Kristensen, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECPHM; Jens Vinther, Statistician

Survey of occupational health risks and protective practices of US swine veterinarians
Leticia Linhares, DVM; Claudia Munoz-Zanzi, DVM, MPVM, PhD; Peter Davies, BVSc, PhD

Behavior and handling of physically- and immunologically-castrated market pigs at home and going to market
Kimberly Guay, PhD; Brittany Davis, MS; Avi Sapkota, PhD; et al.

Pre and post-euthanasia concentrations of cortisol, norepinephrine and lactate in pigs
Morgan Morrow, BVSc MS PhD; Robert Meyer, DVM DACVA; Justin Whitley, BSc; et al.

Effect of influenza vaccination on influenza bioaerosol generation
Victor Neira, DVM, PhD; Cesar Corzo, DVM, PhD; Matt Allerson, DVM, MS; et al.

Defining the nutrient requirements of male pigs immunized with Improvest(R)
Daniel Nelson, PhD; Aubrey Schroder, PhD; James R. Bradford, DVM; et al.

Comparison of PCR assays for reliable, early and rapid detection of PRRSV in different sample types from experimentally infected boars
Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; Kevin ONeill, MS; Olajide Owolodun, DVM, PhD; et al.

Investigation into emerging parvoviruses in the US pig population
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; ChaoTing Xiao, PhD; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; et al.

Detection of influenza A virus nucleoprotein antibody (IgM, IgA, IgG) in serum and oral fluid specimens
Yaowalak Panyasing, DVM, MS; Christa Goodell, DVM, MS; Luis Gimnez-Lirola, PhD; et al.

The effect of passive immunity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and an extended lactation period on piglet immune development
Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD; Samuel K. Baidoo, PhD; Thomas W. Molitor, PhD

Comparison of meat quality parameters of pork produced from immunologically castrated and physically castrated male pigs reared under US conditions
Dustin Boler, PhD; Floyd McKeith, PhD; Aubrey Schroeder, PhD

Comparison of efficacy of tulathromycin (DRAXXIN(R)) and tildipirosin (ZUPREVO(R)) in the treatment of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in pigs
J. W. Eubank; M. K. Senn; R. G. Nutsch; et al.

Outbreak of influenza A (H3N2) in people and pigs at county fairs
Sabrina L. Swenson; Mary Lea Killian; Roman M. Pogranichniy; et al.

Sow herd incidence and prevalence study
Steve Tousignant; Jim Lowe; Paul Yeske; et al.

Reproduction of peri-weaning failure to thrive syndrome in experimentally infected weaned pigs
Steve Tousignant; Albert Rovira; Bob Morrison

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae prevalence in Belgian and Dutch pig herds using a tracheo-bronchial swab technique and eventual seasonal effects
Frederic Vangroenweghe; Dominiek Maes; Piepers Sofie; et al.

Attenuation of virulence and loss of prophage-like elements in Lawsonia intracellularis after serial passages in vitro
Fabio A Vannucci, DVM, MS; Dana Beckler, DVM, MS; Nicola Pusterla, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Canadian Swine Health Board National Biosecurity Training Program: A model for enhancing adoption of biosecurity best management practices for the farm at a national level
L. Verdon; W. Ballantine; R. Harding

Poster Session: Industrial Partners

Barrier wound spray with pain relief for the health and welfare of baby pigs
Peggy Anne Hawkins, DVM, MS; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS

PSY vs. PSY* (profit per sow per year)
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, PhD

A comparison of injection site reactivity and growth rate in pigs vaccinated with single dose PCV2 vaccines
Erin Johnson, DVM; Kari Saddoris-Clemons, PhD; Greg Cline, DVM

Exogenous enzyme impact on intestinal weights, histology, active nutrient transport and microbial population
Jon Ferrel; Thomas Marsteller, DVM

Efficacy of Lincofarm(R) TR (44% Lincomycin) in the treatment of ileitis in naturally infected swine
Marcos Ituo Okada, DVM; Jos Maciel Rodrigues Junior, PharmaD, MS; Daniela Carneiro, DVM, MS; et al.

Development of an alphavirus RNA particle-based vaccine against swine dysentery
D. L. Harris, DVM, PhD; K. I. Kamrud, PhD; R. Vander Veen, PhD; et al.

OvuGel(R), a novel product containing the gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) agonist, triptorelin acetate
Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; Robert Kraeling, PhD; Mark Swanson, PhD; et al.

Semen quality assessment in extended doses and relationship between key parameters
I. Huerta, DVM, MS; Y. Dahma-ni, PhD; R. Ausejo, DVM, MS; et al.

Diagnostic laboratory survey of porcine circovirus type 2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae maternally-derived antibodies
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; John Johnson, DVM

Benchmarking non-productive days across sow farms
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Retrospective analysis by novel methodology of PRRSv field strains in a regional control and elimination project
Alan Snodgrass, DVM; Robin Easterly, BS; Byoung-Kwan Kim, Ph.D; et al.

IgG antibody response in young pigs after a booster vaccination with an autogenous Mycoplasma hyosynoviae vaccine
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Steve Heller, MS; Leann Siedlik, AS; et al.

Investigating finishing performance and diarrhea: A standardized approach case study
Robert Evelsizer, DVM; Mark Hammer, DVM

Effects of Draxxin(R) at weaning in pigs on control of swine respiratory disease including "low" level of PRRS involvement and sub-sequent performance of pigs
Doug King, DVM; Robyn Fleck, DVM; Deborah Amodie, MS

In vitro susceptibility to tylvalosin (Aivlosin(R)) of recent and historical Japanese, European and North American isolates of various swine and poultry enteric, joint, and respiratory pathogens
J.B. Tasker, BSc, BVetMed; C.D. Eliopoulos, DVM; M.J. Gnozzio, BS; et al.

Purpose-Inspired Practice

Monday General Session

Antibiotic use in swine: Pharmacology, residue avoidance, and foreign/domestic trade
Michael Apley, DVM, PhD, DACVCP

Antibiotic use in swine: Antibiotic resistance risk, regulation, veterinary oversight, FDA guidance, and "Healthy animals make safer food"
H. Scott Hurd, DVM, PhD

Business continuity in the face of a foreign animal disease
James A. Roth, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM

PRRSV

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Control of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) through genetic improvements in disease resistance and tolerance
Raymond R. R. Rowland, PhD; Joan Lunney, PhD; Jack Dekkers, PhD

PRRSv half-life in manure
Daniel Linhares, DVM, MBA, PhD; Han Soo Joo, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; et al.

PRRSV Diagnostics: Update on oral fluids
J. Zimmerman, DVM, PhD

Optimal sample size and allocation in disease diagnostic testing with two-level structure
Yinan Fang; Chong Wang, PhD; Christa Goodell; et al.

PRRS virus elimination: How to prove herd negativity?
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Bob Morrison, DVM, PhD

Assessing the long-term effect of air filtration on the occurrence of new PRRSV infections in large breeding herds in swine-dense regions: Strengths and limitations
Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl, ACVM

Managing critical access points: How do people and pigs safely enter/exit a filtered farm?
Jason Kelly, DVM

Where are the common air leaks and how do we fix them?
Jeff Feder, DVM

Experiences with sow farm filtration
Jeff Kurt, DVM

Swine Influenza Virus

Monday Concurrent Session #2

Summary of results: USDA surveillance for influenza A virus in swine
John A. Korslund, DVM; David G. Pyburn, DVM; Sabrina Swenson, DVM; et al.

Influenza virus dynamics, transmission and diversity in pig farms
Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD; Matt Allerson, DVM, MPH

Overview of swine influenza virus vaccine research and technology: What's on the horizon and what do we need to move forward?
Marcus E. Kehrli, Jr.; Amy L. Vincent; Phil C. Gauger; et al.

Controlling swine influenza in the field (Sow farm strategies)
Paul Yeske, DVM, MS

Controlling influenza in the field: Sow farm strategies that have worked for us
Michelle Sprague, DVM

Managing swine influenza virus on large scale grow/finish sites
Jason D. Miller, DVM

North Carolina's regional swine influenza control program
Mary Battrell, DVM, MS

Infectious Disease

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Rotavirus and undifferentiated diarrhea in suckling piglets: What's NEW and diagnostic criteria
Gregory Stevenson, DVM, PhD, diplomat ACVP; Daren Madson, DVM, PhD, diplomat ACVP; K-J Yoon, DVM, PhD, diplomat ASM; et al.

Rotavirus and undifferentiated diarrhea in suckling piglets: Case management/control methods
Michelle Sprague, DVM

What do we really know about feedback to gestating dams?
Rebecca C. Robbins, DVM; Emily B. Byers, DVM

Mycoplasma hyorhinis: What we are learning
Albert Rovira, DVM, MS, PhD; Maria Jose Clavijo, DVM

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: What we are finding
Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD

Mycoplasma hyosynoviae: What we are finding and what it may mean
Joo Carlos Gomes Neto, DVM, MS; Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Mycoplasma hyosynoviae: Case management
Jeffery D. Blythe, DVM

Swine dysentery: Diagnostic criteria and elimination strategies
Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP; Cary Sexton, DVM

Diagnosis of complex grow-finish enteritis and assessing interventions
Jeremy S. Pittman, DVM, DACVP

Complex grow-finish enterocolitis
Jeffery D. Blythe, DVM

Complex diarrhea in finishing swine
Cary Sexton, DVM

The Shaping of Purpose

Tuesday General Session

Pink slime and black swans
Guy Loneragan

When science and public perception disagree: The debate over swine welfare
Howard Hill, DVM, PhD

Providing leadership and demonstrating value: What our clients want and expect
Timothy J. Loula, DVM

AASV Annual Meeting (2014)

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Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture

The pig always wins
Daryl Olsen, DVM

Alex Hogg Memorial Lecture

The PED challenge: Application of our veterinary oath to represent the pig
Mark J. Engle, DVM, MS

Research Topics

Sunday

Differential diagnosis of PRRS infection and vaccination by one-step real-time RT-PCR
Jie Zhang, PhD; Kurt Rossow, DVM, PhD; Tracy Otterson, MS; et al.

Pigs selected for increased feed efficiency are less affected by experimental infection with the PRRS virus
J. R. Dunkelberger, BA; N. J. Boddicker, PhD.; J. M. Young, PhD; et al.

Factors associated with N-specific IgG response in piglets experimentally infected with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
Andrew Hess, BS, MS; Benjamin Trible, MS; Yu Wang, PhD; et al.

Detection and characterization of endemic circulation of influenza A virus in neonatal and nursery pigs in a farm using inactivated influenza sow vaccines
Phillip Gauger, DVM, PhD; Alessandra Dias, DVM; Amy Vincent, DVM, PhD; et al.

Influenza A virus infection and diversity in commercial pig herds
A. Diaz; S. Enomoto; C. Corzo; et al.

Maternally derived antibodies induce vaccine-associated enhanced respiratory disease in weaned pigs challenged with heterologous virus
Daniela Rajao, DVM, PhD; Amy Vincent, DVM, PhD; Crystal Loving, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) production impact and management strategies for stability in sow herds
Dane Goede, DVM; Robert Morrison, DVM, PhD

Pathogenesis of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in post-weaned pigs
D. Magstadt; D. Madson; P. Arruda; et al.

Isolation and characterization of US porcine epidemic diarrhea viruses
Qi Chen, DVM, MS; Ganwu Li, DVM, PhD; Judith Stasko; et al.

Utility of oral fluid sampling and testing for monitoring PEDV in herds
Leslie Bower, MS; Darin Madson, DVM, PhD; Hai Hoang, DVM; et al.

Development of an alphavirus RNA particle-based vaccine against porcine epidemic diarrhea virus
Mark A. Mogler, PhD; Jill Gander, MS; D.L. Hank Harris, DVM, PhD; et al.

A commercial PCV2a vaccine and an experimental PCV2b vaccine both protect against challenge with a 2013 variant mPCV2b
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, PhD; Chao-Ting Xiao, PhD; et al.

Comparative detection of Lawsonia intracellularis, Salmonella and Brachyspira from oral fluids and feces
Timothy Frana, DVM, MPH, PhD; Hallie Warneke, BS; Wendy Stensland, BS; et al.

Evaluation of loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) for detection of Lawsonia intracellularis in feces and oral fluids
Ryan Strobel; Molly Kelley, BS; Connie Gebhart, MS, PhD

Effect of antibiotic treatment on the development of Haemophilus parasuis disease and seroconversion
Nubia Macedo, DVM, MS; Andy Holtcamp, DVM; Maxim Cheeran, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Student Seminar

Sunday Concurrent Session #1

Use of oral fluids for detection of Ascaris suum eggs
Daniel Boykin, BS; Jeremy Pittman, DVM, DABVP; Rebecca Robbins, DVM

Efficacy of different heat bulbs and reflectors in a commercial sow barn
Alexandra Buckley, BS; Joshua Ellingson, DVM, MS; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM; et al.

Utilizing molecular diagnostics to determine the acclimation dose based on the current PRRSv status of the pigs
Ethan Spronk, BS; Mark Wagner, DVM

Evaluation of age dependent vaccination on piglet antibody response to Fostera(TM) PCV
Andrew Kryzer, BS; John Deen, DVM, PhD; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; et al.

Infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus and Streptococcus suis changes the pharmacokinetics of ceftiofur hydrochloride in nursery pigs
Deanne Day, BS; Joel Sparks, BS; Johann Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP; et al.

Evaluation of aerosol shedding in growing pigs following administration of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus vaccine
Anna Samson; Brett OBrien, VMD; Scott Dee, DVM, PhD; et al.

Comparison of liquid cyclonic air collectors for the detection of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus
Katherine Wedel; Scott Dee, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACVM; Amanda Sponheim, DVM; et al.

Development and evaluation of a Lawsonia intracellularis fecal test that differentiates infected from vaccinated animals (DIVA)
Ryan Strobel; Molly Kelley, BS; Connie Gebhart, MS, PhD

Potential environmental contamination of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) from livehaul vehicles
Alexander S. Hintz; Jeremy Pittman, DVM

A comparison on the influence pooling has on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Real-Time(TM) polymerase-chain reaction diagnostic assay results for both bronchial and oropharyngeal swab samples from piglets
Levi Johnson; Brad Leuwerke, DVM, MS; Thomas Wetzell, DVM; et al.

Identification of risk factors for PRRSv infection in finishing sites with PRRSv negative placed pigs
Laura Carroll; Jeremy Pittman, DVM, DABVP; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS

Assessment of colostrum management strategies at commercial sow farms using immunocrit ratios
Brianna Peters, BS; Seth Krantz, DVM; Lucina Galina Pantoja, DVM, PhD

Dynamics of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae detection and clinical presentation
Jake Schwartz, BS; Laura Bruner, DVM; Bob Evelsizer, DVM; et al.

The effect of cross fostering on PRRS transmission and litter performance
Brigitte Mason, BS; Melissa Farber Billing, DVM; Jessica Seate, DVM

An investigation into preweaning piglet mortality in three farrowing systems
Elizabeth W. Stiles, BA; Laurie A. Mack, PhD; Ray D. Boston, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #2

Mecadox(R): Recent research on control of swine dysentery
Dwain Guggenbiller, DVM, MBA; Paul Pitcher, DVM, MS; Doug Weiss, DVM; et al.

A single dose, PCV2a based ORF2 subunit vaccine cross-protects against challenge with a recent PCV2b strain
Greg Haiwick; Marc Eichmeyer; Brian Payne

Efficacy of a Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Choleraesuis experimental combination vaccine against S. Typhimurium and S. Choleraesuis challenges in growing pigs
Troy Kaiser, DVM, MS; Kara Claxton, MS; Dianna Jordan, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the prevalence of PCV2 viremia in Canadian breeding herds and piglets
Blaine Tully, DVM; Sylvain Drapeau, DVM; Francisco De Grau, DVM

Field comparison of PCV2 vaccines: A retrospective production data analysis
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Robert Blomme, DVM; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; et al.

Circumvent(R) PCV G2: Standard efficacy and duration of immunity studies
Brad Thacker, DVM, PhD, DABVP; Lisa Purtle, DVM, MS; Frank Roerink, MS; et al.

Feeding the sow every day; reliability and uptime of electronic sow feeders
Jeff Schoening

Skycis(R) efficacy in a grow-finish facility
Michael C. Brumm, PhD; Sheryl L. Spindler, MBA; Roger Arentson, PhD

Dietary modulation of the intestinal immune response
Michael E. Spurlock, PhD

Selection for disease tolerance in swine using an estimated genomic breeding value
Jennifer M. Bundy, PhD; Mark Weaver, DVM; Chris Sparks, PhD

Immunologic considerations for the use of inactivated multivalent swine influenza vaccines
Ben Hause, PhD; Mike Stoll; Ron Batman; et al.

Effect of post-weaning electrolyte supplementation on the performance of nursery pigs
Dan McManus, DVM; Dari Brown, PhD; Brenda de Rodas, PhD

Defining, evaluating and understanding iron defiency and anemia in modern swine production
Christian von der Recke, M.Se.Agro, BBA

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #3

Effect of an organic acid blend on performance of nursery pigs fed diets with and without antibiotics
Betsy Newton, PhD; Sabrina Williams, MS; Doug Cook, PhD

A cost effective alternative to finishing depopulation for swine dysentery
Rachel Korty, BSc; Ashley DeDecker, PhD; Perle Boyer, DVM; et al.

New animal drugs: Pioneers, generics and the FDA approval process
S. Lee Whaley, MS; C. David Nash, DVM

Building confidence in generic animal drugs
Lonnie W. Luther, PhD

Quantitative imaging flow cytometry and porcine semen fertility evaluation: A new insight in semen quality and fertility
J. Verstegen; J. Schenk; B. Didion

Benchmarking by week-on-feed for finishing and wean-to-finish groups
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

A novel Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae ELISA, specially designed for high specificity
Eric van Esch, DVM

Comprehensive economic analysis of Improvest(R) adoption by the US pork industry
Brian L. Buhr, PhD; Terrence Hurley, PhD ; Kelly Zering, PhD; et al.

Effects of DRAXXIN(R) at weaning for control of swine respiratory disease in pigs experiencing a natural outbreak
Doug King, DVM; Kelly Lechtenberg, DVM, PhD; Teresa Schieber, DVM; et al.

Efficacy and safety of a two dose one bottle porcine circovirus/Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae combination vaccine
J. W. Bubolz, MS; D. S. Fredrickson, BS; V. J. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; et al.

Gilt management for 35 PSY
J. C. Pinilla, DVM, MS; R. Molinari. DVM, MS; J. Coates, BSc; et al.

Elimination of two consecutive swine influenza subtypes in a large breed to wean herd
R. W. Thompson, DVM, MS; L. L. Coleman, DVM; M. R. Culhane, DVM, PhD; et al.

PEDv in the US pig industry: Avoiding our future vulnerabilities
Hank Harris, DVM, PhD

RNA particles: A novel application for efficient development of FAD serologic assays
Luis G. Gimnez-Lirola, PhD; Lina Mur, MS; Mark A. Mogler, PhD; et al.

Industrial Partners

Sunday Concurrent Session #4

Regulatory restrictions ease with digital solutions
Conrad B. Schmidt, DVM; Heather J. Van Lin, B.A.

Comparison of filter efficiency stability in used air filters
Steven Devine, MS

Using litter oral fluids from weanling pigs to monitor PRRS status in commercial sow farms- field study
Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, MS, PhD; Yaowalak Panyasing, DVM, MS, PhD; Christa Goodell, DVM, MS, PhD; et al.

Parity differences in reproductive performance and progeny performance
Chad Yoder, MS, PhD; Scott Lawrence, MS; Valerie Duttlinger; et al.

Normal vs optimal levels of fat-soluble vitamins A, D and E for growth and reproduction
Robert L. Stuart, PhD

Field evaluations using OvuGel(R) for single fixed-time artificial insemination
Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; Michael Johnston, MS; Robert Kraeling, PhD; et al.

A case study: Oral Pro Vitamin D3 plus E to aid in control of PRRS virus circulation in three sow farms
Grant Allison, DVM; Phillip C. Gauger, DVM, PhD; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS

The effect of individual piglet birth weight on profitability
Darwin Kohler, DVM; Chad Bierman, PhD

Detection of compliance to PCV2 vaccination using a delayed type hypersensitivity test (DTH test)
Antonio Callen, DVM, PhD; Sonia Carceles, DVM; Albert Vidal, DVM MSc; et al.

Effectiveness of DLI(R) (Diluted Lawsonia intracellularis) vaccine followed by Denagard(R) LC, Aivlosin(R) or Mecadox(R) in finishing pigs challenged with a high dose Lawsonia intracellularis mucosal homogenate
Nathan Winkelman, DVM; Adam Mueller, DVM; Rickie Domangue, PhD; et al.

Development and validation of the VetMAX(TM)-Gold SIV Subtyping Kit
Angela Burrell, MS; Darcy Myers, BS; Ivan Leyva Baca, DVM, PhD, MS; et al.

The effectiveness of tylvalosin (Aivlosin(R)* Type A Medicated Article) against porcine proliferative enteropathy (PPE; ileitis) in swine challenged with Lawsonia intracellularis
Dan Rosener, DVM; Elizabeth Abbott, BVMS, PhD, MRCVS; Rickie Domangue, PhD; et al.

Why you need CDCD pigs for your research; specifically, why you need Struve Labs International, Inc CDCD pigs for your research
Rexanne Struve, DVM

Veterinary Students

Poster Session

Variation in sow vocalizations during restraint
Matthew Cook; Kristina M. Horback, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Evaluation of PRRSV contamination of drivers’ boots and foot pedals during feed truck deliveries
Amy Daniels, BS; Laura Greiner, MS, PhD; Doug King, DVM

Oral-fluid collection from gestating sows housed in large static pens
L. Glowzenski, MSEd; S. Dunipace, VMD; K. Horback, PhD; et al.

Comparison of maternally derived antibodies in weaned pigs following pre-farrow or pre-breeding vaccination of dams with FluSure XP
Jessica Johnson; Jeremy Pittman, DVM; Eugene Nemecheck

Evaluation of swine transport vehicle decontamination practices
Justin Kuecker; John Kolb, DVM; Arturo Oropeza-Munoz, MVZ, MS

The impact of pooling nasal swab samples on the diagnostic sensitivity of influenza A virus RRT-PCR
Carrie Lee; Matthew Allerson, DVM, PhD; Montserrat Torremorell, DVM, PhD

Dermestes maculatus infestation of swine barns
Christine Mainquist, BS; Josh Ellingson, DVM, MS; Kenneth Holscher, PhD; et al.

The evaluation of PRRSv transfer via tattooing in the suckling piglet
Chad OConnor, BS; Joe Connor, DVM, MS; Dyneah Classen, DVM; et al.

Oral fluids from individually-housed, “untrained” sows: Baseline parameters
B. Pepin, BA; R. Main, DVM, PhD; A. Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD; et al.

Comparison of different blood storage and transport temperature effects on PRRSV ELISA results
Lauren M. Scruggs; Sarah K. Balik; Jessica L. Bates, DVM; et al.

Effect of tulathromycin or ceftiofur crystalline free acid injection on post-weaning performance and economic return in porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infected pigs
Chris Sievers; Scott Stehlik, DVM; Melissa Hensch, DVM; et al.

Using placental umbilical cord serum to determine porcine circovirus type 2 status of breeding herd
Tyler Te Grotenhuis; Thomas Fangman, DVM,MS, DABVP; David Baumert, DVM

Effects of an iron dextran injection at weaning on pigs’ blood hemoglobin status and nursery performance
Shannon Walsh, BSc; Robert Friendship, DVM, MSc, DipABVP; Rocio Amezcu, DVM, MSc, PhD; et al.

Novel use of DNA traceback for genetic selection in the Canadian swine industry
Christina Yamazaki; Daniel Hurnik, DVM, MSc

Improved pre-weaning surveillance using oral fluids: A pilot study
Lisa Yeske-Livermore; Kevin ONeil, MS; Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; et al.

On-site testing of oral fluids for ceftiofur residues using beta-lactam SNAP testing
Sarah Balik, BS; L. Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM; J. Bates, DVM; et al.

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccination strategies and challenge in a field setting
Cody Branstad, BS; Jana Morgan, DVM

Metaphylactic use of tulathromycin in finishing pigs to control multifactorial porcine respiratory disease
Courtney Brumbaugh; Megan Nemechek, DVM; Tom Gillespie, DVM, ABVP; et al.

Monitoring the compliance of the vaccination procedures of 30,535 pigs
Colleen Crozier, BS; Josh Ellingson, DVM, MS; Jason Hocker, DVM, MS

Comparison of regional limb injection to systemic medication for the treatment of septic lameness in breeding female swine
Luke Duckworth; Meredyth Jones, DVM, MS; Brandon Dominguez, DVM, MS

Effect of pre-farrow vaccination for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae on the bacterial prevalence in offspring at weaning
Jon Ertl, BS; Gil Patterson, VMD; Laura Bruner, DVM; et al.

A comparison of sampling methods for Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium
Will Fombelle, BS; Carrie Pollard, MS; Noel Garbes, DVM; et al.

Efficacy of commercial water treatment products to inactivate PRRS virus
Marissa Garry, BS; Andrea Pitkin, DVM, MS; Steven Stone, DVM

Antemortem joint fluid sampling and optimization of transport material for the recovery of lameness-associated Mycoplasma in swine
W. Holt; B.C. Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; J. Kula, DVM, MAM; et al.

Age of susceptibility and infectious dose of Clostridium difficile in neonatal suckling pigs
Kayce Kobs; Paulo Arruda, DVM, MS; Chandra Tangudu, MS; et al.

A study on pre-and post-suckling serum total protein and influences by different day one pig care interventions
Scott A. Kramer, PhD; Andrew Bents, DVM

Value of health and production performance improvement resulting from the treatment of sows exhibiting post-farrowing vaginal discharge
Brittney McLamb; Matthew Turner, DVM; Eugene Nemechek, DVM

Assessment of sample methods for detecting and estimating prevalence of Lawsonia intracellularis, Brachyspira hyodysenteriae, and Salmonella spp. in wean to finish pigs
Daniel Meyer, BS; John Kolb, DVM, MS; Arturo Oropeza, DVM, MS

Characterization of the GP5 glycoprotein as a major source of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus pathogenicity
Sally Moseley

Cognitive bias in gestating sows: A new window on sow welfare?
Megan E. Murray; Kristina M. Horback, PhD; Thomas D. Parsons, VMD, PhD

Evaluation of a one-dose autogenous Mycoplasma hyosynoviae vaccine to control grow/finish lameness in finishing pigs
Chris Olsen; Keith Erlandson; Scott Stehlik; et al.

Trichinella: The role of swine practitioners
Marianne I. Parent; Daniel Hurnik; Jette Christensen; et al.

Behavioral assessment of gestating sows via ear-mounted accelerometers
L. D. Pavlovic; S. Dunipace, VMD; K.;M. Horback, PhD; et al.

Biological pain indicators for the characterization of piglet pain during and after processing
Kelly Pertzborn, BS; Jessica Bates, DVM; Locke Karriker DVM, MS, DAVCPM; et al.

Development of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome outbreak investigations program for breeding herds in regional projects in Iowa
Scott Radke; Derald Holtkamp, DVM, MS; Butch Baker, DVM, MS; et al.

The role of parity and prevalence on transmission of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae to offspring: A case study
Caleb Robb; Chris Rademacher, DVM; Richard Swalla, DVM; et al.

Genetic and geographic variation of PRRSV among the sites of a single company
Megan Schnur, BS; Aaron Lower, DVM; Enrique Mondaca-Fernandez, DVM, PhD; et al.

Monitoring mortality rates for the evaluation of alphavirus RNA particle vaccines
Channing Sebo; Joel Harris; Derald Holtkamp, MS, DVM; et al.

Comparison of chlortetracycline concentrations in feed, plasma, and oral fluids with pathogen MICs in treated commercial swine sites
Joel Sparks, BS; Deanne Day, BS; Johann Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP; et al.

Comparative evaluation of snout wipes for use in influenza A virus surveillance
Christine Szablewski; Sarah W. Nelson; Jacqueline M. Nolting, MS; et al.

Investigation of the use of ketoprofen on dystocic sows post-farrowing for improving piglet performance
Ryan Tenbergen, MS; Robert Friendship, DVM, MS, DipABVP; Maria del Rocio Amezcua, DVM, PhD, MS; et al.

Development and validation of ELISA testing for serological monitoring and surveillance of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus
B. C. Wier, MS; C. M. T. Dvorak, PhD; M. P. Murtaugh, PhD

Research Topics

Poster Session

Effect of the electrostatic particle ionization technology on PRRSV and influenza aerosols under experimental conditions
Carmen Alonso; Pete Raynor; Peter Davies; et al.

Pathogenesis of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in CDCD neonatal piglets
P. Arruda, DVM MS; D. Madson, DVM PhD; D. Magstadt, DVM; et al.

Translactational analgesia technology for the improvement of swine welfare during castration and tail docking
Jessica Bates, DVM; Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM; Johann Coetzee, BVSc, PhD, DACVCP; et al.

Molecular epidemiology of influenza A virus infections in swine at agricultural fairs
Andrew S. Bowman, MS, DVM, PhD; Karla M. Stucker, DVM, PhD; Seth Schobel, MS; et al.

Antimicrobial susceptibility of pathogenic microorganisms isolated from swine intensive production systems in Chile
Macarena Cortez-Jara, DVM; lvaro Ruiz, DVM, PhD

Comparative evaluation of one and two dose PCV/M. hyopneumoniae vaccination protocols in swine challenged with PCV and M. hyopneumoniae
B. Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; L. L. Greiner, Phd; D. Neuberger, DVM; et al.

Effects of castration on mortality from processing to weaning
B. Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; M. A. Mellencamp, MS, PhD; M. K. Senn, DVM, MS

Effects of immunological castration on variation at marketing
B. Cowles, DVM, MS, MBA; M.A. Mellencamp, MS, PhD; M.K. Senn, DVM, MS

Description and administration success rate of regional limb intravenous perfusion in swine
Brandon J. Dominguez, DVM, MS; Meredyth L. Jones, DVM, MS

Efficacy and safety of a one dose one bottle porcine circovirus/Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae combination vaccine
D. Fredrickson, BS; J. Bubolz, MS; V. Rapp-Gabrielson, PhD; et al.

Detection of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in air samples at varying distances to epidemic farms in Oklahoma
Dane Goede, DVM; Rebecca Robbins, DVM; Luc Dufresne, DVM; et al.

Effects of DDGS feeding strategies on carcass lean gain and dietary cost of gain of immunologically castrated pigs
E. K. Harris, MS; M. A. Mellencamp, PhD; L. J. Johnston, PhD; et al.

Use of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to determine the vaccine uptake following different vaccination schedules against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) practical interest
Marc Henninger; Hugues Perrin; Jeanne Dupuis; et al.

Relationship between prevalence and severity of lung lesions at slaughter and performance of pigs
Marc Henninger, DVM; Bernard Fily; Vincent Auvigne, DVM

Safety of DRAXXIN(R) 25 injectable solution (tulathromycin 25 mg/mL) in swine for treatment and control of SRD
Robert G. Nutsch, DVM; Merlyn J. Lucas, DVM; Wendy Collard, PhD; et al.

Innovative air filtration strategies at the exhaust fans of a quarantine building
Valrie Ltourneau, PhD; Valrie Dufour, MSc; Caroline Duchaine, PhD; et al.

Immunological castration controls boar taint in male pigs
Martha A. Mellencamp, PhD; John Crane; Christi Calhoun, PhD

Dynamics of influenza A virus in aerosols and oral fluids from acutely infected swine populations
Victor Neira; Montse Torremorell; Peter Rabinowitz; et al.

Relationship of microscopic lesions and viral load in fetal implantation sites for type 2 PRRSv infected pregnant gilts
Predrag Novakovic, DVM, MSc; Ahmad Al-Dissi, DVM, MSc, PhD, Diplomate ACVP; Andrea Ladinig, DVM, PhD; et al.

Novel platform for simultaneous detection of antibodies against Apx toxins I, II, III and IV to determine Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae exposure
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Luis G. Gimnez-Lirola, PhD; Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM; et al.

High prevalence and genetic diversity of porcine bocaviruses (PBoV) in US pigs and identification of multiple novel PBoV species
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Yong-Hou Jiang, PhD; Chao-Ting Xiao, PhD; et al.

Luminex(R) application for PCV2 serological diagnosis
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Luis Gimnez-Lirola, PhD; Patrick Halbur, DVM, MS, PhD

Evidence for association of emerging parvoviruses in pigs with cases of porcine circovirus associated disease
Tanja Opriessnig, Dr med vet, PhD; Chao-Ting Xiao, PhD; Priscilla Gerber, DVM, MS; et al.

Influenza A virus (IAV) surveillance using pre-weaning oral fluid samples
Yaowalak Panyasing, DVM, MS; Christa Goodell, DVM, PhD; Apisit Kittawornrat, DVM, PhD; et al.

Evaluation of the electrostatic particle ionization (EPI) technology to reduce the risk of PRRS infections
Gil Patterson, VMD; Carmen Alonso, DVM, MS

Modified live PRRSV vaccination is efficacious following challenge with eight genetically diverse PRRSV isolates
A. Patterson; J. Victoria; D. Jordan; et al.

Investigating risk factors for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae piglet colonization during the lactation period
M. Pieters, DVM, PhD; G. Cline, DVM; B. Payne, DVM; et al.

Evolution of sow productivity in last ten years in American and European swine herds
Mara Aparicio, DVM; Miguel A. de Andrs, Agronomist; Joaqun Morales, DVM, PhD; et al.

Cross-protection of FluSure XP(R) in pigs challenged with a gamma cluster H1N1/pH1N1 reassortant swine influenza virus
Vicki J. Rapp-Gabrielson; M. Corinne Lenz; Michael Kuhn; et al.

Vaccine-related protection against PCV2 fetal infection in conventional gilts
M. Daresta, DVM; V. Felice, DVM; S. Panarese, DBS; et al.

Preliminary virology and pathology of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) in the United States, Spring 2013
John J. Schiltz, DVM; Richanne Lomkin, DVM; Melinda Jenkins-Moore, BS; et al.

GWAS for reproduction traits and antibody response in PRRS infected sows
N. V. L. Sero, PhD; O. Matika, PhD; R. A. Kemp, PhD; et al.

A major gene for host response to PRRS infection
N. J. Boddicker, PhD; J. K. Lunney, PhD; R. R. R. Rowland, PhD; et al.

Next generation sequencing of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus genome
R. Shah; M. Swimley; A. Allred; et al.

Understanding genome-enabled selection
Caitlyn Abell, MS, PhD; Jack Dekkers, MS, PhD; Kenneth Stalder, MS, PhD

National PRRSv Incidence Project
Steve Tousignant; Jim Lowe; Paul Yeske; et al.

Collaborative information system for PRRS management: From farm to cell phones
Christian Klopfenstein, DVM, PhD; Lilly Urizar, DVM; Valrie Dufour, MS; et al.

Production and economic aspects of pig production sites involved in PRRS area regional control projects in Canada
Michel Morin, Agricultural Economist; Jane Carpenter, DVM; Zvonimir Poljack, PhD; et al.

Prevalence of different respiratory pathogens during post-weaning and fattening period in Belgian and Dutch pig herds using TBS
Frdric Vangroenweghe, DVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl. ECPHM

A PCV2a based ORF2 subunit vaccine cross protects against challenge with a recent PCV2b strain
M. Rodier; W. Gerner; P. Maass; et al.

Cause of death for hogs that die during transport to an abattoir
Kathy Zurbrigg, MSc; Tony van Dreumel, MSc, DVM, Diplomate ACVP; Robert Friendship, MSc, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; et al.

Industrial Partners

Poster Session

Administration of Oral Pro: Vitamin D3 plus E in drinking water of gestating sows
Grant Allison, DVM; Phillip C. Gauger, DVM, PhD; Michael Strobel, DVM, MS

Reduction of wild-type PRRS virus shedding in aerosol of growing pigs by modified-live virus vaccination at weaning
Scott Dee; Joel Nerem; Thomas Wetzell; et al.

Hemicell(R) HT 1.5x and Zymannase(R) use to control a consumed immunogen in the form of [beta]-1,4 galactomannan and [beta]-1,3 glucan
Jon Ferrel; Thomas Marsteller, DVM

Non-living vector vaccines: Introduction to RNA particles and real-time application in the field
Joel Harris

Development of a new IDEXX ELISA for the detection of PRRS antibodies in swine oral fluids
Sergio Lizano, PhD; Sheri Koller, BSc; Christa Goodell, DVM, MS, PhD

Commercial farm evaluation of sow reproductive performance using OvuGel(R) with a single fixed-time artificial insemination protocol
Stephen Webel, PhD; Michael Johnston, MS; Charles Francisco, DVM, MS; et al.

Utilizing progesterone assays to troubleshoot reproductive problems and augment the use of P.G. 600(R) and MATRIX(TM)
James Lehman, DVM, MS; Max Rodibaugh, DVM; Daren Miller, DVM; et al.

Improvement of herd performance parameters after piglet and sow vaccination against PCV2
Thas Vila, DVM; Hridto Stoykov, DVM; Milena Sevastiyanova, DVM; et al.

Benchmarking weaned sow cohort performance across sow farms
Thomas Stein, DVM, MS, PhD

Heterogeneity among Mycoplasma hyosynoviae field strains characterized by soluble protein profiling, antigen recognition using immunoblotting and PCR-RFLP fingerprinting
Boh Chang Lin, DVM, MS, PhD; Jeff Kula, DVM, MAM; Steve Heller, MS; et al.

Recent experiences with tylvalosin (Aivlosin(R)) intervention for the eradication of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in commercial swine operations
Mark Roozen, DVM; Ronald Kaptur, DVM; Dan Rosener, DVM; et al.

Safety, efficacy, and duration of immunity of a PRRSv MLV vaccine in 1 day-of-age pigs
Brett OBrien, VMD, MS; Marcia L. Keith, BS; Terry L. Martin, MBA; et al.

Our Oath in Practice

Monday General Session

Watching the eastern horizon
Jerome O. Geiger, DVM, MS

Meeting our collective oath: USDA Comprehensive and Integrated Swine Surveillance
John R. Clifford

Lessons learned: Future applications
Rodney B. Baker, DVM, MS

PRRSV and SIV

Monday Concurrent Session #1

Northwest Indiana PRRS ARC project: What is success?
Megan Inskeep, DVM; Thomas Gillespie, DVM; Marianne Ash, DVM

Management approaches to limit intra-herd transmission of PRRSv in breeding herds
James F. Lowe, DVM, MS, DABVP (Food Animal); Lawrence D. Firkins, DVM, MS, MBA; Abbey L. Harding, DVM; et al.

Review from the AASV PRRS Task Force
Bob Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; Montse Torremorell DVM, PhD

Making sense of influenza A virus diagnostics for application on the farm
Marie Culhane, DVM, PhD

Connecting the dots between swine influenza A virus surveillance and vaccines
Amy L. Vincent, DVM, PhD; Tavis K. Anderson, PhD; Pravina Kitikoon, DVM, PhD; et al.

Update from the AASV Influenza Committee
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS

Mycoplasma and Enteric Management

Monday Concurrent Session #2

Update on Mycoplasma research
Maria J. Clavijo, DVM; Rodger Main, DVM, PhD; Maria Pieters, DVM, PhD; et al.

Use of parity segregation in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination
Laura Bruner, DVM

Management of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae
Cameron Schmitt, DVM, MS

Clinical management of Mycoplasma hyorhinis
Deborah Murray, DVM

Mycoplasma suis: Strategies for control
Megan Potter, DVM, PhD; Steve Henry, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Lisa Tokach, DVM, Diplomate ABVP

Whole-genome sequencing of porcine Rotavirus A, B and C reveals changing genetic diversity and new genotypes
Elizabeth Poulsen, MS; Jianfa Bai, PhD; Joe Anderson, BS; et al.

Clinical management of rotavirus
Douglas Groth, DVM

Management of hemolytic E. coli in recently weaned pigs
Craig Rowles, DVM

Mixed enteric disease in wean-to-finish: Diagnostic strategies and interpretation
Eric Burrough, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Animal Welfare

Monday Concurrent Session #3

Reviewing the state of scientific evidence and developing recommendations about pain mitigation strategies in piglets undergoing routine processing procedures
A. OConnor; R. Dzikamunhenga; S. Gould; et al.

AMDUCA: What worked in 1997 is not working so well in 2014
Johann F. Coetzee, BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, DACVCP

Euthanasia: Moving away from blunt force trauma
Kate Dion, DVM

Transitioning away from the gestation stall: Sow considerations
M. L. (Laurie) Connor, PhD

Transitioning away from the gestation stall: It’s all about the people
Jose Rojas

The welfare of transportation
Anna Johnson, BSc, MSc, PhD; R. K. Kephart, BS; John J. McGlone, BS, MS, PhD

Loos Tales and Loose Stools

Tuesday General Session

To die or not to die
Trent Loos

National Pork Board PEDV research summary
Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Vice President, Science and Technology

Porcine epidemic diarrhea: Pathogenesis and diagnostics
Kyoungjin J. Yoon, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM

Epidemiology and economic impact of PED
Bob Morrison, DVM, MBA, PhD; Dane Goede, DVM

Field experience with porcine epidemic diarrhea
Luc Dufresne, DVM, Diplomate ABVP; Rebecca Robbins, DVM

Charge to AASV
Joseph F. Connor, DVM, MS