The mission of the Swine Health Information Center is to protect and enhance the health of the United States swine herd through coordinated global disease monitoring, targeted research investments that minimize the impact of future disease threats, and analysis of swine health data.

April 18, 2019

SHIC-Sponsored Studies Show Correlation Between PCV3 and Lesions and Improves Diagnostic Tools

Preliminary results from research sponsored by the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) shows statistically significant correlation between PCV3 and the clinical sign of fetal death as well as histological lesions of myocarditis, vasculitis of the heart, and vasculitis of the spleen. A newly developed and validated mqPCR assay enables performance of rapid, sensitive, and specific detection and differentiation of PCV3 and PCV2 strains with high strain coverage in clinical samples.
April 3, 2019

US Pork Organizations Share USDA Literature Review Regarding Non-Animal Origin Swine Feed Ingredients

The Swine Health Information Center along with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians are sharing a recent United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services (VS) literature review.
April 3, 2019

US Pork Organizations Share USDA’s Non-Animal Origin Feed Ingredient Risk Evaluation Framework

The Swine Health Information Center along with the National Pork Board, National Pork Producers Council, and American Association of Swine Veterinarians are sharing the recently published USDA Non-Animal Origin Feed Ingredient (NOFI) Risk Evaluation Framework: Scoping document.

Our Goal

Our goal is to protect and enhance the health of the United States swine herd through targeted research investments that minimize the impact of future disease threats through collection and analysis of swine health data and global disease monitoring.