February 7, 2018

February 2018 SHIC eNewsletter

SHIC Releases 2018 Plan of Work to Help Safeguard Swine Health
January Global Surveillance Report Focuses on Poland and Germany
SHIC Funded Diagnostic Research Finds Better Test for PPIV1
SHIC Project Delivers PCV3 Diagnostic Tools
SHIC Project Addresses Finishing Stage Surveillance Gap with Alternative
SHIC Funded Research Discovers Novel JEV Monitoring and Diagnosis Tools
February 6, 2018

SHIC Funded Diagnostic Research Finds Saliva and Nasal Swabs vs. Serum are Good for Testing for PPIV1

Porcine Parainfluenza Virus 1 (PPIV1) is widespread in US swine herds. Now better diagnostic capability is available to help understand its potential role in disease. Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) funded research has successfully developed and validated a TaqMan quantitative RT-PCR (qRT-PCR) test for PPIV1 detection in oral fluid saliva and nasal swabs.
January 31, 2018

SHIC Releases 2018 Plan of Work to Help Safeguard Swine Health

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Plan of Work for 2018, with projects designed to quickly deliver results to safeguard the health of the US swine herd, was approved by the organization’s Board of Directors during their January 26 meeting.
January 17, 2018

SHIC 2017 Accomplishments Reviewed and Accepted

Ames, Iowa – Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) Executive Director Dr. Paul Sundberg presented the 2017 Annual Report and the Center’s accomplishments at the National Pork […]
January 17, 2018

SHIC Reports on 2017 Accomplishments

The Swine Health Information Center presented its 2017 Annual Report and the Center’s accomplishments on behalf of US pork producers at the National Pork Board meeting on January 9, 2018. The report was accepted and the Center’s efforts to protect and enhance the health of the US swine herd by providing return on the investment made in the Center validated.