October 9, 2019

Strep Diagnosis in Swine Assembly Yards Spurs Response

The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (ISU VDL) has confirmed Streptococcus equi ssp zooepidemicus in two recent, potentially related cases of sows for slaughter and […]
September 25, 2019

Korean African Swine Fever Outbreak Update

African swine fever (ASF) was first confirmed in South Korea on September 17, 2019. As of September 24, 2019, a total of five ASF cases were […]
September 17, 2019

SHIC Study Assesses Tools for Mitigation of FAD Introduction and Transmission in Feed

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) recognizes the potential risk of feed as a route for introduction and transmission of transboundary animal diseases. Understanding the risk […]
September 17, 2019

SHIC Project Enables FMDV ELISA for Swine Oral Fluid Specimens

Foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) remains uncontrolled in most of the world. North America is among the few “FMDV-free without vaccination” areas of the world. In the […]
September 4, 2019

SHIC Receives USDA Grant to Open ASF Dialogue and Research in Asia

A grant recently awarded to the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), with active support from the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC), aims to start a dialogue […]