Register Now: October 4 SHIC/AASV Webinar on Undiagnosed Respiratory Disease

Undiagnosed Respiratory Disease: How to Sample for Success and What’s New, a webinar presented by the Swine Health Information Center and American Association of Swine Veterinarians, will be held Tuesday, October 4, 2022, from 1:00 -2:30 pm CT. Registration is now open for the webinar featuring a panel of industry experts.

Dr. Evan Koep, Pipestone, will share a practitioner’s perspective on the topic including information on clinical signs and disease work-up. To discuss Astrovirus-4 in pigs with respiratory disease, Dr. Ben Hause, Cambridge Technologies, will be on the agenda. From a diagnostic pathologist’s perspective, Dr. Rachel Derscheid, Iowa State University VDL, will present sampling strategies focusing on the trachea as well as a diagnostic overview of Astrovirus-4 in association with tracheitis/bronchitis. Dr. Michael Rahe, ISU VDL, will present a summary of retrospective data collected at the VDL, including cases of porcine hemagglutinating encephalomyelitis virus.

SHIC and AASV present webinars on topics of industry interest. ISU Swine Medicine Education Center conducts the webinars; previous webinars can be accessed here:

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