Disease Management

Disease Management (Control / Elimination)

This page includes information on projects designed to evaluate strategies to control and/or eliminate infectious diseases from swine operations under field conditions.

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Regional Disease Control Programs

>Magalhães et al., The next-generation of (PRRSV) regional control programs. MS defense @ ISU. April 6, 2021.
>Magalhães et al., Next Generation of Voluntary PRRS Virus Regional Control Programs. 2021. Frontiers in Veterinary Science.
PRRS Outbreak Management Program (POMP)


> National Pork Board (NPB) report: Field Investigation of the effect of PRRSV genetic variability on time-to-stability #19-178
> Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) final report: Swine Disease Management Information Program #20-109
Economic benefits of eliminating Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae

>Silva, Yeske, et al., 2019. Prev Vet Med paper.
Field studies on best PRRS management practices [breeding herds]


>Torrents et al., Effect of PRRSV stability on productive parameters in breeding herds of a swine large integrated group in Spain. Porcine Health Management 2021.
>Trevisan et al., Use of processing fluid samples for longitudinal monitoring of PRRS virus in herds undergoing virus elimination. Porcine Health Management. 2019. 5:18.
>Linhares et al.  Comparison of time to PRRSv-stability (TTS) and production losses (TTBP and Total loss) between two exposure programs (LVI and MLV) to control PRRSv in sow herds. 2014 Prev Vet Med.
>Linhares et al: economic model on MLV vs LVI, and on the value of prior immunity. 2014 Plos One.
Comparison of PRRS vaccination of growing pigs under field conditions

>Moura et al. Comparison of virus detection, productivity, and economic performance between lots of growing pigs vaccinated with two doses or one dose of PRRS MLV vaccine, under field conditions. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2022.
>Moura et al. Two MLV doses compared to single MLV in growing pigs under field conditions. 2020 AASV Research Topics presentation.
>Moura et al., Controlling PRRS in growing pigs, and dynamics of virus infection. 2019 NA PRRS symposium.
>Moura et al., Comparison of partial vs full PRRS MLV vaccine in growing pigs. Leman 2019.
>Moura et al., Production and economics of vaccinating growing pigs at high pig density twice with PRRS MLV. AASV 2019.
>Moura et al. Economic and production benefit of 2 PRRS MLV doses compared to a single dose vaccination program on nursery pigs. Leman conference 2018.
>Moura et al. Effect of 2 PRRS MLV doses compared to a single dose vaccination program on growing pig performance. 2018 ISU McKean conference slides.
>Moura et al., Production Benefit of Two PRRS MLV Doses Compared to a Single Dose Vaccination Program on Nursery Pigs. 2018 ISU McKean conference proceedings.
Dynamics of wild type PRRS infection in vaccinated growing pig flows

>Moura et al., Association of wild-type PRRSV detection patterns with mortality of MLV-vaccinated growing pig groups. Preventive Veterinary Medicine paper, 2021.

Impact of MLV on breeding herd productivity, and on downstream flow

>Moura et al., Assessment of immediate production impact following attenuated PRRS type 2 virus vaccination in swine breeding herds. Porcine Health Management. 2019 5:13.
>Moura et al., Immediate production impact following PRRSV MLV vaccination on infected breeding herds. Leman Conference 2018.
Emerging diseases investigation: Porcine astrovirus type 3 emerging cause of neurologic disease in swine


>Rawal et al., 2018 National Hog Farmer