Get an in-depth look at the impact of influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) on growing pigs and current management strategies aimed to reduce IAV-S transmission.
Pathogen Burden: IAV-S and the Impact on Growing Pigs
Growing pigs in the U.S. face the threat of numerous respiratory pathogens throughout their growing period, creating a significant impact on productivity and profitability.
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Paradigm Shift: IAV-S in Pigs: Shifting the Approach to Protection
Once considered a seasonal, “simple” virus, influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) has become an endemic dilemma with detrimental effect on performance and profitability. Ongoing IAV-S infection is not confined to the nursery; it impacts all phases of a swine operation, making it clear that traditional management strategies are no longer as effective or dependable as they once were.
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Industry Voice: A New Generation of Protection Against Influenza A Virus in Swine (IAV-S)
Posing a serious threat to performance, influenza A virus in swine (IAV-S) can have a widespread impact on productivity and profitability. IAV-S is one of the top three diseases affecting pigs in all phases of production,1,2 and can lead to economic losses of more than $10 per head when present with concurrent infections.3 It can also lead to subsequent respiratory infections that can impact pig performance, including mortality and culls.
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