Funds granted to study senecavirus A

University of Minnesota researchers aim to describe SVA shedding patterns.


Source: University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine

via National Hog Farmer - Apr 29, 2021


In recognition of the value and need for research with direct application to the swine veterinary profession, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Foundation has granted $25,111 to Guilherme Milanez Preis, PhD student in the University of Minnesota’s Veterinary Medicine Graduate Program, and Cesar Corzo, DVM, MS, PhD, associate professor in the University of Minnesota’s Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, to assess senecavirus A (SVA) shedding and transmission in growing pig populations.


SVA has circulated amongst the United States swine herd for more than 30 years...