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    • Anthrax 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2001-08-09)
      Anthrax is a very destructive animal disease found worldwide. This publication describes anthrax symptoms in livestock, deer and people, and explains how a diagnosis is made. There is important information about prevention, ...
    • Atrophic Rhinitis 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2002-01-31)
      Rhinitis, an inflammation of the upper respiratory tract, is common in Texas swine herds. The diagnosis, prevention, treatment and economic losses caused by this disease are discussed in this publication.
    • Bioterrorism Preparedness--Anthrax 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2002-04-24)
      This publication explains how people can prepare for a terrorist attack that uses anthrax. It discusses the reasons anthrax might be used in a bioterrorist attack and lists symptoms of anthrax infection in people and signs ...
    • Bioterrorism Preparedness: Smallpox and Related Pox Viruses 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2002-04-24)
      This publication discusses the risk of a bioterrorist attack involving smallpox and related viruses. It lists likely countermeasures and explains the disadvantages of vaccination. Also discussed are future needs for smallpox ...
    • Diarrheal Disease in Show Swine 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2007-02-27)
      Diarrhea, an important problem in show pigs, can be caused by poor nutrition, infectious diseases, internal parasites or a combination of factors. This publication explains how the cause is diagnosed and the illness treated.
    • Isolation Procedures for Farrowing Operations 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2002-01-31)
      When receiving breeding stock replacements, swine producers should take precautions against introducing diseases into the herd. This publication discusses isolating, blood testing and vaccinating swine as well as other ...
    • Keeping Show Pigs Healthy 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2006-10-13)
      Show pigs can bring many diseases into a farm and spread them to other swine. This publication explains how to prevent show pigs from contracting and spreading diseases.
    • Longitudinal study of antimicrobial resistance among Escherichia coli isolated from integrated multi-site cohorts of humans and swine 

      Alali, Walid Qasim (2009-05-15)
      Many studies have attempted to link antimicrobial use in food animal agriculture with an increased risk of antimicrobial-resistant (AR) bacterial levels in humans. Our data arise from longitudinal aggregated fecal samples ...
    • Plan for Herd Health When Starting a Swine Operation 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (1999-02-24)
      In any swine operation, herd health is important to profitability. Because totally disease-free swine are not available, animals should be purchased from reliable sources and periodic disease testing conducted. Vaccination ...
    • Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2001-07-25)
      Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is becoming one of the most economically significant diseases of swine. It causes weak, stillborn and mummified pigs, and sometimes losses of entire litters. This ...
    • Swine Pneumonia 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (1998-06-18)
      Swine pneumonia can have many causes and may result in mild to severe disease symptoms and economic losses. This publication discusses bacterial, viral, parasitic and other causes, as well as, diagnosis, treatment, prevention ...
    • Vaccines for Farrowing Operations 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (1999-02-15)
      Routine vaccination is necessary to control economically important swine diseases such as erysipelas, leptospirosis, parvovirus and colibacillosis. The symptoms and specific vaccines for these diseases are discussed.
    • West Nile Encephalitis in Humans and Horses 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2000-08-25)
      Humans and horses are infected with West Nile Encephalitis after being bitten by mosquitoes that transmit the virus. Migratory birds are thought to be responsible for the introduction of the virus into new areas. This ...