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Alberta’s first positive PEDv test means increased vigilance

A positive test for PEDv and a second one for swine delta 
coronavirus were recorded at handling facilities, not farms

Two positive tests for porcine diseases in the province have experts reminding Alberta producers to enhance their biosecurity. A PCR test found porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) in the office at a pig-handling facility — the first time the virus has been found in Alberta. A second test, also at a pig-handling facility, detected a […] Read more