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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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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