Swine influenza is one of the most common viral diseases of the respiratory tract in pigs. Infection also causes abortion, higher returns to oestrus and smaller litters. In addition, the pathogen responsible has a high zoonotic potential... more
Vaccination is a safe, reliable and effective precaution against swine influenza. IDT Biologika Animal Health produces a vaccine which protects against the three subtypes (H1N1, H1N2 and H3N2) which are currently relevant in epidemiological terms... more
A diagnosis of swine influenza based solely on the clinical picture is always purely tentative. A meaningful diagnosis can be established only in combination with laboratory diagnostic methods... more
07.06.2017IDT focus on swine flu at ESPHM 2017 in Prague
The European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) is the world's largest scientific conference on pig health, which is held in different European cities every year. This year 1,562 veterinary swine specialists from...The European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (ESPHM) is the world's largest scientific conference on pig health, which is held in different European cities every year. This year 1,562 veterinary swine specialists from different European and non-European countries met at this conference in Prague from the 3rd to the 5th of May 2017. IDT Biologika supported the symposium as gold sponsor and proudly presented the company and its products with a booth in a central position. By giving a lecture to the attendees and present 8 scientific posters, IDT underlined its expertise in fighting pig diseases. The Topic of the posters was vaccination against major pig diseases like influenza, edema disease and salmonella infection.
The theme of the booth was porcine influenza virus control, and offered an attractive meeting point for many veterinarians and opinion leaders from Europe, Asia and North America. The symposium and the central position of IDT allowed for intense discussions and exchange of experiences between the IDT experts and key opinion leaders focusing on IDT vaccines against influenza and pandemic influenza.