Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea
Aug. 28, 2013
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- PED virus (PEDv) is a TGE-like virus causing diarrhea in a large proportion of all ages of swine when epidemic. If endemic, then diarrhea is observed with lower morbidity in predominantly suckling and recently weaned pigs.
- PED has been endemic in Europe and Asia but has not been present the US until the spring of 2013
- PED has been recently identified in many herds in multiple states in the US