|"From what we understand, the pigs are at more risk from people than people are from the pigs,"|
|- Dr. Snelson|
American Association of Swine Veterinarians
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|How should swine producers respond?|| |
According to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency1 (CFIA):
|How should infected herds be treated?|
|Should swine be vaccinated?|
How can swine be protected against 2009 H1N1 infection?
WHO recommendation5 include:
|How should personnel (including veterinary students) protect themselves againt 2009 H1N1?|| As mentioned above:|
|What percautions should veterinarians take when investigating respiratory diseases in swine?|| |
Recommendation by CFIA1 include:
1. Canadian Food Inspection Agency (2009). H1N1 Flue Virus - Advice for Veterinarians and Swine Producers. Accessed September 18, 2009
2. CFIA, 2009. Management of Pandemic H1N1 in Swine Herds. Accessed September 18, 2009.
3. World Organization for Animal Health (2009). Pandemic (H1N1) 2009: the OIE Reiterates Its Recommendations to Animal Health Authorities Worldwide. Accessed September 18, 2009.
4. American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV). American Association of Swine Veterinarians Position Statement on Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza. Accessed September 18, 2009.
5. World Health Organization (WHO). What you need to know about Novel Influenza A (H1N1). Accessed September 18, 2009.
6. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (2009). Serum cross-reactive antibody response to a novel influenza A (H1N1) virus after vaccination with seasonal influenza vaccine. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 58 (19): 521-4.
7. Myers, K., Olsen, C., Setterquist, S., Capuano, A., Donham, K., Thacker, E., et al. (2006). Are swine workers in the united states at increased risk of infection with zoonotic influenza virus? Clinical Infectious Diseases, 42(1), 14.
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