Affiliation: University of Guelph
- Identifying an outbreak of a novel swine disease using test requests for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome as a syndromic surveillance toolTerri L O'Sullivan
Department of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
BMC Vet Res 8:192. 2012....
- The association between submission counts to a veterinary diagnostic laboratory and the economic and disease challenges of the Ontario swine industry from 1998 to 2009T O'Sullivan
Dept of Population Medicine, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
Prev Vet Med 106:275-83. 2012..In conclusion, lab submissions are a useful source of animal health data for disease surveillance; however, surveillance activities should also monitor the economics of the industry...
- Seroprevalence of bovine viral diarrhea virus neutralizing antibodies in finisher hogs in Ontario swine herds and targeted diagnostic testing of 2 suspect herdsTerri O'Sullivan
Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Can Vet J 52:1342-4. 2011..The 2 swine herds with clinical disease suggestive of pestivirus infection were also negative for antibodies to BVDV in indirect fluorescent antibody assays. Prevalence of BVDV in Ontario swine farms is negligible...
- Microbiological identification and analysis of swine tonsils collected from carcasses at slaughterTerri O'Sullivan
Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
Can J Vet Res 75:106-11. 2011..93, CI = 4.27 to 23.10), and Streptococcus suis (OR = 2.16, CI = 1.45 to 3.24). Tonsils collected from abnormal carcasses were less likely to be positive for Staphylococcus aureus (OR = 0.05, CI = 0.005 to 0.482)...