September 2017

KSVDL Personnel Publications and Activities


Drs. Kelli Almes, Brian Lubbers and Megan Niederwerder participated at K-State College of Veterinary Medicine Birthing Center at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
Dr. Doug Marthaler attended the Lehman Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Drs. Jamie Henningson, Mike Moore and Gregg Hanzlicek attended the 50th annual American Association of Bovine Practitioners Convention (AABP) in Omaha, Nebraska.
Dr. Megan Niederwerder presented, “Role of the microbiome in respiratory disease” at AABP.
Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek will present at the KSU Animal Science Beef Stocker Day in Manhattan, Kansas.
Dr. Mike Moore will be representing the KSVDL at the Southwest Veterinary Symposium in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Doug Marthaler will be attending the American Association of American Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) meeting in San Diego, California, and co-organizing the symposium entitled, “Next Generation Sequencing: Application in Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories, A Multidisciplinary Symposium.” He will also be co-chairing the Virology Committee.
Fangfeng Yuan, Dr. Lalitha Peddireddi’s graduate student will present, “Development of a quantitative real time RT-PCR assay for sensitive detection of emerging Atypical Porcine Pestivirus associated with congenital tremor in pigs” (Fangfeng Yuan, Xuming Liu, Jianfa Bai, Gary Anderson, Ying Fang, Bailey Arrud, Paulo Arruda, Lalitha Peddireddi) at the AAVLD meeting.
Dr. Doug Marthaler will be presenting "Molecular epidemiology, clinical relevance and diagnosis of porcine rotaviruses A, B and C at the Western Canadian Association of Swine Veterinarians.
Drs. Gary Anderson and Mike Moore will be representing the KSVDL at the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association Conference in San Diego, California.


In Print

Tousignant SJP, Bruner L, Schwartz J, Vannucci F, Rossow S, Marthaler DG. Longitudinal study of Senecavirus a shedding in sows and piglets on a single United States farm during an outbreak of vesicular disease. BMC Vet Res. 2017 Aug 31;13(1):277. doi: 10.1186/s12917-017-1172-7. PubMed PMID: 28859639; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5580203.

Diaz A, Marthaler D, Culhane M, Sreevatsan S, Alkhamis M, Torremorell M. Complete Genome Sequencing of Influenza A Viruses within Swine Farrow-to-Wean Farms Reveals the Emergence, Persistence, and Subsidence of Diverse Viral Genotypes.J Virol. 2017 Aug 24;91(18). pii: e00745-17. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00745-17. Print 2017 Sep 15. PubMed PMID: 28659482; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5571239.

Diaz A, Marthaler D, Corzo C, Muñoz-Zanzi C, Sreevatsan S, Culhane M, Torremorell M. Multiple Genome Constellations of Similar and Distinct Influenza A Viruses Co-Circulate in Pigs During Epidemic Events. Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 19;7(1):11886. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-11272-3. PubMed PMID: 28928365.
Sun D, Vannucci F, Knutson TP, Corzo C, Marthaler DG. Emergence and whole-genome sequence of Senecavirus A in Colombia. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2017 Oct;64(5):1346-1349. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12669. Epub 2017 Jul 16. PubMed PMID: 28714178.
Ober, R.A., J.B. Thissen, C.J. Jaing, A.G. Cino-Ozuna, R.R.R. Rowland, and M.C. Niederwerder. 2017. Increased microbiome diversity at the time of infection is associated with improved growth rates of pigs after co-infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) and porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2). Vet Microbiol. 208: 203-211

In press or accepted for publication

Chen Z, Collin E, Peddireddi L, Clement T, Gauger P, Hause BM. “Genetic diversity of contemporary U.S. porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus influences viral fitness and antigenicity”. PLoS One
Louden Wright, David Eshar, James W. Carpenter, Denise Lin, Aiswaria Padmanabhan, Lalitha Peddireddi, Giselle Cino. “Suspected hepadnavirus association with a hepatocellular carcinoma in a blacktailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus)”. Journal of Comparative Pathology
Brian V. Lubbers, David G. Renter, Richard A. Hesse, Lalitha Peddireddi, M Thomas Zerse, Elizabeth A. Adams, Brent D. Meyer. “Prevalence of respiratory viruses and Mycoplasma bovis in U.S. cattle and variability among herds of origin, production systems and season of year”. Bovine Practitioner

Field Investigations

Multiple year epidemic of pasture (summer) pneumonia in two Kansas beef herds

Milk quality issues occurring at a Kansas dairy

Continuing Education, Test Results and Schedules
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