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ANNOUNCEMENT for NC229 and all Swine Viral Disease Presenters – CRWAD 2013

Update on NC229 PRRSV, Swine Influenza (SIV), Porcine Circovirus 2 (PCV2), or other viral respiratory diseases of swine:

On Sunday, Dec. 8th, Sunday afternoon (1 PM to 5 PM), the NC229 “Detection and Control of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus and Emerging Viral Diseases of Swine” will be meeting in Chicago for the NC229 Annual Meeting.   If you are interested in presenting at the PRRSV Sunday afternoon meeting, or need further information, please contact the Chair of the 2013 Committee, Dr. Jane Christopher–Hennings (Jane.Hennings@sdstate.edu). 

The NC229 scientific presentations will be given as oral or poster presentations within the context of the CRWAD meeting with 1 and 1/2 days of presentations.  ALL people interested in PRRSV and other swine virus research are encouraged to present papers at the CRWAD meeting on Monday, December 9 (8am–5pm) through Tuesday, December 10th (8am–11:30am).  It is anticipated that any PRRSV abstracts (including PRRSV topics regarding pathogenesis, molecular biology, immunology epidemiology, control, vaccination, diagnostics, etc.) will be presented in the “PRRSV session” of the CRWAD Viral Pathogenesis Section and Respiratory Diseases Section.  Other swine viral disease topics which are included in NC229 (including SIV, PCV2 and other viral respiratory disease topics including epidemiology, control, vaccination, diagnostics, etc.) may be submitted for presentation in the CRWAD Viral Pathogenesis Section or the CRWAD Respiratory Diseases Section.  The CRWAD Immunology Section will also have papers presented on swine diseases.

As always, abstracts on disease topics are clustered within the Section by the Section Chair.  All abstracts to be presented at the CRWAD meeting must be submitted through the CRWAD on-line submission program available at the CRWAD web site address.  Deadline for abstract submission is August 22, 2013.

We encourage anyone with research to submit abstracts through CRWAD.

2) NC-229 PRRSV meeting information is listed at the CRWAD Satellite Meetings web page.

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For more information contact Jane Christopher–Hennings.”