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1

Etiology of Swine Influenza

Swine influenza virus (SIV)

2

The two subtypes associated with disease in swine with SIV:

H1N1; H3N2

3

Can swine influenze potentially be zoonotic?

Yes

4

"Swine" Flu of 2009 has swine, avian, and human origin genes, but appears to be a disease of _____. 

Humans - all swine cases to date have been associated with infected humans exposing swines

5

Two clinical syndromes of swine influenze are:

Epizootic and Enzootic

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The epizootic clinical syndrome of swine influenza has a ____ morbidity, and ___ mortality. Results in a dry "_____" cough, high fevers, depression, complete anorexia. Recovery within ___ to ___ days.

  • high morbidity, low mortality 
  • "barking"
  • 10-14 days

7

Which clinical syndrome of swine influenza has milder clinical signs? Epizootic or enzootic?

Enzootic

8

Which clinical syndrome of swine influenza is the contributing factor with other respiratory pathogens to porcine respiratory disease complex (PRDC)?

Enzootic clinical syndrome

9

Lesions of swine influenza

diffuse hyperemia, atelectasis, emphysema

10

You can diagnose swine influenza via detection of viral components. However, the virus is detectable only a few days _____.

after infection

11

The standard serological test for detection of antibody in serum for swine influenza is:

Hemagglutination inhibition (HI)

12

HI test is specific for _____.

Subtype

13

What is the treatment of swine influenza?

There is no specific treatment, but you can:

  • Minimize stresses
  • Antibacterials in drinking water for secondary infections
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs (flunixin, aspriin)

14

Vaccines are available for both H1N1 and H3N2 subtypes. Is there cross-protection between subtypes?

No!