Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus

About:
Pathogen

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv), Alphacoronavirus , is a coronavirus that affects swine, causing the death of 50-100% of infected piglets. Adult pigs do not generally have mortality. PEDv has been detected in 27 US states.

Risks:

PEDv infects pigs.

Management activities:

PEDv management strategies include (1) disease surveillance, (2) movement tracking, (3) herd monitoring, and (4) epidemiological support.