Seminars 2019


Module 5: Vesicular Diseases

Oct 23, 2019
APHIS, Equine & Farm

This module addresses the importance of foot-and-mouth disease, vesicular stomatitis, swine vesicular disease, and vesicular exanthema of swine in the US. Clinical signs associated with these vesicular diseases and specific biosecurity measures are included. This module takes the veterinarian through an interactive scenario investigating a possible vesicular disease outbreak on a swine farm. Veterinarians learn the process of reporting a possible vesicular disease case and the events that occur in a foreign animal disease investigation.

  • Understand the economic impact of vesicular diseases.
  • Recognize clinical signs of vesicular diseases.
  • Realize the importance of biosecurity, cleaning, and disinfection protocols.
  • Report a suspicious vesicular disease.
Jennifer Bunnell, , Veterinary Medical Officer - USDA