Disease Monitoring: Sample Collection

Producers can review the following information and discuss with their veterinarian to determine if they are prepared to collect diagnostic samples in a large outbreak.

Blood Collection:

Prewean and Nursery Pigs

Handout – English | Spanish

Video (Coming soon!) – English | Spanish

Blood Swab Collection

Handout (Coming soon!) – English | Spanish

Video (Coming soon!) – English | Spanish

Blood Collection:

Finisher or Adult pigs

Handout (Coming soon!) – English | Spanish

Video (Coming soon!) – English | Spanish

Oral Fluid Collection

Handout  – English | Spanish

Video (Coming soon!) – English | Spanish

Oral Fluid Collection Training

While oral fluid testing has become mainstream for many domestic diseases of pigs, the tests to detect some foreign animal diseases are still in development.

Veterinarians: Watch video on Oral fluid sampling guidelines (9:09 mins)

Nasal Swab Collection Training

Nasal swab sampling can be used to detect domestic diseases such as influenza A virus or foreign animal diseases such as the highly virulent strain of classical swine fever.

  • Nasal Swab Collection Handout – English
  • Nasal Swab Collection Poster – English