Biosecurity and Swine Influenza Virus

Intended Audience

This training module is directed toward a variety of professions and backgrounds including but not limited to: veterinarians, veterinary technicians, producers, managers, and others working with the swine industry in the United States and internationally.

Overall Goal

The goal of this training module is to familiarize users with biosecurity measures to prevent the transmission of influenza between swine and other species, including humans. Actions to take during a human influenza pandemic and in the event of an outbreak of pH1N1 2009 influenza in swine are also discussed.


Upon successful completion of this module the learner will have:

  1. A basic understanding of biosecurity principles in the swine industry
  2. The ability to identify specific measures to increase biosecurity and prevent disease transmission in the swine industry during a human influenza pandemic

Course Length

Approximately one hour

Text-Only Version

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