The future of the swine diagnostician - Dr. Fabio Vannucci

Aug 10, 2020

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“Clear communication between practitioners and diagnosticians is key to get the most out of a health case” – Dr. Fabio Vanucci


I got to grab the brain of this experienced swine diagnostician, Dr. Fabio Vanucci… join us on this conversation by clicking any of the buttons below. Also, if I may ask you a favor - share it with the first veterinarian that comes to your mind.


What you will learn:

- How the role of the diagnostician has evolved through the years;

- How does the diagnostician help with the decision-making process to optimize herd health;

- The future of the swine diagnostician;

- The use of the sequencing technologies in the diagnostic investigation of infectious diseases;

- It wouldn’t be a complete podcast if we didn’t ask the Dr. Vanucci his thoughts on COVID-19;

- The oral fluid revolution;

- Thoughts on Brazil being free of PRRS and PED.


Fabio’s favorite swine-related resource: People (my network)

Fabio’s favorite book in general: Talking to Strangers


Dr. Fabio Vanucci has joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory as Assistant Professor/Pathologist for food animal diseases. He earned his DVM and MSc in Brazil at the Federal University of Viçosa and Federal University of Minas Gerais, respectively, and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota studying pathogenesis and diagnostics of Lawsonia intracellularis and Brachsypira spp infections.

This episode was published by Lauro Faccin & Laihane Almeida.