Porcine Health Management

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Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

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USE OF FREE-RANGE PIGS AS SENTINELS FOR ANIMAL TUBERCULOSIS IN SPAIN

Tuberculosis continues being one of the main threats of outdoor rearing systems. It has been proposed that pigs may represent a useful sentinel for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC) infection in both wildlife and cattle. The objective of this...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

EFFECTIVE USE OF AN AUTOGENOUS VACCINE FOR PREVENTING AND CONTROLLING EXUDATIVE EPIDERMITIS ASSOCIATED MORTALITY - A CASE STUDY

Exudative epidermitis (EE) is a pseudo-contagious skin infection most frequently seen in newborn piglets up to about eight weeks of age. Virulent strains of exfoliating toxin-producing Staphylococcus hyicus are generally considered the causal agents,...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

EFFICACY OF VETMULIN® FOR THE CONTROL OF MYCOPLASMA SUIS INFECTIONS.  

Mycoplasma suis attaches and penetrates the erythrocytes and therefore leads to haemolytic anemia and reduced technical performances.  A high health farrow-to-finish herd was suffering from pale suckling piglets despite an intramuscular iron injection....
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

REDUCED ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE IN WEANER PIGS TREATED WITH DETACH® FOLLOWING NATURAL CHALLENGE WITH F4 E.COLI.

Aminoglycosides and zinc oxide (ZnO) can prevent post-weaning diarrhoea (PWD) caused by Enterotoxigenic <i>E.coli</i> (ETEC), but their use can lead to antibiotic resistance. Detach<sup>®</sup> protects pigs from PWD but is not bactericidal. Instead it...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

A CLINICAL TRIAL TO ASSESS SEROLOGICAL RESPONSE AND EFFICACY OF PORCILIS® ILEITIS IN PIGS WITH SUBCLINICAL ILEITIS RAISED WITHOUT FEED ANTIBIOTICS...

Subclinical ileitis caused by Lawsonia intracellularis is a common grow-finish enteric disease that results in transient reduction of feed conversion and weight gain, often without clinical signs. Subclinical infections are often controlled with...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

ASSESSMENT OF LUNG LESIONS IN SLAUGHTER PIGS IN BELGIUM IN 2016-2017, SCORED WITH THE CEVA LUNG PROGRAM

Lung scoring at the slaughterhouse is a valuable tool for the assessment of the respiratory health status of pigs. The aim of the study was to investigate the prevalence and the extension of lung lesions suggestive for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo) and...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

EVALUATION OF A.P. IMMUNE STATUS OF SOWS AND GILTS IN 10 BELGIAN SOW HERDS

Porcine pleuropneumonia, caused by Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (A.p.), is often induced by a trigger in already colonized pigs. Early transmission of A.p. from infected sows to their offspring was confirmed from the tenth day of life onwards. To...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

AN OUTBREAK OF CLOSTRIDIOSIS DUE TO CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE IN NEONATAL PIGLETS IN NORTHERN ITALY: A CASE REPORT

An outbreak of pre-weaning diarrhea happened in a farrow to wean herd (900 sows) of Northern Italy. Morbility and letality recorded were 15% and 90% respectively. Eight 3 day old piglets were submitted to the laboratory of Reggio Emilia (IZSLER) with a...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERN OF HELICOBACTER SUIS ISOLATES FROM PIGS AND MACAQUES

Helicobacter suis is a fastidious, Gram-negative bacterium that has been associated with gastritis, reduced daily weight gain and ulceration of the non-glandular part of the stomach in pigs, as well as with gastric disease in humans. The agent also...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

ROLE OF HELICOBACTER SUIS AND FUSOBACTERIUM GASTROSUIS IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF GASTRIC ULCERATION IN PIGS

Helicobacter suis is a zoonotic, Gram-negative bacterium, that has been shown to cause gastritis and a reduction in daily weight gain in naturally and experimentally infected pigs. Several studies also attribute a role to this pathogen in the development...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

ASSESSMENT OF THE CURRENT SITUATION OF THE PORCINE ENZOOTIC PNEUMONIA AND PORCINE PLEUROPNEUMONIA IN SPAIN USING SLAUGHTERHOUSE LUNG EVALUATION.

Enzootic pneumonia (EP) and Porcine pleuropneumonia (PP) are still two of the main causes of economic losses in the swine production. Lung evaluation at the slaughterhouse is a helpful tool to assess the evolution of both diseases. The aim of this study...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

PHARMACOKINETIC BEHAVIOR OF PAROFOR® 70 MG/G WSP POST ORAL ADMINISTRATION  

The objective of this study was to measure the concentrations of paromomycin (PRM) (the active ingredient of Parofor® 70mg/g WSP) in the gastrointestinal tract, during and after ending oral treatment.   <strong>Materials and Methods</strong> Sixty...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

UREAPLASMA DIVERSUM IN LUNGS AND LARYNGEAL SWABS FROM PIGS WITH AND WITHOUT PNEUMONIA

Ureaplasmas sp. are commensals or opportunistic pathogens of vertebrate hosts. Ureaplasma diversum colonizes the urogenital tract of cattle and has been associated with genital disorders in these mammals. Recently, U. diversum was detected in pneumonic...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

COMPARISON OF THE IMPACT OF THREE ONE-SHOT VACCINES AGAINST MYCOPLASMA HYOPNEUMONIAE ON PRODUCTIVE PARAMETERS IN A FIELD TRIAL.

Vaccination against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae has become an efficient tool to control and reduce economic losses associated with Enzootic Pneumonia (EP). The aim of this field trial was to compare the effect on productive parameters of three commercial...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

MULTIDRUG RESISTANT SALMONELLA ISOLATED FROM CONVENTIONAL PIG FARMS THAT USE ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS IN THEIR PREVENTIVE MEDICINE PROGRAMMES

Antimicrobials are commonly prescribed during the pig rearing period in Spain. This study aimed to assess the effects of ceftiofur and tulathromycin treatment in the emergence of cephalosporin resistant (CR) Salmonella during the lactation period. ...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases