Porcine Health Management

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Development assessment of cranioventral consolidation lesions in lungs of pigs experimentally infected with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strain 232

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (mhp) is the causative agent of Porcine enzootic Pneumonia (PEP). PEP lesions in lungs are described as cranioventral lobes consolidation of lungs, however development of such lesion still quite unclear. This study assessed the...
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Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Treatment of clinical Brachyspira hyodysenteriae infections with chelated zinc in a pig infection model and under field conditions

Due to antimicrobial resistance and zinc oxide related ecotoxicity, there is a need for new, effective intervention methods to improve animal health and welfare, and to reduce economic losses resulting from swine dysentery. The goal of this study was to...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Comparison of lung lesions at slaughterhouse using different vaccines protocols for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae

Respiratory diseases continue to have a great relevance in the herd health, being a cause of concern for the performance of the animals. Scoring of lung lesions in slaughter pigs together with other tools can contribute to determine the appropriate...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Questionable diagnostic value of Clostridium difficile toxin detection in new-born piglets

Clostridium difficile (CD) is claimed to be a common cause of diarrhoea in young piglets. Since the bacterium also is present in healthy pigs, the diagnosis is recommended to be based on detection of CD-toxins. The aim of this study was to investigate the...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

The effect of two different combinations of vaccines against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae in pigs’ lung health and...

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhyo) and Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (A.p) are very common in swine farms worldwide and cause severe respiratory diseases with great economic impact. The control of both pathogens, which very often co-exist, can be...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Positive effects of vaccination against Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia (Ap) and optimised co-infection vaccination measured on Ap related lesions

Vaccination scheduling forms an integral part of pig herd health plans and contributes largely to the reduction of antimicrobial use on farms in the United Kingdom.The aim of this study was to reduce Ap related slaughterhouse pleurisy as the indicators of...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Clostridia, an overlooked health hazard for piglets?

Piglets are under immense disease pressure from birth. Long farrowing intervals of large litters combined with low birth weights leave them susceptible to diseases. Antibiotic used to be widely applied in pre-weaning diets. With the increased pressure of...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

A positive sample for M. hyopneumoniae in rearing gilts: when to start vaccination?

A 600 sow partly closed breeding herd experienced a sudden rise in mortality and respiratory problems in one group of fatteners. Pathology and cross sectional bloodsampling of the herd led to the diagnosis APP. One of the rearing gilts was also sampled...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases