Porcine Health Management

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Case report: Streptococcus suis as a cause of keratomalacia and endophthalmitis in a grower pig

Streptococcus suis is an important zoonotic agent with an impact on pig and public health as well as the economy of the swine industry. Common signs of infection in pigs are meningitis, arthritis, endocarditis, and pneumonia.
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2019
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Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

M. hyorhinis – Underestimated pathogenicity?

Mycoplasma hyorhinis (MHR), a commensal found in the upper respiratory tract of pigs, is on the other hand also associated with respiratory disease, polyserositis and lameness in affected animals. Herd-specific vaccines are frequently successfully used....
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Year
2019
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Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Comparison of the various combined or simultaneously administered vaccines against Mysoplasma hyopneumoniae infection

PCVD and Enzootic pneumonia remain two of major economically most important diseases in pig farms. Vaccination against PCV2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo) helps to reduce clinical manifestation of those infections and corresponding losses. Several...
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Year
2019
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Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Prevalence of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae early infections in pigs

The aim of this survey was to describe the prevalence of Mhyo and infection patterns in farms from Spain, France and Denmark. A special attention was paid to the early infections in young piglets at- and early after weaning. At the same time the...
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Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Weaned piglet mortality and antibiotic treatment reduction in a Belgian pig farm by vaccination with Vepured

Edema Disease (ED) is an enterotoxaemia caused by certain Escherichia coli’s colonizing the small intestine and producing verotoxin (VT2e). This entertoxaemia might result in acute mortality, nervous symptoms, respiratory distress and growth...
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Year
2019
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Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Protocolled approach of multifactorial pre-weaning diarrhea: a case study

Several pathogens can induce pre-weaning diarrhea. E.coli,Clostridia and Rota virus have the highest prevalence. Hygiene and colostrum intake are very important for prevention besides effective vaccination of sows. The legal cascade rule opens the...
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Year
2019
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Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli from diseased pigs in the Netherlands from 2015 - 2017: reliability and representativeness of passively...

To further reduce and refine the use of antibiotics in livestock, monitoring of antibiotic resistance (ABR) of veterinary pathogens is of utmost importance. Therefore a project is running to develop a nationwide, representative, reliable system for...
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Year
2019
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Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Antimicrobial susceptibility of Finnish Brachyspira pilosicoli isolates

Brachyspira pilosicoli is the etiologic agent of porcine colonic spirochetosis, a diarrheal disease in growing pigs. Colitis associated with Brachyspira pilosicoli is less severe than swine dysentery caused by Brachyspira hyodysenteriae, however,...
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Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

LUNG LESION SURVEY USING CEVA LUNG PROGRAM IN RUSSIA AND UKRAINE: comparison of periods 2017 and 2018

Slaughter house lung scoring is effective way for assessment of respiratory health and efficiency of control programs on swine farms including the estimation of economic impact of respiratory infections on production. Ceva Lung program (CLP) is...
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Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Occurrence of EP-like-lesions in German fattening pigs from farms with recurring respiratory disease

Examination of lungs at slaughter can be an efficient tool to monitor incidence and severity of respiratory diseases. Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M.hyo), as primary pathogen of porcine enzootic pneumonia (EP), is associated with cranio-ventral pulmonary...
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Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Clinical outbreaks of Klebsiella pneumoniae subspecies pneumonia in the Netherlands

Klebsiella pneumoniae subspecies pneumonia (Kpp) outbreaks, causing septicemia in neonatal piglets, have previously been reported in England and Australia. In the Netherlands, the first Kpp outbreak, with comparable clinical findings, was confirmed by...
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Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Assessment of the situation of the Porcine Enzootic Pneumonia and Porcine Pleuropneumonia in Portugal using slaughterhouse lung evaluation during 2017...

Lung lesion scoring is a useful tool to evaluate the importance of the respiratory disease in swine farms, being bronchopneumonia (BP) and dorsocaudal pleurisy (DCP) amongst the most frequent/relevant lesions observed. Although these lesions are not...
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Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

Implementation and evaluation of different eradication strategies for swine dysentery

Brachyspira infections are causing major losses to the pig sector and lead to high antimicrobial use. The present study aimed to implement and evaluate farm-specific elimination programs for B. hyodysenteriae in different infected pig farms.
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Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases