Porcine Health Management

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Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

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PREVALENCE OF BACTERIAL PATHOGENS ISOLATED FROM URINARY SAMPLES OF SOWS IN BRITTANY IN 2017 AND ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY TO DIFFERENT ANTIBIOTICS...

In France, urinary tract infections (UTI) in sows can affect the breeding performances, particularly fertility, and sometimes lead to mortality of sows.  Such infections are often under or late diagnosed. Subsequent economic losses raise awereness of...
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Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

ENTEROCOCCUS HIRAE- COMMENSAL OR PATHOGEN? 

Enterococcus (E.) hirae has been described as a potentially emerging cause of neonatal porcine diarrhoea (NPD).  The bacterium is however also found in the intestinal flora of healthy piglets. The aim of this study was to investigate if strains...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

EFFICACY OF HYOGEN® IN COMPARISON TO OTHER ONE SHOT MYCOPLASMA HYOPNEUMONIAE VACCINES UNDER FIELD CONDITIONS. 

Vaccination against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mh) is a common tool used for the prevention and control of Enzootic pneumonia (EP). Evaluation of lungs at the slaughterhouse is a common method to assess the efficacy of vaccination. The aim of this study...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

THE IMPACT OF VACCINATION AGAINST LAWSONIA INTRACELLULARIS ON SHEDDING OF SALMONELLA ENTERICA SEROVAR TYPHIMURIUM AND THE GUT MICROBIOME

Lawsonia intracellularis is among the most common intestinal pathogens of swine, and has been found as a risk factor for increased <i>Salmonella enterica</i> shedding in pigs. <i>Salmonella enterica</i> serovar Typhimurium (<i>ST</i>) continues to be a...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

ASSESSMENT OF ATROPHIC TURBINATE LESIONS IN ITALIAN FARMS

Atrophic Rhinitis (AR) is a disease impacting the upper part of the respiratory tract characterized by hypoplasia of nasal turbinates associated with decreased performance and increased respiratory problems. Routine diagnosis is uncommon in Italy. This...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

USE OF BRONCHO-ALVEOLAR LAVAGES FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF SRD AND ANTIBIOTIC CHOICE  

Bacteria collection methods play a major role in the prudent use of antibiotics by helping in the identification of pathogens and in the choice of appropriate antibiotic treatment.. This study aimed at assessing the performance of bronchoalveolar lavages...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

ASSESSMENT OF STREPTOCOCCCUS SUIS SEROTYPES IN 148 GERMAN PIG FARMS DURING THE PERIOD OF 2015 TO 2017  

Streptococcus suis (S. suis) infections have a strong impact on health status and growth performance, especially in suckling piglets and nursery. The aim of the present study was to assess different serotypes involved in clinical cases in Germany. The...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

COMPARISON OF VIRULENCE-ASSOCIATED GENE PROFILES OF 408 STREPTOCOCCUS SUIS STRAINS FOUND IN 138 GERMAN PIG FARMS IN 2015-2017

In order to reduce antimicrobial usage in the suckling period or in the nursery, autogenous vaccines against Streptococcus suis (S.suis) play an increasing role in prophylaxis. To produce a vaccine out of the relevant agents, isolation of strains out of...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

HEMORRAGIC FIBRINO-NECROTIC PLEUROPNEUMONIA IN SUCKLING PIGLETS

In May 2017 two 14-day-old suckling piglets belonging to an Italian farrow to wean farm (987 sows), with a clinical history of sudden death without clinical signs, were sent to the Laboratory of Reggio Emilia (IZSLER) for diagnostic investigations. They...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF RHODOMYRTONE AGAINST STREPTOCOCCUS SUIS

The major pig pathogen Streptococcus suis is considered a zoonotic agent that causes severe infections in humans. Currently, higher level of resistance to different antimicrobials has been detected and natural products could be an alternative to the...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

COMBINED EFFECT OF GENTAMICIN AND OXYTETRACYCLINE WITH ESSENTIAL OILS AND THEIR MAIN COMPONENTS AGAINST RESISTANCE STREPTOCOCCUS SUIS STRAINS

Streptococcus suis is an important pig pathogen with zoonotic potential. The control of the diseases caused by this microorganism is based on antimicrobial therapy. Actually, an important pressure to reduce the use of antimicrobials in pig farms exists,...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

IMPROVING EDEMA DISEASE DIAGNOSIS IN PIGS BY DETECTING THE VT2E TOXIN GEN IN ORAL FLUID BY QPCR

The current confirmatory diagnosis of the edema disease caused by verotoxigenic strains of Escherichia coli (VTEC), is based on bacterial culture of rectal swabs or intestinal contents. This method is time consuming, invasive, and requires additional work...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

IMPORTANCE OF CO-INFECTING SEROVARS OF LEPTOSPIRA IN SPAIN  

Leptospira is distributed worldwide, affects a wide range of species and is also a zoonosis. Leptospira in swine production result in severe economic losses due to its negative effect on reproductive parameters (abortions, increased stillbirths, mummified...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

LEPTOSPIROSIS PREVALENCE STUDY IN PIG FARMS REPORTING REPRODUCTIVE PROBLEMS IN SPAIN

Leptospira is distributed worldwide, affects a wide range of species and is also a zoonosis. Leptospira in swine production results in severe economic losses due to its negative effect on reproductive parameters (abortions, increased stillbirths,...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases

EFFICACY OF A SINGLE INJECTION OF ZACTRAN® FOR SWINE AGAINST BORDETELLA BRONCHISEPTICA RESPIRATORY DISEASE IN EXPERIMENTALLY INFECTED PIGLETS

Bordetella bronchiseptica is one of the major pathogens involved in Swine Respiratory Disease (SRD). The efficacy of ZACTRAN<sup>®</sup> for Swine (gamithromycin) against Bb was tested in an experimental pneumonia model. <strong>Material &...
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Abstract
Year
2018
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases