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The successful eradication of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae from Norwegian pig herds – 10 years later

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhyo) is the causative agent of enzootic pneumonia which causes considerable economical losses, in addition to adversely affecting animal health and welfare. M. hyopneumoniae was previously common in the Norwegian pig...
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Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
Animalia;Norwegian Pig Health Service

Under the shadow of African Swine Fever: a collection of cases of piglets with haemorrhages

In the last years an increase in cases suspicious of ASF/CSF has been observed in piglets submitted for necropsy at GD Animal Health. Primarily due to extensive haemorrhages, some of these cases were notified to the Dutch authority (NVWA) with subsequent...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
GD Animal Health, Deventer, The Netherlands

Impact of washing and disinfection of mammary glands on sow and piglet health and performance

Cleaning pregnant sows before entering the farrowing stable is commonly practiced for biosecurity reasons. However, the usefulness of it is debated as it may only decrease but not eliminate pathogens and it could even favor spread and survival of...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Porcine Health Management Unit

Edema disease vaccination as a tool for reducing antibiotic use after weaning in a Shigatoxin 2e positive farm

The objective of this study was to explore the use of a commercial vaccine against edema disease (ED) in nursery piglets from a farm with history of ED as a tool to eliminate the use of colistin.
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
IDT Biologika SL, Gran Vía Carles III, 84, 3º, 08028 Barcelona, Spain.

Case of listeriosis in fattening pigs with hemorrhagic diarrhea and sudden death

Listeriosis in swine is mainly found in suckling piglets with septicaemia. In sows, listeriosis may result in abortion and in suckling piglets rarely in encephalitis. This case report highlights Listeria (L.) monocytogenes as a clinically relevant...
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Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Resident Session
Affiliation
University Clinic for Swine, Department of Farm Animals and Veterinary Public Health, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Austria