Porcine Health Management

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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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Ceva Hellas, Athens, Greece

Current situation of Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia in Spain according to lung lesions scored at slaughterhouse using the Ceva Lung Program (CLP)...

In Spain vaccination against Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia (Ap) is still at a relative low level, approximately 5% of the pigs, and antimicrobials (AMs) are often used to prevent or control bacterial diseases, but over the last years, pig producers are...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Ceva Salud Animal, Barcelona, Spain

Eradication program for Progressive Atrophic Rhinitis (PAR) in a Spanish farm

PAR is a respiratory disease caused by toxigenic strains of Pasteurella multocida (Pm), alone or in combination with Bordetella bronchiseptica, which can result in total disappearance of the nasal turbinates and stunted nasal development. PAR reduces...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
MSD Animal Health

Assessment of Ep-like lesions in slaughtered pigs from farms with different Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine programs

Enzootic pneumonia (Ep) causes economic losses in swine production due to its negative impact on productive parameters. Vaccination of piglets against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mh) is an effective way to reduce lungs lesions induced by Mh infection, and...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Ceva Salud Animal, Barcelona, Spain

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Ceva UK

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Kemin Europa nv

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
University Farm Animal Practice, Harmelen, The Netherlands

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.
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Dept of Clinical Sciences

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....
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Tieraertzliche Praxis Dr. W. Viehmann, Schrozberg

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Ceva Phylaxia, Budapest, Hungary

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
CEVA SANTE ANIMALE 10 Avenue de la Ballastière 35101 LIBOURNE CEDEX FRANCE

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Hipra Benelux

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
MSD-AH Nederland, Boxmeer, The Netherlands

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
GD Animal Health, Deventer, The Netherlands

Comparative proteomic analysis of three Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains used as bacterins in commercial vaccines

Commercial vaccines against M. hyopneumoniae (Mhyo) are bacterins based on different strains. Although proteomic variability among Mhyo strains has been described, comparison between the strains used in bacterins has not been performed. Therefore, this...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
IRTA, Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (CReSA, IRTA-UAB), Campus de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain;CEVA Salud Animal, Avenida Diagonal, 609-615, 9ª planta, Barcelona, Spain