Porcine Health Management

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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,...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira

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

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Clinic for Swine, LMU Munich, Germany

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
GD Animal Health, Arnsbergstraat 7, 7418 EZ Deventer, the Netherlands

Comparative study of antimicrobial activity of oregano oil and carvacrol against Streptococcus suis

Streptococcus suis is an important pig pathogen and a serious professional zoonosis. The control of this disease should focus on the correct use of traditional antimicrobials, as well as new alternatives such as the use of natural products, including oils...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
CICAP – Food Research Centre, 14400, Pozoblanco, Córdoba, Spain

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...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Ceva Portugal, Lda

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.
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Unit of Porcine health management;Faculty of Veterinary Medicine;Ghent University

Pan-European susceptibility of Swine Respiratory Disease pathogens to gamithromycin and other antimicrobial substances

Prudent use of antibiotics requires susceptibility testing to justify the antimicrobial substance choice and helping in the maximization of treatment efficacy. This study was conducted to determine the susceptibility of swine respiratory pathogens to...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Germany

Organic dissemination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and tuberculosis like lesions in free-range pigs

Tuberculosis like lesions (TBL) remains as one of the main causes of condemnation in swine reared in outdoor systems with mycobacteria belonging to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Complex (MTC) as one of the principal etiologic agents. Therefore, the incidence...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Bacteriology and Bacterial Diseases
Affiliation
Department of Anatomy and Comparative Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain

Applications of population-based methods for PRRS monitoring and surveillance in breeding herds undergoing virus elimination

Population-based sampling methods in breeding herds have been developed, significantly aiding veterinarians to track activity of PRRSv and other pathogens more efficiently. The purpose of this abstract is to summarize key findings of applications of some...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Iowa State University

Development and initial evaluation of an integrated system utilizing low power bluetooth beacons, sensors and a cloud-based platform to concurrently...

Population-based sampling methods in breeding herds have been developed, significantly aiding veterinarians to track activity of PRRSv and other pathogens more efficiently. The purpose of this abstract is to summarize key findings of applications of some...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc.

Differences between Dutch and Belgian pig farmers with respect to their biosecurity level and antimicrobial usage within the i-4-1-Health project

To face the challenge of antimicrobial resistance in food-producing animals, the i-4-1-Health project aims to reduce antimicrobial usage (AMU) through increased infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship in Belgium and the Netherlands in pig...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Belgium

Measuring the respiratory pathogen burden in growing pigs to estimate the impact of disease

Efforts to estimate the production and economic impact of concurrent respiratory pathogens are complicated by the multitude of factors that impact productivity and the inability to attribute losses specifically to disease. The objective of this study was...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Colostrum intake in pigs: analysis of the varying factors in 10 commercial farms

Sow prolificacy has been continuously increasing over the years and nevertheless the colostrum production of sows is independent from litter size. As piglets are completely dependent on colostrum intake for energy and maternal immune transfer, the issue...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
BIOEPAR, INRA, Oniris, Université Bretagne Loire, 44 307 Nantes, France

Influence of two different amounts of iron injections on the hemoglobin concentration in blood in pigs

In the first three weeks of life piglets produce a lot of red blood cells. The congenital iron depot (~ 50 mg) is exhausted after approx. 1 week. To avoid iron deficiency, the piglets must have an additional supplement of iron. To determine whether a pig...
Type
Abstract
Year
2019
Topic
Herd Health Management and Economy
Affiliation
Vet-Team ApS Holstebro, Denmark