Article published the February 10, 2017
Diseases caused by E. coli have been a recognised problem for as long as pigs have been raised. Early work in the 1960s and 1970s elucidated the pathogenic mechanisms of E. coli causing newborn diarrhea, and lead to the development of maternal vaccines which effectively control this form of the disease. However, maternal vaccination with these vaccines does not pr ...
Article published the October 14, 2016
Antimicrobial use in animal production has been monitored over the past two decades because of potential adverse effects on animal and human health related to antimicrobial resistance. Administration of antimicrobials in animal production began early after their initial discovery, primarily for treatment of diseases, but also for promoting growth and for disease p ...
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Video published on September 6, 2016
Dr. John Morris Fairbrother spoke at the Congreso de Producción Porcina in Resistencia, Argentina, and gave his presentation "Recent trends in virulence and antimicrobial resistance of E. coli in pigs", where he explained the process, analyzed research data and discussed how to reduce levels of resistance.