Enteric diseases Technical Articles


Article published the March 12, 2019:

Hygiene and restraint of pigs is associated with absence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in a rural community of Mexico

Cysticercosis due to Taenia solium is a parasitic disease typically associated with underdevelopment in communities with limited economic resources. In these communities, pigs are raised in primitive conditions...
Author/s :
Ana FlisserGilberto Ballesteros Rodea
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Article published the August 8, 2018:

Precision delivery coated butyrate: tackling Salmonella in pigs while increasing performance

When Salmonella is present in the gastro intestinal tract (GIT) of pigs, it might contaminate carcasses during the slaughter process, and become a source of food poisoning and bacterial gastro-enteritis in huma...
Author/s :
Daniel Ramirez, Veterinarian, MBA.Tim Goossens
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Article published the December 22, 2017:

Full-Length Genome Sequence of a Plaque-Cloned Virulent Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Isolate (USA/Iowa/18984/2013) from a Midwestern U.S. Swine Herd

Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED), caused by a member of the genus Alphacoronavirus (1–3), was first identified in England in 1971 and later in other countries, such as Belgium, China, Hungary, Italy, ...
Author/s :
Darin Madsonhai hoangKyoungjin YoonPaulo Arruda
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Article published the December 6, 2017:

Role of Heat-Stable Enterotoxins in the Induction of Early Immune Responses in Piglets after Infection with Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli

Introduction Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) are a diverse group of pathogens that are characterized by the ability to colonize the small intestine while producing enterotoxins, which induce severe sec...
Author/s :
Dr. Eric CoxTheo Niewold
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Article published the November 23, 2017:

Transcription networks responsible for early regulation of Salmonella-induced inflammation in the jejunum of pigs

Introduction Multiple immune cells are involved to sense “danger signals” and activate and control a local immune response in the mucosa of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Resident and infiltratin...
Author/s :
Theo Niewold
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Article published the October 26, 2017:

An Investigation into the Etiological Agents of Swine Dysentery in Australian Pig Herds

Introduction Swine dysentery (SD) typically manifests as a severe mucohemorrhagic colitis arising from infection of the caecum and colon of grower-finisher pigs with the anaerobic intestinal spirochete Brachys...
Author/s :
David John Hampson
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Article published the September 14, 2017:

Salmonella Typhimurium exploits inflammation to its own advantage in piglets

Introduction Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (S. Typhimurium) is a pathogenic Gram-negative bacterium of great clinical significance, responsible for foodborne zoonotic infections. The human disease i...
Author/s :
Giovanni Loris AlboraliMassimo Amadori
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Article published the July 18, 2017:

“Leaky Gut Syndrome”: The story behind a bad performance

The intestine’s major role is the digestion and absorption of nutrients, as well as the prevention against the entry of antigens and microorganisms into the blood. However, the impairment of the...
Author/s :
Valeria Artuso
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Article published the July 18, 2017:

Reducing gastritis in swine - Phytobiotics

Gastritis (gastric ulcers) is one of the most important non-infectious causes of morbidity and mortality in modern swine production units. In general on-farm mortality is between 1- 2% but can reach 1...
Author/s :
Jessika Van Leeuwen
562 2
Article published the July 7, 2017:

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus Shedding and Antibody Response in Swine Farms: A Longitudinal Study

INTRODUCTION Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) causes an acute and highly contagious enteric disease, which is characterized by severe enteritis, vomiting, watery diarrhea and a high mortality rate in ne...
Author/s :
Giovanni Loris Alborali
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