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Article published the February 1, 2022:

From immunological understanding towards correct and new methods of vaccination in pigs

IntroductionFor economic reasons, the pig industry is marked today by a phenotypic inbreeding for production parameters that might result in a genotypic linkage with an altered (compromised) immune responsivene...
Author/s :
Bruno Maria Goddeeris
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Article published the February 1, 2022:

“Is control of LA-MRSA in pigs possible and relevant? – Experiences from Norway”

BackgroundStaphylococcus aureus is an important cause of nosocomial and community-acquired human disease, and methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) is associated with increased morbidity, mortality and costs [...
Author/s :
Carl Andreas Grøntvedt
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Article published the February 1, 2022:

Do we need to vaccinate against parasites? If yes, which one? Are you sure? Vaccination against parasites – status quo and the way forward

Introduction - vaccines against parasites In modern swine medicine, vaccination against various pathogens is an integral part of the health management. However, currently not a single vaccine against parasites ...
Author/s :
Anja Joachim
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Article published the February 1, 2022:

How to handle Swine Colibacillosis in the field? What kind of resistance do we have to expect?

IntroductionColibacillosis is generally defined the infection with Escherichia coli characterized by many clinical forms. E. coli is a gram negative peritrichously flagellated bacteria belonging to the family E...
Author/s :
Andrea Luppi
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Article published the January 31, 2022:

The perception of pain by pigs and implications for farm and veterinary practice

IntroductionThe “Five Freedoms” (FAWC, 1993) are used widely as a framework for the assessment of animal welfare and the basis of much legislation for animal protection. Whilst not all Freedoms rece...
Author/s :
Sandra Edwards
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Article published the January 31, 2022:

Diagnostics for parasites - what do we know, where do we go?

Ascaris suum is currently the only parasitic worm that is still highly prevalent in modern intensive pig production systems. However, due to the subclinical nature of the disease, ascariasis often remains undia...
Author/s :
Peter Geldhof
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Article published the January 27, 2022:

Effects of deoxynivalenol and sodium meta-bisulphite on nutrient digestibility in growing pigs

Author/s :
Frederic GuayMarie-Pierre Létourneau MontminyMelina BouchardYounes Chorfi
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Article published the January 20, 2022:

Effects of Increasing Dietary Standardized Ileal Digestible Lysine on 15 to 24 lb Nursery Pigs

IntroductionLysine is typically the first limiting amino acid in corn and soybean meal-based swine diets. Therefore, it is critical to establish the Lys requirement at each growth phase in order to allow the pi...
Author/s :
Bob GoodbandDr. Joel DeRoucheyJason WoodworthMike Tokach Steve Dritz
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Article published the January 19, 2022:

Genetic diversity and antimicrobial resistance of Staphylococcus hyicus isolated from sows with purulent vulvar discharge

IntroductionVulvar discharges are related to reproductive tract infections that can lead to decreased sow fertility and other impairments in zootechnical indices, which reduces profitability1,2,3. However, know...
Author/s :
André Pegoraro PoorAndrea Micke MorenoMauricio Dutra
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Article published the December 20, 2021:

Towards the development of epigenetic marks of stress and welfare in farm animals

IntroductionWhile meat production generates food and a livelihood for billions of people around the planet, it is also associated with environmental and health consequences (OECD 2016). Among production an...
Author/s :
Carlos Guerrero Bosagna
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