Clostridium difficile in a farrowing pen

Published on: 02/01/2012
Author/s : L.J.A Lipman, Hopman N.E.M., E.C. Keessen (Utrecht University)

AbstractClostridium difficile is an important cause of enteric disease in humans. In pigs Clostridium difficile can cause neonatal enteritis and can be isolated from faeces from diseased and healthy animals. According to recent research, isolates from humans and animals show genetic and phenotypic overlap. In The Netherlands, strains isolated from diseased piglets were indistinguishable from ...

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Buzun Andriy Buzun Andriy
February 1, 2012
Chemical disinfection is inadequate to kill CD & CP. We have hopeful results with some biological agent for inhibition of CP in piggery.
February 2, 2012

I am interested in this agent. Based on phages or what? Has it been tested already in farm conditions? Maybe we can test it in our university farm. kind regards Len Lipman (

Buzun Andriy Buzun Andriy
February 2, 2012
It is combined microbial composition containing the association of microorganisms from natural micro biota. Trials of this compound were held in 3 pig farms. We are ready to collaboration. best regards A. Buzun (
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