UTI in sows
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in sows - A review
Diego Padoan, Technical Manager, Biomin GmbH (Article courtesy of Biomin GmbH)
When the urinary tract, which is usually sterile, is colonized by bacteria it results in an infection which is most often sub-clinical. A variety of endogenous and opportunistic microbes such as E. coli, Streptococcus sp.,Staphylococcus epidermidis, Klebsiella sp.,Pseudomonas sp.,Aeromonas sp.,Bacteroides sp. are natural inhabitants of the lower urinary tract and are able to cause non specific UTI...