Longitudinal study of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in naturally infected pigs

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Longitudinal study of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in naturally infected pigs

The objective of this work was to study the dynamics of M. Hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) infection along the life-time of three groups of naturally infected pigs form the same farm and correlated with sow parity and antibody titers at farrowing, seroconversion, appearance of macroscopic and microscopic lung lesions. 

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IPVS Congress, 2004

Authors

Sibila, M.; Calsamiglia, M.; Nofradias, M.; López-Soria, S.; Espinal, A.; Segalés, J.; Riera, P.; Llopart, D.; Artigas, C.

Summary

These results may have practical implications since the decision to vaccinate against M. hyo is usually based on punctual analyses, and maybe other approaches should be followed.

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