Sow vaccination modulates the colonization of piglets by Haemophilus parasuis

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Sow vaccination modulates the colonization of piglets by Haemophilus parasuis

Haemophilus parasuis is the etiologic agent of Glässer’s disease in pigs and a colonizer of the upper respiratory tract of healthy pigs. A good balance between colonization and immunity is important to avoid a disease outbreak. This work studied the colonization of H. parasuis in healthy piglets coming from vaccinated and non-vaccinated sows.

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Veterinary Microbiology (2010)

Autores

Cerdà-Cuéllar, M.; Naranjo, J. F.; Verge, A.; Nofrarías, M.; Cortey, M.; Olvera, A.; Segalés, J.; Aragón, V.

Resumen

These results indicate that vaccination of sows in a farm delays the colonization of piglets and reduces the carriage and heterogeneity of H. parasuis strains.

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