A new periparturient disease in Eastern Europe, Clostridium difficile causes postparturient sow losses.

@article{Kiss2005ANP,
  title={A new periparturient disease in Eastern Europe, Clostridium difficile causes postparturient sow losses.},
  author={Dorottya Kiss and Gabor Bilkei},
  journal={Theriogenology},
  year={2005},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={17-23}
}
Postparturient sow losses caused by Clostridium difficile have not been reported in the veterinary literature. Recently in Croatia, in a large outdoor production unit with suboptimal environmental conditions, a sudden increase in postparturient sow mortality was diagnosed. After postpartal application of enrofloxacine to postparturient mastitis metritis agalactia (MMA) suffering sows, diarrhea, respiratory distress, and mortality of these sows were recorded. While 13% of MMA suffering and… CONTINUE READING

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