• Corpus ID: 6430144

A swine dysentery model for evaluation of drug prophylaxis: development of a model involving oral infection plus pen contamination.

@article{Raynaud1981ASD,
  title={A swine dysentery model for evaluation of drug prophylaxis: development of a model involving oral infection plus pen contamination.},
  author={Jean Pierre Raynaud and G. Brunault and E. Britt Patterson},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1981},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={
          49-50
        }
}
To overcome some of the inadequacies of the classic artificial swine dysentery (SD) model that is frequently used to judge the efficacy of drugs in preventing SD, a model has been developed that produces SD comparable with natural infections that are frequently encountered in commercial pig production facilities. The model is a combination of a single oral infection (OI) plus pen contamination (PC), conducted each night for 25 nights. Results with OI alone, PC alone, and OI + PC have been… 
A review - intestinal spirochaetal infections of pigs: an overview with an Australian perspective.
TLDR
The authors' observations suggest that IS occurs commonly in pigs in Australia and North America, whilst cases of IS and SC also have been reported in Europe.
Diarrhoea and antidiarrhoeal drugs
TLDR
One of the main charac–teristics of diarrhoea in animals as well as in humans is the diversity of aetiologies within the same species.
Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology