Characterization of the bacterial gut microbiota of piglets suffering from new neonatal porcine diarrhoea

@inproceedings{HermannBank2015CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of the bacterial gut microbiota of piglets suffering from new neonatal porcine diarrhoea},
  author={Marie Louise Hermann-Bank and Kerstin Skovgaard and Anders Stockmarr and Mikael Lenz Strube and Niels Heden Larsen and Hanne Kongsted and Hans-Christian Ingerslev and Lars M\olbak and M. -A. -D. Boye},
  booktitle={BMC veterinary research},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND In recent years, new neonatal porcine diarrhoea (NNPD) of unknown aetiology has emerged in Denmark. NNPD affects piglets during the first week of life and results in impaired welfare, decreased weight gain, and in the worst-case scenario death. Commonly used preventative interventions such as vaccination or treatment with antibiotics, have a limited effect on NNPD. Previous studies have investigated the clinical manifestations, histopathology, and to some extent, microbiological… CONTINUE READING