Epidemiology of porcine non-specific colitis on Scottish farms.

@article{ChaseTopping2007EpidemiologyOP,
  title={Epidemiology of porcine non-specific colitis on Scottish farms.},
  author={Margo E. Chase-Topping and George R. Gunn and Wilmari Strachan and Sandra A. Edwards and William James Smith and Kevin Peter Hillman and S N Stefopoulou and John Roberts Thomson},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={173 2},
  pages={
          353-60
        }
}
The objective of this study was to investigate epidemiological risk factors for porcine non-specific colitis (NSC). Forty-seven Scottish pig farms, with and without a clinical history of diarrhoea during the growing period (15-40 kg), were selected. The study included farm visits, clinical inspection of pigs, completion of farm management questionnaires, pathological tests into the cause of the diarrhoea and analysis of the non-starch polysaccharide (NSP) content of feeds. The results from 17… CONTINUE READING
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