Experimental swine dysentery: comparison between infection models.

  title={Experimental swine dysentery: comparison between infection models.},
  author={Magdalena Jacobson and Claes Fellstr{\"o}m and Ronny Lindberg and Per Wallgren and Marianne Jensen-Waern},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  volume={53 Pt 4},
The aim of the present study was to develop a reproducible porcine infection model with Brachyspira hyodysenteriae. The influence of different factors was evaluated, namely, age, a diet containing large quantities of soybean meal, housing and administration of cortisol or antacids. Furthermore, the synergistic effect of additional bacteria (Escherichia coli O141, Bacteroides vulgatus or a mixture of Bacteroides fragilis, a field isolate of Bacteroides and Fusobacterium necrophorum) was studied… CONTINUE READING


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