In vitro activity of four antimicrobial agents against North American isolates of porcine Serpulina pilosicoli.

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Porcine colonic spirochetosis is a nonfatal diarrheal disease that affects pigs during the growing and finishing stages of production. The disease is caused by Serpulina pilosicoli, a newly recognized species of pathogenic intestinal spirochete. Antimicrobial therapy aimed at reducing the infection may be helpful in controlling spirochetal diarrhea. In this… (More)

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@article{Duhamel1998InVA, title={In vitro activity of four antimicrobial agents against North American isolates of porcine Serpulina pilosicoli.}, author={G{\'e}rald E. Duhamel and Joann M. Kinyon and Michelle R. Mathiesen and Daniel P Murphy and Dietmar Walter}, journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc}, year={1998}, volume={10 4}, pages={350-6} }