Investigations into field cases of porcine colitis with particular reference to infection with Serpulina pilosicoli.

@article{Thomson1998InvestigationsIF,
  title={Investigations into field cases of porcine colitis with particular reference to infection with Serpulina pilosicoli.},
  author={J. Roberts Thomson and W J Smith and Bernard P. Murray},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1998},
  volume={142 10},
  pages={
          235-9
        }
}
Investigations into the possible causes of colitis and typhlocolitis were carried out on 85 pig units in the United Kingdom between 1992 and 1996. Serpulina pilosicoli was identified most commonly, occurring as the suggested primary agent on 21 (25 per cent) of the units but forming part of mixed infections on another 23 (27 per cent) of the units, the main co-infections being Yersinia pseudotuberculosis (eight units), proliferative enteropathy (six units), Salmonella species (four units) or… CONTINUE READING

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