Pathogen presence in feral pigs and their movement around two commercial piggeries in Queensland, Australia.

@article{Pearson2014PathogenPI,
  title={Pathogen presence in feral pigs and their movement around two commercial piggeries in Queensland, Australia.},
  author={Hayley E. Pearson and J. M. L{\'o}pez Toribio and Marta Hern{\'a}ndez-Jover and Don G Marshall and Steven James Lapidge},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2014},
  volume={174 13},
  pages={
          325
        }
}
Feral pigs are wild animal reservoirs of infectious pathogens transmissible to other species, all of which are transmissible to domestic pigs. The objective of this study was to detect the presence of harmful production-limiting pathogens; Brucella suis, Leptospira species, Lawsonia intracellularis, Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae in a feral pig population within a 10 km radius of two large-scale commercial piggeries in Southern Queensland, Australia. The movement… CONTINUE READING
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