Pathogenic synergism between Treponema hyodysenteriae and other selected anaerobes in gnotobiotic pigs.

@article{Whipp1979PathogenicSB,
  title={Pathogenic synergism between Treponema hyodysenteriae and other selected anaerobes in gnotobiotic pigs.},
  author={S. C. Whipp and Iain M. Robinson and Delbert L Harris and Robert D. Glock and Philip J Matthews and Terry J. Alexander},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={1979},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={1042-7}
}
Gnotobiotic pigs were orally exposed to various anaerobes at 6 to 9 days of age and similarly inoculated with Treponema hyodysenteriae B204 3 to 6 days later. Watery diarrhea and fecal excretion of large quantities of mucus and some fibrin clots were observed 4 to 20 days after inoculation with B204 if other anaerobes were present. Colonic lesions characteristic of swine dysentery were observed when B204 was present with Fusobacterium necrophorum, three strains of Bacteroides vulgatus, a… CONTINUE READING