Novartis Animal Health sponsors symposium on infection prevention and control

During the recent 21st International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress in Vancouver, Canada, Novartis Animal Health sponsored a satellite symposium entitled: “Management of pneumo-enteric infections including vector control”
Wednesday 28 July 2010 (9 years 2 months 22 days ago)
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During the recent 21st International Pig Veterinary Society (IPVS) Congress in Vancouver, Canada, Novartis Animal Health sponsored a satellite symposium entitled: “Management of pneumo-enteric infections including vector control”

The Symposium, moderate by Dr. Ulrich Klein, Global Technical Services Manager at Novartis Animal Health, featured experts in the field of swine disease management and combined the topics of managing respiratory and enteric infections in swine and controlling vectors that can impact the spread of disease. Featured speakers and topics were:
* Effect of Denagard water medication against Ileitis under field conditions and in challenge studies - Dr.Nathan Winkelman (USA)
* Establishment of swine dysentery eradication programmes – practical experiences in UK - Dr.Jake Waddilove (UK)
* Genetic characterization and antimicrobial susceptibility of Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium difficile isolates from neonatal piglets - Dr.Fabrizio Agnoletti (Italy)
* Pharmacokinetic & pharmacodynamic relationships of tiamulin (Denagard ®) for enteric and respiratory infections in pigs - Dr.David Burch (UK)
* Role of vectors in disease transfer – challenge or not? - Prof.Steven McOrist (UK)
An estimated 300+ people attended the symposium.

Novartis Animal Health

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