Practical experiences in swine disease control

Diagnosis and treatment of colibacillosis in the farrowing unit

16-Aug-2016 (1 years 3 months 25 days ago)
E. coli strains isolated in the field in piglets of different ages from unvaccinated sows.

Diarrhoea is their most typical clinical manifestation, and the earlier the onset, the more harmful it is. Newborn piglets can present with another clinical picture, with signs of sepsis (shock, depression, death, polyarthritis), which is associated with an extraintestinal E. coli.

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