articles about E. coliTags
Vaccination against oedema disease is now protecting over ten per cent of pigs in some countries.
The product is a live bacterial vaccine containing a combination of two non-pathogenic E. coli strains for active immunization of pigs against PWD.
Changes on the source of replacement animals are always difficult decisions. Monitoring through testing before the introduction of the new animals into the farm is not sufficient.
A survey showed that one-third of herds tested positive to the causative agent of bowel oedema, the strains of E coli which excrete lethal shiga toxins.
List of practical measures applied in our daily work with good results. Those measures must be considered as a whole and never individually.
We were called for clinical problems on weaners that appeared a few days after a feed transition in a farrow-to-finish farm: swelling of the eyelids and forehead, incoordination, dyspnea and sudden death.