articles about pneumoniaTags
Any contact between fattening pigs of different age during restocking of compartments increased the risk.
Today, nearly all genetic suppliers of replacement breeding stock in North America are free of M.hyo.
The interaction between M. hyopneumoniae and its host make M. hyopneumoniae one of the most important contributors to porcine respiratory disease.
Recent reports still show high prevalence of the pathogen in most pig producing countries.
The abattoir is a useful endpoint to collect data on herd health status and a valuable tool for monitoring the effect of disease control measures.