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Streptococus suis series Part 3. A European veterinary perspective

A survey of European vets conducted at a recent International Swine Symposium in Barcelona, found that almost a third (32%) believed that Streptococcus suis was now the most common bacterial pathogen in prewean pigs and over half (55%) said it was the second most important. In nursery pigs, 20% said it was the most common infection and 31% the second most common. So how do their experiences compare in practice?



This article can also be found in Pig Progress Volume 21 number 5. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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