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How to treat Lawsonia intracellularis?

Traditionally, ileitis can be can be controlled by antibiotic treatment. In many cases however this proves too late. The procedure costs a lot for farmers, as the pigs don't fully recover after the treatment. Field trials in Denmark conclude that controlling ileitis by vaccination could be more rewarding.

Keywords: Denmark, vaccination, ileitis, antibiotics

Source: Pig Progress magazine. Issue 23.2

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Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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