Porcine proliferative enteropathy (PPE), also known as ileitis, is a common infectious disease that affects weaned pigs of various ages. The disease is often difficult to recognise because the signs are non-specific or lacking, but there are now techniques to diagnose PPE and detect immune responses in affected pigs.
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Keywords: enteric diseases, ileitis, Porcine proliferative enteropathy (PPE)