Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 2/12/2019Causes of immune deficiency in pigs
Animals have a highly specialized mechanism consisting of organs, tissues and cells, whose objective is the detection and elimination of potentially pathogenic external agents. Such a defensive mechanism is what we call immunity. The organism has...
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 3/10/2019Organic Products, a growing trend
In recent decades there has been an increase in the consumption of organic products worldwide. This upward trend stems from the increasing social awareness about the environmental impact of food production. Increased sensitivity to the use of...
Dr. Jaime Borrell Valls - 19/09/2019Veterinary Immunology
La inmunología es una rama de la biología y las ciencias biomédicas que se ocupa de estudiar las células, los tejidos y los órganos responsables de detectar agentes extraños (antígenos) y desencadenar una acción defensiva.
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 28/08/2019Zinc Oxide. Is there any alternative?
Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound that has been since the early 90s (Holm, 1993) as a treatment to reduce the incidence of weaning diarrhea. However, in 2015, the Committee for Veterinary Medicines (CVMP) detected an environmental risk arising...
Dr. Estefanía Mesa - 19/06/2019Bacterial vaccines for veterinary use
Veterinary vaccines are antigen preparations to be used for preventing of diseases in animals caused by virus (Newcastle disease, infectious bronchitis, Marek's disease, Gumboro disease, ...), bacteria (fowl cholera, fowl typhoid, colibacillosis,...
Dr. Antón Tallero - 6/02/2019Improving the immune response of Mycoplasma and influenza vaccines due to the use of immunostimulant pronutrients
Facing a global trend in reducing the use of antibiotics for veterinary use, one of the most important disease control strategies is vaccination. Therefore, the efficacy of vaccine plans has become essential for the pig industry in recent years....