Veterinaria Digital - 12/11/2019Omphalitis in porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome
Porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome is an infection, of global distribution, with vertical transmission caused by Actinobacillus suis. The first lesion is omphalitis. This limits blood circulation and reduces the size of the piglet.
Veterinaria Digital - 12/11/2017Pneumonia due to Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae in swine
Grade 5 lesions in the lung lobes
Veterinaria Digital - 21/10/2017Abdominal lymph nodes in the porcine dermatitis nephropathy syndrome
The maternal infection by Actinobacillus suis is transmitted following the lumboaortic chain cranially, affecting, stagedly, different organs of the piglets, starting with the abdominal ones.
Veterinaria Digital - 29/07/2017Pneumonia by Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
Pneumonia comes with pleuritis and because of this an abdominal breathing is a symptom that always accompanies this type of pneumonia.
Veterinaria Digital - 22/07/2017Pneumonia by A. pleuropneumoniae
A. pleuropneumoniae is a microorganism which growth depends on the presence of blood factor V. for this reason, its isolation and laboratory diagnosis is difficult if appropriate culture media is not used.
Veterinaria Digital - 21/05/2017Streptococcal infection in pigs
Porcine streptococcal infection is caused by Streptococcus suis, a frequent saprophyte of pigs' respiratory, reproductive and digestive tracts, which needs environmental and immunosuppressive causes to cause disease (this is also why antibiotic...