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Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Effects of antibiotics on intestinal and extra-intestinal multidrug-resistant and pan-susceptible Salmonella in swine
Antibiotic resistance is a major health concern in both human and veterinary medicine. Antibiotics already used to maintain healthy swine may also play a role in reducing Salmonella; however, the...
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Impact of vaccination on transmission of Lawsonia intracellularis in pigs
Studies determining transmission rates and probability of infection in naïve and vaccinated animals proven to have great value in driving important decisions to control important swine diseases,...
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Alternative antibiotic technologies for weaned pigs
New technologies are needed to help livestock producers maintain health and wellbeing of their animals while minimizing risks of disseminating antimicrobial resistant bacteria to humans or animals....
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Do probiotics, an antibiotic alternative, mitigate or contribute to emergence and persistence of antimicrobial resistance in gut bacteria?
The use of antimicrobials in feed and their positive benefits on growth performance during the nursery stage of swine production system is well established. In the past, producers have widely used...
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Effect of manure application rate and timing on the leaching and runoff potential of antibiotic resistant bacteria and their associated genes
Antibiotics are used in swine production for both therapeutic and growth promotion purposes. Compounds are placed in feed or water and used in oral and injection treatments and encompass a broad...
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Use of Lactococcus lactis as a probiotic feed additive against porcine postweaning enteric colibacillosis
Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is considered to be one of the most important problems currently encountered in animal and human health. According to the World Health Organization, "Our...
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Development of a practical, cost-effective, easy to administer prebiotic intervention to reduce carriage of zoonotic pathogens on the farm and entering the abattoir
The gut of pigs can be colonized with important foodborne and disease causing bacteria such as Salmonella, E. coli and Campylobacter. New treatments and strategies are sought to reduce the carriage...
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Occurrence and Movement of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Resistance Genes in Tile-Drained Agricultural Fields Receiving Swine Manure Application
The use of antibiotics by the swine industry to increase production efficiency and treat disease is thought to contribute to antibiotic resistance in the environment. When manure from hog...
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
Systematic Review of Antibiotic Resistance of Public Health Importance in Environments near Swine Operations
Systematic reviews are a rigorous knowledge synthesis technique first developed in the health sciences to summarize information from numerous randomized trials examining the clinical efficacy of an...
Public Health - Antibiotics & Resistance
A study to correlate procaine penicillin G in tissues, plasma and oral fluids of sows and determine environmental transfer of penicillin to untreated sows
Procaine penicillin G (PPG) residues are the most common violative residues detected in swine at slaughter (FSIS 2014). Recently, the United State Department of Agriculture Food Safety...
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