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Field study on the safety and efficacy of intradermal versus intramuscular vaccination against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae

L. Beffort, C. Weiss, K. Fiebig, R. Jolie, M. Ritzmann, M. Eddicks | Veterinary Record | September 2017
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae is one of the major pathogens responsible for porcine respiratory diseases which lead to significant economic losses in the pig industry. These losses are mainly due to increased treatment costs and a reduced average daily weight gain (ADWG) caused by an increase in pneumonic lung lesions…

Friesian calf

Randomised positive control trial of NSAID and antimicrobial treatment for calf fever caused by pneumonia

S.A. Mahendran, R. Booth, M. Burge and N.J. Bell | Veterinary Record | July 2017
The development of healthy calves through the pre-weaning period is important both for ensuring the animals’ longevity and keeping rearing costs at an economically viable level…

Herd of piglets on animal farm

Antimicrobial drug use in food-producing animals and associated human health risks: what, and how strong, is the evidence?

K. Hoelzer, N. Wong, J. Thomas, K. Talkington, E. Jungman and A. Coukell | BMC Veterinary Research | July 2017
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) presents a global public health threat which leads to millions of resistant infections and thousands of deaths each year…