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CABI Book Chapter

Mycoplasmas in swine.

Book cover for Mycoplasmas in swine.


This book contains 14 chapters that discuss the genetics, epidemiology, prevalence, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of Mycoplasma infections in pigs. Chapter 1 discusses the phylogenetics and classification of Mycoplasma species in pigs; Chapter 2 describes the genomic diversity and antigenic variation of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains; Chapter 3 discus...

Chapter 2 (Page no: 47)

Diversity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains.

This chapter provides a summary of the literature regarding diversity in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains, pointing out discrepancies, and highlighting that there is still much to be gleaned from this genome reduced, yet highly complex pathogen.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 25) Overview of the general characteristics and classification of porcine Mycoplasma species. Author(s): Rycroft, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 73) Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae pathogenicity: the known and the unknown. Author(s): Kuhnert, P. Jores, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 87) Epidemiology of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections. Author(s): Pieters, M. Betlach, A. Nathues, H. Maes, D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 97) Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae clinical signs and gross lung lesions, including monitoring. Author(s): Carr, J. Sibila, M. Segalés, J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 109) Immune responses against porcine Mycoplasma infections. Author(s): Summerfield, A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 127) Interactions of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae with other pathogens and economic impact. Author(s): Marois-Créhan, C. Segalés, J. Holtkamp, D. Chae ChanHee Deblanc, C. Opriessnig, T. Fablet, C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 147) Diagnosis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection and associated diseases. Author(s): Chae ChanHee Gomes Neto, J. C. Segalés, J. Sibila, M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 163) General control measures against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections. Author(s): Marco, E. Yeske, P. Pieters, M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 181) Antimicrobial treatment of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections. Author(s): Gautier-Bouchardon, A. V.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 207) Vaccines and vaccination against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Author(s): Maes, D. Boyen, F. Dellagostin, O. Shao GuoQing Haesebrouck, F.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 229) Eradication of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae from pig herds. Author(s): Yeske, P. Holst, S. Betlach, A. Pieters, M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 247) Mycoplasma hyorhinis and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae in pig herds. Author(s): Palzer, A. Ritzmann, M. Spergser, J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 267) Mycoplasma suis infections in pigs. Author(s): Hoelzle, L. E.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • The ithree institute, University of Technology Sydney, Australia.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2021
  • ISBN
  • 9781789249941
  • Record Number
  • 20210093802