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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 11 (Page no: 207)

Vaccines and vaccination against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae.

This chapter reviews the current knowledge on vaccination of pigs against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, including the currently available vaccines and their effects, the mechanisms of protection, the different vaccination strategies and the different experimental vaccines that have been developed to further improve the efficacy of vaccination.

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: 2 (Page no: 47) Diversity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains. Author(s): Jarocki, V. M. Djordjevic, S. P.
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: 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
  • Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2021
  • ISBN
  • 9781789249941
  • Record Number
  • 20210093811