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Mycoplasmas in swine.

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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 7 (Page no: 127)

Interactions of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae with other pathogens and economic impact.

This chapter describes the technical and economic impacts of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae interactions with respiratory bacterial and viral pathogens, parasitic infections and mycotoxins. The effects of these combinations on the clinical outcome and the underlying mechanisms of the interactions are discussed in detail.

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: 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
  • Ploufragan-Plouzané-Niort Laboratory, French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (Anses), Ploufragan, France.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2021
  • ISBN
  • 9781789249941
  • Record Number
  • 20210093807