Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

CABI Book Chapter

Veterinary treatment of pigs.

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Description

This book is comprised of 16 chapters covering different aspects of veterinary treatment of pigs. Topics discussed in this book include pig husbandry, nutrition, diagnosis of pig diseases, postmortem examination techniques, veterinary equipment, vaccines, sedation, analgesia, anaesthesia, euthanasia, surgical procedures, diseases of the gastroenteric, respiratory, circulatory, urogenital and neuro...

Chapter 13 (Page no: 119)

Multisystemic diseases.

This chapter covers the multisystemic diseases in domestic pigs and wild boars, including their causative agent, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Focus is given on African swine fever, anthrax, classical swine fever, Clostridium novyi infection, foot and mouth disease, leptospirosis, malignant catarrhal fever, porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome, swine erysipelas and swine vesicular disease.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Animal husbandry. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 26) Nutrition. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) Making a diagnosis and post-mortem technique. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 38) Veterinary equipment. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 43) Vaccines. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 50) Sedation, analgesia, anaesthesia and euthanasia. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 55) Surgical procedures. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 68) Diseases of the gastroenteric system. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 82) Diseases of the respiratory and circulatory systems. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 92) Diseases of the urino-genital system. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 104) Diseases of the neurological system. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 110) Diseases of the skin. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 125) Notifiable diseases. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 131) Poisons and causes of sudden death. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 141) Zoonotic diseases. Author(s): Duncanson, G. R.