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In recent years, several studies have described the presence of Clostridium difficile in healthy and diarrhoeic farm and domestic animals. In pigs and cattle, the isolation of some PCR-ribotypes associated with human infection, especially PCR-ribotypes 014 and 078, has led us to hypothesize about...

Author(s)
Rodriguez, C.; Hakimi, D. E.; Vanleyssem, R.; Taminiau, B.; Broeck, J. van; Delmée, M.; Korsak, N.; Daube, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2017, 210, pp 183-187
Abstract

In this study the possible association between antibiotic use and resistance was explored, focusing on commensal Escherichia coli from livestock (veal calves, young beef cattle, pigs and broiler chickens) in Belgium between 2011 and 2015. A continuous decreasing trend in antibiotic use was observed ...

Author(s)
Callens, B.; Cargnel, M.; Sarrazin, S.; Dewulf, J.; Hoet, B.; Vermeersch, K.; Wattiau, P.; Welby, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 157, pp 50-58
Abstract

The identification of contamination sources within the food chain with polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and polychlorinated dibenzo-furans (PCDFs), ("dioxins"), and PCBs is difficult and complex. PCDD/PCDF can be formed as unintentional compounds in a number of chemical processes as well...

Author(s)
Malisch, R.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Journal of Environmental Protection, 2017, 8, 6, pp 744-785
AbstractFull Text

Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) aims to realise the fully automated continuous monitoring of (individual) animals by using modern information and communication technology (sensors, cameras, microphones, etc.) as part of the livestock farm management system. PLF assists livestock producers through ...

Author(s)
Berckmans, D.; Norton, T.
Publisher
Institut Technique de l'Aviculture (ITAVI), Paris, France
Citation
12e Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras (JRA-JRPFG 2017), 5 & 6 avril 2017, Tours, France, 2017, pp 53-58
Abstract

Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in pigs and Mycoplasma bovis in cattle are major pathogens affecting livestock across Europe and are the focus of the MycoPath pan-European antimicrobial susceptibility monitoring programme. Fifty M. hyopneumoniae isolates from Belgium, Spain and the United Kingdom (UK),...

Author(s)
Klein, U.; Jong, A. de; Moyaert, H.; El-Garch, F.; Leon, R.; Richard-Mazet, A.; Rose, M.; Maes, D.; Pridmore, A.; Thomson, J. R.; Ayling, R. D.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2017, 204, pp 188-193
Abstract

This issue contains items on fighting zoonosis, selling animal products and protecting wildlife in the context of ibex brucellosis in the Bargy range, France; parents' adherence to babies' vaccination; issues and key factors of the respect of biosecurity recommendations for the control of H5N8...

Author(s)
Dufour, B.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2018, No.73, pp 3-164
Abstract

This paper describes meat production in Belgium. This country produces and primarily exports beef, pork and veal. The expertise of the Belgian meat suppliers, from farm production to marketing, is tackled.

Author(s)
Thijs, K.
Publisher
Deutscher Fachverlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Fleischwirtschaft, 2014, 94, 3, pp 40-42
Abstract

A temporal trend analysis was performed on antimicrobial resistance data collected over 4 consecutive years (2011-2014) in the official Belgian antimicrobial resistance monitoring programme. Commensal Escherichia coli strains were isolated from faecal samples of four livestock categories (veal...

Author(s)
Hanon, J. B.; Jaspers, S.; Butaye, P.; Wattiau, P.; Méroc, E.; Aerts, M.; Imberechts, H.; Vermeersch, K.; Stede, Y. van der
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 122, 4, pp 443-452
Abstract

Faecal carriage of Clostridium difficile in healthy animals has been reported recently, especially in piglets and calves. However there is limited data about carriage in animals just prior to slaughter in Europe. The main objective of this study was to determine the presence of C. difficile in pigs ...

Author(s)
Rodriguez, C.; Taminiau, B.; Broeck, J. van; Avesani, V.; Delmée, M.; Daube, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Anaerobe, 2012, 18, 6, pp 621-625
Abstract

During the last few years, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ST398 has been isolated frequently from livestock, especially from pigs and to a lesser extent from cattle and poultry. To gain insight into the distribution of this bacterium in pig farms versus multispecies farms, 30...

Author(s)
Verhegghe, M.; Pletinckx, L. J.; Crombé, F.; Vandersmissen, T.; Haesebrouck, F.; Butaye, P.; Heyndrickx, M.; Rasschaert, G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zoonoses and Public Health, 2013, 60, 5, pp 366-374

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