A retrospective evaluation of actions taken to control Streptococcus suis infection
Dennis J. Villani, DVM
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Retrospective evaluation of several actions taken to control an outbreak of Streptococcus suis in nursery pigs is described. Minimizing variation in weaning age, with concurrent use of an autogenous vaccine and administration of ceftiofur sodium at processing and weaning, appeared to contribute to a decrease in nursery mortality.
Keywords: Streptococcus suis, pig flow, nursery, mortality
Cite as: Villani DJ. A retrospective evaluation of actions taken to control Streptococcus suis infection. J Swine Health Prod 2003;11(1):27-30.
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