Cleaning and disinfection with Virkon S significantly reduces Lawsonia intracellularis survival and transmission to naive pigs
Alison M. Collins, BAgSc, PhD; Shayne A. Fell, BSc; Idris M. Barchia, MAgSc, PhD
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Lawsonia intracellularis infection was transmitted to naive pigs introduced into pens contaminated by pigs with proliferative enteropathy. However, cleaning pens with a pressure hose then disinfecting with potassium peroxymonosulfate was able to prevent transmission of infection in a second group of naive pigs.
Keywords: Lawsonia intracellularis, transmission, disinfection
Cite as: Collins AM, Fell SA, Barchia IM. Cleaning and disinfection with Virkon S significantly reduces Lawsonia intracellularis survival and transmission to naive pigs. J Swine Health Prod 2013;21(3):144-147.
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