1 National Veterinary Institute, Technical University of Denmark2 Section for Bacteriology, Pathology and Parasitology, National Veterinary Institute, Technical University of Denmark3 Danish Agriculture and Food Council4 Department of Microbiology, Technical University of Denmark
Clostridium perfringens type A is considered a common pathogen involved in neonatal diarrhea in pigs and its ability to cause disease is associated with toxin production (1). The objective of this study was to investigate the occurrence of Clostridium perfringens type A and its toxins (alpha and beta2) in healthy and diarrheic pigs in order to determine its association with diarrheic condition.
Main Research Area:
International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED 2013)