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A field trial to study the efficacy of respisure one® vaccine against pigs mycoplasmal pneumonia

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Author(s): Šiugždaite J. | Jukna Č. | Jukna V. | Žilinskas H. | Garlaite K.

Journal: Acta Veterinaria
ISSN 0567-8315

Volume: 56;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 333;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: swine enzootic pneumonia | vaccine | meat quality

ABSTRACT
The immunoprophylaxis of mycoplasmal pneumonia in swine (MPS) caused by Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae was investigated. A field trial was conducted on three commercial pig farms located in different parts of Lithuania. A Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae single dose Respisure One® vaccine was tested in 600 pigs for its effects on daily weight gain (DWG), lung lesions and meat quality. The other group of 600 piglets was left unvaccinated as a control. The evaluation of DWG from the time of vaccination until slaughter showed that the DWG in the vaccinated group increased by 5.5% (p
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