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EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF MAIN RESPIRATORY DISEASES IN PIGS OF STATE OF SÃO PAULO

Grant number: 15/25318-9
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2016
Effective date (End): February 28, 2018
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine - Animal Clinics and Surgery
Principal Investigator:Luís Guilherme de Oliveira
Grantee:Thaís Gasparini Baraldi
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias (FCAV). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Jaboticabal. Jaboticabal , SP, Brazil

Abstract

Serological and lung lesions survey in slaughter pigs is a useful endpoint to collect data on herd health status which can be used to evaluate the risk factors for disease. Moreover, abattoir measurements are a valuable tool for monitoring the effect of disease control measures. However there are few studies about the porcine respiratory disease complex in Brazilian pig herd. The aim of this study is to carry out an epidemiological survey of mains respiratory infections in pigs of 30 batches of pigs belonging to an equal number of herds of State of São Paulo whose animals will be evaluated during the production period by clinical, serological, pathological tests and at slaughterhouse by cranioventral pulmonary consolidation (enzootic pneumonia-like lesions) and chronic pleuritis lesions and blood samples to seroprevalence tests. It is intended to associated this lung lesions to batches seroprevalence results to Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae e Swine Influenza. Lung lesions and serology to different swine respiratory pathogens will be correlated to a farm questionnaire. All analysis will be carried out with chi-square statistic and univariable multivariable

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Scientific publications
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BARALDI, T. G.; CRUZ, N. R. N.; PEREIRA, D. A.; GALDEANO, J. V. B.; GATTO, I. R. H.; SILVA, A. F. D.; PANZARDI, A.; LINHARES, D. C. L.; MATHIAS, L. A.; DE OLIVEIRA, L. G.. Antibodies against Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and influenza virus and their relationships with risk factors, clinical signs and lung lesions in pig farms with one-site production systems in Brazil. PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE, v. 171, . (15/25318-9)
Academic Publications
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BARALDI, Thaís Gasparini. Antibodies against Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and influenza virus and their relationship with risk factors, clinical signs and lung lesions in pigs of farms of Brazilian one-site production system. 2018. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias. Jaboticabal Jaboticabal.

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