PMWS - Controlling Secondary Infections

By David G S Burch BVetMed MRCVS, Octagon Services Ltd - Apart from a high mortality, which may peak in weaners at 35%, what else do we see with PMWS (Post-weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome) and why. As the name of the syndrome describes, the disease affects weaned pigs usually of six weeks of age and older, is characterized by progressive wasting, pallor, sometimes jaundice, pneumonia, enteritis and finally death often between 10-15%.
calendar icon 13 February 2006
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