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Possible pathogenic interplay between Chlamydia suis, Chlamydophila abortus and PCV-2 on a pig production farm

Katelijn Schautteet UGent, Delphine Sylvie Anne Beeckman UGent, Patrick Delava and Daisy Vanrompay UGent (2010) VETERINARY RECORD. 166(11). p.329-333
abstract
A concurrent outbreak of chlamydial disease in boars, sows and gilts and postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) in weaned piglets was investigated on a large pig production farm in Estonia. Chlamydia suis DNA was detected in conjunctival swabs from boars, sows and gilts, but also in the faeces of boars and sows. Chlamydophila abortus DNA was found in semen, and in conjunctival swabs from sows; DNA was demonstrated by microarrays. Serum samples from boars were examined using a Chlamydiaceae-specific recombinant ELISA. All 10 serum samples examined were positive (1:960 to 1:3840). Chlamydiosis was characterised by reproductive failure and conjunctivitis. Piglets were not examined for Chlamydiaceae, as eye problems were not observed. Piglets showed wasting, respiratory signs, diarrhoea, enlargement of lymph nodes and increased mortality (10 per cent). Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV-2) was detected in the lymph nodes of piglets by immunohistochemistry, and PCV-2 antibodies were demonstrated in all 10 serum samples from sows examined using an immunoperoxidase monolayer assay.
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IN-SITU HYBRIDIZATION, MULTISYSTEMIC WASTING SYNDROME, SYNDROME PMWS, PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS, SWINE, INFECTION, DIAGNOSIS, TISSUES, TYPE-2
journal title
VETERINARY RECORD
Vet. Rec.
volume
166
issue
11
pages
329 - 333
Web of Science type
Article
Web of Science id
000275926500010
JCR category
VETERINARY SCIENCES
JCR impact factor
1.482 (2010)
JCR rank
31/145 (2010)
JCR quartile
1 (2010)
ISSN
0042-4900
DOI
10.1136/vr.b4714
language
English
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yes
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913536
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http://hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-913536
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2010-03-26 08:59:52
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  abstract     = {A concurrent outbreak of chlamydial disease in boars, sows and gilts and postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) in weaned piglets was investigated on a large pig production farm in Estonia. Chlamydia suis DNA was detected in conjunctival swabs from boars, sows and gilts, but also in the faeces of boars and sows. Chlamydophila abortus DNA was found in semen, and in conjunctival swabs from sows; DNA was demonstrated by microarrays. Serum samples from boars were examined using a Chlamydiaceae-specific recombinant ELISA. All 10 serum samples examined were positive (1:960 to 1:3840). Chlamydiosis was characterised by reproductive failure and conjunctivitis. Piglets were not examined for Chlamydiaceae, as eye problems were not observed. Piglets showed wasting, respiratory signs, diarrhoea, enlargement of lymph nodes and increased mortality (10 per cent). Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV-2) was detected in the lymph nodes of piglets by immunohistochemistry, and PCV-2 antibodies were demonstrated in all 10 serum samples from sows examined using an immunoperoxidase monolayer assay.},
  author       = {Schautteet, Katelijn and Beeckman, Delphine Sylvie Anne and Delava, Patrick and Vanrompay, Daisy},
  issn         = {0042-4900},
  journal      = {VETERINARY RECORD},
  keyword      = {IN-SITU HYBRIDIZATION,MULTISYSTEMIC WASTING SYNDROME,SYNDROME PMWS,PORCINE CIRCOVIRUS,SWINE,INFECTION,DIAGNOSIS,TISSUES,TYPE-2},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {11},
  pages        = {329--333},
  title        = {Possible pathogenic interplay between Chlamydia suis, Chlamydophila abortus and PCV-2 on a pig production farm},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/vr.b4714},
  volume       = {166},
  year         = {2010},
}

Chicago
Schautteet, Katelijn, Delphine Sylvie Anne Beeckman, Patrick Delava, and Daisy Vanrompay. 2010. “Possible Pathogenic Interplay Between Chlamydia Suis, Chlamydophila Abortus and PCV-2 on a Pig Production Farm.” Veterinary Record 166 (11): 329–333.
APA
Schautteet, K., Beeckman, D. S. A., Delava, P., & Vanrompay, D. (2010). Possible pathogenic interplay between Chlamydia suis, Chlamydophila abortus and PCV-2 on a pig production farm. VETERINARY RECORD, 166(11), 329–333.
Vancouver
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Schautteet K, Beeckman DSA, Delava P, Vanrompay D. Possible pathogenic interplay between Chlamydia suis, Chlamydophila abortus and PCV-2 on a pig production farm. VETERINARY RECORD. 2010;166(11):329–33.
MLA
Schautteet, Katelijn, Delphine Sylvie Anne Beeckman, Patrick Delava, et al. “Possible Pathogenic Interplay Between Chlamydia Suis, Chlamydophila Abortus and PCV-2 on a Pig Production Farm.” VETERINARY RECORD 166.11 (2010): 329–333. Print.