Lawsonia infection causes pigs to shed salmonella

Lawsonia infection causes pigs to shed salmonella

A RECENT University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine study shows that pigs infected with Lawsonia intracellularis — a bacterial pathogen that causes disease in pigs and horses — predisposes these animals to shed the foodborne pathogen Salmonella enterica.

According to the university, the results of this study will be used as the basis for future research that is designed to show that vaccinating pigs for L. intracellular

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