Today, we are sharing a recent article published in the journal Microorganisms by Dr. Valeris-Chacin and the MycoLab. The publication, available in open access, focuses on the relationships among fecal, air, oral, and tracheal microbial communities in pigs.Continue reading “Relationships among Microbial Communities in Pigs”
It is the end of the year and to celebrate, here is one of the favorite Science Pages of the year, from Dr. Lowe’s team at the University of Illinois.
- Early life antimicrobial prophylaxis had no effect on individual weight gain, or mortality but it was associated with minor shifts in the composition of fecal microbiota and noticeable changes in the abundance of selected Antimicrobial Resistant Genes
- The shifts in fecal microbiota structure caused by perinatal antimicrobial intervention are modest and limited to particular groups of microbial taxa
- Early life PPG and TUL intervention could promote the selection of Anrimicrobial Resistant Genes in herds
In this open-access article from the MycoLab, Dr. Maria Pieters’ team explores the influence of pigs’ gut microbiome in modulating their susceptibility to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae.Continue reading “Influence of pig gut microbiota on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae susceptibility”
This week, we are sharing a report by the MycoLab regarding piglet microbiota and its potential influence of M.hyopneumoniae susceptibility.
- Early life gut microbiota could be a potential determinant in modulating susceptibility to chronic respiratory diseases such as enzootic pneumonia in pigs.
- Increased abundance of short‐chain fatty acid producing bacteria in piglet gut was associated with decreased M. hyopneumoniae respiratory lesions.
- Understanding the function and composition of a ‘healthy’ pig gut microbiota would aid to successfully implement novel disease control strategies.
In this episode of At the Meeting honoring Dr. Bob Morrison, the group discusses the swine gut microbiome and what is considered a good or bad microbiome.Continue reading “Explore Lawsonia and the Swine Gut Microbiome: a podcast”