Identification of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in slaughterhouse pigs

O. Cecilia Huallanca, Ch Armando Hung, M. Norma Noe, A. Francisco Suárez

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© 2001 Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. All rights reserved. Pigs from 7 well managed commercial farms were studied in order to detect the presence of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae antibodies. Blood samples were collected at slaughter from 370 apparently normal, 17 to 20 week old unvaccinated pigs, and an ELISA test was used to detect Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae antibodies. A total of 45 pigs (12%), distributed in ali 7 farms, tested positive.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)122-124
Number of pages3
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2001


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