Treponema hyodysenteriae

Trep·o·ne·ma hy·o·dys·en·te·ri·ae

an enteropathogenic bacterial species that causes swine dysentery.
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Spirochetes are part of the normal flora of pigs, although Treponema hyodysenteriae causes swine diarrhea.
In turkeys it is used for the control of transmissible enteritis (100 mg activity/liter of water); and in swine for the control of enteric disease (250 mg activity/liter of water) associated with Treponema hyodysenteriae.
They changed the name of Treponema hyodysenteriae to Serpulina hyodysenteriae in 1994, to more accurately describe that serpent-shaped bacterium.

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