Brachyspira hyodysenteriae

Brachyspira hyodysenteriae

A gram-negative, motile, oxygen-tolerant, anaerobic, loosely coiled haemolytic spirochaete, which is the causative agent of swine dysentery, a severe mucohemorrhagic diarrhoeal disease of weanling to finishing pigs.

Brachyspira

a genus of anaerobic intestinal bacteria in the order Spirochaetaceae. Formerly Serpulina. Some species were previously in the genus Treponema.

Brachyspira aalborgi
infects primates, but its pathogenic significance is uncertain.
Brachyspira alvinipulli
a cause of diarrhea in adult chickens.
Brachyspira hyodysenteriae
the cause of swine dysentery. Previously called Serpulina hyodysenteriae and Treponema hyodysenteriae.
Brachyspira intermedia
a cause of diarrhea in adult chickens.
Brachyspira pilosicoli
causes intestinal or colonic spirochetosis, a mild colitis and diarrhea in weaner and grower pigs and of wet litter and reduced egg production in adult chickens.
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The farm was found to be free from Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, Brachyspira hyodysenteriae, mange, toxigenic Pasteurella multocida, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus, transmissible gastroenteritis virus, Aujeszky's Disease virus, and classical and African swine fever viruses.
en porcinos las dos enfermedades mas comunes asociadas con estas espiroquetas son la disenteria porcina causada por Brachyspira hyodysenteriae (1) y la espiroquetosis intestinal porcina causada por Brachyspira pilosicoli (2).
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Spanish field isolates of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae.
Identification of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae and other pathogenic Brachyspira species in chickens from laying flocks with diarrhea or reduced production or both.
Decreased susceptibility to tiamulin and valnemulin among Czech isolates of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae.
Comparison of methods for antimicrobial susceptibility testing and MIC values for pleuromutilin drugs for Brachyspira hyodysenteriae isolated in Germany.
Changes in bacterial community structure in the colon of pigs fed different experimental diets and after infection with Brachyspira hyodysenteriae.