Understanding the virulence of Haemophilus parasuis

Blackall, Pat J. and Turni, Conny (2013) Understanding the virulence of Haemophilus parasuis. Veterinary Journal, 198 3: 549-550. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.09.070

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Author Blackall, Pat J.
Turni, Conny
Title Understanding the virulence of Haemophilus parasuis
Formatted title
Understanding the virulence of Haemophilus parasuis
Journal name Veterinary Journal   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1090-0233
1532-2971
Publication date 2013-12-01
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.1016/j.tvjl.2013.09.070
Open Access Status File (Author Post-print)
Volume 198
Issue 3
Start page 549
End page 550
Total pages 2
Place of publication Camden, London, United Kingdom
Publisher Elsevier
Language eng
Formatted abstract
Haemophilus parasuis is the causative agent of Glässer’s disease, which was once regarded as a sporadic disease of young, stressed pigs ( Rapp-Gabrielson et al., 2006). However, modern pig production systems have resulted in the emergence of this agent as a major cause of economic loss to the pig industry throughout the world ( Aragon et al., 2012). The emergence of this once sporadic disease has highlighted the need to understand the virulence mechanisms of H. parasuis. A timely review by Drs Mar Costa-Hurtado and Virginia Aragon of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, published in this issue of The Veterinary Journal, provides a comprehensive overview of our current knowledge of the virulence factors of this pathogen ( Costa-Hurtado and Aragon, 2013)...
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Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Editorial
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