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Pronasal: use of nasal colonizers as probiotics against Glässer's disease

Starting date: 25/04/2019 End date: 24/10/2019
Programme: Animal Health

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Respiratory pathogens such as Haemophilus parasuis are one of the great challenges of current pig production. The available vaccines are not very effective, and their treatment is mainly based on the use of antibiotics.

To avoid its use, a combination of nasal probiotics has been developed, which could constitute a new generation of more sustainable products to fight against respiratory infections, avoiding the use of antibiotics in pig production.