Flashcards in Skin diseases - pigs Deck (19):
giev some (3) examples of spirochetes which often cause skin lesions?
1. borrelia (lymes dz)
3. treponemes (digital dermititis)
what is the prevalence of porcine skin lesions?
name some non-infectious causes of lesions?
1. vices (biting)
2. shoulder sores
name 2 parasites which can be a source of skin lesions
(and flies too)
infectious agents such as bacteria and viruses can cause skin lesions, give some examples
1. staph hyicus --> greasy pig dz
2. septicaemia (salmonella, erysipelas, PRRS v, swine fever, haemophilus parasuis (glassers dz))
3. swine pox
5. PCV2 (PDNS)
how much more likely is tail biting in un-docked pigs?
where are stifle sores most commonly seen?
hih density grower/finisher
what can cause erythema?
hyperkeratosis (over humidity)
how would you treat a sarcoptes scabei var suis infections?
deep skin scrape
what is glassers dz?
haemophilus parasuis (URT commensal)
affects smooth surfaces
high morb and mortality
describe the disease of greasey pig
exfoliative toxin abs by skin, also damages kidneys/liver
lose keratino cell-cell adhesion
describe the transmission and survival stages of staph hyicus?
x'plies in sow vagina
infected at birth
inc risk in humid environment
descr treatment of greasy pig
mild - use savlon
when in combo with what other dz does swine pox become significant clinically
what are the 2 types of 'ringworm' that pigs can get and desc the differences
true ringworm = trichophyton mentagrophyte, rodents spread
false ringworm = pityriasis rosea. just appears, goes by 20wo
what is the congenital condition which may result in piglet 'missing' areas of skin
what is PDNS and what causes it
porcine derma and nephropathy syndrome
covered in red spots and kidneys also effected
what is the risk of treponeme infection?
interspecies transmission as only 3 types. leads to bov DD and CODD too.