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Edema Disease in Pigs

(Escherichia coli enterotoxemia)


D. L. Hank Harris

, DVM, PhD, Department of Animal Science, Department of Veterinary Diagnostics and Production Animal Medicine, Iowa State University

Last full review/revision Sep 2013 | Content last modified Sep 2013

Edema disease is an acute, highly fatal, neurologic disorder usually seen 5 days to 2 wk after weaning and possibly accompanied by diarrhea (see Edema Disease).

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