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Distribution of Diarrheal Diseases in Pigs by Age Group

Distribution of Diarrheal Diseases in Pigs by Age Group

Nursing

Weaning

Growing-finishing or Breeding

Bacterial diseases

Clostridium difficile enteritis

+ + +

+

+

C perfringens type A enteritis

+ +

+

C perfringens type C enteritis

+ +

Enteric colibacillosis

+ + +

+ + +

Intestinal spirochetosis

+ +

+ + +

Porcine proliferative enteritis

+ +

+ + +

Salmonella enteritis

+

+ +

+ + +

Swine dysentery

+

++

+ + +

Parasitism

Cryptosporidium sp

+

+

Isospora suis

+ + +

+

Strongyloides ransomi

+

+

+

Trichuris suis

+ +

Viral diseases

Porcine circovirus diarrhea

+

+ +

+

Porcine epidemic diarrhea

+++

+ ++

++

Rotaviral enteritis

+ + +

+ + +

+

Transmissible gastroenteritis

+ + +

+ + +

+ +

- Rare or does not occur; + Uncommon; + + Common; + + + Very common