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Reduction of Pathogen Load in the Environment of Pigs (Mycoplasma Hyopneumoniae)

Institutions
Royal Veterinary College
Start date
2012
End date
2015
Objective

Aims and objectives:

  • To identify novel and alternative methods to reduce pathogen load in the environment of pigs and reduce the use of antibiotics
  • To determine the efficiency of i) UVA activated photo-catalytic paints ii) Silver ion solutions and iii) UV-based air purification system against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (M. hyo) in the environment of pigs.
Funding Source
Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board
Project source
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Categories
Antimicrobial Resistance