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Allium sativum L. for prophylaxis of diarrhea in weaned piglets

Ayrle, Hannah; Mevissen, Meike; Nathues, Heiko and Walkenhorst, Michael (2017) Allium sativum L. for prophylaxis of diarrhea in weaned piglets. Poster at: Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research, Basel, Switzerland, 3 September, 2017. [Completed]

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Summary

Background
Postweaning infection with enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli strains leads to high morbidity and mortality in piglets.
Garlic (Allium sativum L.) exhibits antibacterial, antidiarrheal, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects.
Garlic could be an alternative or complementary prophylaxis and therapy, but established dose regimens are missing.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Poster
Keywords:Allium sativum L., diarrhea, weaned piglets, animal health, Echerichia coli
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Health and welfare
Animal husbandry > Production systems > Pigs
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Animal Health
Deposited By: Walkenhorst, Michael
ID Code:32071
Deposited On:30 Aug 2017 09:19
Last Modified:30 Aug 2017 09:19
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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