Zoonotic diseases of pigs

All visitors (especially from abroad) to pig farms with a fever, headaches, cold or other signs of flu

should be politely asked not to visit the farm or pigs.

 

A zoonotic pathogens can be transmitted to people to pigs and pigs to people.

If any manager or owner of a pig farm suspects any notifiable disease the vet should be informed immediately

 

Outline of some zoonotic problems on pig farms

Reduction of Salmonella on pig farms

 

Anthrax

Brucellosis

Camplyobacter jejuni

Chagas Disease Trypanosoma cruzi

Chlamydia

Clostridium perfringens type A

Ebola (Reston)

Erysipelas

Escherichia coli

Hepatitis E virus

Japanese B encephalitis

Louping ill

Leptospirosis

Meliosis Burkholderia pseudomallei

Nipah disease

Pasteurellosis

Rabies

Ringworm

Salmonellosis

Streptococcus suis (type II mainly)

Spirometra erinacei

Swine Influenza

Taenia solium

Typanosoma (others)

Toxoplasmosis

Trichinella spiralis

Tuberculosis

Vesicular diseases

Yersina enterocolitica