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Dr. Marcelo Gottschalk: Battling Strep. Suis

Dr. Marcelo Gottschalk: Battling Strep. Suis

In this episode of The Swine It Podcast Show Canada, Dr. Marcelo Gottschalk, a leading figure from the University of Montreal brings to the table a wealth of knowledge on Streptococcus suis, a significant pathogen in the swine industry. Dr. Gottschalk shares insights from his 35 years of experience, highlighting the challenges and solutions surrounding antibiotic use, vaccine development, and disease management strategies. This conversation is pivotal for professionals in the swine sector seeking to understand and combat this critical issue. Tune into this enlightening episode on your preferred platform to gain valuable perspectives on advancing swine health and management. “The only real way to prevent those cases like Streptococcus suis is by using antibiotics as a preventive tool.” - Dr. Marcelo Gottschalk Meet the guest: Dr. Marcelo Gottschalk , with over 35 years of expertise, serves as a professor and director at the University of Montreal, specializing in Streptococcus suis. His work focuses on tackling this leading bacterial pathogen in swine, exploring antibiotic alternatives, and advancing vaccine development. (00:00) Highlight (00:24) Introduction (03:00) Antibiotic Restrictions and Swine Health (04:32) Streptococcus Suis Outbreaks (10:31) Vaccination and Disease Management (18:09) Antibiotic Use in Canada (27:33) Vaccine Development Challenges (38:03) Final Questions The Swine it Podcast Show Canada is trusted and supported by innovative companies like: * Nutrition Partners * Precision Veterinary Services - Protekta ( - dsm-firmenich ( 𝗟𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻 𝗼𝗻 𝗔𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝗱𝗰𝗮𝘀𝘁𝘀, 𝗦𝗽𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺. Instagram: LinkedIn: #canada #podcast #pigfarm #ontario #pigs #piglets #farm #livestock #farming
Mariela Segura  de la Universidad de Montreal
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