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Table 4 Information of M. hyopneumoniae acclimation strategies performed by the respondents

From: Survey on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae gilt acclimation practices in Europe

  Availability of isolation units (%) Management practices in isolation units No. of farms performing M. hyopneumoniae acclimation strategies (%) Mean (range) of duration of acclimation period (days) No. of farms verifying acclimation (%) Methods used for acclimation verification (%)
AIAO CF AIAO/CF NR ELISA PCR ELISA + PCR
Collected data Yes
278
(86.6)
122/278
(43.9)
82/278
(29.5)
1/278
(0.4)
73/278
(26.2)
224/278
(80.6)
28.3
(7–180)
53/224
(23.7)
22/53
(41.5)
4/53
(7.5)
27/53
(50.9)
No
32
(10.0)
NA NA NA NA 19/32
(59.4)
37
(21–60)
0/19
(0.0)
NA NA NA
Unknown
11
(3.4)
NA NA NA NA 5/11
(45.5)
NR 0/5
(0.0)
NA NA NA
Total 321 122 82 1 73 249 NA 54 22 4 27
  1. AIAO all in-all out, CF continuous flow, NR non-reported, NA non-applicable