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Table 2 Results of B. hyodysenteriae detection by real-time PCR in the pens sampled

From: Combined in-vitro and on-farm evaluation of commercial disinfectants used against Brachyspira hyodysenteriae

  Before cleaning (BC)
Sampled pens
After cleaning and before disinfection (AC)
Sampled pens
After disinfection (AD)
Sampled pens
Total Positive % Total Positive % Total Positive %
Combined results 56 25 44.6 25 7 28.0 25 5 20.0
Farm A # 8 6 75.0 6 1 16.7 6 1 16.7
Farm B # 48 19 39.6 19 6 31.6 19 4 21.1
  1. # A two-step protocol including power washing and disinfection with Hypred Force 7 was carried out on Farm A while Farm B cleaning and disinfection protocol included pre-soaking with cold water and detergent, power washing with cold water and final disinfection with MS Megades Oxy