Book chapters

2020

Marco E, Yeske P, Pieters M. Control of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae disease. In: Porcine Mycoplasmas. To be published  

Pieters M, Betlach A, Nathues H, Maes D. Epidemiology of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. In: Porcine Mycoplasmas. To be published  

Yeske P, Betlach, A, Holst S, Pieters M. Eradication of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. In: Porcine Mycoplasmas. To be published  

2019

Pieters M, Maes D. (2019). Mycoplasmosis. In: Diseases of Swine (pp. 863–883). Eleventh edition. Blackwell Publishing Group. Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Link

 

Peer Reviewed Published Work

2020

Moiso, N., Pieters, M., Degano, F., Vissio, C., Camacho, P., Estanguet, A., Parada, J., Tamiozzo, PJ. (2020). Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in nasal and laryngeal swab specimens in endemically infected pig herds. Veterinary Record .186, 27. Link

Sponheim, A., Alvarez, J., Fano, E., Schmaling, E., Dee, S., Hanson, D., Wetzell, T., Pieters, M. (2020). Comparison of the sensitivity of laryngeal swabs and deep tracheal catheters for detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in experimentally and naturally infected pigs early and late after infection. Veterinary Microbiology. 241, 108500. Link

Vilalta, C., Garcia-Morante, B., Sanhueza, JM., Schwartz, M., Pieters, M. (2020). PCR detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in piglet processing fluids in the event of a clinical respiratory disease outbreak. Vet .Rec. Case Rep. 8, 1045. Link

Yeske, P., Valeris-Chacin, R., Singer, R. S., Pieters, M. (2020). Survival analysis of two Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae eradication methods. Preventative Veterinary Medicine. 174, 104811. Link

2019

Betlach, A., Maes, D., Garza‐Moreno, L., Tamiozzo, P., Sibila, M., Haesebrouck, F., Segales, J., Pieters, M. (2019). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae variability: Current trends and proposed terminology for genomic classification. Transbound Emerg Dis. 66, 1840–1854. Link

Garza-Moreno, L., Segalés, J., Aragón, V., Correa-Fiz, F., Pieters, M., Carmona, M., Krejci, R., Sibila, M. (2019). Characterization of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains in vaccinated and non-vaccinated pigs from Spanish slaughterhouses. Vet Microbiol. 231, 18-23. Link

Garza-Moreno, L., Pieters, M., López-Soria, S., Carmona, M., Krejci, R., Segalés, J., Sibila, M. (2019). Comparison of vaccination protocols against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae during the gilt acclimation period. Vet Microbiol. 229, 7-13. Link

Pillman, D., Surendran Nair, M.,  Schwartz, J., Pieters, M., (2019). Detection of Mycoplasma hyorhinis and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae in oral fluids and correlation with pig lameness scores.
Veterinary Microbiology.  239, 108448. Link

Resende, T., Pieters, M., Vannucci, F. (2019). Swine conjunctivitis outbreaks associated with Mycoplasma hyorhinisJournal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 31(5), 766–769. Link

Robbins, R., Betlach, A., Mondragon-Evans, M., Pieters, M. (2019). Development of a herd-specific lung homogenate for exposure to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae under field conditions.  J Swine Health Prod. 27(4), 221–227. Link

Roos, L., Surendran Nair, M., Rendahl, A., Pieters, M. (2019). Mycoplasma hyorhinis and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae dual detection patterns in dams and piglets. PLoS One. Link 

Surendran Nair, M., Eucker, T., Martinson, B., Neubauer, A., Victoria, J., Nicholson, B., Pieters, M. (2019). Influence of pig gut microbiota on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae susceptibility. Veterinary research. 50, 86. Link

Surendran Nair, M., Yao, D., Chen, C., Pieters, M. (2019). Serum metabolite markers of early Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in pigs. Vet Res. 50, 98. Link

Vilalta, C., Sanhueza, JM., Murray, D., Johnson, L., Pieters, M. (2019). Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in piglet processing fluids. Veterinary Record 185, 510. Link

2018

Garza-Moreno, L., Segalés, J., Pieters, M., Romagosa, A., Sibila, M. (2018). Acclimation strategies in gilts to control Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection. Vet Microbiol. 219, 23-29. Link

Maes, D., Sibila, M., Kuhnert, P., Segalés, J., Haesebrouck, F., Pieters, M. (2018). Update on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections in pigs: Knowledge gaps for improved disease control. Transbound Emerg Dis. 65, 110– 124. Link

2017

Garza-Moreno, L., Segalés, J., Pieters, M., Romagosa, A., Sibila, M. (2017). Survey on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae gilt acclimation practices in Europe. Porcine Health Manag. 3, 21. Link

Pieters, M., Sibila, M. (2017). When is the best time to vaccinate piglets against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Vet Rec. 181, 16-17. Link

Pieters, M., Daniels, J., Rovira, A. (2017). Comparison of sample types and diagnostic methods for in vivo detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae during early stages of infection.Vet Microbiol. 203, 103-109. Link

Takeuti, L., De Barcellos, D., Pieters, M. (2017). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection in nylon-flocked and rayon-bud swabs.J Microbiol Methods. 141,118-120. Link

Takeuti, K., de Barcellos, D., de Andrade C., de Almeid, L., Pieters, M. (2017). Infection dynamics and genetic variability of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in self-replacement gilts. Vet Microbiol. 208, 18-24. Link

Takeuti, K., de Barcellos, D., de Lara, A., Kunrath, C., Pieters, M. (2017). Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in naturally infected gilts over time. Vet Microbiol. 203, 215-220. Link

2016

Pantoja, L., Pettit, K., Dos Santos, L., Tubbs, R., Pieters, M. (2016). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae genetic variability within a swine operation. J Vet Diagn Invest. 28,175-9. Link

Pieters, M., Fano, E. (2016). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae management in gilts. Vet Rec.178,122-3. Link

Roos, L., Fano, E., Homwong, N., Payne, B., Pieters, M. (2016). A model to investigate the optimal seeder-to-naïve ratio for successful natural Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae gilt exposure prior to entering the breeding herd.Vet Microbiol.184, 51-58. Link

2015

Dos Santos, L., Clavijo, M., Sreevatsan, S., Rovira, A., Moreira, M., Pieters, M. (2015). Genotyping of Mycoplasma hyorhinis using multiple-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis.Vet Microbiology. 111, 87-92. Link

Dos Santos, L., Sreevatsan, S., Torremorell, M., Moreira, M., Sibila, M., Pieters, M. (2015). Genotype distribution of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine heards from different geographical regions. Vet Microbiol. 175, 374-381. Link

Holst, S., Yeske, P., Pieters, M. (2015). Elimination of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae from breed-to-wean farms: A review of current protocols with emphasis on herd closure and medication. J Swine Health Prod. 23, 321–330. Link

2014

Pieters, M., Cline, G., Payne, B., Prado, C., Ertl J., Rendahl, A. (2014). Intra-farm risk factors for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae colonization at weaning age. Vet Microbiol. 172, 575-580. Link

2013

Schachtschneider, K., Yeoman, C., Isaacson, R., White, B., Schook, L., Pieters, M. (2013). Modulation of systemic immune responses through commensal gastrointestinal microbiota. PloS one, 8. Link

2011

Bandrick, M., Pieters, M., Pijoan, C., Baidoo, S., Molitor, T. (2011). Effect of cross-fostering on transfer of maternal immunity to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae to piglets.Vet Rec.168, 100. Link 

2010

Pieters, M., Fano, E., Pijoan, C., Dee, S. (2010). An experimental model to evaluate Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae transmission from asymptomatic carriers to unvaccinated and vaccinated sentinel pigs. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. 74, 157-160. Link

2009

Pieters, M., Pijoan, C., Fano, E., Dee, S. (2009). An assessment of the duration of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection inan experimentally infected population of pigs. Vet. Microbiol. 134, 261–266. Link

Sibila, M., Pieters, M., Molitor, T., Maes, D., Haesebrouck, F.,  Segalés, J. (2009). Current perspectives on the diagnosis and epidemiology of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection. Veterinary journal. 181, 221–231. Link

2008

Bandrick, M., Pieters, M., Pijoan, C., Molitor, T. (2008). Passive transfer of maternal Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae-specific cellular immunity to piglets. Clinical and vaccine immunology, 15, 540–543. Link

Maes, D., Segales, J., Meyns, T., Sibila, M., Pieters, M., Haesebrouck, F. (2008). Control of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections in pigs. Veterinary microbiology, 126, 297–309. Link

 

Abstracts, Posters, Exhibits and Presentations

2020

Betlach, AM., Valeris-Chain, R., Singer, R., Rovira, A., Allerson, M., Pieters, M. (2020). Development of cost-effective surveillance protocols to minimize the risk of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae introduction to sow farms. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Atlanta, GA. USA.

Bents, A., Evelsizer, R., Pieters, M. (2020). Successful elimination using Tilmicosin (Pulmotil AC) water medication with a shortened herd closure. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Atlanta, GA. USA.

Fry, G., Sponheim, A., Murray, D., Johnson, L., Vilalta, C., Pieters, M. (2020). Evaluating the dilution effect for detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in processing fluids by PCR. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Atlanta, GA. USA.

McMahon, M., Garica-Morante, B., Betlach, AM., De Abreu, C., Robbins, R., Yeske, P., Pieters, M. (2020). Lung homogenate optimization for successful Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae exposure in gilts during acclimation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. USA.

Patterson, G., Karriker, L., Almond, G., Althouse, G., Bowman, A., Pieters, M., Ramirez, A., Zhitnitszkiy, P. (2020). Challenges and opportunities in modern swine education. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Atlanta, GA. USA.

Sponheim, A., Alvarez, J., Fano, E., Schmaling, E., Dee, S., Hanson, D., Wetzell, T., Pieters, M. (2020) Estimating the sensitivity of two samples types for detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae early and late after experimental and natural infection. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Atlanta, GA. USA.

2019

Betlach, AM., Valeris-Chacin, R., Singer, R., Rovira, Al., Allerson, M. Pieters, M. (2019). Minimizing risk of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae introduction by developing surveillance protocols for natural infection. Conference or Researchers Working in Animal Diseases. Chicago, IL, USA.

Chamba, F., Surendran Nair, M., Krishna, V., Hall, J., Conarchy, B., Winkelman, N., Baarsch, MJ., Pieters, M., Cheeran, M. (2019). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae cell-mediated immune responses after vaccination at weaning. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Orlando, FL. USA.

Garza-Moreno, L., Vilalta, C., Pieters, M. (2019). Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae by PCR in environmental samples. European Symposium of Porcine Health and Management. Utrecht, Netherlands.

Krishna, V., Pieters, M., Surendran-Nair, M., Munhoz dos Anjos Leal, F., Wang, J., Cheeran, M. (2019). Development of monoclonal antibodies specific to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Pieters, M. (2019). Diagnostic methods for effective Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae control and elimination. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida. USA

Pillman, D., Surendran Nair, M., Schwartz, J., Pieters, M. (2019). Evaluating the correlation of Mycoplasma hyorhinis and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae detection in oral fluids and lameness scores. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Orlando, FL. USA.

Surendran Nair, M., Eucker, T., Victoria, J., Martinson, B., Neubauer, A., Pieters, M. (2019). Influence of piglet gut microbiota on severity to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Orlando, FL. USA.

Stika, R., Murray, D., Johnson, L., Vilalta, C., Pieters, M., Fano, E., Sponheim, A. (2019). Relationship of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Mycoplasma hyorhinis detection in processing fluids with growing pig prevalence. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Orlando, FL. USA.

Schleper, M., Garza-Moreno, L., Tousignant, S., Pieters, M. (2019). Methods for achieving successful and safe gilt inoculation with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida. USA

Surendran Nair, M., Yao, D., Chen, C., Pieters, M. (2019). Identification of metabolite markers of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. Orlando, FL. USA.

Valeris-Chacin, R., Johnson, T., Weber, B., Miller, E., Noyes, N., Pieters, M., Singer, R. (2019). Performance of bacterial differential abundance tests on broiler cecal microbiome data. Conference or Researchers Working in Animal Diseases. Chicago, IL, USA.

Vilalta, C., Sanhueza, J., Murray, D., Pieters, M. (2019). PCR detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae associated with processing fluids: A new monitoring tool? European Symposium of Porcine Health and Management. Utrecht, Netherlands.

Vilalta, C., Garcia-Morante, B., Sanhueza, JM., Schwartz, M., Pieters, M. (2020). PCR detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in piglet processing fluids in the event of a clinical respiratory disease outbreak. Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. Chicago, IL. USA

2018

Anderson, A., Fano, E., Sponheim, A., Dalquist, L., Pieters, M. (2018). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae genetic variation within swine production flows. 25th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Chongquing, China.

Anderson, A., Fano, E., Sponheim, A., Pieters, M. (2018). Comparison of multiple Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae molecular characterization tools using field variants. 25th Congress of the Internation Pig Veterinary Society. Chongquing, China.

Betlach, A., Fano, E., Sponheim, A., Dalquist, L., Pieters, M. (2018). Minimal Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae genetic variability within production flows. International Organization for Mycoplasmology meeting. Portsmouth, NH, USA.

Betlach, A., Fano, E., Sponheim, A., Dalquist, L., Pieters, M. (2018). Minimal Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae genetic variability within production flows. Poster. American Association of Swine Veterinarians. San Diego, California. And International Organization for Mycoplasmology. Portsmouth, NH, USA.

Betlach, A., Vangroenweghe, F., Holst, S., Evelsizer, R., Pieters, M. (2018). Evaluating M. hyopneumoniae detection by PCR using various sample types.  Allen D. Leman Conference 2018. Saint Paul, MN, USA.

Chapman, B., Evelsizer, R., Pieters, M. (2018). Putting to test a diagnostic protocol for confirmation of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination in sow farms. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. San Diego, CA, USA.

Surendran Nair, M., Eucker, T., Martinson, B., Pieters, M. (2018). Piglet gut microbiota: a potential determinant for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae susceptibility. Allen D. Leman Conference. St. Paul, USA.

Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Polson, D., Doolittle, K., Pieters, M. (2018). A diagnostic approach for detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in low prevalence scenarios. Poster. European Symposium of Porcine Health Management.

Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Rovira, A., Pieters, M. (2018). Validation of gilt population exposure to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Chongqing, China

Garza-Moreno, L., Segalés J., López-Soria S., Pieters M., Carmona M., Krejci R., Sibila M. (2018). Comparison of different gilt vaccination protocols during acclimation period against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Allen D. Leman Conference. St. Paul, USA.

Garza, L., Segalés, J., López-Soria, S., Pieters, M., Carmona, M., Krejci, R., Sibila, M. (2018). Assessment of different gilt vaccination protocols on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae colonization during the gilt acclimation period. International Organization for Mycoplasmoslogy meeting. Portsmouth, NH, USA.

McMahon, M., Surendran-Nair, M., Pieters, M. (2018). Comparative analysis of the tumor-associated gene p37 in swine and human carcinoma-associated Mycoplasma hyorhinis strains. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Nezworski, J., Valeris-Chacin, R., Erickson, J., Singer, R., Pieters, M. (2018). Mycoplasma gallisepticum dynamics in egg-laying hens. International Organization for Mycoplasmoslogy meeting. Portsmouth, NH, USA.

Pillman, D., Surendran Nair, M., Schwartz, J., Pieters, M. (2018). Evaluating the correlation of Mycoplasma hyorhinis and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae detection in oral fluids and lameness scores. Allen D. Leman Conference. Saint Paul, MN, USA.

Sponheim, A., Alvarez, J., Fano, E., Nathues, H., Pieters, M. (2018). Modelling the transmission of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae within gilt development units. Allen D. Leman Conference. St. Paul, USA.

Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Rovira, A., Pieters, M. (2018). Validation of gilt population exposure to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. International Organization for Mycoplasmology meeting. Portsmouth, NH, USA.

Sponheim, A., Murray, D., Johnson, L., Vilalta, C., Stika, R., Fano, E., Pieters, M. (2018). Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Mycoplasma hyorhinis by PCR in processing fluids. Allen D. Leman Conference. St. Paul, USA.

Surendran Nair, M., Eucker, T., Martinson, B., Neubauer, A., Pieters, M. (2018). Piglet gut microbiota: a potential determinant for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae susceptibility. Poster. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Chongqing, China.

Surendran Nair, M., Eucker, T., Martinson, B., Neubauer, A., Pieters, M. (2018). Influence of piglet gut microflora on resistance to enzootic pneumonia.  American Society of Microbiology- Microbe, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Surendran Nair, M., Lund, L.M., Vannucci, F., Vilalta, C., Sanhueza, J.M., Pieters, M. (2018). Development of an RNA-based in situ hybridization assay (ISH-RNA) to detect Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and Mycoplasma hyorhinis in pig tissues. Poster. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Chongqing, China.

Schwartz, M., Schwartz, J., Leuwerke, B., Pieters, M. (2018). A production system approach for ultimate Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae control. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Chongqing, China

Schwartz, M., Schwartz, J., Leuwerke, B., Pieters, M. (2018). A production system approach for ultimate Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae control. Poster. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Chongqing, China.

Takeuti, K., Fano, E., Anderson, A., de Barcellos, D., Schmaling, E., Pieters, M. (2018). The effect of gilt flow on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae acclimation. Oral presentation (Pieters). International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Chongqing, China.

Takeuti, K., Fano, E., Betlach, A., Barcellos, D., Pieters, M. (2018). Gilt flow and acclimation for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae sow herd stability. International Organization for Mycoplasmology meeting. Portsmouth, NH, USA.

Vangroenweghe, F., Holst, S., Willems, E., Betlach, A., Malasek, J., Evelsizer, R., Thas, O., Pieters, M., Maes, D., Nechvatalova, K. (2018). Tracheobronchial swab sampling as an early diagnostic tool to confirm Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in a central European SPF breeding herd. European Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. Brussels, Belgium.

Vilalta, C., Sanhueza, J., Murray, D., Pieters, M. (2018). PCR detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in processing fluids: A diagnostic error or a significant finding? Allen D. Leman Conference. St. Paul, USA.

Vilalta, C., Sanhueza, J.M., Pieters, M. (2018). PCR detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in professing fluids: A diagnostic error or a significant finding? Poster. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Chongqing, China.

Yeske, P., Evelsizer, R., Pieters, M. (2018). Use of Tilmicosin (Pulmotil AC) water medication for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination. American Association of Swine Veterinarians annual meeting. San Diego, CA, USA.

Yeske, P., Valeris-Chacin, R., Singer, R., Pieters, M. (2018). A survival analysis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae eradication protocols. Oral presentation (Yeske). International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Chongqing, China.

2017

Anderson, A., Fano, E., Sponheim, A., Dalquist, L., Pieters, M. (2017). Tracking M. hyopneumoniae variants within production flows. Oral presentation. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Anderson, A., Sponheim, A., Dalquist, L., Fano, E., Pieters, M. (2017). Molecular epidemiology of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in outbreak investigations. United States Organization for Mycoplasmology biannual meeting. Birmingham, Alabama. USA

Anderson, A., Sponheim, A., Dalquist, L., Fano, E., Pieters, M. (2017). Use of molecular characterization tools to investigate Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae outbreaks. Oral presentation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. USA.

Anderson, A., Fano, E., Sponheim, A., Dalquist, L., Pieters, M. (2017). Minimal Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae genetic variability within production flows. United States Organization for Mycoplasmology biannual meeting. Birmingham, Alabama. USA

Anderson, A., Fano, E., Pieters, M., Sponheim, A., Dalquist, L. (2017). Use of Molecular Characterization Tools to Investigate Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Outbreaks. European Symposium of Porcine Health Management. Prague. Czech Republic.

Pieters, M. (2017). Current tools to approach Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae diagnostic cases. Invited Oral presentation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.USA.

Pieters, M. (2017). Understanding genetic variability in Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and its potential applications. Pijoan Symposium. Oral presentation. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Pieters, M. (2017) A pig’s early challenges. Invited Oral presentation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Denver, CO.USA.

Resende, T., Pieters, M., Vannucci, F. (2017). Mycoplasma hyorhinis associated with conjunctivitis in pigs. Oral presentation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. USA.

Roos, L.R., Homwong., N., Fano., E., Pieters, M. (2017). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection in vivo: Investigating the diagnostic sensitivity of laryngeal swabs. Poster presentation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Denver, Colorado. USA.

Roos, L.R., Pieters, M. (2017). Mycoplasma hyorhinis and Mycoplasma hyosynoviae dual colonization of dams and piglets prior to weaning. Oral presentation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. USA.

Sponheim, A., Fitzgerald, C., Fano, E., Polson, D., Doolittle, K., Pieters, M. (2017). A sampling protocol for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection in low prevalence scenarios. United States Organization for Mycoplasmology biannual meeting. Birmingham, Alabama. USA

Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Rovira, A., Pieters, M. (2017). A diagnostic approach to confirm day 0. Oral presentation. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Tubbs, J., Pieters, M., Menard, J., Suprenant, C., Morrison, B. (2017), We can’t answer that: The importance of careful interpretation of swine production data. Poster presentation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. USA.

Takeuti, K., Fano, E., de Barcellos, D., Pieters, M. (2017). Detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in replacement gilts based on source and flow. Oral presentation. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Yeske, P., Valeris-Chacin, R., Singer, R., Pieters, M. (2017). Survival analysis of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae elimination. Oral presentation. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA. September 2017, and Poster presentation at CRWAD meeting, Chicago, IL, USA.

2016

Anderson, A., Dalquist, L., Leuwerke, B., Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Pieters, M. (2016). Improvement of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae culture and isolation focusing on sample collection and handling. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Anderson, A., Gimenez-Lirola, L., Zimmerman, J., Pieters, M. (2016). Effect of pre-treatments on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection in oral fluids. 24th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Dublin, Ireland.

Anderson, A., Robbins, R., Pieters, M. (2016). Monitoring of respiratory pathogens in multi-sourced gilt developing units. 24th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Dublin, Ireland.

Anderson, A., Robbins, R., Pieters, M. (2016). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection and antibody response among various gilt developing units. 24th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Dublin, Ireland.

Brown, S., Fano, E., Schaefer, N., Wedell, K., Pieters, M. (2016). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae surveillance – a production system approach for health management decision making. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Dublin, Ireland.

Clavijo, M., Anderson, A., Lyons, W., Geiger, J. (2016). Detection of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae and Mycoplasma hyorhinis during a herd closure program. 24th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Dublin, Ireland.

Dalquist, L., Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Leuwerke, B., Pieters, M. (2016). Guidelines for sample selection from replacement gilts and growing pigs for successful Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae culture and isolation. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Dublin, Ireland.

Dalquist, L., Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Anderson, A., Pieters, M. (2016). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae molecular characterization and analysis tools to understand transmission patterns within and between endemic swine populations. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Deegan, C., Dalquist, L., Pieters, M. (2016). Identification of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae shedding gilts in the field. Poster presentation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. USA.

Fano, E., Sponheim, A., Dalquist, L., Anderson, A., Pieters, M. (2016). Field application of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae molecular characterization and analysis tools in outbreak investigations after elimination efforts. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Fitzgerald, C., Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Polson, D., Pieters, M. (2016). Stochastic modeling to determine the number of laryngeal swab sample pools and sample collections needed for low Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae group prevalences. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. USA.

Pieters, M. (2016). Current efforts on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae control in reproductive herds. Oral presentation. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Pieters, M. (2016). Sorting out Mycoplasma outbreaks – new infections, reinfections, or elimination failures? Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Pieters, M., Fano, E. (2016). Focus on reproductive herd management for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae disease control in growing pigs. Poster presentation. Congress of the International Organization for Mycoplasmology. Brisbane, Australia.

Pieters, M., Fano, E. (2016). Proposed management for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae gilt acclimation, a view point. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Dublin, Ireland.

Roos, L., Fano, E., Homwong, N., Payne, B., Pieters, M. (2016). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae gilt aclimatation: investigating the optimal seeder-to-naïve ratio for successful natural exposure. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Dublin, Ireland.

Roos, L., Homwong, N., Pieters, M.  (2016). Investigating the seeder-to-naive ratio for successful exposure of gilts to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. USA.

Roos, L., Homwong, N., Fano, E., Pieters, M. (2016). Diagnostic sensitivity of laryngeal swab samples for early Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae detection in vivo. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Dublin, Ireland.

Roos, L., Hanson, A., Allerson, M., Bruner, L., Pieters, M. (2016). Mycoplasma hyosynoviae colonization and lameness in growing and breeding pigs. Oral presentation. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Roos, L., Bruner, L., Hanson, A., Allerson, M., Pieters, M. (2016). Mycoplasma hyosynoviae colonization and lameness: a longitudinal investigation.  International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Dublin, Ireland.

Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Polson, D., Doolittle, K., Pieters, M. (2016). Influence of pooling on artificial laryngeal swab sample PCR results in low Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae prevalence scenarios. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Dublin, Ireland.

Sponheim, A., Fitzgerald, C., Fano, E., Polson, D., Pieters, M. (2016). Use of stochastic modeling to determine number of laryngeal swab sample pools and collections for detection of low Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae prevalence. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Dublin, Ireland.

2015

Anderson, A., Rovira, A., Pieters, M. (2015). Determining Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae viability through the use of ethidium monoazide. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. USA.

Dos Santos, L., Clavijo, M., Sreetvatsan, S., Rovira, A., Moreira, M., Pieters, M. (2015). Development of a Multiple Locus variable number Analysis (MLVA) for typing of Mycoplasma hyorhinis. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Garry, M., Morrison, B., Spronk, G., Pieters, M. (2015). Influence of the neonatal piglet microbiota on survivability and wean weight. Ameriance Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Miami, FL. USA.

Sponheim, A., Fano, E., Polson, D., Doolittle, Pieters, M. (2015). Influence of pooling on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae Polymerase Chain Reaction diagnostic assay results in expected low prevalence scenarios. Oral presentation. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Pieters, M. (2015). Otros Mycoplasmas de importancia en la porcicultura actual: Mycoplasma hyorhinis y Mycoplasma hyosynoviae. Asociación Mexicana de Veterinarios Especialistas en Cerdos. León, Guanajuato, México.

2014

Clavijo, MJ., Main, R., Pieters, M., Marthaler, D., Rovira, A. (2014). Update on Mycoplasma research. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. USA.

Dos Santos, L., Daniels, J., Sreevatsan, S., Moreira, M., Pieters, M. (2014). Molecular typing of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in clinical samples using MLVA.  International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Cancun, Mexico.

Ertl, J., Patterson, G., Bruner, L., Yeske, P., O’Brien, B., Pieters, M. (2014). Effect of pre-farrow vaccination for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae on the bacterial prevalence in offspring at weaning. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. USA.

Holst, S., Yeske, P., Leuwerke, B., Swalla, R., Davies, P., Pieters, M.(2014). Effect of pre-farrow admisnitration of tulathromycin injectable solution on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae prevalence in suckling pigs at birth and weaning. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Cancun, Mexico.

Pettit, K., Pieters, M., Dos Santos, L., Tubbs, R., Galina-Pantoja, L. (2014). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae variability within a swine production system. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Cancun, Mexico.

Pieters, M., Cline, G., Payne, B., Rendahl, A. (2014). Risk factors for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae piglet colonization during the lactation period. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress. Cancun, Mexico.

Pieters, M., Cline, G., Payne, B, Rendahl, A. (2014). Investigating risk factors for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae piglet colonization during the lactation period. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. USA.

Schwartz, J., Bruner, L., Evelsizer, B., Konz, B., Rovira, A., Pieters, M. (2014). Dynamics of Mycoplasma hyosynoviae detection and clinical presentation. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. USA.

2013

Daniels, J., Anderson, A., Rovira, A., Pieters, M. (2013). Improved methods for detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in live swine. Allen E. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Dos Santos, L., Daniels, J., Sreevatsan, S., Pieters, M. (2013). Molecular typing of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in clinical samples using MLVA. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Holst, S., Yeske, P., Leuwerke, B., Swalla, R., Davies, P., Pieters, M. (2013). Effect of pre-farrow admisnitration of tulathromycin injectable solution on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae prevalence in suckling pigs at birth and weaning. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. USA.

Pettit, K., Pieters, M., Tubbs, R., Galina-Pantoja, L. (2013). Investigating the genetic variability ofMycoplasma hyopneumoniae strains circulating within a swine production system. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. USA.

Pieters, M. (2013). Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: What we are finding? American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. USA.

Pieters, M., Baidoo, S., Molitor, TW. (2013). The effect of passive immunity of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and an extended lactation period on piglet immune development. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. USA.

Pieters, M., Cline, B., Payne, B., Rendahl, A. (2013). Investigating risk factors for Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae piglet colonization during the lactation period. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

Prado, C., Ertl, J., Payne, B., Wetzell, T., Bretey, K., Pieters, M. (2013). Comparison of two sample types for detection of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in naturally infected pigs. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

2012

Pieters, M., Baidoo, S., Molitor, T. (2012). The effect of passive immunity to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae and an extended lactation period on piglet immune development. International Pig Veterinary Society Congress , Jeju, Korea and International Organization for Mycoplasmology Meeting , Toulouse, France.

Painter, T., Kuhn, M., Wolff, T., Pieters, M., Senn, M. (2012). Efficacy and duration of infection study for RespiSure® and Draxxin® against a Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae challenge in swine. Internationa Pig Veterinary Society Congress , Jeju, Korea and International Organization for Mycoplasmology Meeting, Toulouse, France.

2011

Kyle M. Schachtschneider , Maria Pieters, Lawrence B. Schook. (2011). Effects of Manipulating Commensal Gut Microbiota on Porcine Innate Immunity and TLR Methylation. Plant & Animal Genomes XIX Conference. January. San Diego, CA. USA.

Schachtschneider, K., Schook, L.B., Pieters, M. (2011). Manipulation of commensal gut microbiota as a tool to decrease the effect of respiratory disease in swine. AASV Annual Meeting. March. Phoenix, AZ. USA.

Schachtschneider, K., Pieters, M., Schook, L.B. (2011). Effects of Manipulating Commensal Gut Microbiota on Porcine Innate Immunity and TLR Methylation. Plant & Animal Genomes XIX Conference. San Diego, CA. USA.

2009

Pieters, M., Bandrick, M., Oliveira, S., Trevisol, E., Molitor, T. (2009). Effect of maternally derived humoral and cell-mediated immunity in protection against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in piglets. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. USA

2008

Albert Rovira, Maria Pieters, Eduardo Trevisol, Simone Oliveira. (2008). Development of a loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) test to detect Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Proceedings of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians. Greensboro, NC. USA.

Pieters, M. (2008). Nuevos conocimientos en Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. [Spanish] Foro Porcino Pfizer. Madrid, Spain.

Pieters, M., Oliveira, S., Bandrick, M., Baidoo, S., Pijoan, C., Molitor, T. (2008). Passive immunity to Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: transfer and protective role. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Pieters, M., Pijoan, C., Dee, S., Molitor, T. (2008). New information on epidemiology and control of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Pieters M. and Bandrick M., Pijoan C, Baidoo S, Molitor, T. (2008). The effect of cross-fostering on the transfer of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae maternal immunity from the sow to the offspring. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. USA

2007

Pieters, M., Torremorell, M., Pijoan, C. (2007). Controlling Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: Good to Great strategies. Pre-congress session on Respiratory Diseases. American Association of Swine Veterinarians Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. USA

Pieters M. and Bandrick M., Pijoan C, Baidoo S, Molitor, T. (2007). The effect of cross-fostering on the transfer of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae maternal immunity from the sow to the offspring. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA.

2006

Pieters M and Pijoan C. (2006). Transmission of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae: How long can it last? Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

Pieters, M. and Pijoan, C. (2006). Detection pattern of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae DNA in experimentally infected pigs. 19th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Pieters M, Fano E, Dee S, Pijoan C. (2006). Transmission of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae to vaccinated and unvaccinated replacement gilts from persistently infected pigs. 19th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Pieters M, Thompson R, Torremorell M, Dee S and Pijoan C. (2006). Pilot study for the application of Thermo-Assisted Drying and decontamination to livestock transportation trailers and its effect on bacterial counts. 19th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Copenhagen, Denmark.

Pieters M, Thompson R, Torremorell M, Dee S and Pijoan C. (2006). Pilot study for the application of Thermo-Assisted Drying and decontamination to livestock transportation trailers and its effect on bacterial counts. 19th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Copenhagen, Denmark.

2005

Pieters M, Thompson R, Torremorell M, Dee S and Pijoan C. (2005). Pilot study for the application of Thermo-Assisted Drying and decontamination to livestock transportation trailers and its effect on bacterial counts. Allen D. Leman Swine Conference. St. Paul, MN. USA

2004

Fuentes M, Pijoan C, Becton L, Morrison R, Pieters M. (2004). Inoculation of non-pathogenic E. coli to control disease and reduce antibiotic usage. Proceedings of the 18th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Hamburg, Germany.

Utrera, V., Antillano, C., Cano, JP., Carrillo, R., Del Castillo, S., Fuentes, D., Heredia, C., Pieters, M., Rojas, L., Villalobos, J., Urriola, P., Terán, E. (2004). The use of serum profiles to estimate the age of vaccination against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae. Proceedings of the 18th Congress of the International Pig Veterinary Society. Hamburg, Germany.