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Clostridium perfringens in poultry: an emerging threat for animal and public health
The incidence of Clostridium perfringens-associated necrotic enteritis in poultry has increased in countries that stopped using antibiotic growth promoters. Necrotic enteritis and the subclinicalExpand
The use of organic acids to combat Salmonella in poultry: a mechanistic explanation of the efficacy
Salmonella is a human pathogen that is commonly found in poultry products. It is possible to decrease chicken carcass and egg contaminations by adding organic acids to the feed or drinking water atExpand
Antimicrobial Growth Promoters Used in Animal Feed: Effects of Less Well Known Antibiotics on Gram-Positive Bacteria
SUMMARY There are not many data available on antibiotics used solely in animals and almost exclusively for growth promotion. These products include bambermycin, avilamycin, efrotomycin, and theExpand
Control of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infections in pigs
Abstract Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, the primary pathogen of enzootic pneumonia, occurs worldwide and causes major economic losses to the pig industry. The organism adheres to and damages theExpand
Mechanisms of egg contamination by Salmonella Enteritidis.
Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) has been the major cause of the food-borne salmonellosis pandemic in humans over the last 20 years, during which contaminated hen's eggs were the most important vehicle ofExpand
Flavobacterium psychrophilum infections in salmonid fish.
Flavobacterium psychrophilum is the causative agent of bacterial cold water disease and rainbow trout fry syndrome, disease entities responsible for substantial economic losses in salmonidExpand
Necrotic enteritis in broilers: an updated review on the pathogenesis
Clostridium perfringens-induced necrotic enteritis and related subclinical disease have become economically significant problems for the broiler industry. Fortunately, scientific interest in thisExpand
Gastric Helicobacters in Domestic Animals and Nonhuman Primates and Their Significance for Human Health
SUMMARY Helicobacters other than Helicobacter pylori have been associated with gastritis, gastric ulcers, and gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma in humans. These very fastidiousExpand
Non-typhoidal Salmonella infections in pigs: a closer look at epidemiology, pathogenesis and control.
Contaminated pork is an important source of Salmonella infections in humans. The increasing multiple antimicrobial resistance associated with pork-related serotypes such as Salmonella Typhimurium andExpand
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in food production animals
SUMMARY Until recently, reports on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in food production animals were mainly limited to occasional detections in dairy cattle mastitis. However, sinceExpand