Distribution of Salmonella in swine herds in Québec.

@article{Letellier1999DistributionOS,
  title={Distribution of Salmonella in swine herds in Qu{\'e}bec.},
  author={A. 1 Yergeau Letellier and Serge Messier and Julie Par{\'e} and Jean-François M{\'e}nard and Sylvain Quessy},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={299-306}
}
Five porcine finishing units, previously identified as contaminated by Salmonella, were sampled to identify possible sources of contamination and to study the distribution of Salmonella within the herds. A total of 208 environmental samples were taken and 87 samples (42%) were found contaminated by Salmonella spp. Salmonella was recovered from several types of samples. Among these, fecal material from pens, building environment such as doors, floors, ventilation units, dust and farm accessories… CONTINUE READING

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