Emergence of Salmonella enterica serovar Potsdam as a major serovar in waterfowl hatcheries and chicken eggs.

@article{Su2011EmergenceOS,
  title={Emergence of Salmonella enterica serovar Potsdam as a major serovar in waterfowl hatcheries and chicken eggs.},
  author={Yao-Chi Su and Chang-you Yu and Jiang-Liang Lin and Jyh-mirn Lai and Shu-Wun Chen and Pei-Chun Tu and Chishih Chu},
  journal={Avian diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={217-22}
}
Salmonellosis is a common food-borne illness in humans caused by Salmonella-contaminated poultry and their products. In hatcheries, 110 Salmonella isolates were identified, mostly from first enrichment, and few from delayed enrichment. The Salmonella prevalence in goose and duck hatcheries was higher when measured by four multiplex PCR methods than by traditional culture (73.8% vs. 44.35%, P < 0.05); 97.3% of 110 isolates were Salmonella Potsdam of serogroup C1 and other isolates were… CONTINUE READING