Environmental survey of salmonella and comparison of genotypic character with human isolates in Western Japan.

@article{Murakami2001EnvironmentalSO,
  title={Environmental survey of salmonella and comparison of genotypic character with human isolates in Western Japan.},
  author={Koichi Murakami and Kazumi Horikawa and Takaaki Ito and Koichi Otsuki},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2001},
  volume={126 2},
  pages={159-71}
}
To estimate the prevalence and distribution of salmonellae, especially Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Enteritidis (S. Enteritidis), in Western Japan, an investigation was conducted of the chicken industry and environmental sources between 1995 and 1998. Salmonellae were isolated from 34 of 90 samples (37.8%) of raw chicken parts, 34 of 98 faecal samples (34.7%) at 35 broiler farms, 11 of 59 samples (18.6%) of liquid eggs, and from 71 of 272 samples (26.1%) of swab specimens from… CONTINUE READING
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