Estimation of Salmonella prevalence in UK egg-laying holdings.

  title={Estimation of Salmonella prevalence in UK egg-laying holdings.},
  author={Mark Edward Arnold and Chrissanthy Papadopoulou and Robert H. Davies and Juan J Carrique-Mas and Sarah J Horst Evans and Linda J. Hoinville},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  volume={94 3-4},
As part of an EU-wide programme to reduce the prevalence of Salmonella in commercial egg-laying holdings, the EU has set for the UK an annual target of 10% reduction in the prevalence of Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium in commercial egg-laying holdings. To assist in demonstrating such a reduction, it is very important to obtain an accurate as possible baseline prevalence for Salmonella. The objective of this study was to provide a baseline estimate of the Salmonella prevalence… CONTINUE READING