Focal dermatitis and cellulitis in broiler chickens: bacteriological and pathological findings.

@article{Messier1993FocalDA,
  title={Focal dermatitis and cellulitis in broiler chickens: bacteriological and pathological findings.},
  author={Serge Messier and Sylvain Quessy and Yohan Robinson and Luc A. Devriese and J Hommez and John Morris Fairbrother},
  journal={Avian diseases},
  year={1993},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={839-44}
}
Involvement of aerobic bacteria, especially Escherichia coli, in lesions of cellulitis in broiler chickens was investigated. Samples of subcutaneous caseous material for bacteriological examination were collected aseptically at the slaughterhouse from 109 broilers with lesions. Skin tissue was taken from five of these birds for histopathological examination. In 96 of the 109 (88.1%) broilers sampled, E. coli was isolated from the lesion, and in 60 of these birds it was the only bacterial… CONTINUE READING

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