Prevalence of and examination of exposure factors for Salmonella on commercial egg-laying farms in Barbados.

@article{Aimey2013PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of and examination of exposure factors for Salmonella on commercial egg-laying farms in Barbados.},
  author={Vicki Aimey and Kerrilyn Hunte and Pamela J Whitehall and Bryan Sanford and Mark Trotman and A. H. Delgado and Thierry Lefrançois and John Shaw and Jorge Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={110 3-4},
  pages={489-96}
}
During January-March 2009, an outbreak of Salmonella was diagnosed in four commercial egg-laying farms in Barbados. During the outbreak, 511 layers died while 3257 layers were voluntarily culled from one affected farm. Salmonella ser Enteritidis was identified in avian tissues (ovaries, liver, and uterus), and egg samples submitted to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, and Water Resource Management (MAFFW) Veterinary Services (VS) Laboratory by managers of the affected farms. As a… CONTINUE READING