Recovery of Salmonella enterica from seropositive finishing pig herds.

  title={Recovery of Salmonella enterica from seropositive finishing pig herds.},
  author={Danilo Marino Armando Lo Fo Wong and Jan U. Dahl and Peter J. van der Wolf and Anne Wingstrand and Leonidas Leontides and Alexandra von Altrock},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  volume={97 3-4},
The aim of this study was to assess the probability of detecting Salmonella from pen faecal samples in seropositive classified finishing pig herds. The study involved 77 herds from Denmark (20), The Netherlands (20), Greece (17) and Germany (20). The serological herd status was determined by the blood-sampling of 50 finishing pigs. Bacteriological sampling was performed by 20 pen faecal samples per herd. Over-all, 47% of the blood samples had an OD% larger than 10 and 23% larger than 40… CONTINUE READING

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