Salmonella on feces, hides and carcasses in beef slaughter facilities in Venezuela.

@article{NarvezBravo2013SalmonellaOF,
  title={Salmonella on feces, hides and carcasses in beef slaughter facilities in Venezuela.},
  author={Claudia Narv{\'a}ez-Bravo and Argenis Rodas-Gonz{\'a}lez and Yrimar Fuenmayor and Carolina Flores-Rondon and Gabriela M Carruyo and Mireya Moreno and Armindo J Perozo-Mena and Armando E. Hoet},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={166 2},
  pages={226-30}
}
This study determined Salmonella prevalence at different stages during the slaughtering in three beef slaughter plants (A, B and C) located in the western region of Venezuela (Zulia and Lara states). Each facility was visited three times at monthly intervals, from the months October through December of 2006. Samples were collected from hides (n=80), fecal grabs (n=80) and carcasses (n=80) at the phases of pre-evisceration, after-evisceration and pre-cooler at three sampling sites on the animals… CONTINUE READING