Salmonella serovar distribution and risk factors associated with persistence of shedding in finishing pigs

The objectives of this study were to describe the Salmonella serovar distribution and to identify risk factors associated with serovar persistence in finisher pigs. A longitudinal study was conducted in 18 cohorts of pigs. Fecal culture and serotyping were conducted using standard methods. Among the 446 Salmonella isolates (total 187 pigs), there were 18… CONTINUE READING