Serological survey of exposure to Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in poultry in New Zealand.

@article{Kurian2012SerologicalSO,
  title={Serological survey of exposure to Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in poultry in New Zealand.},
  author={Amitha Kurian and Eric J. Neumann and Wesley Hall and Daan Marks},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={
          106-9
        }
}
AIMS To estimate the seroprevalence of antibodies to Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae in chickens in New Zealand, and to estimate the effect of housing type, geographical location and age on seroprevalence. METHODS A cross-sectional serological survey of a convenience sample of 545 broiler, breeder, and layer chickens in 55 flocks was conducted in 2010-2011. Birds were aged 5-83 weeks; housing types were free-range, shed, caged, and unknown; and flocks were located in the Auckland, Manawatu… CONTINUE READING

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