Polyphasic characterization of Salmonella Enteritidis isolates on persistently contaminated layer farms during the implementation of a national control program with obligatory vaccination: a longitudinal study34033

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (non vérifié)

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Since 2007, a national Salmonella control program including obligatory vaccination has been ongoing in Belgium. In this context, the aim of the present study was to investigate the diversity of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis isolates on 5 persistently contaminated Belgian layer farms and to examine the potential sources and transmission routes of Salmonella Enteritidis contamination on the farms during successive laying rounds. A collection of 346 Salmonella isolates originating from the sampled farms were characterized using a combination of multilocus variable number of tandem re…

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