Prevalence of Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Arcobacter Species at Slaughter in Market Age Pigs
A survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Arcobacter species in market age pigs from an integrated swine operation in Texas. Our findings indicate that farms from this commercial operation were heavily contaminated with Campylobacter and Salmonella, that the isolation rates of C. jejuni were higher than predicted, and that there was a low prevalence of Arcobacter.
KeywordsIsolation Rate Commercial Operation Cecal Content Pork Sausage Replacement Gilt
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