Experimental rapid infection in market swine following exposure to a Salmonella contaminated environment

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2001-01-01
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Hurd, H. Scott
Gailey, Jared
McKean, James
Rostagno, Marcos
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The objective of these experiments was to evaluate the possibility of swine becoming infected with Salmonella typhimurium from an environment contaminated with feces in a short time interval. Two experiments were conducted. In Experiment 1, pigs were necropsied at 2 (n=10) and 6 (n=5) hours after continuous exposure to an environment contaminated with nalidixic acid-resistant Salmonella typhimurium (χ4232).

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