Campylobacter spp. and Yersinia enterocolitica in Growing Pigs in Iowa and North Carolina: A Pilot Study

dc.contributor.author Wesley, Irene
dc.contributor.author McKean, James
dc.contributor.author Turkson, Paa
dc.contributor.author Davies, Peter
dc.contributor.author Johnson, Scott
dc.contributor.author Proescholdt, Terry
dc.contributor.author Beran, George
dc.date 2018-02-13T00:22:02.000
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dc.date.copyright Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1999
dc.date.embargo 2012-08-18
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.description.abstract <p>The prevalence of Campylobacter spp. and Yersinia enterocolitica was determined in cohorts of growing pigs on eight swine farms in Iowa and North Carolina. Approximately 60 pigs from each site were periodically sampled from the nursery to slaughter. Both all in/all out and continuous flow production systems were monitored. Overall, when results from the two states are combined, Campylobacter coli was found in the nursery (90%), grower (92.8%) and finisher (90.9%) stages. At slaughter, C. coli was detected overall on 17.1% of carcasses. For Iowa, 83% of ileocaecal lymph nodes yielded Campylobacter. In contrast, Y. enterocolitica was not found in either rectal or tonsilar swabs or in carcass swabs collected from Iowa hogs. Y. enterocolitica was detected in 8.8% (5 of 57) of North Carolina hogs sampled on one occasion; no isolations were made from carcass swabs at slaughter.</p>
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dc.relation.ispartofseries Animal Science Research Reports
dc.relation.ispartofseries ASL R1604
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Animal Sciences
dc.subject.keywords ASL R1604
dc.title Campylobacter spp. and Yersinia enterocolitica in Growing Pigs in Iowa and North Carolina: A Pilot Study
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dc.type.genre health
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