Correlation between Salmonella serology and results from bacteriological examinations of caecal contents, carcass swabs, pharyngeal swabs and caecal lymph nodes from Danish slaughterpigs
The study included a total of 167 swine herds. From each herd samples were collected from 10 animals. From each animal one sample of caecal content, one carcass swab, one pharyngeal swab and a sample of the caecal lymph nodes were taken. These four samples were bacteriological examined. Furthermore, one meat sample was taken for serological analysis.