Influence of different vaccination strategies against Salmonella typhimurium in pig farms on the number of carriers in ileocecal lymph nodes

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2017-01-01
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Peeters, Linda
Dewulf, Jeroen
Boyen, Filip
Brossé, Charlotte
Vandersmissen, Tamara
Rasschaert, Geertrui
Heyndrickx, Marc
Cargnel, Mickaël
Pasmans, Frank
Maes, Dominiek
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Persistent Salmonella Typhimurium (ST) infections in pigs are characterized by chronic colonization of the lymphoid tissue and constitute a major source of human Salmonellosis. The present study investigated to which extend different vaccination strategies against ST reduce the number of carriers in ileocecal lymph nodes.

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