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Iván R. Alvarado

Dr. Iván R. Alvarado was awarded the Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Tolima Columbia in 1992, the Master of Science and Doctorate degrees in Medical Microbiology from the University of Georgia in 2001 and 2004 respectively, and was admitted as a Diplomate to the American College of Poultry Veterinarians in 2005. He served as a production veterinarian in the layer and broiler industries. He was appointed Technical Service Veterinarian by Lohmann Animal Health International in 2006. Reach Dr. Alavarado at ialvarado@lahinternational.com.

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Vaccination options to prevent Salmonella enteritidis

Programs should be developed on the basis of the risks and consequences of infection
Several research studies have shown the benefits of using live attenuated and inactivated vaccines alone or in combination to prevent SE in flocks. Benefits of vaccinating against SE include a reduction in organ invasion and fecal shedding (lower risk of environmental contamination) and lower levels of both horizontal and vertical transmission (lower risk of egg contamination).
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Control de Salmonella enteritidis en ponedoras comerciales

La Salmonella enteritidis se puede transmitir mediante el contacto con heces de aves infectadas, pero se ha demostrado un alto beneficio económico asociado a la vacunación para controlar el problema.
La Salmonella enteritidis se puede transmitir mediante el contacto con heces de aves infectadas, pero se ha demostrado un alto beneficio económico asociado a la vacunación para controlar el problema.
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Flock vaccination reduces risk of Salmonella enteritidis infection

Salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis (SE) emerged in the United States during the late 1980s and is considered as the main serotype associated with contamination of table eggs.
Salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis (SE) emerged in the United States during the late 1980s and is considered as the main serotype associated with contamination of table eggs.
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