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on July 5, 2018

'Super shedders' responsible for most Salmonella infections

Researchers propose a new management paradigm for identifying, treating bacteria super shedding broilers while reducing antibiotic usage.

Salmonella in poultry production poses great challenges for the food chain. Research teams around the world are focused on understanding bacterial behavior and the connection between pathogens, hosts and the environment. Just a short time ago, the general thinking was that all genetically similar birds will react the same when…

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