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on May 20, 2020

Study links APEC to cellulitis in turkeys

Disease is considered one of the most critical issues facing the turkey industry.

Avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) may play a role in turkey cellulitis, acting as a gateway organism for the primary cause, finds new research from the University of Georgia.

“The old rule of thumb for cellulitis was ‘always clostridium,’” said Dr. Catherine Logue, PhD, MIFST, Professor of…

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