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on September 14, 2021

Study: Salmonella infection originated in breeding stocks

Genomic analysis revealed the origins of the foodborne pathogen.

Contaminated poultry breeding flocks are the likely source of the global spread of Salmonella Enteritidis, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Communications.

“Historically, Salmonella Enteritis (SE)-contaminated breeding stocks likely drove the global spread of the pathogen in poultry. As recent as the 2010s, sporadic…

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