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Paratyphoid Salmonella Infections Affecting the Poultry Industry

Paratyphoid Salmonella Infections Affecting the Poultry Industry

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Paratyphoid Salmonella are organisms with a wide distribution in the environment and are difficult to control. Reducing infection levels requires the active participation of all links in the poultry production chain. Lecture by Miguel Ruano, University of Delaware, USA at the XXIV Latin American Congress of Poultry, Guayaquil, Ecuador, September 2015. Infections of birds with germs of the genus Salmonella cover a wide variety of diseases, both acute and chronic, which can be divided into two main groups: 1. Infections of a specific type, originated by immobile bacteria, highly pathogenic for birds but without major zoonotic implications. - S. gallinarum, which causes avian typhois - S. pullorum, which causes pulorosis 2. Non-specific infections, caused by a large number of ...