Prevalence and epidemiology of Salmonella spp. in small pig abattoirs of Hanoi, Vietnam

  • Le Bas C
  • Hanh T
  • Thanh N
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The prevalence of Salmonella spp. in pigs was evaluated in a survey of small abattoirs in Hanoi, Vietnam. Cecal contents, carcass swabs, and tank water samples were collected for bacterial isolation in various media. Prevalence rates exceeded 50% in pig samples and 62% in water samples. This increased prevalence indicates the need for risk assessment evaluations along the entire production chain.

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  • Epidemiology
  • Prevalence
  • Risk assessment
  • Salmonella

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  • Cédric Le Bas

  • Tran T. Hanh

  • Nguyen T. Thanh

  • Dang D. Thuong

  • Ngo C. Thuy

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