CategoryPre-Harvest Pork Safety
Date Full Report Received07/31/2003
Date Abstract Report Received07/31/2003
InvestigationInstitution: Iowa State University
Primary Investigator: Annette O’Connor
Co-Investigators: Jeffrey T. Gray PhD, Scott Hurd
Funded ByNational Pork Board
Previous studies have suggested strongly that the lairage is a source of Salmonella to swine. Using more refined tools to determine relatedness between isolates we have reinforced this finding. More importantly however it appears that some serotypes of Salmonella may be more able to “transfer” from the pen to the pig.