Salmonella Enteritidis in Broiler Chickens, United States, 2000–2005
Sean F. Altekruse* , Nathan Bauer†, Amy Chanlongbutra*, Robert DeSagun*, Alecia Naugle*, Wayne Schlosser†, Robert Umholtz*, and Patricia White‡
Author affiliations: *US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service, Washington, DC, USA; †US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service, College Station, Texas, USA; ‡US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Figure 1. Number of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE)–positive broiler rinses, by establishment, 2000–2005. *p<0.01, test for trend. †4 establishments had 2 broiler sets in 2005; the mean number of SE isolates per set in 2005 is presented for these establishments.
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