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 2. Geographic distribution of Salmonella Enteritidis isolates in broiler rinses in the first and second half of the study period (2000–2002 vs. 2003–2005). Each blue dot represents 2 million broilers produced in 2002. Broiler production data: US Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service.
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