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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006

Research

Salmonella Enteritidis in Broiler Chickens, United States, 2000–2005

Sean F. Altekruse*Comments to Author , 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

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Table 1

Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) isolates per year as a proportion of Salmonella-positive broiler rinses and total broiler rinses, 2000–2005

Year No. SE isolates Salmonella-positive rinses SE as a proportion of all salmonellae (%)* No. rinses tested SE-positive rinse as a proportion of all rinses*
2000 23 914 2.5 10,057 0.2
2001 17 1,065 1.6 8,955 0.2
2002 33 1,059 3.1 9,183 0.4
2003 29 828 3.5 6,468 0.5
2004 58 957 6.1 7,072 0.8
2005 120 1,559 7.7 9,592 1.3
Total 280 6,382 4.4 51,327 0.5

*Test for trend, p<0.0001; SE isolates as a proportion of Salmonella isolates and all broiler rinses by year.

*Test for trend, p<0.0001; SE isolates as a proportion of Salmonella isolates and all broiler rinses by year.

*Test for trend, p<0.0001; SE isolates as a proportion of Salmonella isolates and all broiler rinses by year.

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