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Volume 13, Number 12—December 2007

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Use of Fly Screens to Reduce Campylobacter spp. Introduction in Broiler Houses

Birthe Hald*Comments to Author , Helle M. Sommer†, and Henrik Skovgård‡
Author affiliations: *Technical University of Denmark, Aarhus, Denmark; †Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark; ‡University of Aarhus, Lyngby, Denmark

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Table 1

Campylobacter spp. positive and negative flocks by type of house

Type of house Day 21
Day 28
Day 35
No. positive 
(%) No. negative No. positive 
(%) No. negative No. positive
(%) No. negative
Fly screened (n = 52) 3 (5.8) 49 3 (5.8) 49 4 (7.7) 48
Control (n = 70) 8 (11.4) 62 20 (28.6) 50 30 (45.5) 36

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