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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 2

Results of analyzed sources and estimates of flock Campylobacter spp. status from the applied statistical model

Type of result p value
Source of variation*
Screen 0.0002
Time (day of rotation) <0.0001
Screen time 0.07
Month
0.80
Predicted prevalence of Campy­lo­bacter spp.–positive 
flocks (day 21/35), %
Fly screen houses 3/11
Houses without fly screens 14/42

*Analysis of variance, type 3 test. Significant effects if p<0.05.

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