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- Roche, A.J.; Cox, N.A.; Richardson, L.J.; Buhr, R.J.; Cason, J.A.; Fairchild, B.D.; Hinkle, N.C.
- Poultry science 2009 v.88 no.1 pp. 44
- bacterial colonization, etc ; broiler chickens; poultry diseases; salmonellosis; food pathogens; disease transmission; chicks; insect vectors; Alphitobius diaperinus; adult insects; larvae; dietary exposure; feed contamination; epidemiological studies; Salmonella typhimurium; risk assessment; biomarkers; cecum; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... The ability of the lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer), commonly known as the darkling beetle, to transmit marker Salmonella Typhimurium to day-of-hatch broiler chicks was evaluated, as well as the spread to nonchallenged pen mates. In trial 1, day-of-hatch chicks were orally gavaged with 4 larval or 4 adult beetles that had been exposed to marker Salmonella-inoculated feed for 72 h. ...