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- Yin, Lizi, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Veterinary microbiology 2013 v.162 no.2-4 pp. 740-749
- slaughter; specific pathogen-free animals; broiler breeders; humans; at-risk population; industry; human resources; farms; Chlamydia; risk management; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; Chlamydophila psittaci; outer membrane proteins; genotype; lungs; psittacosis; France; Belgium
- ... Sera of 30 Belgian and 10 Northern French chicken farms were tested by a Chlamydia (C.) psittaci major outer membrane protein (MOMP) based ELISA. Ninety-six percent, 93% and 90% of the Belgian broilers, broiler breeders and layers were seropositive. Ninety-one percent of the French broilers were seropositive. In addition, tissues of 5 Belgian and 5 French broiler farms were examined at slaughter. ...