Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Various Doses of Bacillus subtilis Probiotic with or without Mannan in Prevention of Salmonella Heidelberg Colonization (2492_2)
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Charles Hofacre DVM
University of Georgia

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There have been several significant trace backs of human foodborne illness associated with Salmonella heidelberg. One method of reducing colonization in live birds is by the use of competitive exclusion products. Both dose levels of B. subtilis were effective in numerically reducing the horizontal spread of S. heidelberg.