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    salmonella is a gram-negative bacteria that belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae family. mainly cause the infection of the gastrointestinal tract GIT. it causes disease both in human and poultry.

    salmonella infection cause in human:

    • through the mouth when they eat contaminated food like contaminated meat
    • consumption of the contaminated egg
    • person to person transmission through the oral faecal route
    • sometimes ready to eat food also the reason to cause salmonella infection like snacks food etc

      sources to get salmonella in chickens:

      1. contaminated feed
      2. chicken poop
      3. direct transmission (chicken to chicken)
      4. through contaminated equipment ( like contaminated hatchery is also the source for the contamination of the salmonella)
      5. poor environment
      6. through contaminated trucks, tires etc

      hope you got it.



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