TABLE 3.

Detection of pathogenic Y. enterocolitica in slaughtered pigs by culture methods

SampleNo. of samplesNo. of samples positive for:Culture methodaReference
O:3O:5,27O:8O:9
Throat1,200861CE52
Feces1,200881CE52
Mesenteric lymph nodes200CE52
Tonsils86333SE + CE29
Feces100161SE + CE29
Tonsils2025718SE + CE58
Tonsils106432D + SE + CE30
Mesenteric lymph nodes10817D + SE + CE30
Throat3,375496bCE53
Feces1,42023519CE92
Tonsils2916712CE142
Feces29117CE142
Tonsils5030D + ON + SE + CE46
Feces505D + ON + SE + CE46
  • a CE, cold enrichment; SE, selective enrichment; ON, overnight enrichment; D, direct plating.

  • b ail-positive serotype O:5.