Author : K Khather, Z
Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences,
2005, Volume 19, Issue 2, Pages 85-95
A total of (180) feed samples were collected from three different parent stock flocks in Nineveh governorate during the period between September till March 2003, to determine the prevalence of salmonellae contamination of these samples. Fifteen isolates (8.3%) of six salmonellae stereotypes were isolated. they were S. typhimurium (4) isolates (26.6%), S. anatum (1) isolates (6.66%), S. good wood (3) isolates (20%), S. braenderup (3) isolates (20%), S. senftenberg (3) isolates (20%) and S. Amsterdam (1) isolate (6.66%). All of the isolates were sensitive to nitrofurantion but resistant to sulphamethoxazol, trimethoprim and amoxicillin (100%).