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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 2011

Author(s): Hamidi, A; Sherifi, K; Muji, S; Behluli, B; Latifi, F; Robaj, A; Postoli, R; Hess, C; Hess, M; Sparagano, O

Title: Dermanyssus gallinae in layer farms in Kosovo: a high risk for Salmonella prevalence.

Source: Parasit Vectors. 2011; 4:136



Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Hess Claudia
Hess Michael

Vetmed Research Units
University Clinic for Poultry and Fish Medicine, Clinical Unit of Poultry Medicine


Abstract:
The poultry red mite (PRM), Dermanyssus gallinae (D.g.) is a serious ectoparasitic pest of poultry and potential pathogen vector. The prevalence of D. g. and the prevalence of Salmonella spp. within mites on infested laying poultry farms were investigated in Kosovo.

Keywords Pubmed: Animals
Ectoparasitic Infestations/epidemiology
Ectoparasitic Infestations/parasitology
Ectoparasitic Infestations/veterinary*
Mites/microbiology*
Poultry
Poultry Diseases/epidemiology*
Poultry Diseases/parasitology
Prevalence
Salmonella/isolation & purification*
Yugoslavia/epidemiology


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