Safe Pork 2009The Eighth International Symposium on the Epidemiology and Control of Foodborne Pathogens in Pork examines the various epidemiological risks facing pig and pork production, drawing from an international community of scientists, producers, medical practitioners, and health professionals to weigh in on these issues.

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2009
Thursday, January 1st
12:00 AM

A comparative multi-farm study on Salmonella risk factors for pig farms in a high pig density area in Germany

V. Gotter, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
G. Klein, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Thomas Blaha, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

A cost-effectiveness analysis for Salmonella interventions in the British pig meat production chain

R. Simons, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
A. Hill, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
D. de Souza Monteiro, University of Kent
R. Fraser, University of Kent
Alisdair J. C. Cook, Veterinary Laboratories Survey

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

A longitudinal study ofthe Salmonella status on Ontario swine farms within the time period 2001-2006

A. Farzan, University of Guelph
R. M. Friendship, University of Guelph
C. Dewey, University of Guelph
C. Poppe, Public Health Agency of Canada
Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University
A. Muckle, University of Prince Edward Island

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

A meta-analysis on field experiences with vaccination against Ileitis showing a reduction on antibiotics use

M. Adam, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

A rapid, sensitive enrichment PCR to detect Salmonella and ETEC infections in pigs

H. Davies, University of Nottingham
Christine E. R. Dodd, University of Nottingham
S. Tötermeyer, University of Nottingham
J. Wiseman, University of Nottingham
Ken H. Mellits, University of Nottingham

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

A retrospective analysis of a high health commercial pig production system showing improved production and reduced antibiotic use after implementation of a PCV2 vaccination

E. Brockhoff, Prairie Swine Health Services
G. Cunningham, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
C. Misutka, Prairie Swine Health Services

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

A risk assessment for Salmonella in pigs in Great Britain

A. Hill, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
R. Simons, Vetinary Laboratories Agency
K. O'Reilly, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
R. Kosmider, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
Alisdair J. C. Cook, Veterinary Laboratories Agency

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

A systematic review/meta-regression approach: factors influencing the diagnostic accuracy of bacterial culture and serology used to determine Salmonella status in swine

Wendy Wilkins, University of Saskatchewan
C. Waldner, University of Saskatchewan
Andrijana Rajic, University of Saskatchewan
J. Sanchez, University of Prince Edward Island
S. Parker, University of Saskatchewan
L. Waddell, Public Health Agency of Canada
J. Sargeant, University of Guelph

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Absence of Campylobacter in some Norwegian Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) Pig Herds

Evan Mark Kolstoe, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Terje Iversen, Nortura BA
Øyvin Østensvik, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Truls Nesbakken, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Analysis of Meat Juice ELISA results and questionnaire data to investigate farm-level risk factors for Salmonella infection in UK pigs

R. P. Smith, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
H. E. Clough, University of Liverpool
Alistair J. C. Cook, Veterinary Laboratories Agency

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Analysis of PFGE profiles of Salmonella Typhimurium and S. Derby isolated from pigs in France

M. Denis, French Food Safety Agency
A. Fablet, French Food Safety Agency
S. Rouxel, French Food Safety Agency
C. Houdayer, French Food Safety Agency
Philippe Fravalo, French Food Safety Agency

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Analysis of the pathogen spectrum and associated risk factors in sows' Postpartum Dysgalactia Syndrome (PPDS)

N. Kemper, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
K. Reiners, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
I. Gerjets, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Antibiotic reduction on farms in the United Kingdom, as a result of the introduction of PCV2 vaccination in piglets

N. Brons, Easey Pig Farms
A. Hughes, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
M. Adam, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella on Ontario swine farms, 2001-2006

A. Farzan, University of Guelph
R. M. Friendship, University of Guelph
C. Dewey, University of Guelph
C. Poppe, Public Health Agency of Canada
Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Assessment of the diagnostic accuracy of three commercial ELISAs for the detection of antibodies against Salmonella spp in pigs through Bayesian methods

R. C. Mainar-Jaime, Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón
J. P. Vico, Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón
B. Engel, Wageningen University
W. G. Buist, Wageningen University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Association between biocide use and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonella in swine production environment

B. M. Zewde, Ohio State University
M. J. Abley, Ohio State University
V. P. Artuso, Ohio State University
W. Farmer, Ohio State University
C. Martin, Ohio State University
W. E. Morgan Morrow, North Carolina State University
P. Rajala-Schultz, Ohio State University
Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, Ohio State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Association of Salmonella spp. in slaughter pigs with farm management factors

B.-A. Tenhagen, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
C. Wegeler, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
A. Schroeter, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
C. Dorn, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
R. Helmuth, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
A. Käsbohrer, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Bacteriological prevalence in finishing pig farms assigned as Salmonella risk farms by serological screening

Dimitri Arijs, Animal Health Care Flanders
Y. van der Stede, Animal Health Care Flanders
E. Méroc, Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre
H. Imberechts, Animal Health Care Flanders
F. Vangroenweghe, Animal Health Care Flanders

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Bayesian zero-inflated predictive modelling of herd-level Salmonella prevalence for risk-based surveillance

J. Benschop, Massey University
S. Spencer, University of Nottingham
Lis Alban, Danish Meat Association
M Stevenson, Massey University
N. French, Massey University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Change in attachment of pathogenic bacteria to decontaminated pig carcasses

R. Krag, University of Copenhagen
J. E. Olsen, University of Copenhagen
Søren Aabo, Technical University of Denmark

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Changes in Salmonella prevalence in pork cuttings in supermarkets and butchers' shops in Denmark from 2002 to 2006

T. B. Hansen, Technical University of Denmark
B. B. Christensen, Technical University of Denmark
Søren Aabo, Technical University of Denmark

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Chlorate concentration in the jejunum and cecum in growing pigs when supplemented in feed

Peter B. Bahnson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
D. S. Smith, United States Department of Agriculture
R. A. Smith, United States Department of Agriculture

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

CIPARS Farm Program: Surveillance of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in Canadian swine herds

D. Léger, Public Health Agency of Canada
A. Deckert, Public Health Agency of Canada
Sheryl Gow, Public Health Agency of Canada
B. Avery, Public Health Agency of Canada
D. Daignault, Public Health Agency of Canada
L. Dutil, Public Health Agency of Canada
R. Reid-Smith, Public Health Agency of Canada
R. Irwin, Public Health Agency of Canada

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Comparison of bacterial culture, PCR and a mix-ELISA for the detection of Salmonella status in nursery and grow-to-finish pigs in Western Canada using a Bayesian approach

Wendy Wilkins, University of Saskatchewan
C. Waldner, University of Saskatchewan
Andrijana Rajic, Public Health Agency of Canada
Margaret McFall, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
E. Chow, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
A. Muckle, University of Prince Edward Island
R. C. Mainar-Jaime, Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Comparison of PFGE and antibioresistance profiles of Salmonella enterica serotype Derby isolated from pig and human salmonellosis in France

A. Kerouanton, French Food Safety Agency
F.-X. Weill, Institut Pasteur
S. A. Granier, French Food Safety Agency
M. Chemaly, French Food Safety Agency
M. Denis, French Food Safety Agency

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Control of public health hazards in pork- current status of knowledge and future challenges.

Katarina D. C. Stärk, Royal Veterinary College

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Decontamination of pork carcases with hot water or acidified sodium chlorite- a comparison in two Australian abattoirs

David Hamilton, South Australian Research and Development Institute
G. Holds, South Australian Research and Development Institute
M. Lorimer, South Australian Research and Development Institute
C. Kidd, South Australian Research and Development Institute
G. Smith, South Australian Research and Development Institute
J. Slade, South Australian Research and Development Institute
V. Mattei, South Australian Research and Development Institute
T. Madigan, South Australian Research and Development Institute
A. Pointon, South Australian Research and Development Institute

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Describing the Salmonella classification levels for low-volume production systems utilizing abattoir-based samples and classification stability over time

James D. McKean, Iowa State University
Annette M. O'Connor, Iowa State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Description of antimicrobial resistance patterns of Salmonella strains isolated from high seroprevalence swine herds in Quebec

C. Ferrouillet, Université de Montréal
Nadia Bergeron, Université de Montréal
Philippe Fravalo, French Agency for Food Safety
Sylvain Quessy, Université de Montréal
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Detection of Hepatitis E virus in swine using real-time RT-PCR

Alain Houde, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
D. Leblanc, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
P. Ward, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
E. Poitras, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
M.-J. Gagné, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal
J. Brassard, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
D. Plante, Health Canada

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Detection of Yersinia enterocolitica on slaughtered pig tonsils in France

M. Fondrevez, French Food Sanitary Agency
A. Labbé, French Food Sanitary Agency
E. Houard, French Food Sanitary Agency
Philipe Fravalo, French Food Sanitary Agency
F. Madec, French Food Sanitary Agency
M. Denis, French Food Sanitary Agency

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Development of a DNA probe colony hybridization hydrophobic grid membrane filter method for detection of Escherichia coli isolates carrying virulence and antimicrobial resistance genes in the pig intestinal microflora

Paul K. Kaboré, Université de Montréal
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal
Philippe Fravalo, Université de Montréal
Clarisse Desautels, Université de Montréal
John M. Fairbrother, Université de Montréal

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Diagnostic microarrays for antimicrobial resistance bacterial gene (ABG) identification

P. Garneau, Université de Montréal
O. Labrecque, Université de Montréal
C. Maynard, Université de Montréal
S. Messier, Université de Montréal
M. Archambault, Université de Montréal
J. Harel, Université de Montréal

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Differences in Pathogenesis for Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium in the Mouse Versus the Swine Model Identifies Bacterial Gene Products Required for Systemic but not Gastrointestinal Disease

B. L. Bearson, United States Department of Agriculture
S. M. D. Bearson, United States Department of Agriculture

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Distribution of Salmonella serovars in various pig production categories and risk factors for shedding in ten farrow-to-finish swine farms in western Canada.

Wendy Wilkins, University of Saskatchewan
Andrijana Rajic, Public Health Agency of Canada
C. Waldner, University of Saskatchewan
Margaret McFall, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
E. Chow, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development
A. Muckle, University of Prince Edward Island
L. Rosengren, University of Saskatchewan

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Effect of feed withdrawal and transportation on Salmonella enterica infection in market-weight pigs

Marcos H. Rostagno, United States Department of Agriculture
S. D. Eicher, United States Department of Agriculture
D. C. Lay Jr., United States Department of Agriculture

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Effect of hot water and lactic acid decontamination on Escherichia coli, Salmonella Typhimurium and Yersinia enterocolitica on pork

Pia Christiansen, Technical University of Denmark
Rikke Krag, Univresity of Copenhagen
Søren Aabo, Technical University of Denmark

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Effect of thymol or diphenyliodonium chloride on feed intake, average daily gain and gut Campylobacter concentrations in growing swine

Robin C. Anderson, United States Department of Agriculture
N. A. Krueger, United States Department of Agriculture
K. J. Genovese, United States Department of Agriculture
T. B. Stanton, United States Department of Agriculture
K. M. MacKinnon, United States Department of Agriculture
Roger B. Harvey, United States Department of Agriculture
T. R. Callaway, United States Department of Agriculture
T. S. Edrington, United States Department of Agriculture
David J. Nisbet, United States Department of Agriculture

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Efficiency of sampling methods to monitor the bacterial contamination of pork carcasses before and after chilling

J. C. Augustin, IFIP Institut du Porc
A. le Roux, IFIP Institut du Porc
B. Minvielle, IFIP Institut du Porc
P. Garry, IFIP Institut du Porc

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Epidemiological study of gastroenteritis cases at the medical-social centre of Megara

O. Adrami, Greek Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity
A. Spilioti, Greek Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity
M. Riga, Medical-Social Center of Megara
I. N. Pierroutsakos, Greek Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity
T. Papadimitriou, Greek Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Estimated effect of the Salmonella Surveillance-and-Control Programme "SALCONMEAT" on food safety related to pork produced within the programme

Lis Alban, Danish Meat Association
K. Barfod, Technical University of Denmark
J. V. Pedersen, Danish Meat Association
Jan Dahl, Danish Meat Association
J. C. Ajufo, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
G. Sandø, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
H. H. Krog, Danish Crown Amba

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Evaluation of biosecurity measures for predicting Salmonella herd status

F. M. Baptista, University of Copenhagen
Lis Alban, Danish Meat Association
L. R. Nielsen, University of Copenhagen
I. Domingos, University of Lisbon
S. Gouveia, University of Lisbon
C. Pomba, University of Lisbon
V. Almeida, University of Lisbon

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Experimental Salmonella enterica infection in market-weight pigs

Marcos H. Rostagno, United States Department of Agriculture
S. D. Eicher, United States Department of Agriculture
D. C. Lay Jr., United States Department of Agriculture

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Food safety on the farm- a survey of Saskatchewan swine producers for their food safety knowledge and farm management practices

Sarah Parker, University of Saskatchewan
Andrijana Rajic, Public Health Agency of Canada
C. Dewey, University of Guelph

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Gathering evidence- availability of published information to support zoonotic pathogen prioritization in swine within the Canadian context

Sarah Parker, University of Saskatchewan
Andrijana Rajic, Public Health Agency of Canada
B. Wilhelm, Public Health Agency of Canada
A. Fazil, Public Health Agency of Canada
Scott McEwen, Public Health Agency of Canada

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Genetic typing and heat resistance of Escherichia coli from pig carcasses during slaughter in a UK slaughterhouse

S. Wei, University of Nottingham
P. J. Richards, University of Nottingham
Christine E. R. Dodd, University of Nottingham

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Genetically heterogeneous and prevalent caliciviruses detected in Canadian swine

Yvan L'Homme, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Global Salmonella control in an integrated swine production system

J. Ménard, F. Ménard Inc.
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal
C. Surprenant, F. Ménard Inc.
B. Laplante, F. Ménard Inc.
Sylvain Quessy, Université de Montréal

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Hepatitis E virus: potential zoonosis in swine production?

B. Wilhelm, Public Health Agency of Canada
G. Trottier, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
J. Greig, Public Health Agency of Canada
L. Waddell, Public Health Agency of Canada
Andrijana Rajic, Public Health Agency of Canada

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Herd and pig-level risk factors for salmonella-seropositivity in pigs

Jan Dahl, Danish Meat Association

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

How can cunent slaughter and dressing procedures in UK pig slaughterhouses be improved to reduce contamination of pig meat with pathogenic bacteria?

Philip J. Richards, University of Nottingham
David B. Tinker, David Tinker & Associates, Ltd.
S. Wei, University of Nottingham
R. J. Nova, University of Nottingham
Mary Howell, Food Standards Agency
Christine E. R. Dodd, University of Nottingham

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Hygienograms for evaluation of cleaning and disinfection protocols in pig facilities

F. Vangroenweghe, Animal Health Care Flanders
P. Heylen, Animal Health Care Flanders
Dimitri Arijs, Animal Health Care Flanders
F. Castryck, Animal Health Care Flanders

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Hypervirulent Strains of Clostridium difjicile of Porcine and Human Origin and Risk to Pork Safety

P. Fry, Ohio State University
M. Sullivan, North Carolina State University
M. Abley, Ohio State University
Siddhartha Thakur, North Carolina State University
M. Marcon, Ohio State University
Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, Ohio State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Identification of putative virulence attributes using suppression subtractive hybridization using Salmonella Typhimurium isolates from septicemic and healthy pigs

Nadia Bergeron, Université de Montréal
F. Daigle, Université de Montréal
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal
Sylvain Quessy, Université de Montréal

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Ileitis Control: Prophylaxis or therapy? Impact on herd performance

M. Adam, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
R. Deitmer, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Impact of slaughterhygiene of individual slaughterhouses on Salmonella consumer risk from pork

Søren Aabo, Technical University of Denmark
Anders Hay Sørensen, Technical University of Denmark
Pia Christiansen, Technical University of Denmark
Danilo Lo Fo Wong, Technical University of Denmark
Kristen Barfod, Technical University of Denmark

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Influence of floor type during fattening on pig cleanliness and microbiological contamination of pigs and carcasses

B. Minvielle, IFIP Institut du Porc
A. le Roux, IFIP Institut du Porc

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Injection technology use reported by swine veterinarians in the United States

Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University
C. Schloesser, University of Minnesota
C. Spangler, University of Minnesota
C. S. Daniels, Circle H Animal Health, LLC

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Interaction between host cells and Salmonella Typhimurium isolates from septicemic pigs

Nadia Bergeron, Université de Montréal
J. Corriveau, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Ann Letellier, Université de Montréal
F. Daigle, Université de Montréal
L. Lessard, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Sylvain Quessy, Université de Montréal

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Investigating the epidemiology of Salmonella in pork. A systematic review approach from slaughter to cooler

Annette M. O'Connor, Iowa State University
James D. McKean, Iowa State University
J. Dickson, Iowa State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Lawsonia intracellularis vaccination as an alternative to dietary antimicrobial medication in finishing swine

J. Nerem, Pipestone Veterinary Clinic

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Methicillin resistantS. au reus in market hogs, retail pork, and swine veterinarians in the USA

P. Davies, University of Minnesota
S. Pylka, University of Minnesota
G. Elmubark, University of Minnesota
M. Allerson, University of Minnesota
J. Bender, University of Minnesota
S. Sreevatsan, University of Minnesota

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Monitoring of Salmonella, Campylobacter, Yersinia enterocolitica, E. coli 0157, and Listeria monocytogenes on a subset of Canadian swine farms

A. Farzan, University of Guelph
R. M. Friendship, University of Guelph
A. Cook, Public Health Agency of Canada
F. Pollari, Public Health Agency of Canada

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

MRSA in herds of fattening pigs in Germany- Associated risk factors

B.-A. Tenhagen, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
A. Fetsch, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
K. Alt, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
A. Käsbohrer, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
J. Bräunig, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
B. Appel, German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Multidrug Resistant and toxigenic Clostridium difficile isolated from commercial swine and humans

Siddhartha Thakur, North Carolina State University
M. Putnam, North Carolina State University
P. Fry, Ohio State University
M. Abley, Ohio State University
Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, Ohio State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Multilocus Sequence Typing for Characterization of Non typhoidal Salmonella Strains in Swine Isolated on Farm and at Slaughter

B. Wang, Iowa State University
C. M. Logue, North Dakota State University
K. Tivendale, Iowa State University
James D. McKean, Iowa State University
Annette M. O'Connor, Iowa State Univresity

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Occurrence of Campylobacter spp. in carcasses of pigs slaughtered for consumption in Portugal.

L. Morais, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Duoro
H. Resende, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Duoro
M. J. Fraqueza, Polo Universitário da Ajuda
M. Vieira-Pinto, Polo Universitário da Ajuda

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Occurrence of livestock-associated Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus au reus (laMRSA) in domestic pigs and wild boars in Germany

D. Meemken, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Thomas Blaha, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Passive antimicrobial resistance surveillance in swine in Quebec

Marie Nadeau, Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
I. Mckenzie, Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
S. Messier, Université de Montréal

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Phenotypic heterogeneity of Campylobacter coli isolated from conventional and antimicrobial free swine at farm and slaughter

Siddhartha Thakur, North Carolina State University
B. M. Zewde, Ohio State University
Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, Ohio State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Phenotyping and Genotyping of Campylobacter coli in Pigs from Farm to Fork

M. J. Abley, Ohio State University
T. E. Wittum, Ohio State University
Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University
Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, Ohio State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Population Structure and Molecular Epidemiology of Campylobacter coli Isolates of Porcine Origin from Different Geographic Regions and Production Systems

Daniel A. Tadesse, Food and Drug Administration
W. E. Morgan Morrow, North Carolina State University
Peter B. Bahnson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University
T. Wittum, Ohio State University
F. DeGraves, Ohio State University
P. Rajala-Schultz, Ohio State University
Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, Ohio State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Presence of Salmonella spp. in pork in Central region of Russia from 2005 to 2008

Olga Pruntova, Russian Federal Center for Animal Health
Olga Ruchnova, Russian Federal Center for Animal Health

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Prevalence of carcass defects in market swine at harvest

C. S. Daniels, Circle H Animal Health, LLC
Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Prevalence of carcass defects in sows at harvest

C. S. Daniels, Circle H Animal Health, LLC
Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Prevalence of methicillin-resistant staphylococci (MRS+) in pigs and farm workers

M. Drobotij, Ohio State University
B. M. Zewde, Ohio State University
M. J. C. Abley, Ohio State University
C. Jackson, United States Department of Agriculture
Wondwossen A. Gebreyes, Ohio State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Prevalence of Salmonella in fattening pigs- risk factors and spread

S. Hotes, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
N. Kemper, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
I. Traulsen, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
G. Rave, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
J. Krieter, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Prevalence of Salmonella in the offspring of sows vaccinated with a live-attenuated Salmonella Typhimurium vaccine

E. A. Marier, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
R. Sheehan, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
I. M. McLaren, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
J. Bianchini, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
L. C. Snow, Veterinary Laboratories Agency
Alisdair J. C. Cook, Veterinary Laboratories Agency

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Prevalence of Salmonella spp. after hot-water decontamination of finishers slaughtered in a Danish abattoir during 2004-2008

Lis Alban, Danish Meat Association
Lene Lund Sørensen, Danish Meat Association

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Project for guaranteeing the safety of foods prepared by small local producers

S. de Rui, Unità Locale Socio Sanitaria Asolo
L. Buffon, Unità Locale Socio Sanitaria Asolo
D. de Lucchi, Unità Locale Socio Sanitaria Asolo
P. Vio, Unità di Progetto Sanità Animale e Igiene Alimentare, Regione Veneto
M. Favretti, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentalc delle Venezi
A. Cereser, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentalc delle Venezi

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Reduction of antibiotic usage and performance improvement following the use of a PCV2 vaccine

S. Lapierre, Unicoop
M. Adam, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
D. Richard, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
R. Desrosiers, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Reproductive cycle, number of parities and faecal Salmonella spp. excretion in sows: a longitudinal study

C. F. Magistrali, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche
N. D'Avino, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche
F. Ciuti, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche
L. Cucco, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche
C. Maresca, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche
M. Paniccià, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche
E. Scoccia, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche
M. Tentellini, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche
G. Pezzotti, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Research on the dynamics of Salmonella spp. infections in fattening pig herds in north-western Germany

C. Planz, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Thomas Blaha, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
L. Kreienbrock, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
R. Merle, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Risk Assessment for Supply Chain Meat Inspection of Danish Finisher Pigs

Lis Alban, Danish Meat Association
C. Vilstrup, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
B. Steenberg, Danish Meat Association
H. E. Jensen, University of Copenhagen
B. Aalbæk, University of Copenhagen
F. Thune-Stephensen, Danish Meat Association
S. Jensen, Danish Meat Association

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Risk-based meat inspection as means for improving the safety of pork and the herd health of pigs

D. Meemken, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
Thomas Blaha, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Risk-factors for positive carcass swabs in Danish slaughter·houses

Jan Dahl, Danish Meat Association

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Salmonella control within the pyramidal structured network of pigs' movements in France

A. Lurette, French National Institute for Agricultural Research
C. Belloc, French National Institute for Agricultural Research
M. Keeling, University of Warwick

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Salmonella spp. at Slaughter Lacks Ability to Predict Contamination on Farm

B. Wang, Iowa State University
James D. McKean, Iowa State University
Annette M. O'Connor, Iowa State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Standards for reporting clinical trials: The CONSORT statement for clinical trials in livestock. Application to food safety

A. M. O'Connor, Iowa State University
J. M. Sargeant, University of Guelph
Ian Gardner, University of California, Davis
J. Dickson, Iowa State University
M. E. Torrence, United States Department of Agriculture

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Staphylococcus au reus (MSSA) and MRSA (ST398) isolated from post-mortem samples from pigs

Peter J. van der Wolf, De Gezondheidsdienst voor Dieren
A. Rothkamp, De Gezondheidsdienst voor Dieren
J. H. Vos, De Gezondheidsdienst voor Dieren
A. J. de Neeling, De Gezondheidsdienst voor Dieren

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Strategy to reduce antibiotic use in Danish nurseries and finishing units

H. Bak, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
P. H. Rathkjen, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.
M. Adam, Boehrigner Ingelheim Inc.

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Survey of Clostridium difficile in Food Animals and Retail Meats

Roger B. Harvey, United States Department of Agriculture
K. Norman, Texas A&M University
M. Hume, United States Department of Agriculture
K. Andrews, United States Department of Agriculture
H. Scott, Texas A&M University
B. Norby, Texas A&M University
C. Scanlan, Texas A&M University
Robin C. Anderson, United States Department of Agriculture
David J. Nisbet, United States Department of Agriculture

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Survey of Market Swine to Determine Prevalence of Toxoplasma Antibodies in Meat Juice Samples from Selected Abattoirs

James D. McKean, Iowa State University
Annette M. O'Connor, Iowa State University
David G. Pyburn, United States Department of Agriculture
J. Beary, Iowa State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Survey of Market Swine to Determine Prevalence of Trichinella Antibodies in Meat Juice Samples from Selected Abattoirs

James D. McKean, Iowa State University
Annette M. O'Connor, Iowa State University
David G. Pyburn, United States Department of Agriculture
J. Beary, Iowa State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

The development of a tool for slaughterhouses to measure how well pathogens are controlled in the pork production chain

Mary Howell, Food Standards Agency
M. Hutchison, Hutchison Scientific, Ltd.

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

The Effect of Thermal Environment on Salmonella Shedding in Finishing Pigs

A. F. A. Pires, Michigan State University
Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University
R. B. Manuzon, Ohio State University
L. Zhao, Ohio State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

The error-adjusted variance partition coefficient in the identification of critical control points for Salmonella carcass contamination

L. Leontides, University of Thessaly

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

The influence of acid tolerance response and diet on the survival of Salmonella serotypes through the gastrointestinal tract of pigs

U. Rajtak, University College Dublin
F. C. Leonard, University College Dublin
S. Fanning, University College Dublin
D. Bolton, Teagasc

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

The role of the infection status of sows on the assignment as Salmonella risk farm in the Belgian Salmonella control program

Dimitri Arijs, Animal Health Care Flanders
F. Vangroenweghe, Animal Health Care Flanders
E. Méroc, Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre
Y. van der Stede, Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

The U.S. Trichinae Certification Program

David G. Pyburn, United States Department of Agriculture
H. Gamble, National Academy of Sciences
L. Anderson, United States Department of Agriculture
L. Miller, United States Department of Agriculture

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Tradeoffs, the missing link in food safety risk analysis

H. Scott Hurd, Iowa State University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Transmission of MRSA ST398 between pigs during transport from farm to a slaughterhouse and during time spent in the holding area at the slaughterhouse

E. M. Broens, Wageningen University
E. A. M. Graat, Wageningen University
Peter J. van der Wolf, De Gezondheidsdienst voor Dieren
A. W. van de Giessen, Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment
M. C. M. de Jong, Wageningen University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Transmission of MRSA ST398 through the pork production chain

E. M. Broens, Wageningen University
E. A. M. Graat, Wageningen University
Peter J. van der Wolf, Animal Health Service
E. van Duijkeren, Utrecht University
A. van Nes, Utrecht University
J. A. Wagenaar, Utrecht University
A. W. van der Giessen, Dutch national Institute for Public Health and the Environment
M. C. M. de Jong, Wageningen University

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Using multinomial logistic regression method to investigate the farm-level antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella in swine

A. Farzan, University of Guelph
R M. Friendship, University of Guelph
C. Dewey, University of Guelph
Julie A. Funk, Michigan State University
C. Poppe, Public Health Agency of Canada

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Using two commercial kits for detection of Toxoplasma in lightly infected swine

Sarah Parker, University of Saskatchewan
A. Gajadhar, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
L Forbes, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Vaccination to control Salmonella shedding and improve growth in pigs

A. Farzan, University of Guelph
R. M. Friendship, University of Guelph

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM

Yersinia enteroco/itica prevalence in a French slaughterhouse: first results

M.-H. Desmonts, Technical Institute for Food Industry
C. Fassel, Technical Institute for Food Industry
B. Hezard, Technical Institute for Food Industry
J. Schmeisser, Technical Institute for Food Industry

Québec City, Québec, Canada

12:00 AM