Background update:Oct 14, 2010

Emerging and re-emerging diseases in poultry

Poultry diseases remain of major economic and public health importance. In recent years, public health concerns for food borne bacterial infections and antibiotic resistant strains have increased, causing major political issues in several countries. The following highlights key developments in the field of emerging and re-emerging poultry diseases.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 19 number 7. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: health, disease, outbreaks



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