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Lessons from birth to decline of pig-adapted Salmonella

The intensification of livestock farming and related global trade are increasingly linked to the expansion of endemic bacterial pathogens, including zoonotic transfers to people. To preserve food security and public health, it is imperative to find measures that counter this trend.

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A.W.T. and L.A.W. acknowledge salary support by an EU Horizon 2020 grant ‘PIGSs’ (727966), a ZELS BBSRC award ‘Myanmar Pigs Partnership (MPP)’ (BB/L018934/1) and a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship jointly funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Royal Society (109385/Z/15/Z).

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Weinert, L.A., Tucker, A.W.(. Lessons from birth to decline of pig-adapted Salmonella. Nat Food 5, 359–360 (2024).

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