Egg contamination as an indicator for environmental health

Saif Al-Bahry*, Ibrahim Mahmoud, Salim Al-Rawahi

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract

Contamination of egg contents may occur in two ways. Direct transmission from the ovary and uterus (vertical infection) or (horizontal infection) from contaminated feces. Limited studies were conducted on penetration of bacteria into the eggs. Infection and penetration of bacteria into the chicken eggs and subsequent phases to establish infection, was found to be related to time factor.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages33
ISBN (Print)9781619420137
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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