Impact of downtime on reducing aerobic bacterial counts in cleaned and disinfected trailers
Sandra F. Amass, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ABVP; Bob Thompson, DVM, MS; Kim M. Dimmich; Angie M. Gaul; Jessica L. Schneider, RVT
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Swab samples from upper and lower deck floors of nine swine breeding-stock trailers were collected before, immediately after, 1 day after, and 2 days after washing, disinfecting, and drying the trailers. Time after decontamination procedures (downtime) did not affect median aerobic bacterial counts.
Keywords: trailer, disinfection, downtime
Cite as: Amass SF, Thompson B, Dimmich KM, et al. Impact of downtime on reducing aerobic bacterial counts in cleaned and disinfected trailers. J Swine Health Prod 2007;15(1):37-41.
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