Sofie Kilroy


Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium


  1. Kilroy S, Raspoet R, Devloo R, Haesebrouck F, Ducatelle R, Van Immerseel F. Oral administration of the Salmonella Typhimurium vaccine strain Nal2/Rif9/Rtt to laying hens at day of hatch reduces shedding and caecal colonization of Salmonella 4,12:i:-, the monophasic variant of Salmonella Typhimurium. Poult Sci. 2015;94:1122-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This indicates that Salmonella Typhimurium strain Nal2/Rif9/Rtt can help to control Salmonella 4,12:i:- infections in poultry. ..
  2. Kilroy S, Raspoet R, Haesebrouck F, Ducatelle R, Van Immerseel F. Prevention of egg contamination by Salmonella Enteritidis after oral vaccination of laying hens with Salmonella Enteritidis ?tolC and ?acrABacrEFmdtABC mutants. Vet Res. 2016;47:82 pubmed publisher
    ..This indicates that Salmonella Enteritidis ?tolC and ?acrABacrEFmdtABC strains might be valuable strains for vaccination of layers against Salmonella Enteritidis. ..
  3. Kilroy S, Raspoet R, Martel A, Bosseler L, Appia Ayme C, Thompson A, et al. Salmonella Enteritidis flagellar mutants have a colonization benefit in the chicken oviduct. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2017;50:23-28 pubmed publisher
    ..It is hypothesized that Salmonella Enteritidis downregulates flagellar gene expression in the oviduct and consequently prevents a flagellin-induced inflammatory response, thereby increasing its oviduct colonization efficiency. ..