Campylobacter in Poultry: Ecology and Potential Interventions

dc.contributor.author Sahin, Orhan
dc.contributor.author Kassem, Issmat
dc.contributor.author Zhang, Qijing
dc.contributor.author Shen, Zhangqi
dc.contributor.author Lin, Jun
dc.contributor.author Rajashekara, Gireesh
dc.contributor.author Zhang, Qijing
dc.contributor.department Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine
dc.date 2018-02-17T11:10:38.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-07T05:14:27Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-07T05:14:27Z
dc.date.copyright Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2015
dc.date.issued 2015-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Avian hosts constitute a natural reservoir for thermophilic <em>Campylobacter</em>species, primarily <em>Campylobacter jejuni</em> and <em>Campylobacter coli</em>, and poultry flocks are frequently colonized in the intestinal tract with high numbers of the organisms. Prevalence rates in poultry, especially in slaughter-age broiler flocks, could reach as high as 100% on some farms. Despite the extensive colonization,<em>Campylobacter</em> is essentially a commensal in birds, although limited evidence has implicated the organism as a poultry pathogen. Although <em>Campylobacter</em> is insignificant for poultry health, it is a leading cause of food-borne gastroenteritis in humans worldwide, and contaminated poultry meat is recognized as the main source for human exposure. Therefore, considerable research efforts have been devoted to the development of interventions to diminish <em>Campylobacter</em>contamination in poultry, with the intention to reduce the burden of food-borne illnesses. During the past decade, significant advance has been made in understanding <em>Campylobacter</em> in poultry. This review summarizes the current knowledge with an emphasis on ecology, antibiotic resistance, and potential pre- and postharvest interventions.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This article is from <em>Avian Diseases</em> 59 (2015): 185–200, doi:<a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1637/11072-032315-Review" target="_blank">10.1637/11072-032315-Review</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.source.uri 10.1637/11072-032315-Review
dc.subject.disciplines Animal Diseases
dc.subject.disciplines Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology
dc.subject.disciplines Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health
dc.subject.keywords Campylobacter
dc.subject.keywords poultry
dc.subject.keywords broiler
dc.subject.keywords colonization
dc.subject.keywords carcass contamination
dc.subject.keywords control measures
dc.title Campylobacter in Poultry: Ecology and Potential Interventions
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