An epidemiological investigation of Campylobacter in pig and poultry farms in the Mekong delta of Vietnam

@inproceedings{CarriqueMas2014AnEI,
  title={An epidemiological investigation of Campylobacter in pig and poultry farms in the Mekong delta of Vietnam},
  author={Juan J Carrique-Mas and Juliet E. Bryant and Nguyen V Cuong and Nam Van Hoang and John Campbell and Tran Thi Ngoc Dung and D. T. DUY and Ngo Thi Hoa and Christine Thompson and Vo Van Hien and Voong Vinh Phat and Jeremy J. Farrar and Stephen Baker},
  booktitle={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2014}
}
Campylobacter are zoonotic pathogens commonly associated with gastroenteritis. To assess the relevance of Campylobacter in Vietnam, an economically transitioning country in SE Asia, we conducted a survey of 343 pig and poultry farms in the Mekong delta, a region characterized by mixed species farming with limited biosecurity. The animal-level prevalence of Campylobacter was 31·9%, 23·9% and 53·7% for chickens, ducks and pigs, respectively. C. jejuni was predominant in all three host species… CONTINUE READING

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