Campylobacter Update in Poultry

Abstract

Campylobacter is the most common cause of diarrheal illness due to bacteria. according to the centers for Disease control and prevention (2010), over 2.4 million people are affected each year. in 2011, the cDc estimated that Campylobacter accounts for 9% of all foodborne illness, 15% of hospitalizations, and 6% of deaths. Moreover, the total basic cost of illness associated with Campylobacter in the U.s. was reported as $1.56 million (sharff, 2011), making infection with this foodborne pathogen a serious economic burden.

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@inproceedings{McKee2012CampylobacterUI, title={Campylobacter Update in Poultry}, author={Shelly McKee}, year={2012} }