Comparison of antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolated from humans and chicken carcasses in Poland.

@article{Roynek2008ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolated from humans and chicken carcasses in Poland.},
  author={Elżbieta Rożynek and Katarzyna Dzierżanowska-Fangrat and Dorota Korsak and Piotr Konieczny and Sebastian Wardak and Jolanta Szych and Miroslaw Jarosz and Danuta Dzierżanowska},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2008},
  volume={71 3},
  pages={602-7}
}
Campylobacter-associated gastroenteritis remains an important cause of morbidity worldwide, and some evidence suggests that poultry is an important source of this foodborne infection in humans. This study was conducted to analyze the prevalence and genetic background of resistance of 149 Campylobacter jejuni and 54 Campylobacter coli strains isolated from broiler chicken carcasses and from stool samples of infected children in Poland from 2003 through 2005. Nearly all isolates were susceptible… CONTINUE READING

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