Comparison of weep and carcass rinses for recovery of Campylobacter from retail broiler carcasses.

@article{Musgrove2003ComparisonOW,
  title={Comparison of weep and carcass rinses for recovery of Campylobacter from retail broiler carcasses.},
  author={Michael T Musgrove and Nelson A. Cox and Mark E. Berrang and Mark A. J. Harrison},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2003},
  volume={66 9},
  pages={1720-3}
}
Campylobacter is frequently recovered from broiler carcasses. Carcass rinsing is a commonly used procedure for isolating Campylobacter from poultry. A viscous fluid, or weep, exudes from broiler carcasses that have been packaged. This fluid can contain bacteria that were attached to the carcass and represents a potential means of detecting Campylobacter-contaminated carcasses through cultural analysis. Experiments were conducted to compare the efficacy of a weep sampling method with that of a… CONTINUE READING