Detection of Campylobacter in human and animal field samples in Cambodia.

  title={Detection of Campylobacter in human and animal field samples in Cambodia.},
  author={Kristina Osbjer and Eva Tano and Leang Chhayheng and Akofa Olivia Mac-Kwashie and Lise-lotte Fernstr{\"o}m and Patrik Ellstr{\"o}m and Seng Sokerya and Choup Sokheng and Veng Mom and Kannarath Chheng and Sorn San and Holl Davun and Sofia Boqvist and Hilpi Rautelin and Ulf Magnusson},
  journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica},
  volume={124 6},
Campylobacter are zoonotic bacteria and a leading cause of human gastroenteritis worldwide with Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli being the most commonly detected species. The aim of this study was to detect Campylobacter in humans and livestock (chickens, ducks, pigs, cattle, water buffalo, quail, pigeons and geese) in rural households by routine culturing and multiplex PCR in faecal samples frozen before analysis. Of 681 human samples, 82 (12%) tested positive by PCR (C. jejuni in 66 samples… CONTINUE READING
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