Detection of Campylobacter jejuni from the skin of broiler chickens, ducks, squab, quail, and guinea fowl carcasses.

@article{McCrea2008DetectionOC,
  title={Detection of Campylobacter jejuni from the skin of broiler chickens, ducks, squab, quail, and guinea fowl carcasses.},
  author={B. A. McCrea and Keiko Tonooka and C Van Worth and Edward Robert Atwill and Joan S Schrader},
  journal={Foodborne pathogens and disease},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={53-7}
}
Campylobacter jejuni is often found on broiler carcasses and can cause gastroenteritis in humans. Both carcass rinses and swabs of the skin have been utilized to ascertain the prevalence of C. jejuni in the processing plant. Not all poultry commodities are equally capable of carrying C. jejuni on the carcass skin. Our objective was to measure the… CONTINUE READING