External contamination of Campylobacter-free flocks after transport in cleaned and disinfected containers.

@article{Rasschaert2007ExternalCO,
  title={External contamination of Campylobacter-free flocks after transport in cleaned and disinfected containers.},
  author={Geertrui Rasschaert and Kurt Houf and Lieven de Zutter},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2007},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={40-6}
}
The possible colonization of the intestines and contamination of broilers after transport to the slaughterhouse with Campylobacter strains present in cleaned and disinfected transport containers was investigated. Seven broiler flocks with a Campylobacter-free status were sampled once just before loading at the farm and once just before slaughter. On both occasions, samples were also taken from the exterior of the birds and from the intestinal content. Transport containers used to transport the… CONTINUE READING