Isolation of Campylobacter spp. from Client-Owned Dogs and Cats, and Retail Raw Meat Pet Food in the Manawatu, New Zealand.

@article{Bojani2017IsolationOC,
  title={Isolation of Campylobacter spp. from Client-Owned Dogs and Cats, and Retail Raw Meat Pet Food in the Manawatu, New Zealand.},
  author={Krunoslav Bojani{\'c} and Anne C Midwinter and Jonathan C Marshall and Lynn Elizabeth Rogers and Patrick J. Biggs and Els F.J. Acke},
  journal={Zoonoses and public health},
  year={2017},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={
          438-449
        }
}
Campylobacter causes acute gastroenteritis in people worldwide and is frequently isolated from food, animals and the environment. The disease is predominately food-borne but many routes of transmission and sources of infection have been described, including contact with pets. The prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in dogs and cats varies widely, and data on New Zealand pets are limited. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in dogs, cats and retail raw meat pet food… CONTINUE READING
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