Phenotypic and genotypic methods for typing Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in poultry.

@article{Eberle2012PhenotypicAG,
  title={Phenotypic and genotypic methods for typing Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in poultry.},
  author={Krista N Eberle and Aaron Kiess},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={2012},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={255-64}
}
Human campylobacteriosis, an infection caused by the bacterium Campylobacter, is a major issue in the United States food system, especially for poultry products. According to the Center for Disease Control, campylobacterosis is estimated to affect over 2.4 million people annually. Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli are 2 species responsible for the majority of campylobacterosis infections. Phenotypic and genotypic typing methods are often used to discriminate between bacteria at the… CONTINUE READING