Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter isolated from retail raw chicken and beef meat, Tehran, Iran.

@article{Taremi2006PrevalenceAA,
  title={Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Campylobacter isolated from retail raw chicken and beef meat, Tehran, Iran.},
  author={Mahnaz Taremi and Mohammad Mehdi Soltan Dallal and Latif Gachkar and Sanaz MoezArdalan and Koorosh Zolfagharian and Mohammad Reza zali},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={401-3}
}
Campylobacter spp. is a leading cause of human diarrhea. The common source of infection is contaminated food, particularly poultry. The veterinary use of antimicrobial drugs has been suggested to be largely responsible for resistance in human isolates of this zoonotic pathogen. From April to October 2004, 241 samples of chicken and beef meat for sale in retail outlets in Tehran (Iran) were analyzed for the presence of Campylobacter. Totally, 88 (36.5%) Campylobacter strains were isolated… CONTINUE READING