Risk factors for Campylobacter spp. infection in Senegalese broiler-chicken flocks.

@article{Cardinale2004RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for Campylobacter spp. infection in Senegalese broiler-chicken flocks.},
  author={Eric Cardinale and Fatou Tall and E F Gu{\`e}ye and M. Cisse and Gilles Salvat},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={15-25}
}
Our objective was to identify the risk factors for Campylobacter infection in Senegalese broiler flocks. Seventy broiler farms were studied around Dakar from January 2000 to December 2001 around Dakar. A questionnaire was administered to the farmers, and samples of fresh droppings were taken to assess the flocks' Campylobacter status. About 63% of the flocks were infected by Campylobacter spp.; Campylobacter jejuni was the most-prevalent species (P < 0.05). An elevated risk of Campylobacter… CONTINUE READING

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