Temporal and farm-management-associated variation in the faecal-pat prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni in ruminants.

Abstract

In a 2-year longitudinal study of adult animals on 15 dairy farms and four sheep farms in Lancashire, UK. C. jejuni was isolated from all farms, although not on every occasion. Faecal samples were collected and cultured using standard techniques for isolation of Campylobacter. Assignment to species was via PCR assays. Peak prevalence of C. jejuni in both… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268809991051

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