Campylobacter genotypes in chickens –National and regional influences

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  • Published: 12 May 2014

  • Author(s): Templeton, Jillian

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This report describes the validation and application of a DNA-based typing scheme to more than 650 Campylobacter isolates, originating predominantly from poultry sourced across Australia.
Food-borne illness caused by Campylobacter continues to be the most frequently reported notifiable infection in humans in Australia, with annual rates of infection about double those for Salmonella spp.
This report is targeted at Australian chicken meat processing companies, food safety professionals and food safety regulators.