AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program RD&E Snapshot
As we head into a new research, development and extension (RD&E) period for the Australian chicken meat industry (2022–2027), it is timely to reflect on...
Published: 12 Jul 2017
Author(s): Bishop-Hurley, Sharon, Giacomantonio, Peter
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Poultry products have the potential to be a significant contributor to human food-borne illness due to their relatively high frequency of contamination with Campylobacter jejuni.
This report covers the progress made towards developing a suitable probe for C. jejuni, based on phage displayed peptides.
While the phage peptides exhibited all the properties desirable of a capture probe, the high genetic diversity of C. jejuni represented a challenge to the development of a real-time diagnostic, capable of binding to multiple isolates of this bacterium.