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    Prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in Syrian poultry (2007)

    Art
    Zeitschriftenartikel / wissenschaftlicher Beitrag
    Autoren
    Melly, H.
    Al-Emadi, A.M.
    Arwana, A.E.
    Alter, T.
    Hamedy, O.A.
    Fehlhaber, K.N.
    Quelle
    Archiv für Lebensmittelhygiene; 58(5) — S. 180–183
    ISSN: 0003-925x
    Verweise
    DOI: 10.2377/0003-925X-58-180
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    Abstract / Zusammenfassung

    In this study, the prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in 480 chicken meat samples purchased from the retail markets of different regions in Syria was determined. Non-significant differences in the Campylobacter occurrence between regions and between summer and winter were observed.The prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in chicken meat samples was 27.7 % with a higher contamination rate in summer (32.08 %) than in winter (23.33 %). C. jejuni was the predominant species.