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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.