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Thermophilic Campylobacter spp. occurrence on chickens at farm, slaughter house and retail

Tang, John Yew Huat, Abdul Aziz, Saleha, Abu, Jalila, Mohamad Ghazali, Farinazleen, Tuan Chilek, Tuan Zainazor, Ahmad, Noorlis, Afriani Sandra, , Nishibuchi, Mitsuaki and Radu, Son (2010) Thermophilic Campylobacter spp. occurrence on chickens at farm, slaughter house and retail. International Journal of Poultry Science, 9 (2). pp. 134-138. ISSN 1682-8356

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence of campylobacters in chicken at farms (close-house system and open-house system), slaughtering (conventional slaughterhouse and processing plant) and retail (wet market and supermarket). Campylobacter spp. was not found in cloacal swabs in chickens aged of 4 weeks in farms with close-house system. Campylobacter spp. was found in cloacal swabs (95.0%) in four weeks old chicken in farms with open-house systems. End-slaughtering samples from conventional slaughterhouse and processing plant were contaminated with Campylobacter spp. at 84.0% and 94.0%, respectively. Campylobacter contamination on wet market and supermarket samples with 78.0% and 92.0%, respectively. Close-house system at farm level was able to prevent or delay Campylobacter spp. colonization in chickens but contamination by Campylobacter spp. at retail level was still high. Therefore, monitoring of Campylobacter spp. in chicken products at retail level is crucial to reduce risk of human ingestion of Campylobacter spp. through chicken products.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Campylobacter spp., farm, slaughter house, retail
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Publisher:Asian Network for Scientific Information
ID Code:7084
Deposited By: Azizan Arshad
Deposited On:08 Jun 2010 03:27
Last Modified:12 Aug 2010 06:49

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