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Campylobacter populations in wild and domesticated Mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos).

Abstract:

Identifying the Campylobacter genotypes that colonize farmed and wild ducks will help to assess the proportion of human disease that is potentially attributable to the consumption of duck meat and environmental exposure to duck faeces. Comparison of temporally and geographically matched farmed and wild ducks showed that they had different Campylobacter populations in terms of: (i) prevalence, (ii) Campylobacter species and (iii) diversity of genotypes. Furthermore, 92.4% of Campylobacter isol...

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Journal:
Environmental microbiology reports
Volume:
3
Issue:
5
Pages:
574-580
Publication date:
2011-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1758-2229
ISSN:
1758-2229
URN:
uuid:9eaf1803-d4fd-45d2-891d-228901e9132c
Source identifiers:
211225
Local pid:
pubs:211225
Language:
English

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