Journal article icon

Journal article

An epidemiological investigation of Campylobacter in pig and poultry farms in the Mekong delta of Vietnam.

Abstract:

Campylobacter are zoonotic pathogens commonly associated with gastroenteritis. To assess the relevance of Campylobacter in Vietnam, an economically transitioning country in SE Asia, we conducted a survey of 343 pig and poultry farms in the Mekong delta, a region characterized by mixed species farming with limited biosecurity. The animal-level prevalence of Campylobacter was 31·9%, 23·9% and 53·7% for chickens, ducks and pigs, respectively. C. jejuni was predominant in all three host species, ...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1017/s0950268813002410

Authors


Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Epidemiology and infection More from this journal
Volume:
142
Issue:
7
Pages:
1425-1436
Publication date:
2014-07-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:431247
UUID:
uuid:f33e306b-7880-4f8e-96ad-3c48305249c2
Local pid:
pubs:431247
Source identifiers:
431247
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP