An Epidemiological Study of Campylobacter jejuni in a Poultry Broiler Flock

  • Robert B. Wallace
  • Patricia Desmarchelier
  • John B. Woolcock


Many poultry flocks have found to be colonised by C. jejuni 1,5,6,11 but the initial source of the organism has not been found. This study involved tracing a broiler flock from the breeder farm through the hatchery and on to the rearing farm to ascertain sources of contamination and methods of spread.


Hydrogen Sulphide Sodium Arsenite Cloacal Swab Poultry Flock Broiler Flock 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert B. Wallace
    • 1
  • Patricia Desmarchelier
    • 2
  • John B. Woolcock
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Food Science and TechnologyUniversity of Queensland, Gatton CollegeLawesAustralia
  2. 2.Division of Food Science and TechnologyCSIROAustralia
  3. 3.Department of MicrobiologyUniversity of QueenslandAustralia

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