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- Swaggerty, C. L.; Pevzner, I. Y.; He, H.; Genovese, K. J.; Kogut, M. H.
- Poultry science 2017 v.96 no.6 pp. 1623-1627
- Campylobacter jejuni; Clostridium perfringens; Eimeria tenella; Salmonella Enteritidis; bacterial colonization; breeding programs; cecum; chickens; interleukin-6; livestock breeding; necropsy; necrotic enteritis; pathogens; phenotype
- ... Campylobacter spp. are the second leading cause of bacterial-induced foodborne illnesses with an estimated economic burden of nearly $2B USD per year. Most human illness associated with campylobacteriosis is due to infection by C. jejuni and chickens are recognized as a reservoir that could lead to foodborne illness in humans resulting from handling or consuming raw or undercooked chicken. We rece ...