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- Reyes-Herrera, Ixchel, et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Journal of food protection 2010 v.73 no.2 pp. 251
- Campylobacter jejuni; antibacterial properties; bacterial colonization; broiler chickens; broiler feeding; campylobacteriosis; cecum; chicks; denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis; feed deprivation; feed supplements; intestinal microorganisms; octanoic acid; slaughter
- ... Campylobacter is a leading cause of foodborne illness in the United States, and epidemiological evidence indicates poultry products to be a significant source of human Campylobacter infections. Caprylic acid, an eight-carbon medium-chain fatty acid, reduces Campylobacter colonization in chickens. How caprylic acid reduces Campylobacter carriage may be related to changes in intestinal microflora. T ...