Epidemiological study of Campylobacter spp. colonisation of wild game pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) processed in Approved Game Handling Establishments in Scotland and its relevance to public health

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Seguino, Alessandro;
(2016)
  • Publisher: The University of Edinburgh
  • Subject: Campylobacter | pheasants | Campylobacter jejuni | wild game
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

Campylobacteriosis in humans due to Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli is the most common bacterial diarrhoeal disease worldwide. Control measures currently focus on the reduction of Campylobacter in chickens, as 60-80% of human cases can be attributed to the poultr... View more
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