Day: September 11, 2014

Campylobacter jejuni is not merely a commensal in commercial broiler chickens and affects bird welfare

 Campylobacter jejuni is the leading cause of bacterial food-borne infection; chicken meat is its main source. C jejuni is considered commensal in chickens based on experimental models unrepresentative of commercial production. Here we show that the paradigm of Campylobacter commensalism in the chicken is flawed. Through experimental infection of four […]