Prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni in chicken wings

Hailu Kinde, C. A. Genigeorgis, M. Pappaioanou

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C. jejuni was found in 82.9% of 94 chicken wing packages analyzed on the day of arrival at supermarkets and in 15.5% of 45 packages obtained from the supermarket shelves a few days later. The number of bacterial cells ranged from 102 to 10(3.9) per wing. The prevalence of C. jejuni in the wings varied with the brand, the day of sampling, and the age of the product.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1116-1118
Number of pages3
JournalApplied and Environmental Microbiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Microbiology


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