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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 8, Issue:7, July, 2019

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(7): 2991-3002

Prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni in Chicken Meat from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
S. Indumathi1, P. Selvan2*, B. Murugan1 and K. Porteen3
1Department of Food Safety and Quality Assurance, College of Food and Dairy Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600 052, India 2Department of Poultry Technology, College of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur, Tamil Nadu-635 110, India 3Department of Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600007, India
*Corresponding author

A study was conducted to assess the prevalence of thermophilic Campylobacter jejuni in retail chicken meat sold in meat stalls at Chennai Corporation. For this, samples collected from randomly selected five different zones of Chennai were screened for presence of Campylobacter jejuni by conventional culture method and further confirmed by Polymerase Chain Reaction. The results of prevalence study showed that 38. 67% (58/150) of the chicken carcasses examined were positive for Campylobacter jejuni. Chicken meat samples from Ambattur zone had highest percentage (63. 33%) of positive samples closely followed by Anna Nagar (56. 67%). Royapuram zone had lowest percentage (13. 33%) of positive samples. Percentage of positive samples from Thiruvottriyur and Adyar zones were 43. 33% and 16. 67%, respectively.

Keywords: Prevalence, Thermophilic Campylobacter jejuni

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Indumathi, S., P. Selvan, B. Murugan and Porteen, K. 2019. Prevalence of Campylobacter jejuni in Chicken Meat from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(7): 2991-3002. doi:
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