Campylobacter spp. and Related Organisms in Poultry
This book provides an extensive review of research into Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Arcobacter species found in poultry. It includes the epidemiology, diagnosis, immune response and disease control of these organisms in commercial poultry production. Antimicrobial resistance, and the incidence and human disease potential of these bacteria is also discussed.
A global perspective is presented by experts from four continents – South America, North America, Europe and Africa. This reference work will be of value to the poultry industry, research laboratories, public health workers and students. An extensive overview of the relevant literature is provided by the reference lists at the end of each chapter.
- An up to date review of Campylobacter species and related organisms and their interaction with poultry
- Covers the latest molecular techniques for the investigation of various aspects of Campylobacter
- Provides the first review of Arcobacter and Helicobacter species in poultry
- Poultry is recognized as the most common cause of Campylobacter-associated diseases in humans