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Better Campylobacter detection needed to protect chicks

Furthering understanding of Campylobacter ecology in poultry – and protecting young chicks from the bacteria – will require better cultivation and detection methods.
Campylobacter cultivation and detection methods to recover injured or stressed cells need to be greatly improved to allow for the development and implementation of more effective intervention strategies. Poultry scientists should question laboratory results and adopt new methods in order to obtain a better understanding of this elusive organism.
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