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prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of thermophilic campylobacter isolates from free range domestic duck (cairina moschata) in morogoro municipality, tanzania.prevalence and antibiotic susceptibility of thermophilic campylobacter isolated from free-ranging ducks was determined in morogoro municipality, tanzania. ninety intestinal contents from ducks were screened for thermophilic campylobacter using skirrow's protocol. of the campylobacter jejuni isolates, 50 were tested for sensitivity to 12 antibiotics. overall prevalence of thermophilic campylobacter was 80%. the prevalence of campylobacter in adult ducks (91.3%) was significantly (p < 0.05) higher ...201019562499
comparison of cape town and skirrow's campylobacter isolation protocols in humans and broilers in morogoro, tanzania.comparison of cape town and skirrow's protocols used in isolation of campylobacter in humans and broilers was carried out in a cross-sectional study in morogoro, tanzania. a total of 176 and 158 human stool and broiler intestinal samples were collected, respectively. while human stool samples were collected from selected health centers, broiler intestinal samples were obtained from selected farms and chicken markets. samples were inoculated and cultured in duplicate using two protocols and preva ...201121359592
occurrences of thermophilic campylobacter in pigs slaughtered at morogoro slaughter slabs, tanzania.occurrences of thermophlic campylobacter in pigs and pig carcasses was investigated in a cross-sectional study that was carried out in three selected slaughter slabs in morogoro municipality, tanzania. before sampling, the slab hygiene, slaughter, carcass dressing, and meat handling was assessed. fecal samples were collected from 66 slaughter pigs at the kill floor. after slaughter, a 100-cm(2) area on medial surface of the thigh muscles of dressed carcasses was sampled using sterile cotton swab ...201120730490
occurrences of thermophilic campylobacter in cattle slaughtered at morogoro municipal abattoir, tanzania.an investigation was conducted in morogoro municipality to assess the likelihood of slaughter cattle posing public health risk of contaminating carcasses with thermophilic campylobacter. butchers and meat shopkeepers were interviewed on source of slaughter cattle, method of animal and carcass transportation, carcass dressing, meat storage facilities, access to clean water and availability of food hygiene practices. faecal samples were collected from 107 slaughter cattle and after slaughter; four ...201019551483
prevalence of thermophilic campylobacter infections in humans, chickens and crows in morogoro, tanzania.prevalence of thermophilic campylobacter infections in humans, chickens and crows was determined in a cross-sectional study that was carried out in urban and rural areas of morogoro region, tanzania during the period of january 2003 to december 2004. a total of 632 human stool samples, 536 cloacal swabs from local and broiler chickens and 22 intestinal contents from crows were screened for presence of thermophilic campylobacters using skirrow's protocol. representative campylobacter jejuni isola ...200616629722
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