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Prevalence of Arcobacter Species Isolated from Retail Meats in Korea

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Abstract:

This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of Arcobacter species identified or isolated from retail meats in Korea. Multiplex PCR assays for the detection of Arcobacter species were performed for 360 chicken, 100 pork, and 106 beef samples. Arcobacter butzleri and Arcobacter cryaerophilus were detected in 18.9 and 3.3% of chicken samples, respectively. However, Arcobacter species were not found in any of the pork and beef samples. Biochemical testing of isolates selected after enrichment revealed 38 A. butzleri isolates in chicken samples, but no A. cryaerophilus isolates were detected. In this study, A. butzleri was the most prevalent Arcobacter species in chicken meat, and contamination with Arcobacter species in pork and beef may be less prevalent in Korea.

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, Chung-Ang University, 72-1 Nae-ri, Daeduk-myun, Ansung-si, Kyounggi-do, Republic of Korea 2: Division of Enteric and Hepatitis Viruses, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nokbeon-dong Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea 3: Department of Companion and Laboratory Animal Science, Kongju National University, 1 Daehoe-Ri, Yesan-kun, Chungnam, 340-720, Republic of Korea 4: Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, Chung-Ang University, 72-1 Nae-ri, Daeduk-myun, Ansung-si, Kyounggi-do, Republic of Korea;, Email: cchoi@cau.ac.kr

Publication date: July 1, 2010

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