TABLE 1.

Prevalence of campylobacters in broiler flocks from selected countries

CountryNo. of farmsNo. of flocksNo. of samplesSample typePrevalence (%)Reference
US832Ceca/feces87.592
UK23497650
100Cloaca>9026
151Cloaca4527
Denmark8,91189,110Cloaca42.5113
4,28657,00039.6 (C. jejuni)114
5 (C. coli)
Norway1761761857
Sweden18287276
Germany1250941.14
ItalyCloaca80Borvelli and Sola, conference presentation, 2000
France7575Feces42.776
Canada45Cloaca or ceca44.4 (C. jejuni)9
Chile300Feces19.7 (C. jejuni)31
6 (C. coli)
TaiwanCloaca24.117
Malaysia1013853.7 (C. jejuni)81
28.3 (C. coli)
Japan2004596