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Volume 2015, Article ID 859845, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/859845
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Population Diversity of Campylobacter jejuni in Poultry and Its Dynamic of Contamination in Chicken Meat

Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell’Abruzzo e del Molise “G.Caporale”, National Reference Laboratory for Campylobacter, 64100 Teramo, Italy

Received 23 July 2014; Revised 27 November 2014; Accepted 30 November 2014

Academic Editor: Miguel Prieto

Copyright © 2015 Francesca Marotta et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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