Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 28(2): 91-98, doi: 10.3750/AIP1998.28.2.09
Campylobacter spp. in freshwater fishes
expand article infoE. Daczkowska-Kozon
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The aim of this work was to assess to what extend freshwater fishes are carriers of Campylobacter spp. and what species dominate in this environment. Analysis of 106 alimentary canals representing 13 freshwater fish species originated from 5 different water bodies confirmed Campylobacter spp. presence in 8.5% of the samples tested. Numbers of campylobacters did not exceeded 10 CFU/g. The dominating species being C. coli.