Abstract:The inhibitory properties of a commercial product Fortibac® containing medium-chain fatty acids on Campylobacter jejuni were determined. The product is a mixture of C6:0-C14:0 fatty acids. After testing the antibacterial properties towards C. jejuni in in vitro conditions, an experimental infection on broiler chickens was performed to confirm the results. The product was admixed with feed (final concentrations 0, 0.25, and 0.5%) and broiler chickens were artificially infected with C. jejuni VFU 612. The chicke… Show more
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