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Type of publication: Journal Article
Type of document: Full Paper

Year: 2016

Authors: Awad, WA; Mann, E; Dzieciol, M; Hess, C; Schmitz-Esser, S; Wagner, M; Hess, M

Title: Age-Related Differences in the Luminal and Mucosa-Associated Gut Microbiome of Broiler Chickens and Shifts Associated with

Source: Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2016; 6:154

Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Awad Wageha
Dzieciol Monika
Hess Claudia
Hess Michael
Schmitz-Esser Stephan
Selberherr Evelyne
Wagner Martin

Vetmed Research Units
University Clinic for Poultry and Fish Medicine, Clinical Unit of Poultry Medicine
Institute of Food Safety, Food Technology and Veterinary Public Health, Unit of Food Microbiology

Project(s): Etablierung einer universitären Kooperation und eines transnationalen "Centre of Excellence" für Geflügel

Despite the importance of gut microbiota for broiler performance and health little is known about the composition of this ecosystem, its development and response towards bacterial infections. Therefore, the current study was conducted to address the composition and structure of the microbial community in broiler chickens in a longitudinal study from day 1 to day 28 of age in the gut content and on the mucosa. Additionally, the consequences of a

Keywords Pubmed: Age Factors
Campylobacter Infections/microbiology
Campylobacter Infections/veterinary*
Cluster Analysis
DNA, Bacterial/chemistry
DNA, Bacterial/genetics
DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry
DNA, Ribosomal/genetics
Gastrointestinal Microbiome*
Gastrointestinal Tract/microbiology*
Intestinal Mucosa/microbiology*
Longitudinal Studies
RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics
Sequence Analysis, DNA

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