2015 Publications

Selected Publications Genomic Comparison of Non-Typhoidal Salmonella enterica Serovars Typhimurium, Enteritidis, Heidelberg, Hadar and Kentucky Isolates from Broiler Chickens Effects of Tributyrin on Intestinal Energy Status, Antioxidative Capacity and Immune Response to Lipopolysaccharide Challenge in Broilers Modulation of cytokine gene expression by selected Lactobacillus isolates in the ileum, caecal tonsils and spleen of Salmonella-challenged broilers […]

Prof. Shai Barbut’s e-Book published

  Dr. Shai Barbut, Professor and Faculty Advisor at the Food Science department published recently an e-book titled “The Science of Poultry and Meat Processing” available for free download.       The book provides students and industry personnel with a comprehensive overview of the modernized meat industry. Click here for more info. Dr. Barbut’s […]

2014 Publications

Selected Publications Genotyping of infectious bronchitis viruses identified in Canada between 2000 and 2013 Antibiotics in Canadian poultry productions and anticipated alternatives Characterization of Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli isolated from retail poultry meats from Alberta, Canada. Duplex PCR methods for the molecular detection of Escherichia fergusonii isolates from broiler chickens. Antibiotic resistance and diversity of […]

2013 Publications

Selected 2013 Publications Immunostimulatory properties of Toll-like receptor ligands in chickens. The effects of climate change on avian migratory patterns and the dispersal of commercial poultry diseases in Canada – Part I. Inner retinal cell development is impaired in Smoky Joe chickens. Divergent nuclear 18S rDNA paralogs in a turkey coccidium, Eimeria meleagrimitis, complicate molecular […]

2012 Publications

Selected 2012 Publications Cranberries may boost broiler chicken immunity (Dr. M Diarra laboratory) Treatment with ligands for toll-like receptors 2 and 5 induces a mixed T-helper 1- and 2-like response in chicken splenocytes. Sequence of two plasmids from Clostridium perfringens chicken necrotic enteritis isolates and comparison with C. perfringens conjugative plasmids. 2012. Risk factors associated […]

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2011 and older Publications

Burden of self-reported acute gastrointestinal illness in Cuba. Temperature-related risk factors associated with the colonization of broiler-chicken flocks with Campylobacter spp. in Iceland, 2001 – 2004. Oral immunization of broiler chickens against necrotic enteritis with an attenuated Salmonella vaccine vector expressing Clostridium perfringens antigens. Genetic diversity of Clostridium perfringens isolated from healthy broiler chickens at a commercial […]