Identification of Microorganisms Isolated from Wound Regions of Chickens

계육의 창상부위에서 분리된 미생물의 동정

  • Kim, Hyun-Jin (Department of Food Science & Technology, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Chun, Ho-Hyun (Department of Food Science & Technology, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Kim, Ju-Yeon (Department of Food Science & Technology, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Jang, Sung-Ae (Department of Food Science & Technology, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Lee, Bong-Duk (Department of Animal Science & Biotechnology, Chungnam National University) ;
  • Chae, Hyun-Seok (Poultry Science Division, National Institute of Animal Science) ;
  • Song, Kyung-Bin (Department of Food Science & Technology, Chungnam National University)
  • Received : 2009.11.30
  • Accepted : 2010.03.19
  • Published : 2010.04.30


We identified microorganisms causing skin disease in slaughtered chickens. Ten microbial strains were isolated from skin wound regions on the back and legs of chickens. Fatty acid composition analysis of the cell membranes of isolated bacteria identified five isolates of Shigella sonnei, Proteus mirabilis (2), and Escherichia coli (2). In addition, 16S rRNA sequencing indicated that S. sonnei (99%), P. mirabilis (99%), and E. coli (99%) were the strains responsible for skin wounds in chickens. Therefore, these three species may be the major pathogenic bacteria causing skin wounds on the back and legs of chickens.


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