Draft Genome Sequences of Campylobacter jejuni Strains Isolated from Poultry.


Department of Animal Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA [Email]


Four wild-type Campylobacter jejuni strains isolated from the cecal contents of broiler chickens were sequenced. The average genome size was 1,622,170 bp, with 1,667 to 1,761 coding sequences and 47 to 51 RNAs. Multiple genes encoding motility, intestinal colonization, toxin production, stress tolerance, and multidrug resistance were present in all the strains.

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