campylobacter


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Related to campylobacter: salmonella, campylobacter enteritis, Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter infection

campylobacter

(ˌkæmpɪləʊˈbæktə)
n
(Microbiology) a rod-shaped bacterium that causes infections in cattle and man. Unpasteurized milk infected with campylobacter is a common cause of gastroenteritis
[from Greek kampulos bent + bacter(ium)]
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With undercooked poultry and cross-contamination as the common way that Campylobacter is transmitted to human beings, poultry products are a key avenue to introduce Campylobacter into the food supply.
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A survey carried out in July 2014 found that many are overlooking basic food safety measures that could help protect them from the risks of crosscontamination, including contracting campylobacter, which causes food poisoning in an estimated 280,000 people per year.
To the Editor: Campylobacter species are well known to cause gastrointestinal infections in humans.
Doing this before you cook chicken can increase your risk of food poisoning from the bacteria campylobacter.
Campylobacter is the leading cause of bacterial foodborne illness in the United Kingdom, with more than a quarter of a million cases annually.
This emphasises the importance of cleaning surfaces in food preparation, and may lead to more effective ways of cleaning that can reduce the incidence of Campylobacter.
USDA's Food Safety Inspection Service needs to develop performance measures for salmonella and campylobacter found in certain poultry products so that it would be in a better position to determine whether the agency's efforts to prevent foodborne illnesses are having the intended effect, according to new report by the Government Accountability Office.
has been relying on a poultry inspection model that dates back to 1957, while rates of foodborne illness due to salmonella and Campylobacter remain stubbornly high," states USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Birds were divided by diurnal (n = 15) and nocturnal (n = 7) species, sampled by cloacal swabs, and examined for Campylobacter species by cultural and molecular methods.