campylobacter

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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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There are about 280,000 campylobacter infections annually and the Food Standards Agency report that 54 per cent of chickens tested positive for the bacteria last year, with 6.
Research has suggested that zoonotic transmission might be frequently associated with sporadic cryptosporidiosis cases (6) and that agricultural workers have increased potential for contracting various bovine zoonotic infections (7); in 2011, a cluster of Campylobacter infections was reported among persons working at a sheep ranch (8).
A good example is the use of fluoroquinolone in poultry and the emergence of fluoroquinolone-resistant Campylobacter infections among humans.
diff tends to affect people on long-term antibiotics, while Campylobacter infections are most often caused by eating undercooked food.
Intervention technologies to decrease the numbers of Campylobacter existing in poultry products are hence very important to achieving the goal of reducing Campylobacter infections.
Edward Kunonga, the borough's director of public health, said: "In Middlesbrough, campylobacter infections account for more than half of all food-borne diseases reported to the council.
The rate of campylobacter infections was 13 percent higher in 2013 compared to 2006-2008, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Campylobacter infections in children under the age of two years are especially frequent, sometimes resulting in death.
Validation of an ELISA for the diagnosis of recent Campylobacter infections in Guillain-Barre and reactive arthritis patients.
Whether or not current regulations are as toothless as suggested by the EWG, increased compliance with standards outlined by regulatory bodies and a better understanding of how antibiotic resistance increased instances of foodbome illness will be vital in reversing the upward trend of campylobacter infections.
BOSTON -- Thirty percent of individuals with a history of Salmonella or Campylobacter infections reported ongoing postinfectious symptoms as long as 10 years after the initial infectious event, according to Paul Enck, Ph.

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