campylobacteriosis


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cam·py·lo·bac·te·ri·o·sis

 (kăm′pə-lō-băk-tîr′rē-ō′sĭs)
n.
A gastrointestinal condition characterized by diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and fever, caused by eating unpasteurized dairy products or undercooked meat contaminated with Campylobacter jejuni, a bacterium that infects poultry, cattle, and sheep.

[New Latin Campylobacter, genus name (Greek kampulos, curved + bacter(ium)) + -osis.]
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Clearly there is no consensus amongst New Zealand campylobacteriosis researchers of any "overwhelming" evidence to indicate that regulation of chicken contamination will control New Zealand's campylobacteriosis epidemic", although it will probably go some way to reduce it.
Some of the strongest evidence to support this connection comes from a recent study of human campylobacteriosis in Australia, where despite regular clinical use of FQs and normal rates of Campylobacter infection, there are no confirmed cases of domestically acquired FQ-resistant campylobacteriosis (Unicomb et al.
More than 10,000 cases of human campylobacteriosis are reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention each year, though many more cases go undiagnosed or unreported.
coli O157:H7 and 45 cases of campylobacteriosis, another bacterial disease that causes diarrhea; about 800 people reported symptoms.
Deidentified reports of campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis among Maryland, Ohio, and Virginia residents aged [greater than or equal to] 16 years were obtained and reviewed.
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Objective: Campylobacteriosis is the most frequently reported zoonotic illness at the EU in 2011, with 9 million human cases, and a total annual cost of 2.
coli, Yersinia, and Cryptosporidium) and specifically giardiasis, campylobacteriosis, and salmonellosis, in order to assess their relative importance and their territorial distribution.
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Given that New Zealand's campylobacteriosis epidemic reached a new peak in 2006, regulatory authorities need to act now to control this epidemic.
The European Food Safety Authority has announced that campylobacteriosis has overtaken salmonellosis as "the most reported animal infection transmitted to humans in the EU" adding that there was "growing concern over resistance of the infection to antibiotics.