campylobacteriosis

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Related to Campylobacter infection: campylobacter enteritis, Campylobacter gastroenteritis

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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4 times more likely to have had a Campylobacter infection than the control group.
have fallen ill due to a Campylobacter infection and thirteen have been hospitalized.
Contact with farm animals and animal feces have been identified through a case-control study as risk factors for sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States (3).
Dr Brendan Mason, consultant in communicable disease control for Public Health Wales, said: "If you have consumed Penlan y Mor unpasteurised milk any time since 1 June, including at the Royal Welsh Show on Wednesday 26 July, and you are experiencing symptoms of campylobacter infection, we want to hear from you.
Public Health Wales, Hywel Dda University Health Board, the Food Standards Agency, and Ceredigion County Council have revealed they are investigating four cases of the campylobacter infection linked to milk from Penlan y Mor farm near New Quay.
Double-blind placebocontrolled trial of erythromycin in the treatment of clinical Campylobacter infection.
The BBSRC funded proposal on veterinary vaccines will facilitate glycoengineering technology developed at the School to produce glycoconjugate vaccines that will simultaneously protect poultry against clostridia, salmonella and campylobacter infection and subsequently reduce the incidence of food poisoning in humans.
Another common illness from dogs is campylobacter infection, which causes diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fever.
Public Health Wales has not named the restaurant involved saying it is "satis-fied" the situation - which led to seven people being confirmed with the campylobacter infection - has been dealt with and there is "no risk to public health.
Burton, Little Rock Vaccine and methods to reduce campylobacter infection Billy Hargis, Fayetteville; Neil R.
Campylobacter infection is a serious cause of food poisoning and can be caught by washing chickens before cooking them.
jejuni in poultry because the consumption of poultry meat has been proven to be one of the main sources of Campylobacter infection in New Zealand as elsewhere (11,20) A recent publication and Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry report (2011) indicates prudent use of therapeutic antibiotics and a reduction in feed/water administration of antibiotics has been achieved in New Zealand and that levels of resistence in Gram negative bacteria, including Campylobacter isolated from chicken carcasses, are among the lowest reported in the world (19,21).
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