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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Association between Campylobacter infection and Guillain-Barre syndrome.
A multi-centre prospective case-control study of Campylobacter infection in persons aged 5 years and older in Australia.
Those with APN were 9.4 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.
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 placebo-controlled trial of erythromycin in the treatment of clinical campylobacter infection. J Antimicrob Chemother.
Desplaces, "Campylobacter infection after prosthetic joint surgery," Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol.
Another common illness from dogs is campylobacter infection, which causes diarrhea, abdominal pain, and fever.
Campylobacter infection in wild artiodactyl species from southern Spain: Occurrence, risk factors and antimicrobial susceptibility.
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."
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