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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Pattern of antibiotic susceptibility in Campylobacter jejuni isolates of human and poultry origin.
Baenziger, "Expression, purification, and structural characterization of CfrA, a putative iron transporter from Campylobacter jejuni" Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
Jordan et al., "Emergence of a tetracycline-resistant Campylobacter jejuni clone associated with outbreaks of ovine abortion in the United States," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Misawa et al., "Does Campylobacter jejuni infection elicit "demyelinating" Guillain-Barre syndrome," Neurology, vol.
An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni enteritis in a school of Madrid, Spain.
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Campylobacter jejuni is a curved, microaerophilic, Gram-negative rod with darting motility.
"Evidence is growing that the most important trigger of GBS is the bacterium Campylobacter jejuni, which causes the greatest number of food-borne illnesses in the U.S.
Laboratory tests prove that Inspexx 100 effectively reduces pathogenic bacteria on poultry parts including salmonella typhimurium, Listeria monocytogenes, E.coli 0157:H7 and campylobacter jejuni. Inspexx 100 is appropriate for multiple poultry treatment interventions, including cabinet rinse water and chiller treatments, and can help improve overall processing performance with higher levels of safety and quality.
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