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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Differentiation of Campylobacter coli, Campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter lari, and Campylobacter upsaliensis by a multiplex PCR developed from the nucleotide sequence of the lipid A gene lpxA.
Campylobacter upsaliensis exerts a cytolethal distending toxin effect on HeLa cells and T lymphocytes.
Patients infected with Campylobacter upsaliensis, Cryptosporidium hominis, and Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi were also excluded because these specific species or serotypes have not been documented to be associated with raw milk consumption or other cattle exposures.