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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In the project of ex vivo model for the study of the pathogenesis of the bovine genital campylobacteriosis (Chiapparrone et al., 2008; Chiapparrone et al., 2009; Chiapparrone et al., 2011; Chiapparrone et al., 2014) intends to describe the behavior of a strain of Campylobacter fetus subsp.
Bovine genital Campylobacteriosis. In: BUTZLER, J.P Campylobacter infection in man and animal.
venerealis is restricted to cattle and causes bovine genital campylobacteriosis (4).
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