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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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Campylobacteriosis also a threatThe hot weather may also be the reason why salmonella has been on the rise."Temperatures are higher than they were in the past, and the storage of food is not optimal," Adriana Liptakova of the Institute of Microbiology of the Faculty of Medicine at Comenius University in Bratislava said, as quoted by Sme.
Moreover, many enteric infections have seasonal patterns: rotavirus cases, for instance, classically occur in winter and campylobacteriosis peaks in spring.
Poultry meat, and its products are considered as the common source of Campylobacter infection in humans (PEZZOTTI et al., 2003; PEREZ-BOTO et al., 2010; DUARTE et al., 2014; BOLTON, 2015; WIECZOREK & OSEK, 2015; ZHONG et al., 2016), but also cattle may play an important role for human campylobacteriosis. There are cattle-related outbreaks both in the United States and Europe indicated that raw milk and dairy products are the second most frequently sources of infection (WHO, 2013).
On March 10, 2017, NDHHS was notified of five reports of campylobacteriosis in the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department jurisdiction.
At the time of departure from Kenya, the animals must be declared, by way of a health certificate, free of any signs of disease by a recognised veterinary doctor.BREEDING RECORDSIn addition, the animals would be tested for tuberculosis (TB) and the reproductive diseases campylobacteriosis, trichomoniasis and brucellosis.
Campylobacteriosis is cited as the most common bacterial infections of humans globally.
However, foodborne transmission accounts for most cases of human campylobacteriosis, mainly through consumption of contaminated poultry (1,3).
Chipotle has struggled with ( food safety issues  over the past decade, with outbreaks of hepatitis A, norovirus, campylobacteriosis, E.
A: The news you're referring to is the outbreak of campylobacteriosis, an infectious disease linked to puppies purchased from Petland, a national chain of pet stores.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 24, 2018-TECHLAB passes US FDA 510(k) clearance to market campylobacter tests for the diagnosis of campylobacteriosis bacteria
M2 PHARMA-January 24, 2018-TECHLAB passes US FDA 510(k) clearance to market campylobacter tests for the diagnosis of campylobacteriosis bacteria