Campylobacter fetus


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Related to Campylobacter fetus: Campylobacter coli, Campylobacter jejuni

Cam·py·lo·bac·ter fe·tus

a bacterial species that contains various subspecies that can cause human infections as well as abortion in sheep and cattle; it is the type species of the genus Campylobacter.

Cam·py·lo·bac·ter fe·tus subsp. je·ju·ni

former name for Campylobacter jejuni.

Cam·py·lo·bac·ter fe·tus

(kam'pi-lō-bak'tĕr fē'tŭs)
A species that contains various subspecies; associated with acute bacterial gastroenteritis in humans; it is the type species of the genus Campylobacter.

Campylobacter fetus

A species with several subspecies that can cause disease in both humans and animals. It is a food borne bacterial infection which may vary in severity from mild to severe. This organism is less likely to cause gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea when compared with the other Campylobacter species, but is prone to cause infection in other parts of the body such as the appendix, abdominal cavity, central nervous system (meningitis), gallbladder, urinary tract, and bloodstream.
See also: Campylobacter
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Las muestras se analizaron con la prueba de inmunofluorescencia directa (Wagenaar et al, 2000), empleando un conjugado comercial (Campy-Azul[R]) a una dilucion de 1/32 para determinar la presencia de Campylobacter fetus subsp.
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Immunohistochemical identification of Campylobacter fetus in natural cases of bovine and ovine abortions.
Genetic divergence of Campylobacter fetus strains of mammal and reptile origins.
En el nordeste argentino existen otras enfermedades infecciosas que afectan al ganado bovino, para las cuales aun no se cuenta con suficientes datos sobre sus efectos en el ganado bubalino, tal el caso de las denominadas enfermedades venereas, producidas por Campylobacter fetus y Tritrichomonas foetus.
Phenotypic and molecular characterization of bovine Campylobacter fetus strains isolated in Brazil.
O objetivo deste trabalho foi investigar a ocorrencia de Campylobacter fetus e Tritrichomonas foetus na mucosa prepucial de touros, em nove propriedades da regiao do Medio Paraiba, Rio de Janeiro (RJ).
Susceptibility of Campylobacter fetus subsp, jejuni to twenty-nine antimicrobial agents.
Rosef O, Kapperud G, House flies (Musca domestica) as possible vectors of Campylobacter fetus subsp, jejuni.
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