campylobacter enteritis


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Campylobacter enteritis

intestinal infection of humans or other mammals by a species of Campylobacter, characterized by diarrhea that may be bloody, abdominal pain with cramps and fever. The cause is usually ingestion of contaminated food or water. Also called enteric campylobacteriosis.

campylobacter enteritis

Infectious disease A water-borne gastroenteritis caused by C jejuni, a cause of travelers' diarrhea Epidemiology Linked to ingestion of contaminated eggs, poultry, water; 2-4 day incubation period Clinical Abdominal pain, ± bloody, watery diarrhea, fever. See Campylobacter jejuni.

campylobacter enteritis

A common type of food poisoning, caused by the organism Campylobacter jejuni . Sources of infection include water, raw milk, poultry and dogs.
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