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Related to Campylobacter coli: Campylobacter jejuni
a thermophilic bacterial species that causes first watery, then inflammatory, diarrheal disease in humans and in piglets.
Cam·py·lo·bac·ter co·li(kam'pi-lō-bak'tĕr kō'lī)
A thermophilic bacterial species that causes first watery, then inflammatory, diarrheal disease in humans, dogs, and piglets. Pathogen is the second most common cause of human campylobacteriosis.
A species of Campylobacter that normally infects dogs but can cause intestinal infection and diarrhea in immunocompromised humans.
See also: Campylobacter