Campylobacter coli

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Related to Campylobacter coli: Campylobacter jejuni

Campylobacter coli

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.

Campylobacter coli

A species of Campylobacter that normally infects dogs but can cause intestinal infection and diarrhea in immunocompromised humans.
See also: Campylobacter


a genus of bacteria, family Spirillaceae, made up of gram-negative, non-spore-forming, motile, comma-shaped rods, which are microaerophilic to anaerobic. Members of the genus were previously classified as Vibrio spp. and many of the diseases caused by these species are still referred to as vibriosis.

Campylobacter coli
a commensal of the gastrointestinal tract of poulty, pigs and humans; can cause enteritis in pigs and humans.
Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus
causes ovine genital campylobacteriosis and abortion in sheep and cattle.
Campylobacter fetus subsp. venerealis
causes bovine vibriosis, also known as epizootic bovine infertility.
Campylobacter hyointestinalis, Campylobacter mucosalis
associated with the porcine intestinal adenomatosis complex, proliferative hemorrhagic enteropathy, necrotic enteritis.
Campylobacter jejuni
causes abortion in sheep and enteritis in dogs, cats and other animals. An important food-borne cause of enteritis in humans, and the cause of avian vibrionic hepatitis.
Campylobacter sputorum subsp. bubulus, Campylobacter sputorum biovar fecalis
found in cattle and sheep, but not known to cause disease.
Campylobacter upsaliensis
may be associated with diarrhea in dogs and humans.
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Prevalence, antibiograms, and transferable tet(O) plasmid of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolated from raw chicken, pork, and human clinical cases in Korea.
Antibody response to Campylobacter coli in children during intestinal infection and carriage.
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To the Editor: In 2015, an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter coli was documented in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
AOAC's first approval of a hand-held diagnostic device for the food industry came in October 2012, when Veriflow Campylobacter Assay (Veriflow CA) was approved for the detection of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli bacterias in poultry.
Campylobacter coli and Campylobacter jejuni are the most common causative species of illness.