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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Among 111 Campylobacter fetus subspecies fetus strains isolated from 1983 to 2000 in Quebec, Canada, all were susceptible to ampicillin, gentamicin, meropenem, and imipenem, with 90% minimal inhibitory concentrations of 4, 1, 0.12, and [less than or equal to]r`0.06 [micro]g/ml, respectively [17].
Brucella abortus, Leptospira, Campylobacter fetus and Tritrichomonas foetus.
Immunohistochemical identification of Campylobacter fetus in natural cases of bovine and ovine abortions.
Isolation of Campylobacter fetus from a pet turtle.
The aim of this trial was to identify possible infections with Campylobacter fetus in buffalo heifers from a farm in Corrientes Province, Argentina.
DNA samples were PCR tested for detection of 12 infectious agents known to cause abortion in cattle, including Arcanobacteriumpyogenes, Bovine Herpesvirus 1, Brucella abortus, Campylobacter fetus subsp.
A presenca de Campylobacter fetus, subespecie venerealis e Tritrichomonas foetus, agentes causadores da campilobacteriose e tricomonose, tem sido relatada em rebanhos bovinos de diferentes regioes do Brasil (JESUS et al., 1999; PELLEGRIN et al., 1999).
Susceptibility of Campylobacter fetus subsp, jejuni to twenty-nine antimicrobial agents.
(7.) Rosef O, Kapperud G, House flies (Musca domestica) as possible vectors of Campylobacter fetus subsp, jejuni.