Campylobacter jejuni


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Cam·py·lo·bac·ter je·ju·ni

a thermophilic bacterial species that causes an acute gastroenteritis of sudden onset with constitutional symptoms (malaise, myalgia, arthralgia, and headache) and cramping abdominal pain in humans; it has been associated with a demyelinating sequela, which can present with ascending paralysis. Potential sources of human infection include poultry, cattle, sheep, pigs, and dogs. This species also causes abortion in sheep.

Campylobacter jejuni

Vibrio jejuni, Campylobacter fetus ssp jejuni A curved or spiral gram-negative bacillus with a single polar flagellum Epidemiology Linked to contact with domestic and farm animals, unpasteurized milk, primates, day care centers; peaks in summer Clinical Acute gastroenteritis of abrupt onset; malaise, myalgia, headache; Sx may be accompanied by abdominal colic, N&V, anorexia, tenesmus Management Erythromycin, tetracycline, gentamicin, furazolidine, chloramphenicol

Cam·py·lo·bac·ter je·ju·ni

(kam'pi-lō-bak'tĕr je-jū'nī)
A bacterial species that causes an acute gastroenteritis of sudden onset with constitutional symptoms (malaise, myalgia, arthralgia, and headache) and cramping abdominal pain; potential sources of human infection include poultry, cattle, sheep, pigs, and dogs. Pathogen is the most frequent cause of campylobacteriosis.

Campylobacter jejuni

The commonest cause of bacterial food poisoning in Britain. See CAMPYLOBACTER ENTERITIS.
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Epidemiology, relative invasive ability, molecular characterization, and competitive performance of Campylobacter jejuni strains in the chicken gut.
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Campylobacter jejuni em frangos de corte, carne e visceras de frango no Rio Grande do Sul e o efeito do congelamento sobre a contaminacao nos cortes.
After the results of the stool culture were reported as "no enteric pathogens," consultation was sought with a gastroenterologist, who reported seeing similar symptoms in cases of Campylobacter jejuni diarrhea.
This investigation implicates Campylobacter jejuni as the cause of this outbreak, most likely from a municipal water system contaminated by wastewater runoff from an adjacent concentrated animal feeding operation (1).
Prevalence and initial contamination level of Campylobacter jejuni
This study was conducted to examine the prevalence of deadly food contaminants like Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Campylobacter jejuni and E.
Campylobacter spp., particularly Campylobacter jejuni, are a leading bacterial cause of gastroenteritis and cause [approximately equal to] 166 million cases of infection worldwide per year (1).
The company's CAMPYLOBACTER QUIK CHEK test is a rapid diagnostic test that detects Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in less than 30 minutes.

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