Campylobacter

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Campylobacter

[‚kam·pə·lə′bak·tər]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Spirillaceae; spirally curved rods that are motile by means of a polar flagellum at one or both poles.
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High level of ciprofloxacin resistance and its molecular background among Campylobacter jejuni strains isolated in the United Arab Emirates.
An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni infections associated with food handler contamination: The use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis.
Crosscontamination with Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella spp.
1992) Cross-reactive antigen between nervous tissue and a bacterium elicits Guillain-Barre syndrome: molecular mimicry between ganglioside GM1 and lipopolysaccharide from Penner's serotype 19 of Campylobacter jejuni.
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.
A case control study on a total of 177 patients-59 patients with Guillain barre syndrome, 58 patients with non-paralytic neurological disease as neurological controls and 60 patients from various other wards of the hospital as non-neurological controls was carried out to investigate the association between Campylobacter jejuni infection and Guillain barre syndrome (GBS).
Campylobacter jejuni a foodborne pathogen, is a leading cause of bacterial diarrhoea worldwide (1).
Stool culture revealed growth of Campylobacter jejuni and a diagnosis of infective colitis was made.

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