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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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Comparison of Campylobacter jejuni PFGE and Penner subtypes in human infections and in water samples from the Taieri River catchment of New Zealand.
van Vliet, "The complete genome sequence of Campylobacter jejuni strain 81116 (NCTC11828)," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
Michaud, "Multilocus sequence typing of Campylobacter jejuni isolates from humans, chickens, raw milk, and environmental water in Quebec, Canada," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
van Rijs et al., "TLR4-mediated sensing of Campylobacter jejuni by dendritic cells is determined by sialylation," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
Campylobacter jejuni is the most frequent bacterial cause of diarrhea in the United States, but is often not detected by routine stool cultures.[1] With the increased use of endoscopy, it is important to note that campylobacter colitis is easily confused with ulcerative colitis.
In March 2017, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NDHHS) and the Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department were notified of an apparent cluster of Campylobacter jejuni infections in city A and initiated an investigation.
In the United States, most of the reported Campylobacter infections are caused by Campylobacter jejuni (C.
coli with sugars from Shigella and Campylobacter jejuni. These are the three bugs which primarily contribute the global spread of the disease.

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