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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Comparative evaluation of a new selective culture medium for improved isolation of Campylobacter pylori from gastric biopsy specimens, In: Gastroduodenal pathology and Campylobacter pylori (eds.
Detection of Campylobacter pylori by the biopsy urease test: an assessment in 1445 patients.
pylori) (formerly Campylobacter pylori), resulting in gastric distress and suboptimal gastric function.
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pylori (then known as Campylobacter pylori) by a bismuth-containing regimen was associated with ulcer healing and a low rate of relapse, and results were further improved by the addition of an antibiotic.

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