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  NJDHSS, Communicable Diseases, Disease Fact Sheets: Campylobacteriosis
Campylobacteriosis is an intestinal illness caused by infection with Campylobacter bacteria.
The most common symptoms of campylobacteriosis are mild to severe diarrhea (sometimes bloody), fever, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.
Campylobacteriosis is diagnosed by finding the Campylobacter bacteria in a stool specimen examined under a microscope.
www.state.nj.us /health/cd/f_campylob.htm   (439 words)

  
 Department of Agriculture | Campylobacteriosis
Bovine genital campylobacteriosis can be diagnosed by detecting specific IgA in the cervical mucus; these antibodies are present for several months in half of all infected cows.
Bulls with bovine genital campylobacteriosis are sometimes treated; cows usually are not, due to practical considerations.
Gastrointestinal campylobacteriosis is usually self-limiting in mammals; however, up to 32% mortality may be seen with highly pathogenic isolates in chicks.
www.state.nj.us /agriculture/divisions/ah/diseases/campylobacteriosis.html   (1893 words)

  
 Campylobacteriosis-Topic Overview
Campylobacteriosis is food poisoning caused by the campylobacter bacterium.
Campylobacteriosis is usually caused by handling poultry (such as chicken or turkey) that is contaminated with the campylobacter bacterium and is raw or undercooked.
Campylobacteriosis usually is not spread from person to person, but this can happen if you have the condition and do not properly wash your hands.
www.webmd.com /parenting/tc/Campylobacteriosis-Topic-Overview   (992 words)

  
  Campylobacteriosis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Campylobacteriosis is among the most common bacterial infections of humans.
Chronic course of the disease is possible; such form of the process is likely to develop without a distinct acute phase.
Chronic campylobacteriosis features long period of sub-febrile temperature, asthenia and depletion; eye damage, arthritis, endocarditis may develop if infection is untreated.They also drool for ten to twenty weeks after eating the contaminated food.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Campylobacteriosis   (661 words)

  
 Campylobacteriosis Summary
Campylobacteriosis is a bacterial infection of the intestinal tract of humans.
Campylobacteriosis is among the most common bacterial infections of humans.
Chronic campylobacteriosis features long period of sub-febrile temperature, asthenia and depletion; eye damage, arthritis, endocarditis may develop if infection is untreated.
www.bookrags.com /Campylobacteriosis   (1351 words)

  
 Zoonosis: Campylobacteriosis
In a double-blind trial in which this antibiotic was used to treat campylobacteriosis in children, there was decreased duration of diarrhea and fewer days in which Campylobacter organisms were excreted in the feces.
Investigation of raw milk-associated campylobacteriosis among a number of people revealed that those who frequently consumed this untreated milk developed protective antibody titers and remained well, whereas a high percentage of people newly exposed to raw milk developed diarrhea, and C jejuni was isolated from their feces.
Of 218 cases of campylobacteriosis, 6.3% were attributed to exposure to animals with diarrhea (principally dogs).
www.avma.org /reference/zoonosis/zncampyl.asp   (1233 words)

  
 Disease Listing, Campylobacter, General Information | CDC Bacterial, Mycotic Diseases
Campylobacteriosis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria of the genus Campylobacter.
Many more cases go undiagnosed or unreported, and campylobacteriosis is estimated to affect over 1 million persons every year, or 0.5% of the general population.
Campylobacteriosis usually occurs in single, sporadic cases, but it can also occur in outbreaks, when a number of people become ill at one time.
www.cdc.gov /ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/campylobacter_g.htm   (1420 words)

  
 Health: Campylobacteriosis
Campylobacteriosis is a bacterial infection that affects the intestinal tract and, rarely, the bloodstream.
Campylobacteriosis has probably been in existence for many years but has only recently been recognized as a common infection due to improved laboratory methods.
Campylobacteriosis may cause mild or severe diarrhea, often with fever, abdominal cramps and blood in the stool.
www.dsf.health.state.pa.us /health/cwp/view.asp?a=171&q=230338&healthPNavCtr=|   (511 words)

  
 Campylobacteriosis definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined on MedTerms
Campylobacteriosis: Disease caused by Campylobacter jejuni, now the leading cause of bacterial food poisoning, most often spread by contact with raw or undercooked poultry.
Larger outbreaks of Campylobacteriosis are not usually associated with raw poultry but with drinking unpasteurized milk or contaminated water.
In arthritis, the attack is mounted against joints, while in Guillain-Barré syndrome the attack is against nerves leading to ascending paralysis that typically lasts several weeks and usually requires intensive care.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=16202   (712 words)

  
 Fresh Chicken as Campylobacteriosis Risk Factor | CDC EID
We found that the main domestic risk factor for campylobacteriosis is eating chicken meat that is bought fresh and subsequently not frozen in the home.
In the same period, the incidence of campylobacteriosis increased by >400%, from 20 to 86 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
In 2002, the incidence of human campylobacteriosis dropped 5% from the year before and in 2003 another 19%, possibly as a result of the control program (Figure).
www.cdc.gov /Ncidod/eid/vol12no02/05-0936.htm   (2562 words)

  
 Campylobacteriosis Home Page
Campylobacteriosis is a bacterial infection that affects the intestines and, rarely, the bloodstream.
Health-care providers and clinical laboratories are required to report cases and suspect cases of campylobacteriosis to local health departments within one working day of identification.
Cases are subject to restriction on school and day-care attendance, food handling, and patient care for the duration of any diarrhea and/or vomiting.
www.oregon.gov /DHS/ph/acd/diseases/campy/campy.shtml   (156 words)

  
 Zoonosis: Human campylobacteriosis: a challenge for the veterinary profession
of campylobacteriosis, which was conducted in Colorado, found an association between campylobacteriosis and the consumption of untreated surface water.
Higher risk of campylobacteriosis in young children was also associated with ownership of pet chickens.
campylobacteriosis was the most frequently reported enteric bacterial infection in Austrian tourists returning from southern Europe and Asia.
www.avma.org /reference/zoonosis/zncampylobacteriosis.asp   (5781 words)

  
 Women's Health Advisor 2003.1: Campylobacteriosis
Campylobacteriosis is a bacterial infection of the digestive tract.
You may need to have special testing of your bowel movement because the organism is difficult to grow.
The information is intended to inform and educate and is not a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional.
www.thedacare.org /crs/wha/wha_campylob_crs.htm   (501 words)

  
 Preventing Foodborne Illness: Campylobacteriosis
Campylobacteriosis is caused by bacteria in the genus Campylobacter.
Campylobacteriosis can affect everyone, but the most vulnerable are the very young (under 5 years) and the elderly.
One of the easiest ways to prevent foodborne campylobacteriosis is ensuring that foods are cooked thoroughly.
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /FS098   (1856 words)

  
 Campylobacteriosis: A New Foodborne Illness, HYG-5565-98
Campylobacter have been known as the cause of diseases in animals since 1909, but they have been generally recognized only recently as a cause of the human disease, campylobacteriosis.
The increase in reports in the United States must be due to increased awareness and better laboratory techniques.
Campylobacteriosis is a very widespread diarrheal disease in the developing world, commonly affecting babies and young children.
ohioline.osu.edu /hyg-fact/5000/5565.html   (901 words)

  
 Campylobacteriosis | AHealthyMe.com
By far, the most common cause of campylobacteriosis is raw and undercooked poultry.
For extra protection, avoid unpasteurized milk and untreated drinking water, wash your hands with soap and hot water after cleaning up pet feces, and make sure anybody in your house with diarrhea (especially children) washes their hands frequently.
Most people with campylobacteriosis simply need to drink plenty of fluids until the diarrhea passes.
www.ahealthyme.com /topic/campylobacteriosis   (647 words)

  
 Campylobacteriosis
Campylobacteriosis is a bacterial infection that affects the intestinal tract and, in rare cases, the bloodstream.
Campylobacter are generally spread by eating or drinking contaminated food or water, unpasteurized milk, and by direct or indirect contact with fecal material from an infected person, animal or pet (especially puppies and kittens.)
Campylobacteriosis may cause mild or severe diarrhea, often with fever and traces of blood in the stool.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/954987261.html   (447 words)

  
 Campylobacteriosis
Campylobacteriosis is a bacterial infection that affects the intestinal tract and, rarely, the bloodstream.
Campylobacteriosis has probably been in existence for many years but has only recently been recognized as a common infection as a result of improved laboratory methods.
Campylobacter are generally spread by consumption of contaminated food or water and, occasionally, by contact with infected people or animals.
www.health.state.ny.us /nysdoh/communicable_diseases/en/camplyo.htm   (479 words)

  
 Winged Wisdom Pet Bird Magazine - Zoonotic (Bird-Human) Diseases: Allergic Alveolitus, Campylobacteriosis, New Castles
If your bird has been examined by an avian veterinarian and is considered healthy, the risks of infection are significantly reduced.
The following diseases in birds which are of reasonable significance include: Chlamydiosis (Psittacosis), Salmonellosis, Campylobacteriosis, New Castles Disease, Allergic Alveolitus, Mycobacteriosis (Avian Tuberculosis), Influenza, Giardia, and Cryptosporidiosis.
Campylobacteriosis is caused by Campylobacter jejuni a gram negative, nonsporeforming motile rod.
www.birdsnways.com /wisdom/ww24ev.htm   (790 words)

  
 Notifiable Condition: Campylobacteriosis
You are here: DOH Home » Notifiable Conditions » Campylobacteriosis Guidelines
DOH receives approximately 900 to 1150 reports of campylobacteriosis per year, for an average rate of 18.1/100,000 persons.
On average, 1 death is reported to be associated with Campylobacter infection each year.
www.doh.wa.gov /notify/guidelines/campylobacteriosis.htm   (987 words)

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