Campylobacter Infections

  • A. Karen Kreutner

Abstract

Campylobacter (formerly classified as Vibrio) has been recognized as the cause of infectious abortion in sheep and cattle since 1909.1 Campylobacter jejuni has been recognized as a leading cause of enteritis in human beings since 1972.2 Campylobacter fetus subsp. fetus produces a systemic disease in debilitated hosts and has been implicated in maternal systemic disease leading to premature delivery and stillbirths.

Keywords

Anemia Bacillus Diarrhea Malaria Meningitis 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

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