Campylobacteriosis
May 21st, 2015 | by: Webmaster | Category: Diseases

CampylobacteriosisCampylobacteriosis is a bacterial disease caused by Gram-negative bacilli transmitted through ingestion of organisms via consumption of undercooked poultry or other meat, contaminated food, water or raw milk, or contact with infected animals. The incubation period is 2–5 days. Common symptoms include watery or bloody diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramps, myalgia, and nausea. Species include C. jejuni, C. upsaliensis, C. coli and C. fetus. Sequelae include Guillain-Barré syndrome and Reiter syndrome, which occur in a limited number of cases.

Additional Resources

CDC: Campylobacter information
http://www.cdc.gov/nczved/divisions/dfbmd/diseases/campylobacter/

CDPH Campylobacteriosis
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/discond/Pages/Campylobacteriosis.aspx