Difference between revisions of "Campylobacter jejuni"

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{{PSDS|Animals and humans|Fecal-oral, ingestion of contaminated food or water, and the eating of raw meat|Does not commonly cause death, it has been estimated that approximately 124 persons with Campylobacter infections die each year (CDC).<br /> The standardized mortality ratio for cases infected domestically was 2.9 (95% CI: 1.9–4.0) within the first month following the illness, and for those infected abroad, a lower standardized mortality ratio 0.3 (95% CI: 0.04–0.8) was shown for the first month after diagnosis (Ternhag et al, 2005). |It is estimated to affect over 2.4 million persons every year, or 0.8% of the population (CDC).| |Gram-negative, spiral, and microaerophilic. Motile, with either unipolar or bipolar flagella, the organisms have a characteristic spiral/corkscrew appearance and are oxidase-positive|Extremely hardy spores can persist for years, even decades|[[Dose response models for Campylobacter]]}}
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{{PSDS|Animals and humans|Fecal-oral, ingestion of contaminated food or water, and the eating of raw meat|Does not commonly cause death, it has been estimated that approximately 124 persons with Campylobacter infections die each year (CDC).<br /> The standardized mortality ratio for cases infected domestically was 2.9 (95% CI: 1.9–4.0) within the first month following the illness, and for those infected abroad, a lower standardized mortality ratio 0.3 (95% CI: 0.04–0.8) was shown for the first month after diagnosis (Ternhag et al, 2005). |It is estimated to affect over 2.4 million persons every year, or 0.8% of the population (CDC).| |Gram-negative, spiral, and microaerophilic. Motile, with either unipolar or bipolar flagella, the organisms have a characteristic spiral/corkscrew appearance and are oxidase-positive|Extremely hardy spores can persist for years, even decades|<br />[[Dose response models for Campylobacter]]}}
  
  

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References

CDC Campylobacter Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campylobacter
Ternhag A, Torner An, Svensson A, Giesecke J, and Ekdahl K. (2005) Mortality following Campylobacter infection: a registry-based linkage study. BMC Infectious Diseases. 5:70. Full Text