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  • n. Any bacteria of the genus Campylobacter; a principal cause of food poisoning


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  • Another new bacteria, known as campylobacter—normally known to cause only gastroenteritis—is now thought to cause miscarriage as well.

    Getting Pregnant

  • This was after 12 incidents of people being reported ill the Midwest after drinking raw milk contaminated with a dangerous bacterium called campylobacter, which can cause dysentery. Stories

  • Freezing is especially problematic when the organism of interest is campylobacter, which is the more common pathogens associated in raw milk.

  • Both are fluoroquinolones, a class of drugs important for their ability to fight the bioterror bacterium that causes anthrax and a food-borne bacterium called campylobacter, which causes a serious diarrheal disease in people.

    Seeing the Forest

  • For every 100,000 Americans 15 will get salmonella, 13 will get campylobacter which is also often found in poultry and six will get shigella which is found in shellfish.

    CNN Transcript Apr 14, 2008

  • Detecting food-borne diseases such as campylobacter and salmonella long before they enter the food c ...


  • The Food Standards Agency FSA is urging families to take steps to protect themselves against food poisoning bugs, such as campylobacter and salmonella, when preparing the

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Although U.S. farmers and companies that process and distribute our food have made considerable progress in reducing the risk of microbial contamination of their products, raw meats and poultry, raw milk, and most vegetables still commonly harbor microorganisms of food-animal origin that are often enteropathogens, such as campylobacter, salmonella, Shiga toxin-producing

    New England Journal of Medicine

  • "Raw milk is a known source of life-threatening pathogens such as campylobacter, salmonella, listeria and E. coli.

  • She also made her family safer from the pathogens and toxins found in animal flesh, including salmonella and campylobacter in a Consumer Reports study, two-thirds of grocery market chicken was found to be infected with one or both of these dangerous bacteria and arsenic, which is fed to chickens to stimulate growth.

    The Case For Fake Meat (Omnivores, We're Looking At You!)


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