Campylobacter

Genus of Gram negative microaerophilic motile bacteria with a single flagellum at one or both poles. Found in reproductive and intestinal tracts of mammals. Common cause of food poisoning and can also cause opportunistic infections, particularly in immunocompromised patients.

Campylobacter

C. concisus C. curvus C. fetus C. gracilis C. helveticus C. hominis C. hyointestinalis C. insulaenigrae C. jejuni C. lanienae C. lari C. laridis C. mucosalis C. rectus C. showae C. sputorum Campylobacter (meaning `curved bacteria`) is a genus of microaerophilic Gram-negative bacteria. It is frequently found in raw meat, particularly chicken, and.....
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campylobacter

<bacteria> A genus of bacteria that represents a number of different species that are pathogenic in man. Campylobacter jejuni is probably the second most common cause of waterborne diarrhoeal disease in the United States. Campylobacter pylori has been implicated as an aetiological factor in the development of gastritis and peptic ulcer diseas...
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Campylobacter

(kam″pә-lo-bak´tәr) a genus of bacteria, found in the oral cavity, intestinal tract, and reproductive organs of humans and animals. Some subspecies of C. fe´tus cause acute gastroenteritis and can cause systemic infection in immunocompromised people. The species C. pylo´ri is now named Helicobacter py...
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campylobacter

campylobacter A genus of motile bacteria containing gram-negative, nonsporeforming, spirally curved rods with a single polar flagellum at one or both ends of the cell. Certain species can cause illness in humans.
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campylobacter

group of spiral-shaped bacteria that can cause human diseases such as campylobacter enteritis (campylobacteriosis), which begins abruptly with fever, ...
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Campylobacter

Type: Term Pronunciation: kam′pi-lō-bak′ter Definitions: 1. A genus of bacteria containing gram-negative, nonsporeforming, spiral or S-curved rods with a single flagellum at one or both ends of the cell; cells may also become spheric under adverse conditions; they are motile with a corkscrewlike motion and nonsaccharolytic. The typ...
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