campylobacter

Summary

Summary: A genus of bacteria found in the reproductive organs, intestinal tract, and oral cavity of animals and man. Some species are pathogenic.

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  1. Deshpande N, Kaakoush N, Wilkins M, Mitchell H. Comparative genomics of Campylobacter concisus isolates reveals genetic diversity and provides insights into disease association. BMC Genomics. 2013;14:585 pubmed publisher
    In spite of its association with gastroenteritis and inflammatory bowel diseases, the isolation of Campylobacter concisus from both diseased and healthy individuals has led to controversy regarding its role as an intestinal pathogen...
  2. Scallan E, Hoekstra R, Angulo F, Tauxe R, Widdowson M, Roy S, et al. Foodborne illness acquired in the United States--major pathogens. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011;17:7-15 pubmed publisher
    ..11%), Clostridium perfringens (10%), and Campylobacter spp. (9%). Leading causes of hospitalization were nontyphoidal Salmonella spp...
  3. Richards V, Lefebure T, Pavinski Bitar P, Stanhope M. Comparative characterization of the virulence gene clusters (lipooligosaccharide [LOS] and capsular polysaccharide [CPS]) for Campylobacter coli, Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni and related Campylobacter species. Infect Genet Evol. 2013;14:200-13 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter jejuni subsp. jejuni and Campylobacter coli are leading causes of gastroenteritis, with virulence linked to cell surface carbohydrate diversity. Although the associated gene clusters are well studied for C. jejuni subsp...
  4. Jervis A, Butler J, Lawson A, Langdon R, Wren B, Linton D. Characterization of the structurally diverse N-linked glycans of Campylobacter species. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:2355-62 pubmed publisher
    The Gram-negative bacterium Campylobacter jejuni encodes an extensively characterized N-linked protein glycosylation system that modifies many surface proteins with a heptasaccharide glycan. In C...
  5. Jess T, Simonsen J, Nielsen N, Jørgensen K, Bager P, Ethelberg S, et al. Enteric Salmonella or Campylobacter infections and the risk of inflammatory bowel disease. Gut. 2011;60:318-24 pubmed publisher
    ..was to analyse incidence rates of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis among patients with Salmonella- or Campylobacter-positive and negative stool tests and to study the incidence of positive and negative stool tests among ..
  6. Bullman S, Corcoran D, O LEARY J, O Hare D, Lucey B, Sleator R. Emerging dynamics of human campylobacteriosis in Southern Ireland. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2011;63:248-53 pubmed publisher
    Infections with Campylobacter spp. pose a significant health burden worldwide. The significance of Campylobacter jejuni/Campylobacter coli infection is well appreciated but the contribution of non-C. jejuni/C. coli spp...
  7. Madden R, Moran L, Scates P, McBride J, Kelly C. Prevalence of Campylobacter and Salmonella in raw chicken on retail sale in the republic of Ireland. J Food Prot. 2011;74:1912-6 pubmed publisher
    To assess the current risks to consumers from Campylobacter and Salmonella in raw chicken products sold in the Republic of Ireland, a retail survey was undertaken to define their prevalence...
  8. Man S, Kaakoush N, Leach S, Nahidi L, Lu H, Norman J, et al. Host attachment, invasion, and stimulation of proinflammatory cytokines by Campylobacter concisus and other non-Campylobacter jejuni Campylobacter species. J Infect Dis. 2010;202:1855-65 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter concisus and other non-Campylobacter jejuni Campylobacter species have been implicated in the initiation of gastrointestinal diseases...
  9. Nielsen H, Engberg J, Ejlertsen T, Bucker R, Nielsen H. Short-term and medium-term clinical outcomes of Campylobacter concisus infection. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2012;18:E459-65 pubmed publisher
    There are only sparse data on the short-term and medium-term clinical impacts of Campylobacter concisus infection. A clinical study was performed during a 2-year period to determine the clinical manifestations in C...

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  1. Ismail Y, Mahendran V, Octavia S, Day A, Riordan S, Grimm M, et al. Investigation of the enteric pathogenic potential of oral Campylobacter concisus strains isolated from patients with inflammatory bowel disease. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e38217 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter concisus, a bacterium colonizing the human oral cavity, has been shown to be associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This study investigated if patients with IBD are colonized with specific oral C...
  2. Mahendran V, Riordan S, Grimm M, Tran T, Major J, Kaakoush N, et al. Prevalence of Campylobacter species in adult Crohn's disease and the preferential colonization sites of Campylobacter species in the human intestine. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e25417 pubmed publisher
    ..A high prevalence of Campylobacter concisus was previously detected in paediatric CD and adult UC. Currently, the prevalence of C...
  3. Javed M, Ackermann H, Azeredo J, Carvalho C, Connerton I, Evoy S, et al. A suggested classification for two groups of Campylobacter myoviruses. Arch Virol. 2014;159:181-90 pubmed publisher
    Most Campylobacter bacteriophages isolated to date have long contractile tails and belong to the family Myoviridae...
  4. Murphy H, Cogan T, Humphrey T. Direction of neutrophil movements by Campylobacter-infected intestinal epithelium. Microbes Infect. 2011;13:42-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli together represent the leading bacterial cause of human enteritis. However, the pathogenesis of this disease is poorly understood...
  5. Damjanova I, Jakab M, Farkas T, Meszaros J, Galántai Z, Turcsanyi I, et al. From farm to fork follow-up of thermotolerant campylobacters throughout the broiler production chain and in human cases in a Hungarian county during a ten-months period. Int J Food Microbiol. 2011;150:95-102 pubmed publisher
    ..One hundred and one, 44, 23 and 282 Campylobacter jejuni and 13, 15, 20 and 60C...
  6. Hansen R, Berry S, Mukhopadhya I, Thomson J, Saunders K, Nicholl C, et al. The microaerophilic microbiota of de-novo paediatric inflammatory bowel disease: the BISCUIT study. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e58825 pubmed publisher
    ..Microaerophilic bacteria can exploit the ecological niche of the intestinal epithelium; Helicobacter and Campylobacter are previously implicated in IBD pathogenesis...
  7. Lynch O, Cagney C, McDowell D, Duffy G. Occurrence of fastidious Campylobacter spp. in fresh meat and poultry using an adapted cultural protocol. Int J Food Microbiol. 2011;150:171-7 pubmed publisher
    This study used an adapted cultural protocol for the recovery of fastidious species of Campylobacter, to gain a more accurate understanding of the diversity of Campylobacter populations in fresh meats...
  8. Adzitey F, Rusul G, Huda N, Cogan T, Corry J. Prevalence, antibiotic resistance and RAPD typing of Campylobacter species isolated from ducks, their rearing and processing environments in Penang, Malaysia. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;154:197-205 pubmed publisher
    We report for the first time on the prevalence, antibiotic resistance and RAPD types of Campylobacter species in ducks and duck related environmental samples in Malaysia...
  9. Hansson I, Engvall E, Vågsholm I, Nyman A. Risk factors associated with the presence of Campylobacter-positive broiler flocks in Sweden. Prev Vet Med. 2010;96:114-21 pubmed publisher
    Approximately 40% of Swedish broiler producers deliver Campylobacter-negative broilers in 90-100% of their flocks, showing that it is possible to produce Campylobacter-free broilers in Sweden...
  10. Hess D, Pettersson A, Rijnsburger M, Herbrink P, van den Berg H, Ang C. Gastroenteritis caused by Campylobacter concisus. J Med Microbiol. 2012;61:746-9 pubmed publisher
    We describe a case of gastroenteritis caused by Campylobacter concisus. The pathogenic potential of C. concisus has yet to be elucidated...
  11. Allen V, Ridley A, Harris J, Newell D, Powell L. Influence of production system on the rate of onset of Campylobacter colonization in chicken flocks reared extensively in the United Kingdom. Br Poult Sci. 2011;52:30-9 pubmed publisher
    1. Because thermophilic Campylobacter spp...
  12. Colles F, McCarthy N, Layton R, Maiden M. The prevalence of Campylobacter amongst a free-range broiler breeder flock was primarily affected by flock age. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e22825 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter successfully colonizes broiler chickens, but little is known about the longer term natural history of colonization, since most flocks are slaughtered at an immature age...
  13. Benejat L, Gravet A, Sifré E, Ben Amor S, Quintard B, Megraud F, et al. Characterization of a Campylobacter fetus-like strain isolated from the faeces of a sick leopard tortoise (Stigmochelys pardalis) using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time of flight as an alternative to bacterial 16S rDNA phylogeny. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2014;58:338-43 pubmed publisher
    This article describes the isolation and characterization of a Campylobacter-like isolate originating from the faeces of a sick leopard tortoise...
  14. Kayman T, Abay S, Hizlisoy H. [Identification of Campylobacter spp. isolates with phenotypic methods and multiplex polymerase chain reaction and their antibiotic susceptibilities]. Mikrobiyol Bul. 2013;47:230-9 pubmed
    The aims of this study were to detect the frequency of isolation of thermophilic Campylobacter spp. from acute gastroenteritis cases by phenotypic and molecular methods and to evaluate the antibiotic susceptibilities of the isolates...
  15. Bahrndorff S, Rangstrup Christensen L, Nordentoft S, Hald B. Foodborne disease prevention and broiler chickens with reduced Campylobacter infection. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013;19:425-30 pubmed publisher
    Studies have suggested that flies play a linking role in the epidemiology of Campylobacter spp. in broiler chickens and that fly screens can reduce the prevalence of Campylobacter spp...
  16. Wieczorek K, Osek J. Antimicrobial resistance mechanisms among Campylobacter. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:340605 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli are recognized as the most common causative agents of bacterial gastroenteritis in the world...
  17. Ridley A, Morris V, Gittins J, Cawthraw S, Harris J, Edge S, et al. Potential sources of Campylobacter infection on chicken farms: contamination and control of broiler-harvesting equipment, vehicles and personnel. J Appl Microbiol. 2011;111:233-44 pubmed publisher
    ..the efficacy of enhanced biosecurity measures on poultry farms for reducing environmental contamination with Campylobacter during partial depopulation of broiler flocks prior to normal slaughter age...
  18. Chen J, Sun X, Zeng Z, Yu Y. Campylobacter enteritis in adult patients with acute diarrhea from 2005 to 2009 in Beijing, China. Chin Med J (Engl). 2011;124:1508-12 pubmed
    There has been a marked global increase in the incidence of human Campylobacter enteritis in recent years...
  19. Sasaki Y, Haruna M, Murakami M, Hayashida M, Ito K, Noda M, et al. Prevalence of Campylobacter spp., Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, and hepatitis E virus in swine livers collected at an abattoir. Jpn J Infect Dis. 2013;66:161-4 pubmed
    We investigated the prevalence of Campylobacter spp., Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes, and hepatitis E virus (HEV) in swine liver...
  20. Kergourlay G, Messaoudi S, Dousset X, Prevost H. Genome sequence of Lactobacillus salivarius SMXD51, a potential probiotic strain isolated from chicken cecum, showing anti-campylobacter activity. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:3008-9 pubmed publisher
    ..of Lactobacillus salivarius SMXD51, isolated from the cecum of healthy chickens showing an activity against Campylobacter--the food-borne pathogen that is the most common cause of gastroenteritis in the European Union (EU)--and ..
  21. Schwille Kiuntke J, Enck P, Zendler C, Krieg M, Polster A, Klosterhalfen S, et al. Postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome: follow-up of a patient cohort of confirmed cases of bacterial infection with Salmonella or Campylobacter. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011;23:e479-88 pubmed publisher
    ..We identified 576 individuals with a Salmonella or Campylobacter infection between 2000 and 2009 that were followed by a short postal questionnaire asking for the presence of ..
  22. Bolton D, O Neill C, Fanning S. A preliminary study of Salmonella, verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli/Escherichia coli O157 and Campylobacter on four mixed farms. Zoonoses Public Health. 2012;59:217-28 pubmed publisher
    ..investigate the incidence of Salmonella, verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC)/Escherichia coli O157 and Campylobacter on four mixed farms and to characterize the isolates in terms of a range of virulence factors...
  23. Nagel G, Bauermeister L, Bratcher C, Singh M, McKee S. Salmonella and Campylobacter reduction and quality characteristics of poultry carcasses treated with various antimicrobials in a post-chill immersion tank. Int J Food Microbiol. 2013;165:281-6 pubmed publisher
    ..1% (1000ppm) peracetic acid (PAA), and 0.1% (1000ppm) or 0.5% (5000ppm) lysozyme against Salmonella and Campylobacter spp...
  24. Alter T, Bereswill S, Glünder G, Haag L, Hanel I, Heimesaat M, et al. [Campylobacteriosis of man : livestock as reservoir for Campylobacter species]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2011;54:728-34 pubmed publisher
    Over the last few years, infections with Campylobacter have significantly increased in Europe and Germany and these bacteria have even surpassed Salmonella as the most prevalent bacteria, causing gastroenteritis...
  25. Hue O, le Bouquin S, Laisney M, Allain V, Lalande F, Petetin I, et al. Prevalence of and risk factors for Campylobacter spp. contamination of broiler chicken carcasses at the slaughterhouse. Food Microbiol. 2010;27:992-9 pubmed publisher
    A study was conducted in 2008 to estimate the prevalence and identify the risk factors for Campylobacter spp. contamination of broiler carcasses during the slaughtering process...
  26. Mason J, Iturriza Gomara M, O Brien S, Ngwira B, Dove W, Maiden M, et al. Campylobacter infection in children in Malawi is common and is frequently associated with enteric virus co-infections. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e59663 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter species are the most common cause of bacterial gastroenteritis in the developed world. However, comparatively few studies have determined the epidemiological features of campylobacteriosis in resource-poor settings.
  27. García Peña F, Perez Boto D, Jimenez C, San Miguel E, Echeita A, Rengifo Herrera C, et al. Isolation and characterization of Campylobacter spp. from Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella) at Deception Island, Antarctica. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:6013-6 pubmed publisher
    The presence of Campylobacter spp. was investigated in 41 Antarctic fur seals (Arctocephalus gazella) and 9 Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) at Deception Island, Antarctica. Infections were encountered in six Antarctic fur seals...
  28. M ikanatha N, Dettinger L, Perry A, Rogers P, Reynolds S, Nachamkin I. Culturing stool specimens for Campylobacter spp., Pennsylvania, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2012;18:484-7 pubmed publisher
    ..laboratories in Pennsylvania regarding stool specimen testing practices for enteropathogens, including Campylobacter spp. Most (96.3%) routinely test for Campylobacter spp. In 17 (15...
  29. Stone D, Davis M, Baker K, BESSER T, Roopnarine R, Sharma R. MLST genotypes and antibiotic resistance of Campylobacter spp. isolated from poultry in Grenada. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:794643 pubmed publisher
    This study determined whether multilocus sequence types (MLST) of Campylobacter from poultry in 2 farms in Grenada, West Indies, differed by farm, antimicrobial resistance and farm antibiotic use...
  30. Riddle M, Gutierrez R, Verdu E, Porter C. The chronic gastrointestinal consequences associated with campylobacter. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2012;14:395-405 pubmed publisher
    ..Evidence has emerged from basic science, clinical, and epidemiological domains that suggests that Campylobacter infection is not limited to acute illness but is also involved in the development of well-described ..
  31. Meinersmann R, Berrang M, Little E. Campylobacter spp. recovered from the Upper Oconee River Watershed, Georgia in a 4-year study. Microb Ecol. 2013;65:22-7 pubmed publisher
    Waterways should be considered in the migration routes of Campylobacter, and the genus has been isolated from several water sources...
  32. Kovach Z, Kaakoush N, Lamb S, Zhang L, Raftery M, Mitchell H. Immunoreactive proteins of Campylobacter concisus, an emergent intestinal pathogen. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2011;63:387-96 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter concisus is an emerging pathogen of the human gastrointestinal tract. Recently, a significantly higher prevalence of C. concisus DNA and higher levels of antibodies specific to C...
  33. Henry I, Reichardt J, Denis M, Cardinale E. Prevalence and risk factors for Campylobacter spp. in chicken broiler flocks in Reunion Island (Indian Ocean). Prev Vet Med. 2011;100:64-70 pubmed publisher
    Our objectives were to determine Campylobacter prevalence in broiler chicken flocks in Reunion Island and to define specific practices associated with the presence of Campylobacter spp. Infection in Reunionese broiler flocks...
  34. Carrique Mas J, Bryant J, Cuong N, Hoang N, Campbell J, Hoang N, et al. An epidemiological investigation of Campylobacter in pig and poultry farms in the Mekong delta of Vietnam. Epidemiol Infect. 2014;142:1425-36 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter are zoonotic pathogens commonly associated with gastroenteritis...
  35. Meredith H, Walsh D, McDowell D, Bolton D. An investigation of the immediate and storage effects of chemical treatments on Campylobacter and sensory characteristics of poultry meat. Int J Food Microbiol. 2013;166:309-15 pubmed publisher
    ..05) reduced the Campylobacter counts and a 2.5 to 3 log10 cfu/cm(2) reduction was observed within the shelf-life (3-5 days) of poultry meat...
  36. Guyard Nicodème M, Tresse O, Houard E, Jugiau F, Courtillon C, El Manaa K, et al. Characterization of Campylobacter spp. transferred from naturally contaminated chicken legs to cooked chicken slices via a cutting board. Int J Food Microbiol. 2013;164:7-14 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter represents the leading cause of gastroenteritis in Europe. Campylobacteriosis is mainly due to C. jejuni and C. coli...
  37. Hayashi M, Kubota Hayashi S, Natori T, Mizuno T, Miyata M, Yoshida S, et al. Use of blood-free enrichment broth in the development of a rapid protocol to detect Campylobacter in twenty-five grams of chicken meat. Int J Food Microbiol. 2013;163:41-6 pubmed publisher
    A Food Pathogen Enrichment (FPE) broth, which supports the growth of Campylobacter without lysed blood and CO2, was developed. The FPE broth supports the growth of Campylobacter to the same degree as Bolton and Preston broths...
  38. Hoelzl C, Mayerhofer U, Steininger M, Brüller W, Hofstädter D, Aldrian U. Observational trial of safe food handling behavior during food preparation using the example of Campylobacter spp. J Food Prot. 2013;76:482-9 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter infections are one of the most prominent worldwide food-related diseases...
  39. Lehtopolku M, Kotilainen P, Puukka P, Nakari U, Siitonen A, Eerola E, et al. Inaccuracy of the disk diffusion method compared with the agar dilution method for susceptibility testing of Campylobacter spp. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:52-6 pubmed publisher
    The agar dilution method has been standardized by the CLSI for the susceptibility testing of Campylobacter species, and according to these standards, the disk diffusion method should be used only in screening for macrolide and ..
  40. Kuhn K, Falkenhorst G, Ceper T, Dalby T, Ethelberg S, Mølbak K, et al. Detection of antibodies to Campylobacter in humans using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays: a review of the literature. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012;74:113-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Infection with Campylobacter spp. is frequently associated with different sequelae including neuropathies and reactive arthritis...
  41. Oakley B, Line J, Berrang M, Johnson J, Buhr R, Cox N, et al. Pyrosequencing-based validation of a simple cell-suspension polymerase chain reaction assay for Campylobacter with application of high-processivity polymerase and novel internal amplification controls for rapid and specific detection. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012;72:131-8 pubmed publisher
    Although Campylobacter is an important food-borne human pathogen, there remains a lack of molecular diagnostic assays that are simple to use, cost-effective, and provide rapid results in research, clinical, or regulatory laboratories...
  42. Whittier C, Cranfield M, Stoskopf M. Real-time PCR detection of Campylobacter spp. In free-ranging mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei). J Wildl Dis. 2010;46:791-802 pubmed
    ..Virunga mountain gorillas (Gorilla beringei beringei) between August 2002 and February 2003 were tested for Campylobacter spp. DNA using a portable, real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) instrument...
  43. Ugarte Ruiz M, Wassenaar T, Gómez Barrero S, Porrero M, Navarro Gonzalez N, Dominguez L. The effect of different isolation protocols on detection and molecular characterization of Campylobacter from poultry. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2013;57:427-35 pubmed publisher
    We determined whether different methods to isolate Campylobacter (including the ISO standard 10272:2006-1) affected the genotypes detectable from poultry, at three points during slaughter: caecal content, neck skin and meat...
  44. Taylor E, Herman K, Ailes E, Fitzgerald C, Yoder J, Mahon B, et al. Common source outbreaks of Campylobacter infection in the USA, 1997-2008. Epidemiol Infect. 2013;141:987-96 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter is a common but decreasing cause of foodborne infections in the USA. Outbreaks are uncommon and have historically differed from sporadic cases in seasonality and contamination source...
  45. Ugarte Ruiz M, Gómez Barrero S, Porrero M, Alvarez J, Garcia M, Comerón M, et al. Evaluation of four protocols for the detection and isolation of thermophilic Campylobacter from different matrices. J Appl Microbiol. 2012;113:200-8 pubmed publisher
    To identify the optimal method for detection of thermophilic Campylobacter at various stages in the food chain, three culture-dependent (direct plating, Bolton and Preston enrichment) and one molecular method (qPCR) were compared for ..
  46. Nielsen H, Nielsen H, Ejlertsen T, Engberg J, Gunzel D, Zeitz M, et al. Oral and fecal Campylobacter concisus strains perturb barrier function by apoptosis induction in HT-29/B6 intestinal epithelial cells. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e23858 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter concisus infections of the gastrointestinal tract can be accompanied by diarrhea and inflammation, whereas colonization of the human oral cavity might have a commensal nature. We focus on the pathophysiology of C...
  47. Noormohamed A, Fakhr M. Incidence and antimicrobial resistance profiling of Campylobacter in retail chicken livers and gizzards. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2012;9:617-24 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter species are one of the leading causes of foodborne disease in the United States...
  48. Strachan N, MacRae M, Thomson A, Rotariu O, Ogden I, Forbes K. Source attribution, prevalence and enumeration of Campylobacter spp. from retail liver. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;153:234-6 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter prevalence from retail liver (chicken, cattle, pig and sheep) was found to be 81%, 69%, 79% and 78% respectively...
  49. Oakley B, Morales C, Line J, Seal B, Hiett K. Application of high-throughput sequencing to measure the performance of commonly used selective cultivation methods for the foodborne pathogen Campylobacter. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2012;79:327-36 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter is an important foodborne human pathogen, which has traditionally been studied using a variety of selective cultivation methods...
  50. Adzitey F, Huda N, Ali G. Prevalence and antibiotic resistance of Campylobacter, Salmonella, and L. monocytogenes in ducks: a review. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2012;9:498-505 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes are important bacterial pathogens associated with gastroenteritis. The consumption of poultry meat and their products is considered as a major and leading source of human infection...
  51. Bessède E, Solecki O, Sifré E, Labadi L, Megraud F. Identification of Campylobacter species and related organisms by matrix assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2011;17:1735-9 pubmed publisher
    The identification of Campylobacter species and related organisms at the species level has always been difficult using phenotypic methods because of their low metabolic activity, whereas molecular methods are more reliable but time-..
  52. Patriarchi A, Fox A, Maunsell B, Fanning S, Bolton D. Molecular characterization and environmental mapping of Campylobacter isolates in a subset of intensive poultry flocks in Ireland. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2011;8:99-108 pubmed publisher
    ..broiler flocks together with the corresponding poultry farm environment were sampled for the presence of Campylobacter with the aim of identifying potential sources and transmission routes of poultry flock contamination...
  53. Díaz Sánchez S, Sanchez S, Herrera Leon S, Porrero C, Blanco J, Dahbi G, et al. Prevalence of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. in large game animals intended for consumption: relationship with management practices and livestock influence. Vet Microbiol. 2013;163:274-81 pubmed publisher
    ..and Campylobacter spp. in large game species...
  54. Pitkänen T. Review of Campylobacter spp. in drinking and environmental waters. J Microbiol Methods. 2013;95:39-47 pubmed publisher
    Consumption of contaminated drinking water is a significant cause of Campylobacter infections...
  55. Haughton P, Grau E, Lyng J, Cronin D, Fanning S, Whyte P. Susceptibility of Campylobacter to high intensity near ultraviolet/visible 395±5nm light and its effectiveness for the decontamination of raw chicken and contact surfaces. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;159:267-73 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter is an important cause of human gastroenteritis worldwide. Chicken meat is frequently contaminated with this organism and is considered to be a significant source of infection...
  56. Jokinen C, Edge T, Ho S, Koning W, Laing C, Mauro W, et al. Molecular subtypes of Campylobacter spp., Salmonella enterica, and Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolated from faecal and surface water samples in the Oldman River watershed, Alberta, Canada. Water Res. 2011;45:1247-57 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter spp...
  57. Kim H, Kim J, Kim Y, Choi J, Park M, Nam H, et al. Prevalence and characterization of Campylobacter spp. isolated from domestic and imported poultry meat in Korea, 2004–2008. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2010;7:1203-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in domestic and imported poultry meat in Korea and to further characterize the obtained isolates...
  58. Larsen I, Gradel K, Helms M, Hornstrup M, Jürgens G, Mens H, et al. Non-typhoidal Salmonella and Campylobacter infections among HIV-positive patients in Denmark. Scand J Infect Dis. 2011;43:3-7 pubmed publisher
    Non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) and Campylobacter are common causes of diarrhoea in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients...
  59. Mughini Gras L, Smid J, Wagenaar J, de Boer A, Havelaar A, Friesema I, et al. Risk factors for campylobacteriosis of chicken, ruminant, and environmental origin: a combined case-control and source attribution analysis. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e42599 pubmed publisher
    ..Human Campylobacter infections can be attributed to specific reservoirs by estimating the extent of subtype sharing between ..
  60. Ellis Iversen J, Ridley A, Morris V, Sowa A, Harris J, Atterbury R, et al. Persistent environmental reservoirs on farms as risk factors for Campylobacter in commercial poultry. Epidemiol Infect. 2012;140:916-24 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter is the most common known source of human bacterial enteritis in the developed world and poultry is considered the main source...
  61. Kaakoush N, Deshpande N, Wilkins M, Tan C, Burgos Portugal J, Raftery M, et al. The pathogenic potential of Campylobacter concisus strains associated with chronic intestinal diseases. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e29045 pubmed publisher
    b>Campylobacter concisus has garnered increasing attention due to its association with intestinal disease, thus, the pathogenic potential of strains isolated from different intestinal diseases was investigated. A method to isolate C...
  62. Sheppard S, Didelot X, Méric G, Torralbo A, Jolley K, Kelly D, et al. Genome-wide association study identifies vitamin B5 biosynthesis as a host specificity factor in Campylobacter. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013;110:11923-7 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Campylobacter is a common cause of human gastroenteritis as a consequence of its proliferation in multiple farm animal ..
  63. Ridley A, Morris V, Cawthraw S, Ellis Iversen J, Harris J, Kennedy E, et al. Longitudinal molecular epidemiological study of thermophilic campylobacters on one conventional broiler chicken farm. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:98-107 pubmed publisher
    Improved understanding of the ecology and epidemiology of Campylobacter in the poultry farm environment is key to developing appropriate farm-based strategies for preventing flock colonization...
  64. Hastings R, Colles F, McCarthy N, Maiden M, Sheppard S. Campylobacter genotypes from poultry transportation crates indicate a source of contamination and transmission. J Appl Microbiol. 2011;110:266-76 pubmed publisher
    Crates used to transport live poultry can be contaminated with Campylobacter, despite periodic sanitization, and are potential vectors for transmission between flocks...
  65. Tam C, O Brien S, Tompkins D, Bolton F, Berry L, Dodds J, et al. Changes in causes of acute gastroenteritis in the United Kingdom over 15 years: microbiologic findings from 2 prospective, population-based studies of infectious intestinal disease. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;54:1275-86 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined changes in etiology and diagnostic yield of IID cases over 15 years...
  66. Connerton P, Timms A, Connerton I. Campylobacter bacteriophages and bacteriophage therapy. J Appl Microbiol. 2011;111:255-65 pubmed publisher
    Members of the genus Campylobacter are frequently responsible for human enteric disease with occasionally very serious outcomes. Much of this disease burden is thought to arise from consumption of contaminated poultry products...
  67. Lu X, Huang Q, Miller W, Aston D, Xu J, Xue F, et al. Comprehensive detection and discrimination of Campylobacter species by use of confocal micro-Raman spectroscopy and multilocus sequence typing. J Clin Microbiol. 2012;50:2932-46 pubmed publisher
    A novel strategy for the rapid detection and identification of traditional and emerging Campylobacter strains based upon Raman spectroscopy (532 nm) is presented here...
  68. Hiett K, Cox N, Rothrock M. Polymerase chain reaction detection of naturally occurring Campylobacter in commercial broiler chicken embryos. Poult Sci. 2013;92:1134-7 pubmed publisher
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