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Campylobacter jejuni infection

Campylobacter jejuni infection: Introduction

Campylobacter jejuni infection: Campylobacter jejuni infection is a common food borne bacterial infection which may vary in severity from mild to severe. Death can occur in severe cases but tends to occur in patients with other existing illnesses such as HIV, cancer or liver disease. The infection can in rare cause infection in other parts of the body such as the appendix, abdominal cavity, central nervous system (meningitis), gallbladder, urinary tract and blood stream. Undercooked chicken is the main source of infection. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Campylobacter jejuni infection is available below.

Symptoms of Campylobacter jejuni infection

Treatments for Campylobacter jejuni infection

  • Often no treatment is required and the disease is self-limiting but sometimes antimicrobial therapy or antibiotics may be used
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Campylobacter jejuni infection: Complications

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Causes of Campylobacter jejuni infection

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Campylobacter jejuni infection: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Campylobacter jejuni infection

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Campylobacter jejuni infection

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Campylobacter jejuni infection: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Campylobacter jejuni infection

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Prognosis for Campylobacter jejuni infection

Prognosis for Campylobacter jejuni infection: Symptoms tend to last only a week but severe cases can last three weeks or longer. Relapses can occur.

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