The Genus Campylobacter

  • Robert M. Smibert


Some members of the genus Campylobacter are pathogens for man and animals while others are considered nonpathogenic. Campylobacter fetus causes abortion and reproductive disease in cattle and sheep. In man, C. fetus is associated with many conditions, such as septicemia, septic arthritis, meningoencephalitis, meninigitis, abortion, endocarditis, thrombophlebitis, and acute enteritis (Blasius,Ullman,andAchinger, 1970; Bokkenheuser, 1970; Burgert and Hagstrom, 1964; DeKeyser et al., 1972; Eden, 1962; Hood and Todd, 1960; Kilo, Hageman, and Marzi, 1965; Lee et al., 1970; Reyman and Silberberg, 1969; Roberts, Grist, and Giroud, 1967).


Brilliant Green Semisolid Medium Microaerophilic Condition Necrotic Enteritis Brucella Broth 
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