• Campylobacter is Gram-negative bacteria. It is frequently found in raw meat, particularly chicken, and thus is a significant cause of food poisoning  due to handling raw meat or undercooking it.

Facts about Campylobacter

  • Pregnant Women , Older Adults , People with Chronic Illnesses
  • Sources : Raw and undercooked poultry , unpasteurized milk , Contaminated water
  • Incubation Period is 2 to 5 days
  • Symptoms : Diarrhea , Cramps , Fever , Vomiting; Diarrhea may be bloody
  • Campylobacter is a very dangerous illness because it is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States.
  • People can prevent the illness by always cook meat , especially poultry , to safe temperatures, and to keep raw meats , especially poultry , separate from other foods , and do not drink raw or unpasteurized milk
  • It also infect the bowels and it is now the leading cause of bacterial food poisoning

Images of the organism Campylobacter

  • This is a up close picture of the organism Campylobacter
  • Campylobacter can be found in unpasteurized milk
  • Campylobacter can also be found in raw and undercooked poultry

You can also catch a fever by getting Campylobacter and many other diseases.

You can also catch stomach cramps from Campylobacter

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