A 31-year-old member asked:
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how long will food poisoning last from camplyobacter?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
In general,: 5-7 days but occasionally longer.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Campylobacteriosis: It usually lasts for 2 to 10 days. Campylobacteriosis is often a foodborne bacterial infection usually caused by Campylobacter jejuni. Sx's can include cramps, fever, abdominal pain, watery or even bloody diarrhea & high fever. It is a cause of dysentery. t can be diagnosed through stool cultures, gram stain & antigen testing is being developed.
Answered on Jul 10, 2020

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Infectious sources: Campylobacter may be found in wild animals, birds, sheep and hogs as well as other vectors.

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