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Campylobacter is a type of bacteria that frequently causes foodborne illness. Common symptoms of a campylobacter infection include diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain, and fever within a few days of exposure to the bacteria. Most cases of infection are related to raw ...Read more
No: Campylobacter and legionella are 2 different bacteria. Campylobacter causes food-borne illness from contaminated, undercooked or raw poultry. It causes diarrhea, fever, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Legionella is a bacteria that can cause pneumonia and flu-like illness. It is usually contracted from contaminated water sources, such as pools and cooling systems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different: campylobacter is a bacteria that can affect the intestines and cause gastroenteritis. IBD means Inflammatory bowel disease, and it is a different entity (it could be Crohn's disease or Ulcerative colitis). Campylobacter and IBD can be confused initially, but further testing will diagnose the correct one ...Read more
Got diagnosed of having food posioning from Campylobacter jejuni? what is it actually and what is the difference between it and salmonella?
Bacteria: C. jejuni is a gram-negative bacteria that is often transmitted via contaminated food or water. Salmonella is also a gram-negative bacteria transmitted in a similar way but with different genetics and slightly different makeup but very similar. They both cause food poisoining. Keep trying to stay hydrated and I wish you the best! ...Read more
Once you have haf campylobacter does it live in your system. This is my third time, hospitalized twice. Doctors have said no deli meats, fresh fruit?
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