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What are you allowed to do or not do when you have campylobacter infection?

What are you allowed to do or not do when you have campylobacter infection?

No contact w/others.: This is transmitted by the fecal-oral route, as well as by infected foods, like meat and poultry. It is self limited and fluid support, and Erythromycin in children may be all that is needed. However, to avoid transmission and prevent spread, try not to contact others if infected, and/or pet saliva and feces. Also cook/wash food and hands, and have only pasteurized milk, not raw milk. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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How worried should I be about campylobacter infection after my brother has been sick?

Caution advised: Campylobacter is and infection causing diarrhea, which is often bloody. It is commonly found in uncooked foods such as poultry. It is also spread through a fecal/oral route from human to human, so it can be prevented with good hand washing. It is self-limited, but without treatment can last up to two weeks. Treatment with certain antibiotics can shorten the course of the disease. ...Read more

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Explain the condition called a campylobacter infection.?

Explain the condition called a campylobacter infection.?

Diarrhea: Campylobacter is a bacterial genus that includes the species "jejuni" which is one of many bacterial species that often cause acute, infectious diarrhea. It is self-limiting, rarely lasts >7-10 days, and can be treated with antibiotics but doesn't necessarily require treatment other than fluid replacement. ...Read more

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I'm 39 weeks and have campylobacter infection.Can it hurt my baby..?

I'm 39 weeks and have campylobacter infection.Can it hurt my baby..?

Doubtful this late: Campylobacteriosis infection can result in transmission to the placenta, and if it happens early enough in the pregancy it can cause harm to the baby. However, you are very close to delivery and, i assume, undergoing treatment, so it seems highly unlikely that your baby would be at risk. You should check with your obstetrician to be sure, however. ...Read more

Dr. Stanley Morrison
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Campylobacter (Definition)

caused by campylobacter jejuni.with abdominal pain fever diarrhea and blood in the stools requires an exam ,stoolexam and culture ...Read more