Campylobacter fetus infections in humans: exposure and disease.

@article{Wagenaar2014CampylobacterFI,
  title={Campylobacter fetus infections in humans: exposure and disease.},
  author={Jaap A. Wagenaar and Marcel A. P. Van Bergen and Martin J. Blaser and Robert V. Tauxe and D G Newell and Jos P M van Putten},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={2014},
  volume={58 11},
  pages={1579-86}
}
Campylobacter fetus can cause intestinal illness and, occasionally, severe systemic infections. Infections mainly affect persons at higher risk, including elderly and immunocompromised individuals and those with occupational exposure to infected animals. Outbreaks are infrequent but have provided insight into sources. Source attribution of sporadic cases through case-control interviews has not been reported. The reservoirs for C. fetus are mainly cattle and sheep. Products from these animals… CONTINUE READING
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