Campylobacter species and drug resistance in a north Indian rural community.

  title={Campylobacter species and drug resistance in a north Indian rural community.},
  author={Deepika Jain and Sushmita Sinha and K N Prasad and Chandra Mohan Pandey},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  volume={99 3},
Campylobacter species are known as agents of enteritis worldwide. However, rural community-based studies on Campylobacter infections are lacking. We carried out a prospective case-control study from July to December 2002 to investigate the prevalence and socio-epidemiological determinants of Campylobacter infection in a rural community in north India and the drug resistance of Campylobacter strains isolated from the community. Stool specimens from 348 subjects with diarrhoea and 351 age- and… CONTINUE READING


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