Detection and typing of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli and analysis of indicator organisms in three waterborne outbreaks in Finland.

@article{Hnninen2003DetectionAT,
  title={Detection and typing of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli and analysis of indicator organisms in three waterborne outbreaks in Finland.},
  author={M L H{\"a}nninen and H Haajanen and Tiina Pummi and K Wermundsen and M-L Katila and Hannu Sarkkinen and Ilkka Miettinen and Hilpi Rautelin},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={1391-6}
}
Waterborne outbreaks associated with contamination of drinking water by Campylobacter jejuni are rather common in the Nordic countries Sweden, Norway, and Finland, where in sparsely populated districts groundwater is commonly used without disinfection. Campylobacters, Escherichia coli, or other coliforms have rarely been detected in potential sources. We studied three waterborne outbreaks in Finland caused by C. jejuni and used sample volumes of 4,000 to 20,000 ml for analysis of campylobacters… CONTINUE READING

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