From the Gut to the Heart: Campylobacter jejuni Enteritis Leading to Myopericarditis

@inproceedings{Inayat2017FromTG,
  title={From the Gut to the Heart: Campylobacter jejuni Enteritis Leading to Myopericarditis},
  author={Faisal Inayat and Nouman Safdar Ali and Iqra Riaz and Hafeez Ul Hasan Virk},
  booktitle={Cureus},
  year={2017}
}
Campylobacter jejuni enteritis is the most common enteric infection in the developed world. Although rare, pericarditis and myopericarditis have been increasingly documented as complications following campylobacteriosis. The present paper implicates that myopericarditis and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy following Campylobacter jejuni infection might be more prevalent than initially thought and perhaps underreported so far. Therefore, it is imperative to perform the appropriate initial diagnostic… CONTINUE READING