Long-lasting Campylobacter jejuni contamination of milk associated with gastrointestinal illness in a farming family.

@article{Schildt2006LonglastingCJ,
  title={Long-lasting Campylobacter jejuni contamination of milk associated with gastrointestinal illness in a farming family.},
  author={M Schildt and Sami Savolainen and M L H{\"a}nninen},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2006},
  volume={134 2},
  pages={401-5}
}
This report describes an outbreak of gastroenteritis of 5 months' duration in a farming family, associated with the consumption of unpasteurized cows' milk, where Campylobacter jejuni was implicated. A total of six individuals in the family acquired the illness, and two had several episodes of diarrhoea within the 5-month period. Identical PFGE genotypes of C. jejuni were isolated from human and bovine faeces, and bulk tank milk samples. Incompletely sealed rubber liners fitted to a milking… CONTINUE READING

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