Toxin production by Campylobacter spp.

  title={Toxin production by Campylobacter spp.},
  author={Trudy M. Wassenaar},
  journal={Clinical microbiology reviews},
  volume={10 3},
Of all the virulence factors that were proposed for Campylobacter jejuni and related species to cause disease in humans, the discovery of toxin production was the most promising but led to a rather confusing and even disappointing stream of data. The discussion of whether proteinaceous exotoxins are relevant in disease remains open. One important reason for this lack of consensus is the anecdotal nature of the literature reports. To provide a basis for an unbiased opinion, this review compiles… CONTINUE READING

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