campylobacter enterocolitis in new orleans.campylobacter is being increasingly recognized as a common pathogen producing acute diarrheal illness. during 1981, all stool cultures at charity hospital were routinely screened for campylobacter. twenty-nine of 2,233 total cultures were positive. we performed a retrospective study to evaluate the disease's clinical picture and epidemiologic features. campylobacter-positive cultures comprised 1.3% of all stool specimens and 21.6% of all positive cultures. age, sex, and race in the campylobacter ...19836867794
prevalence of campylobacter jejuni in felidae in baton rouge, louisiana.a prevalence study revealed campylobacter jejuni in rectal swabs of 1% of a sample of 430 domestic cats and from one species of 15 zoo felines which were examined. there was no correlation between age, presence of diarrhea, source of sample (animal shelter, veterinary clinic, domestic pet) and the isolation of c. jejuni. a controlled exposure trial confirmed that fecal shedders can transmit infection to susceptible contacts which subsequently demonstrate transient diarrhea. infected cats show a ...19853877024
prevalence of campylobacter jejuni in selected domestic and wild birds in louisiana.prevalence of campylobacter jejuni was determined in a selected population of domestic and free-living birds submitted for necropsy to the louisiana state veterinary medical diagnostic laboratory. the 445 cases examined included 13 orders of birds and yielded c. jejuni in 45 cases, representing an isolation rate of 10.1%. prevalence was highest in galliformes (25.2%), followed by anseriformes (12.9%) and columbiformes (8.3%). only one isolation was made out of 179 psittaciformes examined. penner ...19892619661
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