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Human campylobacteriosis in developing countries.

This paper presents epidemiologic and clinical features of Campylobacter enteritis in developing countries:Campylobacter is most common bacteria from <2-yr old children with diarrhoea in developing countries Poor hygiene/sanitation and close proximity to animals contribute to acquiring enteric pathogens. A study in Egypt showed that infection could be pathogenic regardless of the child’s age, highlighting the need for improving prevention and control strategies. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2002;8:237-243.

Author: Coker AO, Iokpehi RD, Thomas BN, Amisu KO, Obi CL

Published: 01/01/2002

Publication Type: Journal article

Publisher: Emerging Infectious Diseases