/ (ˌkæmpɪləʊˈbæktə) /
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a rod-shaped bacterium that causes infections in cattle and man. Unpasteurized milk infected with campylobacter is a common cause of gastroenteritis
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Word Origin for campylobacter
from Greek kampulos bent + bacter (ium)
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How to use campylobacter in a sentence
Pat Kludt: Illnesses from salmonella and campylobacter are probably the biggest by volume.Be Afraid of Your Food: An Epidemiologist’s Sensible Advice|Amanda Kludt|March 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST