Campylobacters, Helicobacters and related organisms (CHRO’s). Veterinary pathogens. Ovine/Bovine abortion C. fetus ss fetus C. jejuni A. cryoaerophila Bovine infectious infertility C. fetus ss venerealis A. skirrowii. Campylobacter species. Gram negative ‘seagull’, spiral shaped
Veterinary pathogens (CHRO’s)
CAMPYLOBACTERIOSIS - (CHRO’s)Campylobacter jejuni colitis, gross lesions of focal congestion and mucus production, dog.
Campylobacter (CHRO’s)enteritis in man
- Hygiene barriers, dedicated footwear, clothing, restriction on numbers entering, boot dipping, hand washing!
Antibiotic resistance and human Campylobacter infection diarrhoea in man
Adhesion to intestinal tissue diarrhoea in man
■ causes chronic active gastritis;
■ is the main cause of duodenal and gastric ulceration; and
■ is an important risk factor for gastric adenocarcinoma and lymphoma.
H. pylori diarrhoea in man prevalence in Westernized versus developing countries. (Adapted from Marshall BJ (1994). , S116–118
20% diarrhoea in man
Superficial chronic gastritis