Small bowel (small intestine)
Infectious disorders
Campylobacter

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 14 February 2018, last major update August 2012

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Definition / general
  • Campylobacter jejuni is found in milk or poultry or transmitted from animal contact
  • Invades small bowel and colon, causes dysentery or diarrhea
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Villous blunting, purulent exudates
Electron microscopy images

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Characteristic corkscrew appearance