Small bowel (small intestine)
Infectious disorders
Campylobacter


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Revised: 12 March 2019

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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

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