Small bowel (small intestine)
Infectious disorders

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 12 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Campylobacter[TI] small bowel full text[sb]

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Campylobacter. website. Accessed November 11th, 2019.
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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