[An outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni enteritis after farm visit in Haifa subdistrict]

Harefuah. 2002 Aug;141(8):683-4, 763.
[Article in Hebrew]


We report on an outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni (C. jejuni) gastroenteritis among children residing in Haifa subdistrict after a farm visit. This incident emphasizes the importance of this issue and our report suggests preventive measures to reduce the risk of transmission of enteric pathogens in such situations.

MeSH terms

  • Campylobacter Infections / epidemiology*
  • Campylobacter jejuni*
  • Child
  • Disease Outbreaks*
  • Gastroenteritis / epidemiology
  • Gastroenteritis / microbiology*
  • Humans
  • Israel / epidemiology