Isolation of Campylobacter from human and other sources in Bombay

Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 1993 Jul;36(3):211-4.

Abstract

Out of 720 faecal samples studied from acute diarrhoeal patients comprising 645 children and 75 adults, only 4 yielded Campylobacter strains. No Campylobacter was isolated from 300 control faecal samples. One isolate each of C. Coli and C. jejuni was obtained from faecal samples of chicken and goat respectively. No Campylobacter was isolated from 10 sewage samples studied.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Adult
  • Animals
  • Campylobacter / isolation & purification*
  • Chickens
  • Child, Preschool
  • Diarrhea / epidemiology
  • Diarrhea / microbiology*
  • Feces / microbiology
  • Goats
  • Humans
  • India / epidemiology
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Sewage

Substances

  • Sewage