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Tracing the source of campylobacteriosis.

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Campylobacter jejuni is the leading cause of bacterial gastro-enteritis in the developed world. It is thought to infect 2-3 million people a year in the US alone, at a cost to the economy in excess of US $4 billion. C. jejuni is a widespread zoonotic pathogen that is carried by animals farmed for meat and poultry. A connection with contaminated food is recognized, but C. jejuni is also commonly found in wild animals and water sources. Phylogenetic studies have suggested that genotypes pathoge...

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10.1371/journal.pgen.1000203

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council More from this funder
UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs More from this funder
Higher Education Funding Council of England More from this funder
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS genetics Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
9
Article number:
e1000203
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1553-7404
ISSN:
1553-7390
Source identifiers:
69642
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English
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2012-12-19

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