Stomach Infection - Campylobacter
Campylobacter is a bacterial infection that infects the intestinal tract and can also infect the blood stream. It is a common cause of diarrhea.
a) Abdominal pain
c) Fever, nausea
Method of spread
a) Spread by contact with feces of infected people .
b) Eating or drinking contaminated food.
(the period between the initial infection and the appearance of symptoms)
Usually 1-10 days from date of contact.
(the time during which an infectious agent may be transferred directly or indirectly)
During course of infection or sometimes longer.
What to do
a) Take lots of fluids in the diet.
b) Take advice from the doctors.
c) Take antibiotics treatment as doctor advised.
a) Careful food handling and cooking of food from animal sources.
b) Wash your hands carefully after handling poultry.
c) Do not drink unpasteurized milk or juices.