Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health

Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-891X

Yohannes Hagos

Veterinary Drug and Feed Administration and Control Authority, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Campylobacteriosis: Emphasis on its Status as Foodborne Zoonosis in Ethiopia
    Author(s): Yohannes Hagos and Mebrahtu Berhe*

    Campylobacter is one of the major causes of gastroenteritis in humans. The bacteria is a common component of the intestinal microbiota of numerous wild bird and mammals’ species, and cause disease in human typically due to ingestion of contaminated food like that of chicken, drinking untreated water or unpasteurized milk and contact with farm animals. Most cases are sporadic with a seasonal peak during the summer. Usually, the disease manifested by fever, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, which usually diagnosed based on the patient’s history and the symptoms. The case campylobacteriosis was rarely investigated and under-reported in Ethiopia. Therefore, the aims of this paper are to review the nature of Campylobacter spp. and overview its status as a foodborne zoonosis in Ethiopia. Based on the published report from different parts of Ethiopia, thermophilic C.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-891X.19.7.317

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