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A bacterium which may cause abortion in animals and food poisoning in humans.
- ‘There is a greater risk of food poisoning through salmonella and campylobacter if the food is then not properly cooked, with the elderly and young being particularly vulnerable.’
- ‘There's a good chance that the meat we use in the kitchen is infected with harmful bacteria such as campylobacter.’
- ‘Results of infection by common bacteria such as salmonella, campylobacter and listeria can include vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhoea, or even death.’
- ‘The problems are caused by salmonella and campylobacter, a bacteria found in raw meats that leads to fever and stomach upsets.’
- ‘There was no significant difference between the levels of campylobacter and salmonella in domestically-produced and imported chickens.’
- ‘The best known examples are the foodborne bacteria salmonella and campylobacter.’
1970s: modern Latin, from Greek kampulos bent + bacterium.
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