Acute Communicable
Disease Control

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County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, #212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856

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Acute Communicable Disease Control

image of foodCampylobacteriosis is a bacterial disease caused by Gram-negative bacilli transmitted through ingestion of organisms via consumption of undercooked poultry or other meat, contaminated food, water or raw milk, or contact with infected animals. The incubation period is 2–5 days. Common symptoms include watery or bloody diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramps, myalgia, and nausea. Species include C. jejuni, C. upsaliensis, C. coli and C. fetus. Sequelae include Guillain-Barré syndrome and Reiter syndrome, which occur in a limited number of cases.


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