campylobacter enteritis Infectious disease A water-borne gastroenteritis caused by C jejuni, a cause of travelers' diarrhea Epidemiology Linked to ingestion of contaminated eggs, poultry, water; 2-4 day incubation period Clinical Abdominal pain, ± bloody, watery diarrhea, fever.
Enteritis is inflammation or swelling of the intestines. One of the most common causes of enteritis is the bacterium Escherichia coli, or E. coli. This bacterium is the most common cause of traveler’s diarrhea. This condition is marked by loose stools, abdominal cramping, nausea, and bloating.
Salmonella enteritidis Infection Egg-associated salmonellosis is an important public health problem in the United States and several European countries. A bacterium, Salmonella enteritidis, can be inside perfectly normal-appearing eggs, and if the eggs are eaten raw or undercooked, the bacterium can cause illness.