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Small bowel (small intestine)

Infectious disorders


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 December 2012, last major update August 2012
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Campylobacter jejuni is found in milk or poultry or transmitted from animal contact
● Invades small bowel and colon, causes dysentery or diarrhea

Micro description

● Villous blunting, purulent exudates

Electron microscopy images

Chacteristic corkscrew appearance

End of Small bowel (small intestine) > Infectious disorders > Campylobacter

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