Campylobacteriosis is a very common infection and affects a large population in New York state every year.
- About 1.5 billion people in the US get sick with this infection every year.
- It is an infection that causes diarrhea in a person.
- This infection is mostly seen in the months of summer.
- Also, this infection is mostly found in infants and young adults and in males more than females.
- Campylobacteriosis can be spread by consuming contaminated food or water or coming in close contact with infected animals. Eating undercooked poultry meat or eggs may also cause this infection.
- If you consume unpasteurized, raw milk it may contain Campylobacter (the bacteria) and infect the person.
Risk factors for campylobacteriosis
There can be multiple complications or risk factors arising due to the campylobacteriosis infection. Although these complications are rare, it is likely that it may affect people with this infection. The several complications include:
- Infected people developing arthritis.
- Some people may develop a rare disease called Guillain-Barre syndrome.
- This syndrome causes the body’s immune system to damage the nerves in the body.
- It may also cause muscle weakness and develop into paralysis
- People with weak immune systems, the bacteria may spread to their bloodstream and cause a serious life-threatening infection.
Urinary tract infections,Meningitis,Septicemia,Guillain Barre syndrome
Diarrhea which could be bloody,Cramping,Abdominal pain,Fever,Nausea,Vomiting, etc