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Campylobacter y campylobacteriosis: una mirada desde América del Sur Campylobacter and campylobacteriosis: a view from South America

By Heriberto Fernández

Abstract

Las especies termotolerantes de Campylobacter han adquirido gran importancia en la salud pública, por ser considerados agentes de diarrea infecciosa para el ser humano. En esta breve revisión se presenta información sobre aspectos epidemiológicos, clínicos y bacteriológicos de campylobacteriosis en América del Sur. Asimismo, se señalan algunas diferencias con relación a su presentación en países industrializados.<br>The thermotolerant species of Campylobacter have become very important in public health, especially as agents of infectious diarrhea in human beings. In this brief revision we present part of the available information generated in South America about epidemiological, clinical and bacteriological aspects of campylobacteriosis and we identify some differences between the observed and documented campylobacteriosis in South America compared to those described in industrialized countries

Topics: Campylobacter, Infecciones por Campylobacter, Diarrea, Epidemiología, Zoonosis, Campylobacter, Campylobacter Infections, Diarrhea, Epidemiology, Zoonoses, LCC:Medicine (General), LCC:R5-920, LCC:Medicine, LCC:R, DOAJ:Medicine (General), DOAJ:Health Sciences
Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:87194e84be7f4b6c862fa8c58bd2fec9
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