Food-the way to a man's heart: A mini-case series of Campylobacter perimyocarditis

David Turpie, Ken J. Forbes, Andrew Hannah, Malcolm J. Metcalfe, Hamish McKenzie, Gary Robert Small

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Abstract

Campylobacter jejuni enteritis is I of the most common causes of food poisoning. Although an infrequent complication, Campylobacter associated perimyocarditis can have fatal consequences. This article illustrates 2 cases. We examine the types of Campylobacter jejuni responsible and report the observed male preponderance of this complication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)528-531
Number of pages4
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume41
Issue number6-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • jejuni infection
  • myocarditis
  • patient

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