Ring Worm or Tinea
Disease caused by Campylobacter jejuni, now the leading cause of bacterial food poisoning, most often spread by contact with raw or undercooked poultry.
|Symptoms of the infection include diarrhoea, abdominal pain, malaise, fever, nausea and vomiting. The illness usually lasts 2 to 5 days but may be prolonged by relapses. Rare complications include seizures due to high fever or neurogical disorders. Death from Campylobacteriosis is rare and it is more likely in the very young, the very old, or those already suffering from a serious disease such as AIDS. |
This disease occurs worldwide. Sanitation, personal and food hygiene as well as safe water supply are important in its prevention.
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