Legionnaires disease (caused by Legionella bacteria) Legionnaires disease is a form of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria, which kills about 13% of those infected. The [...]
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The bacterium Campylobacter is considered to be the most common bacterial cause of human gastroenteritis in the world. Campylobacteriosis is a zoonosis, meaning that the disease is transmitted to humans from animals or animal by-products. The bacterium is widely distributed in most warm blood mammals, such as cattle, poultry, sheep and domestic pets and the main route of transmission is food-borne, generally through undercooked meat and poultry and raw or contaminated milk.