|Species/Subspecies:||Campylobacter jejuni subsp. doylei|
|Category:||Primarily of interest in human medicin|
|Etymology:||Genus name: a curved rod.|
Species epithet: of jejunum (the middle part of the small intestine).
Subspecies epithet: named in honor of the American veterinarian L.P. Doyle.
|Type Strain:||093 = ATCC 49349= CCUG 24567 = NCTC 11951.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G -|
|Other Enzymes:||Hippuricase + (hippurate +), urease -.|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||Campylobacter spp. can neither ferment nor oxidize carbohydrates.|
|Disease:||Bacteremia, diarrhea, food-borne gastroenteritis.
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 40 species have been described within in the genus Campylobacter and some of these are further divided into subspecies. This genus is closely related to the following genera: Sulfurospirillum, Arcobacter and Helicobacter. C. jejuni is closely related to C. lari and C. volucris.|
|Dissertation with bacteriological connection|
On Friday, November 24, at 09:15 Madeleine Moazzami defends her thesis with the title: "Foodborne bacteria in slaughterhouses with focus on cleaning and disinfection". The defense takes place in Lennart Kennes hall, BioCentrum, campus Ultuna. All interested parties are welcome to attend.Published 2023-11-20. Read more...