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Old 07-03-2012
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Bacteria Campylobacter or Salmonella?

what is the most common cause of bloody diarrhea ? campylobacter or salmonella ? please mention relevant source ...
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I think I read in KLN ages ago that its campylobacter in the US and salmonella worldwide... I think .. im not sure

Anyway i'd have to look for more information in the question abt the bug
I've become so numb
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Campylobacter is the most common cause of bacterial diarrhea in usa. Second common is salmonella. This is all actually stated in FA in order. Check pg.176 of FA 2011-- bloody diarrhea section. It lists, Common causes of bloody diarrhea in order, the first 3 being the most common--Campylobacter, salmonella, and shigella, and less common like E.coli and yersinia.
^What the CDC has estimated. Scroll down to gastrointestinal infection.
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