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Campylobacteriosis

Factsheet

Campylobacteriosis is a bacterial infection that affects the intestines and, rarely, the bloodstream. It is a common cause of diarrhea; most cases are seen in the summer months and may occur as single cases or outbreaks. 


Disease Reporting

What is required?

Health-care providers and clinical laboratories:
Health-care providers and clinical laboratories are required to report cases and suspect cases of campylobacteriosis to local health departments within one working day of identification. 

Cases are subject to restriction on school and day-care attendance, food handling, and patient care for the duration of any diarrhea and/or vomiting.

Disease reporting form (pdf) for health-care practitioners

See our disease reporting page for information on how to report and for telephone numbers of local health departments.

For county health departments:
Campylobacteriosis: Investigative guidelines (pdf)

 

Campylobacteriosis: Case Report Form (pdf)


Data

 
Campylobacteriosis statistics (pdf) from the 2012 Oregon Communicable Disease Summary