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School of Medicine


Pathology, Anatomy and Laboratory Medicine


Campylobacter infection is the leading cause of bacterial gastroenteritis worldwide, yet life-threatening complications are extremely rare. We present a 32-year-old previously healthy man who presented with dysentery from Campylobacter jejuni, which was complicated by cecal perforation and secondary bacterial peritonitis.

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Jain, S., Bettner, W., Olevian, D. C., & Yadav, D. (2019). Cecal Perforation in the Setting of Campylobacter jejuni Infection. ACG Case Reports Journal, 6(12), e00268.


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