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Table 3 Cases of Campylobacter insulaenigrae infection in humans

From: Campylobacter insulaenigrae bacteremia with meningitis: a case report

  Chua K et al. (2007) [4] Current Study (2015)
Country Australia Japan
Age, Sex 60-year-old woman 89-year-old man
Symptoms Fever, abdominal pain, and diarrhea Fever and weakness in legs
Infection site Intestinal canal, blood meninges, blood
Medical history Hemodialysis for autosomal dominant adult polycystic kidney and liver disease Organized chronic subdural hematoma and hypertension
Interaction with marine mammals None None
Antibiotics for treatment Ciprofloxacin, Azithromycin, and Meropenem Meropenem and Ampicillin
Duration of therapy 24 weeks 4 weeks
GenBank EF433401 DQ174183
  1. The table compares the characteristics in the current study and the previous study reported in 2007 [4]. In both cases, there is no interaction with marine mammals and the portal of entry was uncertain in both of them