M111-2

Stool: Campylobacter jejuni – Shipped May 2011

HISTORY

The challenge was sent to category A and B laboratories. The specimen was a simulated stool sample from a 35 year old male with bloody diarrhea.

Participants were expected to isolate and identify Campylobacter species.

MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from M111-2

  1. The recovery of campylobacters from stools requires the use of selective media.

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