Campylobacteriosis is the commonest form of bacterial gastroenteritis in Ireland. It is caused by a bacterium known as Campylobacter. To cause illness, the bacterium must be swallowed (generally through contamination of food or water). Campylobacter is a notifiable disease.
Campylobacter in Ireland, 2020
|2432||The number of campylobacter notifications in 2020|
|51.1||The national notification rate per 100,000 population in 2020|
Last updated: 14 May 2021