Campylobacter infection (Campylobacter species)

Clinical criteria
Any person with at least one of the following three:
- Diarrhoea
- Abdominal pain
- Fever

Laboratory criteria
- Isolation of Campylobacter spp. from stool or blood
- Detection of Campylobacter spp. nucleic acid in a clinical specimen
Differentiation of Campylobacter spp. should be performed if possible

Epidemiological criteria
Any person with least one of the following two:
- Human to human transmission
- Exposure to a common source

Case classification
A. Possible case
B. Probable case
Any person meeting the clinical criteria and with an epidemiological link
C. Confirmed case
Any person meeting the laboratory criteria

Current as of: 22 January 2019

Historic Case Definitions