Product Code TM 1335
Campylobacter cefex broth base is used for isolation and cultivation of Campylobacter species. Campylobacter is a Gram negative, motile, microaerophilic and spiral group of bacteria. The bacterium has a characteristic corkscrew (spiral) appearance and hence it is named as Campylobacter (twisted bacteria). Campylobacter jejuni is recognized as a most prevalent food borne pathogen. The infection occurs due to the consumption of undercooked or contaminated food products, especially poultry products. Campylobacter fetus can cause spontaneous abortions in cattle and sheep and also act as opportunistic pathogen in humans.
for selective isolation of Campylobacter species from faecal samples, foods and environment