ANDREW A. VERNON, M.D.; RAY N. JARVIS, P.A.-C.; JAMES F. MORGAN, M.D.; MIRIAM G. ROGERS, M.D.
To the editor: We read with interest the letter of Murray (1) regarding the frequency of campylobacter enteritis at the University of California at San Diego. At the Emory University Student Health Service in Atlanta, we have seen a similar increase in the laboratory diagnosis of campylobacter enteritis after the introduction of appropriate culture methods in 1980.
In the 9-month academic year 1982 to 1983 our Health Services, which served 7765 enrolled students, found 47 stool cultures positive for Campylobacter jejuni among the 88 specimens submitted. The overall rate of diagnosis was 6.05 cases per 1000 students during the 9-month
ANDREW A. VERNON, RAY N. JARVIS, JAMES F. MORGAN, MIRIAM G. ROGERS. Campylobacter on Campuses. Ann Intern Med. 1984;100:615. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-4-615_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(4):615.
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