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Old 10-12-2007, 05:22 AM
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I've started a research project on campylobacter jejuni and i think it would make an AWESOME cuddly giant microbe!!!
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Old 10-13-2007, 11:12 AM
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Campy is a very cool looking organism, and given how prevalent it is it would be highly appropriate
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Old 10-20-2007, 11:05 PM
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What's Campy?
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:04 PM
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Campy is the nickname given to Campylobacter species, such as C. jejuni. Campy are bacteria that are commonly found in the guts of poultry and they are the number 1 bacterial cause of food-borne illness in the US according to current CDC figures, it competes with Salmonella for the top spot most years, think there were 2-3 times as many Campy infections than Salmonella. It is a motile spiral shaped organism.
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Old 10-26-2007, 03:23 PM
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OHH! Cool! That'd be awesome!!!!!!! OH! And in my science class, we are doing watersheds, and we found out that this creek by our school (7/10 of a mile) has a bunch of e. coli in it XD
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Old 10-26-2007, 07:36 PM
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Yes, that would be great. Anyone doesn't know what it looks like? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:C..._jejuni_01.jpg
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Old 10-29-2007, 04:28 PM
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It looks like a worm!!! COOL!
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Old 10-31-2007, 08:26 PM
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Imagine, that inside you, eating, slowly...
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Old 11-03-2007, 10:58 PM
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That's what it does!!!
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Old 12-01-2007, 03:37 PM
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No, i was just guessing.
I have no idea what it does.
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