According to a study, strains of drug-resistant Campylobacter jejuni have been circulating since at least 2011 and are associated with illness among pet store customers, employees, and others who come into contact with pet store puppies.

The study was published in JAMA Network Open and led by Louise K. Francois
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Marking the fourth year in a row for such illnesses, federal officials are investigating an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter infections traced to contact with pet store puppies.

At least 30 people across 13 states are infected with the outbreak strain of Campylobacter jejuni, according to an announcement today from the
Continue Reading Petland puppies again tied to outbreak of bacterial illnesses

A year-long outbreak of Campylobacter infections has been traced to puppies sold by Petland Inc., according to a Monday notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Ohio Department of Health, several other states and the USDA’s Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service are collaborating
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