Tue. Oct 19th, 2021

A recent study suggests that there can be many ways for food poisoning. Most common bacteria causing food poisoning are not only transmitted through food but there are many other ways as well.

It was that in Gay couple for the first, the incidence of Campylobacter passing on Sexually transmitted infection as well.

The genus of Campylobacter is generally the causative organism of food poisoning in humans. They can be quite harmful to humans. 

They are mainly found in poultry and hence one is asked to wash and cook non-veg food thoroughly. If not cleaned and cooked properly it might lead to gastroenteritis soon After consumption.

Campylobacteriosis is a disease caused by the Campylobacter organism. Even if one is cooking with proper care and purifying water still there are chances that you might experience food poisoning.

The common symptoms are stomach pain, diarrhea, vomiting, and lethargy. But these symptoms generally go away within a week or so.

The epidemiologist from the University of Oklahoma infectious disease said that mostly these organisms are spread to humans to infected poultry, milk, or uncooked meat, etc. But all these factors do not reflect everyone who had infections. 

Recently it has been identified that sexual routes are also open for these organisms to cause infections. Researchers are doing further examination on how these are transferring through sexual contacts. 

In Denmark, researchers went on to find data about this disease. They examined over 4,186 gay men. It was finally concluded that gay men had 14 % of more chances of getting this Campylobacter infection along with Salmonella. 

Researchers are not sure through what sexual route these organisms are transmitted but they suspect it to be an anal oral route.

Not only Campylobacter and Salmonella but Shigella also is proved to spread through the same route. 

Hence, it was confirmed that Campylobacter has the potential to spread through sexual routes and cause infections like food poisoning.

By Gaby Lewis

Gabby is a postgraduate in biotechnology and has an immense interest in following technology developments. Quiet by nature, he is an avid Chess player. He is responsible for handling the office staff writers and providing them with the latest updates happenings in the world of technology.

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