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how does salmonella typhimurium attack and spread

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Fecal oral transmiss: Salmonella is spread between fecal material and oral ingestion in people and animals. The infection infects the intestinal tract causing inflammation ... Read More
Dr. Saul Hymes
14 years experience Pediatric Infectious Disease
Fecal-oral spread: Salmonella in general spreads be the fecal-oral route, usually in underdeveloped areas. People with it who live in areas without adequate sanitation o ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Contaminated meat: Ground beef/ poultry.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Salmonella: Salmonella may be found in the feces of infected organisms. It cab be in raw poultry & meat as well as raw eggs and seafood. Some fruits & ve ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Salmonella: This organism is spread by the fecal-oral route, usually through contaminated food or water.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Agree w Dr. Raff: Salmonella may be found in feces of infected organisms. It can be in raw poultry & meat as well as raw eggs & seafood. Some fruits & vege ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Enteritis: Salmonella enterica serotype typhimurium, when acquired from contaminated food, will cause a typical bacterial enteritis which presents with fever and ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and Yes: Like other serotypes of salmonella enterica, salmonella typhimurium can cause serious, potentially life-threatening infection especially in the young, ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Salmonella carrier: Typhoid fever, or enteric fever, is caused by a number of salmonella strains. Chronic carrier state is defined as persistence of bacteria in stool or ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Salmonella: Salmonella can be easily passed via contaminated food. Salmonella may be found in the feces of infected organisms. It cab be in raw poultry & mea ... Read More
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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The most usual: salmonella pathogen is salmonella enterica, subtypes of which cause food poisoning. Salmonella typhimurium causes gastrointestinal symptoms when the b ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Contamination: In the factory producing the peanut butter.
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Good Question!: Poor sanitation, food handling, and hand washing all contribute to the spread of salmonella. This bacteria attacks the cells of the intestinal tract, ... Read More

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