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What are the chances of getting salmonella from raw chicken

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willa Terry
32 years experience Pediatrics
Risky: Any raw food of animal origin, such as meat, poultry, milk and dairy products, eggs, or seafood may carry salmonella bacteria. The bacteria can surviv ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Is there salmonella: Outbreak? That may increase risk. Any raw food of animal origin can be contaminated with Salmonella. REF: https://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-p ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It depends on the source of the chicken. However, the risk is fairly high.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
You will know soon.: Raw chicken commonly, but not always, contains salmonella bacteria although campylobacter, another bacterium, is more common. Hope you stay well.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain.: “Symptoms usually appear six to 72 hours after ingestion of the bacteria, but can be longer if fewer organisms are ingested.” REF: http://www.idph.st ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Nothing to be done: You'll either get it or you won't, but there's nothing you can do about it now. If you get it, you 'll get sick, and then you'll recover. Live and lea ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
It is possible but: still unlikely...not all raw chicken is contaminated with Salmonella. Although, obviously you wouldn't be doing that on purpose and taking the chance. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
31 years experience Family Medicine
Eggs : Not all eggs are infected w salmonella. You get to know within 24 hour if it was salmonella infected egg.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Likely: Handling and washing raw animal products is likely to get the germs on your hands and surroundings. See this site for food safety. http://www.tnsta ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Skin is strong: You have to ingest the bug to get infected. The lining of the eyes is like your skin. It sounds like your risk is minimal or zero.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Not low: If it is undercooked or cross-contaminated.
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