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where is salmonella most common to be found

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
40,000: Is the number of salmonella cases reported to the cdc each year. It is estimated that 30 times that is the actual number of cases, since most of them ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Salmonella is spread by food or water contaminated by human or animal feces of an infected or colonized animal. Failure to wash hands after touching ... Read More

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Depends upon country: Salmonella causes typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever . It is usually spread by contamination of food or water. The most common place for travelers ... Read More
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Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Common: Salmonella is common so make sure that foods are prepared well, and cooked well.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Salmonella: Nope. At least not in developed countries.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Not commonly, particularly if this is commercially purchased peanut butter.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience Bariatrics
Salmonella: For significant detail regarding salmonella, see the cdc website at http://www.Cdc.Gov/salmonella/. An estimated 1.4 million cases of salmonella occu ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
13.5 per 100000: Incidence of salmonella has gone down in last few years.In 2009, 40000 cases were reported by cdc, that is 13.6 cases per 100000. That is the last st ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Eggs, poultry: Germ is found mostly in eggs (even normal looking, uncracked), also poultry; less common in raw milk, beef, pork, sprouts, raw almonds. Reptilian pet ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Salmonella: In the gastrointestinal tract. Poor sanitary conditions.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Raw meat: Chicken that is not cooked thru or vegetables that got contaminated by using utensils (knife, cutting board) that was used or not fully washed.
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Dr. Gregg Alexander
32 years experience Pediatrics
Bacteria: Salmonella is a bacterium that causes "salmonellosis" which involves diarrhea, fever, & abdominal cramping. It lasts about 4-7 days usually & people u ... Read More
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