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A 32-year-old member asked:

Salmonellosis, what is it?

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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Foodborne illness: Salmonella organisms can cause a variety of illness ranging from "regular" gastroenteritis to serious bloodborne infections of the heart or bones.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are symptoms of salmonellosis?

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Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Broad range: Salmonella organisms can cause a variety of illness ranging from "regular" gastroenteritis to serious bloodborne infections of the heart or bones. Gi sx include vomiting, diarrhea, cramping, fever. Spread through the blood (less common) can lead to heart infections, bone infections, abscesses, infected aneurysms.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What are the tests for salmonellosis?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Cultures: Cultures of the stool and sometimes of the blood.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

How can you catch salmonellosis?

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Dr. Scott Mitchell
Bariatrics 24 years experience
Salmonella: Salmonella is transmitted by contaminated food, water, or contact with infected animals. For detailed information, check out the cdc's website at http://www.Cdc.Gov/salmonella/.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Is there a cure for salmonellosis?

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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Self limited illness: Salmonellosis in the us is nontyphoidal. This is a self limited diarrheal illness which lasts 2 - 7 days. Treatment is supportive and mainly consists of hydration and electrolyte supplementation. Severely ill patients should be hospitalized and may need antibiotics.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

How can you prevent salmonellosis?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Walid Abuhammour
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Prper cocking: Proper cocking and hand washing.
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Infectious Disease 22 years experience
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Jan 18, 2012
Last updated Nov 27, 2014

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