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what is salmonella food poisoning?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Bacterial infection: Saonella is a bacteria often found in poultry which causes intestinal infection in humans. Symptoms include diarrhea which may be bloody, fever, chills, stomach cramps, and sometimes nausea and vomiting. Most people will recover without any treatment but the infection can be very dangerous to the elderly, children or the sick.
Answered on Oct 28, 2020
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Dr. Michael Rupp
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infection: Salmonella food poisoning is a sickness of the digestive system caused by infections with a bacterial genus called Salmonella. It can cause fever, diarrhea, vomiting, and other symptoms. MIT is usually acquired from contaminated eggs or poultry.
Answered on Sep 12, 2014

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