A 43-year-old member asked:
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Is it common to get salmonellosis?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends on what you: Call common. Salmonella may be acquired through poultry, meats, unwahsed vegetables and fruits, contaminated water etc. See this site for food related infections. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/food-poisoning.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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