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Doctor insights on: Eating Eggs Salmonellosis Disease

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Can eating raw eggs give you salmonellosis disease?

Can eating raw eggs give you salmonellosis disease?

Salmonella: Yes, eggs can carry this bacterium. Eating raw eggs, therefore, increases your chances of acquiring the salmonella bacterium. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Salmonella Infection (Definition)

Salmonella infection is a bacterial infection that can cause "food poisoning" or diarrhea-like symptoms. It is ...Read more


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How can you catch salmonellosis?

How can you catch salmonellosis?

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/. ...Read more

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Is it common to get salmonellosis?

Is it common to get salmonellosis?

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. ...Read more

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Can animals transmit salmonellosis to me?

Can animals transmit salmonellosis to me?

Yes: Turtles are well know carriers of the bacteria. So are chickens through their eggs. Eating raw eggs is not a good idea. ...Read more

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Are there particular antibiotics used to treat salmonellosis?

Are there particular antibiotics used to treat salmonellosis?

Yes, but seldom...: Salmonella gastroenteritis, in general, is a self-limiting condition and does not require antimicrobial therapy. Exceptions are young infants under 6 months, salmonella osteomyelitis, and food handlers. Typhoid fever, a rare condition in us, certainly requires an appropriate antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Salmonellosis, what is it?

Salmonellosis, what is it?

Foodborne illness: Salmonella organisms can cause a variety of illness ranging from "regular" gastroenteritis to serious bloodborne infections of the heart or bones. ...Read more