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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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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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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

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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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What are symptoms of salmonellosis?

What are symptoms of salmonellosis?

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. ...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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How would you know if you have salmonellosis?

How would you know if you have salmonellosis?

Seeing a Doctor: Symptoms of salmonellosis include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. The doctor will do stool culture and blood test to confirm this along with a good history and physical exam. ...Read more