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How long does it take for salmonella to start?

How long does it take for salmonella to start?

The incubation: Period for salmonellosis is usually 1-2 days or so although typhoid, one kind of salmonellosis can have a substantially longer incubation period. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Salmonella (Definition)

Is a bacterium which is a cause of gastrointestinal infection presenting with fever and diarrhea for 4-7 days and is transmitted as a zoonosis, that is, directly or indirectly from an animal host such as chickens or their eggs. Only salmonella typhi is ...Read more


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How long does it take to contract salmonella, and how long until the symptoms show?

How long does it take to contract salmonella, and how long until the symptoms show?

No time & some time: Ingestion of a infective amount of salmonella from from can take just a mouthful or two. For non-typhoid salmonellosis, the incubation period is 1-3 days or so but for typhoid a week or so. ...Read more

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If you eat infected food how long does it take for the salmonella to kick in?

If you eat infected food how long does it take for the salmonella to kick in?

Within 24 hours: Most of the time symptoms of food poisoning will occur within 24-48 hours of ingestion. ...Read more

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How long does it take for salmonella / food posining symptoms to show up with french toast & milk?

How long does it take for salmonella / food posining symptoms to show up with french toast & milk?

24-48 hours: Salmonella is a bacterial infection and would need to colonize your intestine before it will cause symptoms; s. Aureus food poisoning will cause symptoms within 12 hours because it is caused by a toxin produced by the bugs;. ...Read more

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How long can it take for food poisoning (salmonella) to make you sick?

1 to 3 days: Slmonella is one of the more common forms of food poisoning and usually presents about 1 to 3 days after eating contaminated food.
Sympoms of salmonella are diarrhea, fever, cramps and vomiting.. ...Read more

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Why does it take so long for the symptoms of salmonella food poisoning to appear?

Why does it take so long for the symptoms of salmonella food poisoning to appear?

The transmission: Of salmonella usually occurs via consumption of contaminated foods: beef, poultry or eggs most commonly. The salmonella bacteria attach to the intestinal lining and are internalized to the intestinal wall. They then spread through the reticuloendothelial system to the liver, spleen and bone marrow. This process, leading to bacteria being found in the blood stream, takes up to 14 days. ...Read more

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Does minocycline cure salmonella. If so if I take the med every day (which I do for acne) will I never get salmonella poisoning?

Does minocycline cure salmonella. If so if I take the med every day (which I do for acne) will I never get salmonella poisoning?

No guarantees: Never say never, and never say always. While taking Minocycline might help prevent many infections, if you take it all the time you can just breed resistant germs. ...Read more

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How do you get salmonella?

How do you get salmonella?

Contamination: Food or water contaminated by material with mostly animal excrement. ...Read more

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Can you get salmonella from a snake?

Yes: Reptiles and amphibians can carry salmonella. Wash your hands well after handling the animals or their cages, acquariums, or terrariums. ...Read more

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How can you get tested for salmonella?

Salmonella infection: Through a stool sample. If a person is septic - blood can be tests. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get salmonella from plants?

Yes, it is: Vegetables ; fruit may be irrigated or washed with contaminated water. Cross contamination can also occur during food preparation. ...Read more

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Why are children more likely to get salmonella

Do They??: I am not sure that they are more likely. But if so, probably because they may not be as good with hygiene. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms when you get salmonella?

Diarrhea, fever: Salmonella bacteria may cause mild to severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, and vomiting for several days. Prolonged infections are infrequent, but can be quite serious, particularly in the very young or elderly. Infection with salmonella typhi can also lead to the development of typhoid fever, an infection that is best treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How do you get salmonella poisoning?

Tainted food.: Usually by eating tainted or undercooked food especially eggs or chicken. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of salmonella?

Supportive care: Antibiotics may prolong the course of the illness for uncomplicated cases, so generally fluids, electrolytes, and food are the prescribed regimen. Your body's immune system will rid you of the bug. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of salmonella?

You don't: In most cases, you don't. You just let it run its course, and it goes away. In certain cases (people who are old, sick, immunosuppressed, or have infection outside the GI tract), it's treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can you get salmonella from eating peanuts?

Possibly: Salmonella outbreaks have been sourced back to peanut butter in the past, so it's certainly possible that peanut can carry the bacteria. ...Read more

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How come you get salmonella from an undercooked piece of meat?

Processing: When meat is processed it is often contaminated by fecal matter from the animals and if the salmonella is not killed by appropriate heating it can infect you. The contamination has to be significant unless you have low gastric acidity or are taking antibiotics for another reason. ...Read more

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How does an egg get salmonella contamination?

Not cooked properly: Salmonella in foods may be present from the farm or be introduced in food preparation. It will cause symptoms if the affected food is not cooked adequately. ...Read more

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Will I get salmonella if I eat stuffing that was cooked inside a turkey?

Will I get salmonella if I eat stuffing that was cooked inside a turkey?

Salmonella: Stuffing can be cooked either inside or outside a turkey and should not cause an infection ...Read more

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Worried about salmonella and about e. Coli; which one is more likely to get you?

Both!: Both salmonella and e.Coli are very common food-borne illnesses in america, and in travellers. Neither can be completely avoided, but by way of prevention don't consume undercooked foods, or when there is suspect food preparation hygiene. ...Read more

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Should I take amoxicillin for salmonella?

Unless in blood: Unless the salmonella is in the bloodstream or severe enough to require admission to a hospital, antibiotics will not help. May make the illness last longer. ...Read more