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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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Can salmonella cause infertility for women?

Can salmonella cause infertility for women?

Salmomella: Salmonella is an acute infection of the gastrointestinal tract that causes severe diarrhea. It is not known to cause infertility. Read more

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What is the treatment for salmonella and what is it caused by?

What is the treatment for salmonella and what is it caused by?

Depends: It is always caused by a bacteria called salmonella. We only treat it if absolutely necessary as there is a greater incidence of a severe complication called hemolytic uremic syndrome when antibiotics are used. Read more

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What is the cause of salmonella?

Salmonella bacteria: Salmonella is a bacteria. In the United States, it is the most common cause of foodborne illness. Salmonella occurs in raw poultry, eggs, beef, and sometimes on unwashed fruit and vegetables. About 40, 000 cases of salmonellosis are reported in the United States annually. Read more

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Which microbes cause salmonella?

Which microbes cause salmonella?

Bacteria: Genus – Salmonella. Family – Enterobacteriaceae. Salmonella are gram-negative rods. See: http://www. Britannica. Com/science/Salmonella Read more

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How do salmonella spp. Cause disease in people?

How do salmonella spp. Cause disease in people?

Ingested: Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. Read more

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Can having had salmonella cause Crohn's disease?

Chance is higher: One study* suggested that having had salmonella or campylobacter gastroenteritis almost triples the likelihood of developing Crohn's disease. The reason behind it is unclear-we cannot necessarily say it 'causes' it at this time.

(* Gradel KO et al, "Increased short- & long-term risk of inflammatory bowel disease after salmonella or campylobacter gastroenteritis." Gastroenterology. 2009;137 (2):495. Read more

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Can salmonella cause a miscarriage?

Can salmonella cause a miscarriage?

If severe infection.: Any severe infection during pregnancy can cause fetal loss. Salmonella is certainly able to do that if high fever, profuse diarrhea and dehydration ensue. Care with your obstetrician, a maternal-fetal medicine and and infectious disease specialist should help you avoid this adverse outcome. Read more

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Salmonella can cause uti/epididymitis?

Salmonella can cause uti/epididymitis?

Possible.: It is rather unusual, but salmonella can cause epididymitis. If you feel that this is the case, you should see your doctor immediately. Good luck. Read more

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Can potato salad cause salmonella typhimurium?

Can potato salad cause salmonella typhimurium?

The most usual: salmonella pathogen is salmonella enterica, subtypes of which cause food poisoning. Salmonella typhimurium causes gastrointestinal symptoms when the bacteria is ingested typically from contamination from diseased poultry, hogs and cattle or fecal contamination from food handlers. So the mayonnaise/potato salad source would not be expected for this organism. Hope this is helpful:) Read more

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Which diseases are caused by salmonella, listeria, and e-coli?

Which diseases are caused by salmonella, listeria, and e-coli?

See below: These bacteria have many different strains and cause many different diseases. See the information on these bacteria at the sites given below.

http://www. Cdc. Gov/salmonella/
http://www. Cdc. Gov/listeria/
http://www. Cdc. Gov/ecoli/. Read more

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How do salmonella species cause disease (s)?

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How do salmonella species cause disease (s)?

Ingested: Salmonella spp. Are contracted through food, water, and contaminated hands. Once in the intestine they can cause diarrhea or spread to the blood and possibly other organs. Read more

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Could salmonella really cause blood poisoning?

Could salmonella really cause blood poisoning?

Yes: Salmonella is an occasional cause of blood infections, more often in those with weaker immune systems, kids and the elderly. It is better known as a cause of bloody diarrhea and some strains cause typhoid fever. Read more

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Help plz! Can salmonella really cause blood poisoning?

Help plz! Can salmonella really cause blood poisoning?

Yes...: How was the diagnosis made? Yes it can cause septicemia but if you are doing fine and this was picked up on a stool culture and you are on the right antibiotic you will be ok. Discuss this matter with your physician. Read more

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Please tell me, could salmonella really cause blood poisoning?

Please tell me, could salmonella really cause blood poisoning?

Yes it can: If an infective agent travels to the blood stream and spreads, it could cause what is called sepsis. With sepsis the body is greatly challenged to fight the infection. In severe cases the patient may go into multi-organ failure, shock, or even death. Have it evaluated and get the appropriate treatment. Read more

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How true that eating raw rice can cause harmful bacteria in the body like salmonella? Is there really side effect of taking raw rice?

Not really: Any food can be contaminated with bacterial pathogens but commercially purchased rice is not likely to be any more dangerous than any other product. Certainly, if taken directly from a rice paddy in countries in which human excrement is used as fertilizer, this may create a risk. Read more

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Which treatment for osteomyelitis of a patient with sickle cell disease and the osteomyelitis is caused by salmonella?

Which treatment for osteomyelitis of a patient with sickle cell disease and the osteomyelitis is caused by salmonella?

Ask infectious Disea: Osteomyelitis usually require antibiotics for 6 weeks preferable intravenously because the poor penetration of most antibiotics to the bone. The best answer is given by an infectious disease specialist. Read more

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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more