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Salmonella In Urine
Salmonella in the urine. The doctor called it salmonella durban. I cannot find anything on this. Been on a number of anitbotics. Any info out there?
Salmonella is: One of enteric bacteria and can cause gastroenteritis, sometimes severe. You doctor should have information on antibiotic sensitivity on the urine culture, and you should be treated accordingly with proper antibiotics if you remain symptomatic. You could also have this in your stool, so ask your doctor if he should check it too. ...Read more
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Hello i jst had a lab test and the salmonella typhi O is 1/20 whiles typhi H is 1/40.
Urine.pus cells 3/1,rbc 0/1 and epith cells 6/1.is evrything alr?
Q: is salmonella a concern with backyard chickens?
A: not usually, but let us explain why. Humans do not catch salmonella from chicks or chickens the way you would catch a cold from your neighbor. Salmonella is food poisoning; you get it from eating infected meat or eggs. Even then, in order to get a case of salmonella, the meat and eggs you have eaten must be improperly prepared, that is, not com. ...Read more
I had sepsis in july do to salmonella poisoning in my blood stream. Lately i have had really dark urine side n back pain.could this be from sepsis?
Unlikely: Sepsis is a specific medical term meaning you have high heart rate (>90/min), respirations (>20/min), fever and high WBC count. Any 2 of these may be sepsis. If you think you are infected you need to see a doctor ASAP. Do not wait, go now and to an ER if you cannot get anyone else to see you. Best wishes and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
My 9 year old son has c-diff and samonella for the second time he is on vancomicin but today when he cath his urine is cloudy and has white tissue?
The vancomycin should treat both organisms,
C diff/salmonella. Lots of fluids, cranberry juice.
Cx needs to be looked at by urine sample to the lab.
Then, after a pedi MD reviews the urine culture, the sensitivity to the organisms per medicine can be treated correctly. A pedi MD can see this result thru the staff per health tap and f/u. ...Read more
Salmonella bacteria: Salmonella is a bacterium. 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
Depends: This varies with the salmonella species, the type of illness it produces, how soon it is treated and whether the therapy is appropriate. This will sometimes depend upon where you are and what the doctor's experience with this organism has been. In third world situations typhoid fever has a significant mortality rate. ...Read more
Salmonella infection: Possible Salmonella symptoms include: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (which may be bloody), musculoskeletal aches & pains, fever, chills & headaches. If Salmonella enters the blood stream it can cause endocarditis (infection involving heart), Osteomyelistis (bone infection) & infection of brain/ spinal cord (meningitis). Salmonella can sometimes be fatal. ...Read more
Very: Salmonella: pathogen (disease causing) bacteria, can cause severe diarrheal illness, severe dehydration, other problems. Some types cause typhoid fever (not common in U.S.). Dirty water, and contaminated food mostly. Spread fecal/oral source is mostly undercooked eggs and poultry. Even if most isn't contam, assume it is. Don't share utensils, cutting boards for cooked and uncooked. Wash hands. ...Read more
Contaminated food: An outbreak occurs when a food source, often one that is served uncooked or is undercooked, has been contaminated by animal droppings. Only typhoid, of the salmonellae, is not from an animal source. ...Read more
Salmonella may be found in the feces of infected organisms. It cab be in raw poultry & meat as well as raw eggs and seafood. Some fruits & vegetables may also have salmonella contamination. Touching infected reptiles & birds can also lead to infection. Vegetables & fruit may be irrigated or washed with contaminated water. Cross contamination can also occur during food preparation.
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Salmonella carrier: Typhoid fever, or enteric fever, is caused by a number of salmonella strains. Chronic carrier state is defined as persistence of bacteria in stool or urine for >1 year. Up to 4% of patients with s. Typhi become carriers--highest in women, with biliary or urologic abnormalities (biliary or kidney stones), or concurrent bladder infection with schistosoma. Sometimes gallbladder removal is needed. ...Read more
Depends: There are different species of salmonella. Some will produce only intestinal problems, usually diarrhea which may contain mucous and occasionally blood. Salmonella typhi and some other species produces a disease which starts initially with constipation, followed by extension from the gut to produce fever, confusion, enlargement of the spleen and a very severe systemic disease. ...Read more