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Where is salmonella enteritidis most likely found?

Where is salmonella enteritidis most likely found?

Eggs, poultry: Germ is found mostly in eggs (even normal looking, uncracked), also poultry; less common in raw milk, beef, pork, sprouts, raw almonds. Reptilian pets and turtles carry (wash your hands after handling). International travel a risk. In infected humans, found in the small bowel. Can cause a severe diarrheal illness. ...Read more

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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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Salmonella typhi. Where is it most likely to be found?

Raw meat: Chicken that is not cooked thru or vegetables that got contaminated by using utensils (knife, cutting board) that was used or not fully washed. ...Read more

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In most cases, is cystitis caused by the bacterium e. Coli?

In most cases, is cystitis caused by the bacterium e. Coli?

Yes: The bacterium is all over the place, including the nearby anus, and the questions is always, "why did the e. Coli gain a foothold?" anything from a stone, a malformation, not drinking water, being unaccustomed to sex, a jackass boss making you hold it. Prostate disease -- try to find the true cause that let the infection get started. ...Read more

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Where is the lymphoma found in most cases?

Where is the lymphoma found in most cases?

Lymph nodes: Most of the 60 or more types of lymphomas arise in the lymph nodes, followed by outside the lymph nodes such as in gastrointestinal, skin, and others. So if you are concerned about lymphomas, the two generic kinds, Hodgkin and NonHodgkin arise in lymph nodes. That said, bumps or macules on skin, ulcerated mass in stomach could be sites of low grade lymphomas such as mycosis fungoides or MALTOMAs. ...Read more

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What bacteria is most commonly found in the mouth?

What bacteria is most commonly found in the mouth?

>700 varieties: S. Mutants is the most common harmful bacteria. See: http://www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/oral-health/basics/mouth-and-teeth-anatomy/article/oral-bacteria-what-lives-in-your-mouth-0513 ...Read more

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Is contaminated food the most likely place to get an e.Coli infection?

Is contaminated food the most likely place to get an e.Coli infection?

E. coli infections: Contaminated food is certainly a major source of e. Coli, but swimming unknowingly in contaminated waters, and lackadaisical hand washing also contribute. Improper home food preparation or kitchen precautions is also a major problem, so there are many ways that the bacteria can gain access the good news is that most of us who have healthy immune systems can avoid serious illness even if infected. ...Read more

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In us what is the most common foodborne illness?

In us what is the most common foodborne illness?

E coli: The most common contaminants of foods usually comes from e. Coli. Most of the outbreaks have come in areas where the water has been contaminated by cattle. This has happened in this country as well as in mexico. Good cleaning of your food will help but we need better preventative measures for our food sources. ...Read more

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Is borna virus very common in the usa?

Is borna virus very common in the usa?

The virus has been: Described in animals in north america but appears more common in animals in europe where neurological illness was first described in borna, saxony, germany in 1885 in horses. ...Read more

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Where is propion bacterium acne most likely to be found?

Where is propion bacterium acne most likely to be found?

Everywhere: You can't get away from the bacterium that causes acne. This is a chronic disease that you must manage, perhaps with your physician's help, until it remits on its own. Topical benzoyl peroxide is the mainstay of treatment, partly as it kills this microbe. ...Read more

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What is the most likely source of a 2-year-old's streptococcus respiratory infection?

What is the most likely source of a 2-year-old's streptococcus respiratory infection?

Their fingers: Little hands often spend as much time in their mouth as out.When out, they are touching toys or other objects that may be contaminated with the oral/nasal secretions of others where streptococcus is usually carried. ...Read more

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Is rotavirus a the most common cause of gastroenteritis?

Is rotavirus a the most common cause of gastroenteritis?

Thanks for asking!: Most cases in children are caused by rotavirus, while in adults it is norovirus & campylobacter. ...Read more

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Where is scarlet fever found most in the united states?

Where is scarlet fever found most in the united states?

Throughout the US: Scarlet fever is found throughout the US. It is caused by group A streptococcus, found on the noses and throat of people. It is most commonly found in children ages 5-15 years. The classic symptom of scarlet fever is a sandpaper like rash. More about scarlet fever: https://www.cdc.gov/features/scarletfever/ ...Read more

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Where is diphtheria most commonly found?

Where is diphtheria most commonly found?

Former Soviet Union: Between 1990 and 1998, more than 80 percent of all cases of diphtheria in the world were reported from the former Soviet Union. ...Read more

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What is the most common factor for e coli infection in pregnancy?

What is the most common factor for e coli infection in pregnancy?

Proximity: You didn't state UTI but E.coli is a common cause. Your poop is filled with E.coli and the proximity of your anus and makeup of your genital structures make cross contamination common in girls/women. Careful front to back wiping and voiding after sex can reduce risk. ...Read more

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Are it strains of HIV commonly found in apes are now found in humans?

Are it strains of HIV commonly found in apes are now found in humans?

Complicated: It is widely believed that the HIV virus migrated from the ape model (siv...Both viruses are very similar!). This likely happened early in the 20th century as early as the 1930's. The first aids death is now recorded from the democrtic republic of congo from 1956 (stored frozen blood from a primate researcher). Either from bites, or from vaccines (ape kidneys were used as agar media/plates). ...Read more