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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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My spleen was removed, am I more likely to get sepsis if I catch salmonella enteritidis?

My spleen was removed, am I more likely to get sepsis if I catch salmonella enteritidis?

Yes: But avoid eating uncooked meats and fish, and wash your veggies, and your chances of getting this are very small. ...Read more

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Is salmonella enteritidis a virus or a bacteria?

Is salmonella enteritidis a virus or a bacteria?

Bacteria: Salmonella enteritidis is a species of salmonella bacteria that primilary causes diarrhea (an intestinal illness termed salmonella enteritis). ...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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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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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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How likely is it to get salmonella through a cut in your hand? I was handling unwashed chicken eggs.

Chicken vs egg risks: In case you are interested: http://www.Cdc.Gov/features/salmonellapoultry/?S_cid=fb1544.

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How do you get salmonella?

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

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