What is done for food poisoning from salmonella?

Treamtment. Treatment with anti-biotic that has the ability to fight the infection. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is one that covers, but there have been more and more instances of drug resistance so a culture should be obtained prior to starting the antibiotic.

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What is a sure way to get salmonella or food poisoning?

Nothing's 100% but. Two things at high risk for foodborne illness would be eating raw chicken or eating egg or tuna salad that has not be refrigerated and sitting in the sun for most of a day. Read more...

Can you please tell me how salmonella and food poisoning differ?

Salmonella is one. Type of food posioning; others are preformed toxins such as staphylococcal toxin, boulism; other bugs such as shigella and chemical contaminants. Read more...

What is salmonella food poisoning?

Bacterial infection. Saonella is a bacteria often found in poultry which causes intestinal infection in humans. Symptoms include diarrhea which may be bloody, fever, chills, stomach cramps, and sometimes nausea and vomiting. Most people will recover without any treatment but the infection can be very dangerous to the elderly, children or the sick. Read more...
Infection. Salmonella food poisoning is a sickness of the digestive system caused by infections with a bacterial genus called Salmonella. It can cause fever, diarrhea, vomiting, and other symptoms. MIT is usually acquired from contaminated eggs or poultry. Read more...

How common is salmonella food poisoning?

13.5 per 100000. Incidence of salmonella has gone down in last few years.In 2009, 40000 cases were reported by cdc, that is 13.6 cases per 100000. That is the last stastictic reported. Read more...

What do I do for salmonella food poisoning?

Hydrate. Usually nothing. It runs its course without treatment. Antibiotics are recommended only for certain people: the elderly and immunosuppressed, for example. The important thing is to keep yourself well hydrated. Read more...
Salmonella Treatment. Oral hydration is important. Some use anti-diarrheal medications. In some cases intravenous replacement of electrolytes & fluids may be required along w hospitalization. Antibiotics may be indicated in patients who are immunocompromised or with sepsis. Read more...