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Are there particular antibiotics used to treat salmonellosis?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes, but seldom...

Salmonella gastroenteritis, in general, is a self-limiting condition and does not require antimicrobial therapy.
Exceptions are young infants under 6 months, salmonella osteomyelitis, and food handlers. Typhoid fever, a rare condition in us, certainly requires an appropriate antibiotic treatment.

In brief: Yes, but seldom...

Salmonella gastroenteritis, in general, is a self-limiting condition and does not require antimicrobial therapy.
Exceptions are young infants under 6 months, salmonella osteomyelitis, and food handlers. Typhoid fever, a rare condition in us, certainly requires an appropriate antibiotic treatment.
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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
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In brief: Cipro (ciprofloxacin)

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is given but salmonella usually has a short course and hydration is the most important part of treatment.

In brief: Cipro (ciprofloxacin)

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is given but salmonella usually has a short course and hydration is the most important part of treatment.
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