Salmonella enteritis


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Salmonella enteritis

bacterial enteritis caused by species of Salmonella.

Salmonella enteritis

Salmonellosis Infectious disease Swelling of small intestinal mucosa by Salmonella spp, especially S typhi, due to ingestion of contaminated human or animal secretions or food, followed by a 8-48 hr incubation; acute illness lasts 1–2 wks; bacteria are shed in the feces for months to a yr or more Etiology Pet reptiles, consumption of poultry Clinical Fever with afternoon spikes, nonspecific abdominal pain, anorexia, weight loss, changed sensorium Management Generally symptomatic; if needed, chloramphenical, or multidrug antibiotic regimen Prognosis Poor if perforation occurs
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The eggs may carry salmonella enteritis, which in people causes abdominal cramps, diarrhea, vomiting, fever and headaches within six to 48 hours of eating contaminated food, Feldman's statement said.
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In the last decade eating raw eggs has been risky because they could contain Salmonella enteritis, a virulent bacteria that can cause everything from a mild stomach ache to death in susceptible people.
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