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Salmonella

A genus of bacteria known to cause illness in humans and animals, especially after they have eaten infected food. Salmonella infections have been associated with chicken eggs, a fact that in the past has caused marketing and other business problems in the poultry industry in the United States. However, fatal poisonings are extremely rare.
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2008) Multistate outbreak of human Salmonella infections associated with exposure to turtles--United States, 2007-2008.
She added: "Anyone who is concerned about symptoms suggesting salmonella infection should contact their GP or out of hours service in the first instance.
The vulnerability to salmonella infections is commonly believed to be due to generalised immunosuppression by malaria, whereby the entire immune system is weakened and compromised.
The state is cautioning parents to protect their children from possible salmonella infection caused by handling baby poultry such as chicks and ducklings.
Salmonella infections are reportable to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) by state law (17).
Age Concern says the number of salmonella infections in the West Midlands rose by 14 per cent last year and say cases of the potentially serious bug almost doubles during the summer as warmer temperatures help it spread.
Abstract: The majority of data evaluating Salmonella infections in sickle cell anemia (SCD) comes from studies performed in children.
Most Salmonella infections stem from the consumption of eggs, chicken, and eggcontaining foods.
Salmonella infections overall were down 8%, although only one of the five most common strains decreased significantly.
coli O157:H7 infections has declined 42 percent since 1996, while Campylobacter infections have dropped 28 percent and Salmonella infections have decreased by 17 percent.
About 40,000 salmonella infections are reported in the United States each year.
Sixteen percent were resistant to the drug of choice for treating Salmonella infections in children.