Salmonella(redirected from Samonella)
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Related to Samonella: Salmonella typhi, food poisoning, shigella, Salmonella food poisoning, E coli
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.