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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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Indeed, Salmonella food contamination presents a significant impact as result of the lost productivity and costs for public health [21,23].
A variety of Salmonella serovars were isolated and identified in several outbreaks of foodborne infections either collective or sporadic throughout the world.
An increase in antibiotic resistance has been observed in Salmonella isolated from foods of animal origin.
Mr van der Heijden said: "The combined effect of different Salmonella barriers resulted in a more successful treatment with raising different barriers during different parts in the infection routing of Salmonella.
8226; First barrier: eliminates Salmonella in feed and reduces Salmonella multiplication in the crop and stomach.
8226; Second barrier: prevents attachment to intestinal enterocytes by blocking of the Salmonella receptors.
Jones PW (1984) The survival and infectivity for cattle of salmonellas on grassland.
Young adult sheep grazing pasture on land treated with dewatered biosolids 1-3 weeks before pasture sowing were used to assess the risk of transfer of Salmonella spp.
Methods: All isolates of Salmonella serotype Newport and Salmonella serotype Typhimurium collected and submitted to the Arkansas Department of Health between July 1, 1997 and June 30, 1998 were gathered and underwent pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE).
Results: There were 84 patients from whom Salmonella serotype Newport was isolated and 83 from whom Salmonella serotype Typhimurium was isolated during the study period.
Typhimurium) is one of the most important causative agents of acute human Salmonella gastroenteritis.
Stool cultures from his family members (father, mother, sister, and brother) did not show the causative Salmonella isolate, and no member of family had diarrhea or took antimicrobial drugs.