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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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To determine the association between reptile ownership and salmonellosis, Ackman (1995) reviewed New York State salmonella case reports and conducted a matched case control study.
Over a seven-year period, the CDC reports a total of 1,910 laboratory-confirmed cases of human non-foodborne salmonellosis in the United States, which averages to about 275 laboratory-confirmed cases per year.
Persons who interact with dairy cattle in public settings, such as open farms, petting zoos, and county or state fairs, are also at risk for salmonellosis through direct exposure (8,9,14,15).
The efficacy of chicken egg yolk homotypic antibodies specific for outer membrane proteins (OMP), lipopolysaccharide (LPS) or flagella (Fla) in controlling experimental salmonellosis in mice was investigated.
Raw sprouts repeatedly have been identified as a cause of salmonellosis outbreaks, E.
Finding that tetrathionate is important in human Salmonella infection opens up new avenues for research in finding an effective treatment for salmonellosis.
VTEC (52%), hepatitis A infection (48%), listeriosis (50%) and salmonellosis (31%) were most commonly reported after travel to Mexico and cyclosporiasis (48%) was most commonly reported after travel to South America.
They discuss features and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in salmonella, salmonella infection in reptiles and amphibians, biochemical characterization of salmonella effector AvrA as a protease in inflammation, novel approaches to diagnosing salmonellosis, phenotypic and molecular characterization of S.
Salmonellosis is one of the most common foodborne diseases, and a major problem throughout the world (Zhao et al.
firm, is voluntarily recalling an undetermined amount of all varieties of frozen pot pie products in commerce that may be linked to an outbreak of salmonellosis, the U.
The acute symptoms of Salmonellosis include the sudden onset of nausea, abdominal cramping, bloody diarrhea with mucus, headache and fever, and in some cases, fatigue, muscle and joint pain lasting for seven days or even longer.
In new advice, EFSA said: "Pork, after eggs and poultry meat, is a major source of human foodborne salmonellosis in the European Union (EU)".