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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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Diagnostics revealed blood cultures positive for Salmonella enteritidis.
Repeat urine culture as outpatient was negative for Salmonella.
On the other hand, there is controversial data on the role played by certain Salmonella enterica proteins involved in their ability to colonize tumor tissue, particularly the two-component system CheA/CheY; some authors mentioned that the presence of this system is indispensable for effective distribution and bacterial recruitment into tumor tissue [23, 24, 28]; its absence leads to decreased tumor colonization due to lower bacterial motility [29].
Even though the bug can be killed fairly easily by heating or cooking, two unique characteristics of salmonella make it especially problematic in foods: its ubiquitous nature, particularly troublesome in ready-to-eat (RTE) foods in which no "kill" step is involved, and its durability to survive in low-moisture environments.
Pets that are infected with Salmonella may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting.
"The antibiotic resistance pattern of this strain is alarming because the primary oral antibiotics used to treat patients with this type of Salmonella infection may not work," he said.
Salmonella, a food-borne disease caused by salmonella bacteria, can be deadly.
Humans cannot catch salmonella from chickens the way one would contract a cold, but they can catch it through handling or consuming eggs of infected birds.
Blood cultures and a joint aspiration yielded pure cultures of Salmonella spp.
Results: One hundred and eleven isolates of Salmonella Paratyphi were recovered from 2230 specimens.
Results: Among the 68 Salmonella isolates, 31% (n=21) were Salmonella Typhimurium.