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Salmonella symptoms and treatment

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

SalmonellosisSalmonellosis is an infection that is caused by bacteria of the genus Salmonella. Most people with Salmonella symptoms develop diarrhea, fever, vomiting and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection. In most cases the disease lasts 4 to 7 days as most people improve without treatment. In rare cases diarrhea  can be severe and cause dehydration. In severe course of illness the infection is passed from the intestines to the blood, which spreads to other organs and systems. When acute symptoms need hospitalization and antibiotics.  Babies and the elderly are likely to be affected more severely.
Salmonella symptoms and  infections in humans are associated with the consumption of pork, veal, milk, eggs and are undercooked.
In most cases, gastrointestinal symptoms are associated with nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea and mucus in the stool. Headache and the appearance of pink spots are also possible Salmonellosis symptoms. As a consequence of infection, the victim can develop arthritis, osteomyelitis and sickle cell anemia. It is possible to develop septic shock, affecting the nervous and vascular system. To limit contamination food needs to be processed at high temperatures and water to boiled.

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