Salmonella, salmonellosis

21 October 2017

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Salmonella are bacteria that can cause in humans a called salmonellosis gastrointestinal inflammation (gastroenteritis) with diarrhea and vomiting. Salmonella infection is always done through the mouth - mainly through foods that are contaminated with salmonella (known salmonella poisoning.).

Salmonella occur primarily in animals but can multiply in humans. There are many variations the bacteria that can cause diseases in humans: In addition to the Salmonellenenteritis designated salmonellosis, salmonella infection in the intestinal tract is limited to the (Greek. enteritis = inflammatory bowel disease), Salmonella are also useful for serious systemic infections Typhoid and paratyphoid responsible.

In typhoid and paratyphoid fever is in the broader sense, also to salmonellosis (that is, by salmonella caused diseases). As salmonellosis However, you (the Salmonellenenteritis) usually referred to only confined to the intestinal tract salmonella disease. At each Salmonella infection is a compulsory registration.

Salmonellosis can individually and heaped (E.g., families) or as major outbreak occur. Often all kindergartens and nursing homes are affected by a salmonella infection. is responsible for this most food poisoning as a result of poor hygiene or bad food preparation. Typical for a gastrointestinal infection caused by Salmonella symptoms are:

Sure diagnose the Salmonellosis can through the pathogen detectionThe salmonella can be detected in stool samples, rectal and vomit.

In a gastrointestinal infection caused by Salmonella targets the treatment especially out on to compensate for the loss of fluids and minerals. Only against a clinically severe salmonellosis are antibiotics used.

Salmonella is contagious! You can avoid by a salmonellosis especially hygiene and the proper preparation of food. To reduce the risk of infection associated with a salmonella infection, it is in the private environment especially important ...


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